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"If I were elected Mayor..." Essay Contest

Annually in January, sponsored by the Florida League of Cities.  Information and a link to the essay entry form will be provided here. 


Florida League of Cities

Florida’s municipalities belong to the Florida League of Cities, an organization of local governments whose goals are to serve the needs of Florida’s cities and promote local self-government.  The City may participate in several initiatives annually.


City Government Week

Annually in October

The City of Weston celebrates City Government Week annually with the kick off of the new program year for Weston University (which runs October – May) and the I Led the Pledge program, which features the participation of students of local elementary schools to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at City Commission meetings during the school year.


US Conference of Mayors

The US Converence of Mayors (USCM) is the official non-partisan organization of cities with a population of 30,000 or larger.  Each city is represented by its chief elected official, the mayor.  USCM initiatives include programs such as financial literacy, sustainability, and other programs of importance to local governments and the communities that they serve.