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Lauren Ritchie posts “refreshing” Fruitland Park item at OrlandoSentinel.com

Lauren Ritchie posts “refreshing” Fruitland Park item at OrlandoSentinel.com

From The Orlando Sentinel Lake Edition, February 5, 2014, by veteran columnist Lauren Ritchie: City creates charter committee How refreshing to be able to write that the city of Fruitland…

DailyCommercial.com: Clermont government transparency

DailyCommercial.com: Clermont government transparency

From today’s edition of the Daily Commercial: Clermont officials make effort to empower residents By Roxanne Browne, Staff Reporter at the Daily Commercial New software the city implemented is equipped…

News Release: Fruitland Park Appoints Charter Review Committee

For Immediate Release January 22, 2015 from the City of Fruitland Park:  Mayor Chris Bell appointed five city residents to the Fruitland Park Charter Review Committee during Tuesday night’s commission…

Commissioners Okay Settlement of Class Action, Seek Court Approval

Fruitland Park January 22, 2014 — City commissioners voted 5-0 last night to approve the terms of a settlement to resolve a class action lawsuit to overturn the city’s controversial…

City Commission to Meet in Secret Tonight, Then Go Public

Fruitland Park Jan. 21, 2014—City commissioners will meet in secret tonight [starting at 6:30 p.m.] to discuss pending litigation—namely, the class action lawsuit to overturn city utility services fees filed…

DailyCommercial.com: Meet New City Manager Gary La Venia

DailyCommercial.com: Meet New City Manager Gary La Venia

From today’s Daily Commercial: Fruitland Park - Busy times for new Fruitland Park manager Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 6:00 am Steve Fussell Special to The Daily Commercial |0 comments When Gary La Venia…

2013: Good Riddance, 2014 will be better

One year ago Fruitland Park’s “new” city commission—first-timer Chris Chesshire with returning veterans Chris Bell, John Gunter, Sharon Kelly and Bob Goldberg—readied itself for its first public meeting without its…

Commissioners Approve a Retirement Program for Themselves

Commissioners Approve a Retirement Program for Themselves

Fruitland Park—City commissioners last week approved the first reading of an ordinance to establish a retirement program that would pay three current commissioners approximately $250 per month if they resign,…

OrlandoSentinel.com: Fruitland Park commissioners make brazen move for pensions

From The Orlando Sentinel, Tuesday, December 18, 2013: COMMENTARY By Lauren Ritchie December 18, 2013 Fruitland Park commissioners are making a brazen move for a tasty little retirement. These are the…

DailyCommercial.com: FDLE investigating allegations in Fruitland Park

DailyCommercial.com: FDLE investigating allegations in Fruitland Park

By Livi Stanford | Staff Writer at the Daily Commercial Contact: livi.stanford@dailycommercial.com  From the Daily Commercial, Thursday, December 19, 2013: The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is looking into allegations that…