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The Civic Facilities Authority was created by Special Acts, Chapter 71 803. Chapters 71-803, 72-625, 73-569, 77-611, and 78-575, Laws of Florida, were amended, codified, reenacted, and repealed as provided in Ch. 2005-324, Laws of Florida.
The Civic Facilities Authority shall consist of eleven members. The members of the authority shall be selected by the Board of County Commissioners in the following manner:
A) Four members shall be selected from eight nominees made by the City Council of Orlando, which nominees are to be residents of the City of Orlando.
B) One member shall be selected from two nominations made by the City Council of Winter Park, which nominees are to be residents of the City of Winter Park.
C) One member shall be selected from two nominations made by the City Council of Maitland, which nominees are to be residents of the City of Maitland.
D) One member shall be selected from the nominations made by the mayors or other heads of government of the incorporated municipalities within Orange County having a population of 3,000 persons or more other than the City of Orlando, the City of Winter Park, and the City of Maitland.
E) Four members shall be selected who reside within the remaining incorporated and unincorporated areas of Orange County.
- 4 City of Orlando Representative
- 1 City of Winter Park Representative
- 4 Orange County Representative
- 1 Tri-County League of Cities Representative
Term Length: 3 Years
Powers and Duties:
The Civic Facilities Authority exists for the purpose of planning, developing, constructing, acquiring, owning, reconstructing, extending, enlarging, repairing, improving, relocating, equipping, maintaining, and operating facilities for the holding of conventions and expositions; and civic, cultural, recreational, athletic, and similar events and activities. These said facilities may be located anywhere in Orange County and shall not be restricted in number.
Learn more about Orange County public meetings at County Calendar.
Second Wednesday each quarter at 10:00 a.m., Amway Center, Lake Eola Room, 400 W. Church Street, Orlando, FL
Last Revised: 1/23/2013