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HomeMy Public PortalAboutRES 73/07RESOLUTION NO. 7 -73. A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COMMISSION FOR THE TOWN OF GULF STREAM, PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA, RE- LATING TO THE STATE COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING ACT OF 19720 ITS COMPANION LEGISLATION, AND REGIONAL GOVERNMENT. WHEREAS, the Florida State Comprehensive Planning Act of 1972 authorized: (a) the establishment of particular geographical bound- aries within the State of Florida (ostensively for the purpose of state agency planning) and, (b) the creation of the Division of State Planning to coordinate these regions, and WHEREAS, the Governor and his administration have divided the State of Florida into ten multi - county regions or "sub- states" in which appointed regional councils and agents will assume authority previously and properly reserved to elected municipal and county of- ficials, and will assume control and regulation over land, business, development, utilities, production, services, property and people, which control and regulation has never been delegated to any govern- ment by the people of Florida; and WHEREAS, the Florida State Comprehensive Planning Act of 1972, and its companion bill, the Florida Environmental Land and Water Management Act of 1972, together with the funding bill to be intro- duced in the 1973 legislative session to be known as the Florida State Multi- County Planning Commissions Act of 1973 will establish Regional Government in the State of Florida; and WHEREAS, the ten regional divisions of the State of Florida and their respective regional councils correspond in function, and regu- lation with the recent division of the United States into ten federal regions by virtue of Executive Order 11647 - Federal Regional Coun- cils promulgated by the President on February 12, 1972; and WHEREAS, the Federal Region - Sub -State regional government sys- tem will seize the power and authority which properly belongs to mu- nicipal and county governments and even to sovereign states, and will bypass these traditional and constitutional governmental bodies, and will usurp the rights and freedoms of individual citizens guaranteed by the Constitution of the State of Florida and the Constitution of the United States of America: NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Commission of the Town of Gulf Stream that: 1. We urge the repeal of the Florida State Comprehensive Plan- ning Act of 1972. 2. We urge the repeal of the Florida Environmental Land and Water Management Act of 1972. Cont. cont. 3. We urge the defeat of the Florida State Multi- County Planning Commissions Act of 1973 and any other legislation in- troduced to create, expand, implement, or fund regional govern- ment in the State of Florida. 4. We request that a joint committee of the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate be created to conduct a thorough investigation into regional government, and the con- stitutionality of the actions of the federal agencies in rela- tion thereto. 5. We urge every elected municipal official and every county commissioner to join with us in respectfully requesting our state legislators to take all necessary action to defeat re- gionalism and return government to the people through their pro- perly elected representatives. 6. We direct that a copy of this resolution be sent to every State Legislator, County Commission, County Sheriff and Municipal Government in the State of Florida. PASSED and ADOPTED this 17th day of Mai , A.D., 1973. P00 ooe´┐Ż I ayor ayor Co +missi ner Co missioner Commissioner