Florida Senate - 2014 SB 730 By Senator Galvano 26-00887A-14 2014730__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to municipal governing body meetings; 3 amending s. 166.0213, F.S.; authorizing the governing 4 body of a municipality to hold joint meetings with the 5 governing body of the county within which the 6 municipality is located; providing an effective date. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. Section 166.0213, Florida Statutes, is amended 11 to read: 12 166.0213 Governing body meetings.— 13 (1) The governing body of a municipality having a 14 population of 500 or fewer residents may hold meetings within 5 15 miles of the exterior jurisdictional boundary of the 16 municipality at such time and place as may be prescribed by 17 ordinance or resolution. 18 (2) The governing body of a municipality may hold joint 19 meetings to receive, discuss, and act upon matters of mutual 20 interest with the governing body of the county within which the 21 municipality is located at such time and place as may be 22 prescribed by ordinance or resolution. 23 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.