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The Palm Beach County League of Cities held a candidate forum on September 24, 2014 for candidates running for office on the November 4th General Election ballot. Candidates for County Commission District 6 Andy Schaller (R) and Melissa McKinlay (D) participated in the event. The third candidate Michelle Santamaria (NPA) did not participate.

From the League of Cities website:

Chartered in 1969 as a nonprofit corporation. The purpose of the Palm Beach County League of Cities, Inc., is to promote and advance the collective interest of the municipalities of Palm Beach County, Florida; to study municipal issues and seek desired results through cooperative effort; to respect the principles of Home Rule; to encourage and enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Palm Beach County; and/or to engage in any other lawful purpose not for pecuniary profit.

The League consists of all 38 municipalities in Palm Beach County, as well as over 70 Associate members.  The Board of Directors, installed each May, is made up of 18 city officials: four executive officers, one representative from each of the League’s five districts, six representatives from the largest municipalities, two at-large seats, and the Immediate Past President, if in office.  Past Presidents still in office serve ex-officio.

The Board appoints the Executive Director, who is responsible for the daily business operation of the League.  The Executive Director serves as chief liaison to the County Commission, School Board, department staff, and the Legislative and Congressional Delegation.