City Officials Elected to Lead Statewide Committee
Committee fosters communication between power agency and public officials
ORLANDO, Fla., July 19, 2013 – Local elected and appointed officials from throughout Florida elected two of their own yesterday to lead the Florida Municipal Power Agency’s (FMPA) Policy Makers Liaisons Committee.
Bill Polk of Leesburg was elected as Chair, and Michael Perri, Jr., of Fort Pierce was elected as Vice Chair. They will lead the Committee in its mission of fostering communication between public officials and FMPA, their wholesale electricity provider.
This is Polk’s first term as Chair. He has been a member of the Policy Makers Liaisons Committee since 2011. Polk is Mayor Pro-Tem of the city of Leesburg.
This is Perri’s first term as Vice Chair. He has been a member of the Policy Makers Liaisons Committee since 2010. Perri is Chairman of Fort Pierce Utilities Authority.
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Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) is a wholesale power company owned by 31 municipal electric utilities. FMPA provides economies of scale in power generation and related services to support community-owned electric utilities. The members of FMPA serve approximately two million Floridians.