DeSantis, Government, Politics

DeSantis Unveils Bold Plan to Boost Florida Tourism

On Wednesday, Florida’s new Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD) board held a lengthy meeting. Much of the meeting consisted of the typical agenda items that characterize meetings like these, but the board discussed the unconstitutional shenanigans that the outgoing Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID) board engaged in and talked about the new board’s vision for the district.

Board Chairman Martin Garcia began by recounting the situation with the RCID board and Disney’s efforts to hold onto its power over the governance of the district. He noted that the new board wanted to work with Disney, not against it:

Before we learned about Disney’s illegal, eleventh-hour agreements, our board was genuinely looking forward to working with Disney in a productive and collaborative manner to improve the functioning of the district. In this spirit, before we were formally appointed, our board members met with Disney’s Vice President of External Affairs to launch what we hoped would be a mutually beneficial relationship. Read more…

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