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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Vice Mayor Burgess Recognizes Youth Soccer in Homestead & the AYSO Region 805 Board

Burgess AYSO Recognition

Following the AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization) State Games held in West Palm Beach in January, Vice Mayor Jon Burgess recognized the accomplishments of AYSO Region 805 at the City Council Presentations on March 20th, including both its board and ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Vice Mayor Burgess Introduces Special Presentation on the Need for Bone Marrow Donations

Burgess Bone Marrow Presentation

On February 20th, Vice Mayor Jon Burgess introduced a Special Presentation on the need for bone marrow donors, in support of a resolution passed by the Homestead City Council to encourage residents to get tested to see if they are a match for Julian Moral...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

The City of Homestead Proclaims October 17, 2018 as Francisco ‘Frank’ Lopez Day

Frank Lopez Day Burgess Proclamation

Councilman Jon Burgess took time at the October 17th Special Presentations to honor Francisco “Frank” A. Lopez, a long-time member and chairman of the City of Homestead’s Firefighters Pension Board, and issuing a special proclamation from the City of Home...

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Councilman Burgess Honors Homestead Senior High School Poetry Team

Councilman Burgess Recognizes HSH Poetry Team

During the May 16 Special Presentations, Councilman Jon Burgess celebrated the creativity and courage of six high school students from Homestead to express their thoughts, feelings and experiences through the medium of poetry.

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Councilman Burgess Highlights Foster Children and Voices For Children Foundation’s Important Work

Councilman Burgess Recognizes Guardian Ad Litem Program

Councilman Jon Burgess introduced Angie Chirino, a representative of the Voices For Children Foundation, during the February City Council presentations. Voices For Children, which has been serving the community for more than 32 years, raises support for t...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Councilman Burgess Honors AYSO Tournament Soccer Champions

Councilman Burgess Honors AYSO Champions

Councilman Jon Burgess recognized the champions of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) 2017 All Stars Team (Region 805) at the City Council Presentations on February 22, noting the teamwork, dedication and “fire” of both the coaches and players....

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Posted on: June 24, 2015

Councilman Jon Burgess Honored with 2015 Home Rule Hero Award

The Florida League of Cities has recognized Homestead Councilman Jon Burgess with a 2015 Home Rule Hero Award.

This prestigious award was presented to Councilman Burgess for his tireless efforts to advance the League’s legislative agenda and help prot...Read on...

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Posted on: December 11, 2014

Councilman Jon Burgess Honors Homestead Public Services with Proclamation

During a Special Council Presentation in November 2014, Councilman Jon Burgess took to the council chamber floor to honor Homestead Public Services Electric Utilities Director, Barbara Quiñones and her staff for their exemplary work providing the citizens...Read on...

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Posted on: September 5, 2014

Councilman Burgess Introduces Homestead Police K9 New Members

Councilman Jon Burgess welcomed some rather intriguing guests to the council chambers during the August Special Council Presentation, when the current members of the Homestead Police K9 Unit and their new four-legged counterparts paid a visit to discuss t...Read on...

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