During the Florida League of Cities 86th Annual Conference, Sweetwater Mayor Manuel "Manny" Maroño was sworn in as the League's 91st president by Florida Gov.
In his installation speech, President Maroño announced his platform for the upcoming year.
An excerpt of his
Meet the League's New President Sweetwater Mayor Manuel "Manny" Maroño, elected to lead the League at its 86th Annual Conference, will serve a one-year presidential term.
Maroño is currently serving his third term as mayor of Sweetwater - the city where he was born and raised.
His dedication to public service dates back to 1995, when he was elected as the youngest commissioner in the city's history at 23 years of age.
board memberships are past president of the Miami-Dade League of Cities
, executive board member of the Beacon Council
and founding board member of the Florida League of Mayors
His civic activities range from serving as a key advisor for state legislation on taser guns and underground utilities to establishing sister cities with impoverished areas of Latin America . He is also active in local Little League Baseball, and regularly participates in activities with Sweetwater Elementary and surrounding schools.
resides in Sweetwater
wife Jennifer and their two sons.