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Commissioner Kristin Jacobs Commissioner Kristin Jacobs has earned a well-known and respected reputation as a visionary, consistently bringing vital issues to the forefront long before they become fashionable. In 1998, Commissioner Jacobs was elected countywide to the Broward County Commission and is currently serving her fourth term. She is proud to represent the residents of District 2, and has previously served as Mayor in 2013 and 2005, and Vice Mayor in 2012 and 2004.

Kristin is constantly working with the intention of reaching out to neighboring community leaders, cities, and counties. In 2009, she successfully brought together four Southeast Florida counties. The counties signed a historic compact to speak with one voice to Federal and State government about the unique needs of our region. Building on that model, in 2013 she successfully forged a second compact with Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties, agreeing to work together to achieve common goals. More...

 
2013 Broward County State of the County Address
 

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Outgoing Mayor Kristin Jacobs delivers the 2013 State of the County Address which showcased Broward County's accomplishments over the past year.

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Commissioner Kristin Jacobs Selected to Co-Chair President Obama’s Subgroup of the Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience

In recognition of her leadership in preparing South Florida for the impacts of climate change, Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs was selected to co-chair a subgroup of President Obama’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. More...


Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs discusses President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address with White House Officials

Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs joined a small group of county officials from across the United States to provide perspective and feedback to the White House regarding President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union Address. The conversation involved senior White House Staff and is part of the White House’s effort to engage local governmentMore...


Broward County Mayor Kristin Jacobs Selected for President Obama’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience

Broward County Mayor Kristin Jacobs has been selected to serve as a member of President Obama’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. The task force will advise the administration on how the federal government can respond to the needs of communities nationwide that are dealing with extreme weather and other climate impacts. More...

White House Representatives Join Broward County Mayor Kristin Jacobs to Discuss Climate Change Resilience and Youth Jobs  

Broward County Mayor Kristin Jacobs and White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley hosted two successful discussions focused on the impact of Climate Change and youth job programs. More... 

 


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