Small County Coalition
of Florida

A non-partisan statewide alliance of county commissions in Florida’s small and rural counties. The Small County Coalition’s primary mission is to help Florida’s small and rural counties address legislative issues from a small county/rural perspective and work effectively with state agencies leadership.

What is Happening Right Now

Local Project Guidelines available

The Senate and the House have released the Guidelines and forms for seeking a local Project from the 2023 Legislature.    Linked below are information released by the Senate and the House. 

Senate Local Funding Initiative Form for Fiscal Year 2023-24.

2023-24 Local Funding Initiative Request Form

House Local Funding Initiative Forms

The House released the House Appropriations Project Request Form FY 2023-24 and other materials. The 2022-24 House Rules eliminate the requirement for appropriations projects to be filed as a bill, so they will no longer need to be heard in committee. Forms are due 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 13, 2023.

House Appropriations Project Request Form FY 2023-24  Due: 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 13, 2023.

Appropriations Project Request Form Guidance

Attestation Form

House Rule 5-14 and Joint Rule 2-2 and 2-3

Frequently Asked Questions and materials: House Appropriations Project Bills