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July 29, 2022

A Message From Matt

Dear Neighbors, As I’ve said before, I never aspired to be a politician.  After seeing the direction our city is being driven toward however, I’m confident that as a city commissioner, I will be a better voice for the citizens of DeLand.  One of my favorite parts of this path has been getting to meet and talk with people from …

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July 5, 2022

School Supply Drive

DeLand School Supply Drive

Now that Independence Day has passed, the kids will be headed back to school before you know it! We understand that purchasing new school supplies can be costly, so this year my wife and I will be collecting items to put some backpacks together for families who could use a little extra help. If you are able to donate any …

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June 28, 2022

An Eye Opening Look at the City’s Strategic Plan

I took a break this afternoon to look through a packet prepared for candidates for City Commission by the City Manager, Michael Pleus. This package includes the 2022 budget proposal that is an inch and a half thick, the City of DeLand Strategic Plan covering 2015 – 2025, a list of all current or future developments that have been approved, …

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