first_img UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter I wonder why this group endorsed Mark Byrd??? I’m sure Mark Byrd is happy to get their endorsement, but the fact remains, as to why? Mark Byrd has no proven track record in the political arena. I assume he got their campaign donation also? Really strange, if you ask me….IMO Maybe the CFPBA will see this, and tell us why they endorsed Mark Byrd, over the other candidates, for Orange County Commissioner District 2, but I doubt it. Please enter your comment! Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Election 2018From the Mark Byrd campaignCentral Florida Police Benevolent Association endorses Byrd for District 2 County CommissionerPolitical newcomer Mark Byrd has received the endorsement of the Central Florida Police Benevolent Association (CFPBA) for Orange County Commissioner for District 2. The district includes the major areas of Apopka, Ocoee, Tangerine, Clarcona, Pine Hills, Eatonville, and Rosemont.“As someone new to the political arena, I am very proud and humbled by this endorsement, and that the PBA will encourage their members, friends, families and all citizens of the district to support me, said Byrd.The CFPBA is a charter member of the Florida Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (PBA) which was established in 1972 and is a politically proactive labor organization that represents law enforcement officers in negotiations for wages, benefits, and terms of their employment.Byrd, an Apopka nursery owner and a candidate for the Orange County Commission District 2, recently qualified by petition to be on the ballot.Mark ByrdByrd grew up in Ocoee and later moved to Apopka where he spent 35 years in the wholesale foliage business. His campaign is focused on increased accountability, improved efficiency, and common-sense growth management.The primary election is August 28th, 2018. TAGSMark Byrd Previous articleNew Emergency Environmental Control Rules for ALF’s and Nursing HomesNext articleDecision Apopka 2018: What did we learn? Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here 1 COMMENTcenter_img Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Mama Mia April 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm Please enter your name here LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom last_img