“Rail access is crucial to making Broward County’s Port Everglades even more successful. The port’s rail hub, completed in 2014 through a public-private partnership, has increased capacity and efficiency significantly, adding thousands of local jobs and taking 180,000 trucks off our roads in the process.”

Representative Chip LaMarca became active in public service in 2002, serving on many City of Lighthouse Point boards and committees. In 2005, he was elected to a seat on the Lighthouse Point City Commission. In 2010, after serving the citizens of Lighthouse Point for two terms, LaMarca was elected to serve on the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. LaMarca was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2018.

LaMarca represents Broward County on the Florida Association of Counties Board of Directors and Chairs the Finance, Tax and Administration Committee. He is also a Co-Chair of the Broward Six Pillars strategic planning program. On a national level, he has been selected to serve on the National Association of Counties Board of Directors. He also serves as Vice-Chair of the Large Urban County Caucus and is a member of the Community and Economic Steering Committee.

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