BREAKING: More than 1,000 Winter Springs residents call for resignation of Mayor McCann, Commissioners Johnson, Benton and Elliot

An online petition being circulated calling for the resignation of Winter Springs’ Mayor Kevin McCann and Commissioners Matt Benton, Rob Elliot and Ted Johnson, has been signed by more than 1,000 residents. The petition cites nine causes related to recent investigations and audits, and has sustained momentum as the city downplayed the auditors’ findings and moved to drastically increase utility rates (trash and water).

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BIG WINS! Our voices are being heard

From: Jesse Phillips, Winter Springs Community Association PresidentSubject: BIG WINS! Our voices are being heard Friends, Our Winter Springs Community Association is powerful and effective. I wanted to send you an email update outlining two major victories the Winter Springs Community Association won at the recent commission meeting. First, the…

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Winter Springs Legislative Update

This year the Winter Springs Community Association has been proud to have sponsored federal and state legislative updates from US Congressman Cory Mills, Representative Rachel Plakon, and Senator Jason Brodeur. We are grateful to all of our representatives for their work on behalf of our city residents. Below is a…

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Winter Springs Residents Oppose Budget, Direction of City

SURVEY RESULTS SUMMARY In a survey conducted by the Winter Springs Community Association, Winter Springs residents expressed strong concerns for the city’s proposed FY 2024 budget and the direction of the city. Recent investigations launched by Inspector General of Seminole County and Florida’s Auditor General and the recent resignation of…

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Winter Springs refuses to repay taxpayers after Inspector General finds millions in misappropriated funds

After experiencing critical infrastructure failures to our roads, water system and bridges during Hurricane Ian, county commissioner Jay Zembower requested an audit of the City of Winter Springs’ use of Penny Sales Tax funds. Several failed bridges should have been maintained using these funds. The county’s Inspector General audit found…

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Winter Springs Water Quality Initiative Update

As reported by WFTV, residents will see construction along SR 434 near Central Winds Park. The city is installing water mains to eventually provide reclaimed water to neighborhoods on the east side of Winter Springs, such as Tuscawilla Crossings. This is a major victory for the Winter Springs Water Quality Initiative. Between…

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Concerns Surrounding Commissioner Benton’s Campaign Transactions

As residents of Winter Springs, Florida, we are concerned about recent revelations regarding City Commissioner Matt Benton’s involvement in his fellow commissioners’ unsuccessful re-election campaigns. According to campaign finance reports, Commissioner Benton received payments totaling over $14,000 from Mayor McCann, Commissioner Cannon, and Commissioner Hale for campaign-related services through his…

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