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City of Gretna Announces 2024 City Commission Annual Retreat



City of Gretna Announces 2024 City Commission Annual Retreat


Gretna, FL - June 25, 2024 - The City of Gretna is pleased to announce that the 2024 City Commission Annual Retreat will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2024. This year's retreat will take place at the Quincy Garden Center, located at 204 E. Jefferson Street in Quincy, Florida.


The annual retreat is an important event for the City Commission, providing an opportunity for members to reflect on the past year’s achievements, discuss strategic goals, and plan for the future. This gathering fosters open dialogue and collaborative decision-making, ensuring that the City of Gretna continues to thrive and meet the needs of its residents.


The agenda for the retreat will include:

  • Review of accomplishments and challenges.
  • Strategic planning for 2024 and beyond.
  • Budget discussions and financial planning.
  • Community engagement and development initiatives.
  • Workshops and team-building activities.


Mayor Gary Russ, Jr. expressed enthusiasm about the upcoming retreat, stating, "The Annual Retreat is a vital time for us to come together as a team, evaluate our progress, and set clear, actionable goals for the future. We are committed to serving our community and making Gretna an even better place to live, work, and visit."


The Quincy Garden Center, known for its beautiful and serene environment, provides the perfect setting for thoughtful discussion and planning. Its facilities will support a productive and engaging retreat for the City Commission members.


Residents are encouraged to stay informed about the outcomes of the retreat, as decisions made will shape the future direction of the city. Updates and summaries from the retreat will be made available on the City of Gretna’s official website and through various communication channels.


For more information about the 2024 City Commission Annual Retreat, please contact:


Antonio Jefferson
City Manager
City of Gretna
Phone: 850-856-5257


About the City of Gretna:
The City of Gretna is dedicated to fostering a vibrant community with a high quality of life for its residents. Through strategic planning and community involvement, Gretna aims to create a sustainable and prosperous future.