600 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Fl 33870
Phone: (863) 402-6834
The Legislative Affairs Grant position is the newest addition to the Highlands County Board of County Commissioner’s Administrative Office. Sydney Armstrong started on September 2, 2019 as the Legislative Affairs / Grant Coordinator.
In this role, Sydney tracks the County’s legislative priorities as they move from the Board of County Commissioners to the Florida Legislature, while building relationships with the Highlands County legislative delegation, other lawmakers, and stakeholders on both a state and federal level. Additionally, in this position Sydney serves as a the point of contact for legislators and their staffs.
The position also oversees the County’s grant efforts. Sydney coordinates with the Office of Management and Budget as well as the Highlands County Clerk of Courts’ Accounting office to assemble quarterly grant reports and keeps a database of the county grants and projects. Sydney assists with grant training for departments and serves as a liaison to grant and project managers.