Eduardo E. Balbis
|Eduardo E. Balbis|
|Florida Public Service Commission|
| November 2010 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position ||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed by||Governor Charlie Crist|
|Bachelor's||University of Florida|
is a member of the Florida Public Service Commission
, the state body charged with regulating the state's utility companies. He was first appointed to this position by Gov. Charlie Crist
in September 2010. His appointment was for a four-year term, ending January 2015.
Balbis opted to retire from the commission rather than seek another term. Florida Governor Rick Scott
appointed state Rep. Jimmy Patronis
to replace Balbis on the commission, effective January 2015.
Balbis previously served as Assistant City Administrator for the City of West Palm Beach from 2008 to November 2010.
- B.S., Environmental Engineering, University of Florida
Florida Public Service Commission (2010-Present)
West Palm Beach City Administrator (2008-2010)
In 2011, Gov. Rick Scott (R) reappointed Balbis to the Florida Public Service Commission to serve a four-year term ending January 1, 2015.
Balbis was appointed to the Florida Public Service Commission in September 2010 by Gov. Charlie Crist. Crist stated, "Eduardo's duties overseeing municipal utilities and public works during the past three years have already given him the opportunity to demonstrate his commitment to protecting consumers. As an engineer, he also understands the importance of safeguarding Florida's fresh water supply."
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Sun Sentinel, "PSC: Crist appoints Julie Brown and Eduardo Balbis to regulate utilities," September 21, 2010
- ↑ The Tampa Tribune, "Scott taps close supporters for board that regulates utilities," September 18, 2014
- ↑ Project Vote Smart, "Commissioner Eduardo E Balbis's Biography," accessed September 19, 2012
- ↑ West Palm Beat, "West Palm advertises for one top aide as another laid off," August 3, 2012
- ↑ Florida Public Service Commission, "Commissioner Eduardo E. Balbis," accessed August 17, 2012