Florida League of Cities Webinar Information
Did you know the League archives its webinars on our website? Click here
to access recordings and materials from webinars on a wide variety of municipal issues!
CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2014 Florida Municipal Achievement Awards
The League is now accepting nominations for the 6th Annual Municipal Achievement Awards, which is themed "City Spirit, Environmental Stewardship, Citizenship." Click here
to download the application packet. The nomination deadline is Friday, May 23, 2014.
Watch: Local Governments - Where the Rubber Meets the Road.
to watch President Wu featured in the latest 'Keep It Local' video that highlights the value of local governments.
FLC University Materials
The League offers ongoing training through a variety of methods including regional summits, workshops and presentations for local and regional leagues, webinars, training for new and veteran elected officials and more! Read more for materials and presentations that correspond with current training.
Advanced Institute for Elected Municipal Officials
registration is still open for the next session of the Advanced Institute for Elected
Municipal Officials (IEMO), which will be held on May 1-2 in Altamonte Springs. The
Advanced IEMO is reserved for participants and graduates of the IEMO, or those
elected city officials who have completed one or more terms in office. Register online today!
League Announces Action Agenda for the 2014 Legislative Session
During the 53rd Annual Legislative Conference in
Orlando, members of the Florida League of Cities adopted legislative priorities
for the 2014 Legislative Session. Municipal pension reform will once again be
the top issue for Florida’s cities. Click here
to read all issues adopted as priorities.
The League, along with its longtime friend and partner, Dr. Scott Paine, is pleased to invite you to be the first to visit DrScottPaine.com
! This new website will be the new home for Dr. Scott Paine’s exceptional blog. It will also feature articles he’s authored for the League’s Quality Cities
) magazine, links to his published work, speaking opportunities and much more.
Creating a City Youth Council
The Florida League of Cities is pleased to announce the Third Annual Municipal Youth Council Video Competition. The goal of the program is to provide a way for Florida’s youth councils to showcase their ideas, creativity and commitment to their community.This year’s youth council video competition asks youth councils to look at their own community and think about key issues affecting young citizens. Click here to learn more.
Growing from a small number of cities
and towns, our membership now represents more than 400 cities, towns and
villages in the Sunshine State. Click here
to learn more about Florida's
– Click here
for a list of positions open. Click
for instructions on posting your
city’s ad to the Florida League of Cities’
Who is Responsible for an Abused Child?
Longtime residents of the Sunshine
State bristle at the notion that we don’t have seasons here. Just because our
trees’ leaves don’t turn various shades of yellow, orange and red in the fall,
and just because residents don’t turn blue from December to March, doesn’t mean
we don’t have seasons.
ON TAP @ THE CAP - April 11, 2014
Source: Scott Dudley
REMINDER – DUE TO THE EASTER/PASSOVER HOLIDAYS, THE LEGISLATURE WILL NOT BE MEETING NEXT WEEK. There will be NO Legislative Bulletin next week and the Monday morning conference call for April 14 has been cancelled. Happy Holiday! “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead
Thought about RMPE?
Source: Scott Blaser, CSP, Director, Risk Control
Thought about RMPE?
As I wrap up our first online meeting for the League’s Risk Management for Public Entities (RMPE) study group, I would be remiss if I did not let everyone know of this group, once again, and how it can help you obtain your RMPE certification.