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  • Florida Regional Compact Initiative

    Under the leadership of Past President Matt Surrency, the Florida League of Cities embarked on a journey to unite cities within regional clusters to identify and solve shared challenges that cross municipal boundaries. Today, the Florida Regional Compact Initiative boasts an impressive record for inspiring successful collaborations and continues to provide guidance and resources to regions across the state.
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  • Workshop: Bringing Home the Bacon, Part III

    Is your City prepared to play in the game for state and federal funds? Come learn about state and federal appropriations and what DC insiders are predicting for federal budgets pre-election and what you can do to be prepared post-elections. Likewise, get educated on what Tallahassee trends are likely to remain the same and what new issues may come into play in 2017.

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  • Florida City Government Week

    Florida City Government Week is coming up on October 16-22 and we encourage every city to take an active part in promoting their city through civic education activities! 
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  • Legislative Policy Committees

    The Florida League of Cities announces the 2016-2017 Legislative Policy Committees (press release). Thank you to all who volunteered to serve. The first committee meeting is on Friday, September 30, in the Orlando area. We are looking forward to working with you all. 
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  • FLC Legislative Conference

    SAVE THE DATE: The 56th Legislative Conference will be held on December 8-9, 2016, at the Embassy Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista South. Registration materials for the conference will be available soon.
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  • FLC University Summits

    In September and October, FLC University is hosting five regional summits focused on public records to give city officials and staff the tools to properly respond to records requests. Click here to view the flyer. Find a date near you and register today!
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  • Quality Cities Magazine

    The July/Aug 2016 issue of Quality Cities magazine is now available online! Check out this issue to learn about the Florida Regional Compact Initiative, Annual Conference, MuniMod 2.0 and much more!
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The Narrative of Police Shootings: Identity, Pride and Prejudice

Source: Scott Paine
9/27/16 
 
The political season gives rise to many things: bus tours and tarmac rallies, mass mailings and door-to-door canvasses, robocalls, TV ads and editorial endorsements.
 
The endorsement that caught my attention over the weekend wasn’t striking for who was endorsed. Given the news outlet, that really wasn’t a surprise.
 
It was two sentences describing conditions that struck me as jarring . . . whatever one thinks of the conclusions the editorial board drew from their assessment.
 
The next president will take office with bigoted, tribalist movements and their leaders on the march. In the Middle East and across Asia, in Russia and Eastern Europe, even in Britain and the United States, war, terrorism and the pressures of globalization are eroding democratic values, fraying alliances and challenging the ideals of tolerance and charity.
 
That got me thinking about a variety of important events tied to notions of identity and prejudice.
 
Click here to read this blog on DrScottPaine.com.
 
ON TAP @ THE CAP - March 11, 2016
Source: Scott Dudley
"There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story." -- Frank Herbert
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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.

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