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    Registration is now open for the 2015 FLC University Regional Summit Series. Choose from topics including Risk Management & Liability, Flood Insurance, Budget Best Practices or Economic Development with dates and locations across the state. 
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  • 2015 Florida League of Cities Legislative Priorities

    The Florida League of Cities has released its 2015 Legislative Action Agenda including its stance on municipal police officer and fire pension plans. All ten priority statements and background information are available to download.   
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  • Seventh Annual Florida Municipal Achievement Awards Program

    We're accepting nominations for the Seventh Annual Florida Municipal Achievement Awards Program through May 1. Click here to download the nomination form, The goal of this program is to recognize innovations and excellence in municipal government.
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  • Florida League of Cities Apparel Now Available

    Visit the Florida League of Cities webstore for all of your League-themed apparel! Browse through a variety of items, including clothing, hats and bags, that are great for work, meetings, leisure, League conferences and other events. Click here to visit the store.
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  • Continuing Education in Ethics

    Getting the training and continuing education you need has never been easier! FLC University is offering the Continuing Education in Ethics now required by state law at NO COST to members. Click here to view dates for upcoming workshops. 
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  • Municipal Youth Councils

    The nomination form for the Fourth Annual Municipal Youth Council Video Competition is now available. 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. Click here to learn more. 
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Say the Words: Climate Change

Source: Scott Paine
 
3/20/15
 
As anyone who has read anything I have ever written or ever heard me speak can surmise, I think that words matter.
 
A lot.
 
I often tell the story from my college days of receiving a nice thank you card from a young lady, a card signed, “Love, Carol.”It sent me for a loop. Because, you see, the way I grew up, “love” was a word spoken or written to another person only with the most earnest of intent and sincerity of heart. If you didn’t really mean it, you didn’t say it.
 
So I knew I was in trouble.
 
Click here to read this blog on DrScottPaine.com.
ON TAP @ THE CAP - March 20, 2015
Source: Scott Dudley
When I was a little kid, most weekends I would get up early, gather my tackle box and pole, sometimes dig for worms, and go fishing in a little lake behind our family cabin. I fished until it was time to get started on my weekend chores. As I sat in my rowboat. I loved seeing the world come to life, while at the same time enjoying the solitude it provided (as number eight of nine kids, I was desperate for any solitude I could get!). Through my fishing adventures, I learned early on that while "the early bird gets the worm," the early fisherman didn't necessarily always get fish. I also learned that hooking the fish...
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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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