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  • Annual Conferences

    Presentation materials are now available for workshops from the 2016 Annual Conference that was held August 18-20 at the Diplomat Resort in Hollywood. Click here to view and download available presentations. 
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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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  • FLCityGuard

    Are you prepared to deal with a crisis in your city? Join us on Sept. 8 in Fort Lauderdale for a free workshop, Messaging and the Media: The Most Effective Way to Communicate During a Crisis. Click here to learn more.
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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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  • Florida Regional Compact Initiative

    One year ago, 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. Known as the Florida Regional Compact Initiative, FLC President Matt Surrency's vision for collaboration is featured in the August 2016 Florida Trend. Read the full article.
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Discerning the Voters’ Intent

Source: Scott Paine
8/31/16 
 
Not being a candidate, and not being too heavily invested in the outcome of any of the various primaries and school board and judges’ races, I didn’t awake this morning in either the ecstasy of having romped over my opponent or the agony of seeing all that hard work (and other people’s hard-earned money) expended for naught.
 
What caught my attention this morning was the razor-thin margin in the race for the Democratic nomination for state Senate District 19. State Representative Darryl Rouson claimed victory over state Representative Ed Narain, but withjust three score votesseparating the two candidates (a microscopic 0.16% margin of victory), a machine recount is pending.
 
Odds are, the machine recount still will leave the two very close, close enough to trigger a manual recount of the “spoiled” ballots, those that either show an over vote (where the voter appears to have voted for two or more candidates in the race) or an undervote (where the voter appears not to have cast a vote in the race). Each of these records (thank goodness we have hard copy of voters’ choices!) will be carefully examined by a few pairs of human eyes to determine the intent of the voter.
 
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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