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    SIGN UP TODAY! The Florida League of Cities is now accepting applications to serve on the 2016-2017 Legislative Policy Committees. Appointments will be announced after the 2016 FLC Annual Conference. Thank you to all who have volunteered in the past or are currently serving. If you wish to continue serving or would like to serve again, you are required to submit a new application. We are looking forward to working with you all. 
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  • FLCityGuard

    The Florida League of Cities is providing a valuable new service to help its members deal with crisis communications. FLCityGuard will provide you with essential guidance to prepare for, manage and get past a crisis. Click here to learn more.
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  • Florida Regional Compact Initiative

    Join your colleagues from across the state at the Florida Regional Compact Initiative (FRCI) Showcase during the FLC Annual Conference on Friday, August 19, open from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm. Learn more about the compact process and discover what cities are doing in regions across the state when they come together to solves problems, share resources, and speak with one voice. 
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  • Research Symposiums

    Free FLC Research Symposium!
     
    Harnessing the Power of Local Entrepreneurial Energy & Cutting-Edge Technologies
    Wednesday, August 17
    8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
    Diplomat Resort, Hollywood
     
    Click here for more information. 
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  • Advocacy in Action

    Summer Advocacy Strategies for Sucess

    June can only mean one thing. It is time once again to sign up for one of the League's policy committees. The benefits of being involved are numerous. Find out why you should become part of the process.
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  • Annual Conferences

    Registration is now open for the 2016 FLC Annual Conference, "Florida Cities: United & Strong," which will be held August 18-20, 2016 at the Diplomat Resort in Hollywood. Click here to view the announcement. 
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  • CMRI Reports

    The Florida League of Cities’ Center for Municipal Research & Innovation recently surveyed cities across Florida to determine how they use mobile apps to deliver government services. Click here to view the results. 
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A Post-Conventions Reflection: Contrasts Between Candidates and the People

Source: Scott Paine
7/29/16 
 
Now that the conventions are over and the City of Philadelphia is busy cleaning up after the Democratic Party (as the City of Cleveland had to last week after the Republican Party), it might be worthwhile to consider the epic contest for the presidency in terms of contrasts. But for the moment, let’s not consider contrasts between the two parties’ standard bearers. Let’s consider the contrasts between them and the American public.
 
To note contrasts is not necessarily to criticize. Some of the contrasts I’m about to lay out are what one would expect, given that we are talking about a competition for the highest elected office in the country. Those who now stand close to that responsibility are likely to be distinctive in some ways from the public they seek to lead and serve.
 
At the same time, these contrasts are worth remembering. Our life experiences frequently define our understanding of the nature of life and its struggles.
 
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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