Resources

The resources listed below serve as reference tools for our members. Here you will find information on topics ranging from civic education programs to the affiliates we help to support.

Municipal Information

Quality of Life Campaign PSAs
The Florida League of Cities series of public service announcements illustrate how cities are vital to our state's quality of life. These online video messages are intended to remind Floridians of all the ways cities and the public services they provide enrich their lives daily. Click here to view the videos.

Review of Federal Funding to Florida Report:
The Review of Federal Funding to Florida report is now available on the Legislative Office of Economic and Demographic Research's (EDR) website. EDR has assumed responsibility for producing this annual report from the former Legislative Committee on Intergovernmental Relations (LCIR). Its purpose is to provide Florida's federal, state, and local officials with a review of federal financial assistance given to Florida in federal fiscal year 2009 using data released by the U.S. Census Bureau. In particular, it focuses on federal grant expenditures to Florida's state and local governments. You can use the following link to access the analyses: Review of Federal Funding to Florida
 
Building Citizenship in the Community: Back to Basics
The Florida League of Cities has developed several educational programs with the goal of increasing Floridians' understanding of city governments and the services they provide. This section contains links to the League's civic education publications and program information as well as to additional civic education resources. The focus of programs to date has been K-12 civics education. While most of the programs are geared primarily to the school setting, city officials are encouraged to promote them to their local schools as they will help students and teachers develop a better understanding of their city's functions and services.

"Cities in the Classroom" Curriculum
Developed with assistance from the Florida League of Cities, the Bob Graham-Lou Frey Joint Citizenship Initiative at UCF produced this teaching curriculum in 2009 for use in middle and high schools. It includes Florida municipal and county information and classroom exercises.

Financial and Technical Assistance for Florida Municipalities
 
Financial and Technical Assistance for Florida Municipalities 2010-11 is a resource book that provides information on grants, loans, technical assistance and other resources available to Florida municipalities. The 2009-2010 edition is currently available in print and as well as at this online version of the publication.

Salary Survey

The Florida League of Cities Annual Salary Survey collects more than 20,000 job records from more than 250 participating organizations.The Florida League of Cities partners annually with HR Management Partners to produce the FLC statewide salary survey.  Survey results and data entry are available to all League members.

City Innovations Showcase
First published in 1988, the City Innovations Showcase focuses on the “good things” Florida’s cities do to enhance services, save taxpayers’ money, promote civic pride and volunteerism, and meet local needs. The Showcase not only recognizes cities for their projects and programs, it also serves as a resource for sharing these innovative ideas among our members.
 
2009 Annual Conference Workshops & Handouts
The Florida League of Cities Annual Conference was held August 13-15, 2009, at the World Center Marriott in Orlando. More than 1,000 city officials from across Florida attended this meeting to share ideas, attend educational workshops and sessions.

Affiliates
The Florida League of Cities provides contractual support services to several municipal and professional associations. This includes conference and meeting planning, membership databases, newsletters and other publications, records management, and general and financial administration.

International Relations
These resources enable you to learn about our program's innovative and progressive approach to offering our members varied opportunities for global involvement in cultural, educational and economic activities.

Statewide Purchasing Program
The Florida Department of Management Services provides a pooled program featuring statewide purchasing for Florida’s local governments.

Press Releases
View press releases and find key League staff contacts.

Helpful Links
This collection of links provides quick access to many state and federal organizations and associations.

Social Media and Videos