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  • Florida League of Cities Webinar Information

    Register today for one of FLC University's FREE webinars on a variety of important municipal issues. Click here to view dates on our Events and Training Calendar.
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  • Legislative Policy Committees

    We are pleased to announce the start of the League's legislative policy process for 2015-2016. To submit your name and committee preference for consideration, please complete the online sign-up form by May 22, 2015 or contact Holly McPhail. Please note, even if you previously served, you must submit your name and committee preference for consideration.
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  • FLC University Summits

    Registration is now open for the 2015 FLC University Regional Summit Series. Choose from topics including Flood Insurance, Economic Development and CRA Basics 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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Who Should Pay (and What Must Be Paid) If the Government Shuts Down?

Source: Scott Paine
5/18/15
 
Being good with a budget means being good at seeing the glass half empty and leaking.
 
It’s more than simply not counting one’s chickens before they’re hatched, more than not pretending one can pay Tuesday for a hamburger today (to load up on the clichés).
 
Fundamentally, being good with a budget is betting that, unfortunately, all the things one hopes will happen won’t happen, and assuming many of the things one reasonably fears will happen will.
 
If one gets good at it, and if the world isn’t really quite that bleak, one periodically has the delightful pleasure of being better off . . . sometimes much better off . . . than anticipated. Perhaps that nice recliner can be in the Christmas stocking this year after all!
 
Click here to read this blog on DrScottPaine.com.
ON TAP @ THE CAP - May 1, 2015
Source: Scott Dudley
In 1980, Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran fought in a series of boxing matches to determine the Welterweight champion of the world. Duran, nicknamed "Hands of Stone," outpunched the quicker and more agile Leonard to earn a unanimous decision in the first fight, called "The Brawl in Montreal."
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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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