Firefighter Cancer Disability Bill Up Tuesday - OPPOSE SB 456!
SB 456 (Latvala), the Senate Firefighter Cancer Disability Presumption bill, will be considered by the Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee on Tuesday, February 16 at 1:30 p.m. Please contact members of the Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee and urge them to OPPOSE this unfunded state mandate!
Urge Legislators to OPPOSE Municipal Elections Preemption!
If this issue has not been on your radar, it needs to be! If passed, more than 60% of Florida cities would be forced to amend their municipal charter and have a November election cycle. A Municipal Elections
Preemption bill could be before the Senate Ethics & Elections Committee
as early as Feb 16 at 4 p.m. Urge committee members to OPPOSE!
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.
Municipal Youth Council Video Award Competition
The Florida League of Cities is accepting entries for the fifth annual Municipal Youth Council Video Competition through Friday, May 6. This year’s youth council video competition asks youth councils to answer one simple question: Why I Love My City? Click here
to download the application packet.
2016 Florida Municipal Achievement Awards
The Florida League of Cities is accepting entries for the eighth annual Florida Municipal Achievement Awards Program through Friday, May 6. Click here
to download the nomination form.
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.
Florida Regional Compact Initiative
At the heart of President
Matt Surrency's vision for the Florida League of Cities is a conviction that cities are stronger when we solve problems together, stronger when
we share our resources, and stronger when we speak with one voice. Click here
to learn more about President Surrency's Regional Compact Initiative.
2016 Florida League of Cities Legislative Priorities
The Florida League of Cities has released its 2016 Legislative Action Agenda. Click here
to download all ten priority statements and background information.
Growing from a small number of cities
and towns, our membership now represents more than 400 cities, towns and
villages in the Sunshine State. Click here
to learn more about Florida's cities.
Open Local Government Positions
– Click here
for a list of positions open. Click
for instructions on posting your
city’s ad to the Florida League of Cities’
Seventy Thousand Gallons a Second: A Lot to Trust
Seventy thousand gallons a second. That’s a lot of water.
Depending on the depth and width of the channel through which it was traveling,
that could be one devastating wave.
But even if that volume has plenty of width and depth
through which to flow, seventy thousand gallons per second is a lot of water.
River flows normally are measured by a less
familiar-sounding unit: cubic feet per second (cfs). Seventy thousand gallons
is just shy of nine thousand four hundred cfs.
ON TAP @ THE CAP - Feb 5, 2016
Source: Scott Dudley
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever
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.