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    Florida City Government Week is coming up on October 18-24 and we encourage every city to take an active part in promoting their city through civic education activities! 
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    The Florida League of Cities has created a toolkit of resources, step-by-step tutorials and real-world examples to help members navigate these new communication outlets and make decisions about what will work best for their city. Check out this new resource today!
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  • 2015 Annual Conference Presentations

    Couldn't make it to annual conference? We've got you covered! Workshop presentations from the 2015 annual conference are now available for viewing and download. Click here to access the presentations.
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    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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    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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Remembering Katrina, Facing Erika

Source: Scott Paine
8/28/15
 
It seems an odd coincidence of the season that we find ourselves remembering Hurricane Katrina 10 years back, bailing out from an overwhelming “no name” storm that dumped feet of rain over three weeks upon most of Tampa Bay and some areas north, and watching with some anxiety the moving track of Erika, whose potential remains as uncertain as her path.
 
Hurricane Katrina continues to remind us both of the extraordinary fury of nature unleashed and the failings of our human response in the face of disaster. Remembering, and watching the afternoon storm roll in, my mind drifts back to the words of a rebel whose last name, if not his lineage, I share. Words written when human disaster threatened his city, and many a neighbor simply turned a blind eye or hoped (a hope that certainly would have proven to be in vain) that the disaster would spare them.
 
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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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