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  • Quality Cities Magazine

    The March/April 2016 issue of Quality Cities magazine is now available online! Check out this issue to learn more about the outcomes the 2016 Legislative Session, Community Policing in Florida Cities, The FAST Act and much more!
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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

    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.
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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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  • Federal Advocacy

    Join the Federal Action Strike Team (FAST) for a federal advocacy trip to Washington, D.C., to meet with members of Florida's congressional delegation and discuss key federal issues that affect municipalities. Download the flyer today. To learn more or to reserve your spot, contact Allison Payne by April 21, 2016. 
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  • 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.
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  • 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. 
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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.
 
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Creative Destruction, Creative Construction and the Role of Cities

Source: Scott Paine
4/29/16 
 
I grew up outside the Motor City when the automobile was king. My neighbors nearly all had parents (usually dads) who either worked in the automotive industry or in industries tied to the automotive industry.
 
Some of my neighbors’ dads were college-educated engineers and managers, like my dad. Others were less-well-educated assembly line workers. Their seniority, and the strength of the United Auto Workers Union, ensured them a middle-class lifestyle, complete with the prospect of sending their kids to college without incurring huge debt.
 
None of that is true of my old stomping grounds today.
 
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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