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  • Florida Regional Compact Initiative

    Under the leadership of Past President Matt Surrency, the Florida League of Cities embarked on a journey to unite cities within regional clusters to identify and solve shared challenges that cross municipal boundaries. Today, the Florida Regional Compact Initiative boasts an impressive record for inspiring successful collaborations and continues to provide guidance and resources to regions across the state.
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  • Safe Cities, Safe Florida

    During her inaugural address, President Susan Haynie outlined her initiative for the coming year: “Safe Cities, Safe Florida.” The goal is to strengthen each city’s ability to prevent, neutralize and respond to threats. Through enhanced education, new and stronger partnerships and equipping cities with the right resources, we can create safer communities for all of Florida.
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  • FLC Legislative Conference

    The 56th Legislative Conference will be held on December 8-9, 2016, at the Embassy Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista South. A variety of workshops to help you prepare for the 2017 legislative session will be offered. Register today!
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  • Legislative Policy Committees

    The Florida League of Cities announced the 2016-2017  Legislative Policy Committees in August 2016 (press release) and has already begun its work at identifying key policy issues as we prepare for the 2017 Legislative Session. The next set of committee meetings will occur on Friday, October 28 in the greater Orlando area. Visit the individual committee pages to download your committee packet. 
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  • Quality Cities Magazine

    The Sept/Oct 2016 issue of Quality Cities magazine is now available online! Check out this issue to meet our new officers, learn about drones and concerns for cities, get an overview of the 2016 Annual Conference and much more!
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Busting My Buttons Before the Thanksgiving Feast

Source: Scott Paine
11/23/16
 
I’ve already blown it.
 
For most my life, the primary concern related to my food consumption and weight has been, have I eaten enough of the good stuff? It was both a question of total calorie intake and what those calories consisted of, though for many, many years it really was just getting enough calories to keep my supercharged metabolism from flaming out.
 
We were joking about it at a dinner party (of course it would be a dinner party!) last weekend. When I told some new friends that, when Carol and I celebrated our wedding day, I probably weighed in at a little over 120 pounds (and I’m 6 feet tall), the typical comments about disappearing sideways made the round of the table. There are pictures of me sitting at the piano from that period where I am barely visible (except for the wavy hair atop my head).
  
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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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