Legislative Conference

The League’s Legislative Conference is held each Fall. The 58th Annual Florida League of Cities Legislative Conference was held November 15-16, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South. Presentations and workshop materials are linked below. (Please Note: Some presenters may not have materials or may choose not to share them online.)

Thursday, November 15
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Federal Action Strike Team (FAST) Meeting

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
First-Time Attendees Orientation

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Legislative Policy Committee Meetings

  • Finance, Taxation and Personnel
  • Land Use and Economic Development
  • Municipal Administration
  • Transportation and Intergovernmental Relations
  • Utilities, Natural Resources and Public Works

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Pop-Up Recording Studio

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Opening Luncheon: Deconstructing Florida’s 2018 Elections
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Susan MacManus, University of South Florida Distinguished
University Professor Emerita and Political Analyst

1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Florida League of Cities Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Networking Event

Friday, November 16
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Advocacy Committee Meeting

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Legislative Committee Meeting

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Workshop: We Live Local - Redesigning Resident Interaction

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Business Session

  • Report of Legislative Committee
  • Adoption of the 2019 Legislative Action Agenda
1:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Continuing Education in Ethics


Past Conference Information 
The 2017 Legislative Conference was held on December 6-8, at the Embassy Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista South. Usually, the League’s Legislative Policy Statements are approved by the membership during this meeting. The policy statements, the work product of the League’s five legislative policy committees, directs the League’s lobbying efforts for the upcoming Florida legislative session. (Due to session starting early in 2018, the League's 2018 Action Agenda was adopted during Annual Conference in August 2017.)

The 2016 Legislative Conference was held December 8-9, at the Embassy Suites Orlando Lake Buena Vista South. Click here to access conference presentations.