U.S. Communities Saves Counties Money in the War on Opioid Overdoses

Governor Rick Scott recently directed the Florida Surgeon General to issue a standing order for Naloxone to ensure that first responders across the state have immediate access to treat opioid overdoses. County governments can...view

Registration is Open for June Ethics Workshop

During the 2013 Legislative Session, the Florida legislature passed new ethics legislation requiring that Commissioners and other Constitutional Officers take four hours of Ethics programming each calendar year.  This workshop is...view

County Government Education Program now available for county staff

Many of our members have asked for a program for county staff to attend to get their County Government Education.  The wait is now over!  The first three classes were held in conjunction with Legislative Day last week in Leon...view

Ginger Delegal Confirmed as FAC Executive Director

The FAC Board of Directors confirmed Virginia "Ginger" Delegal as FAC Executive Director during FAC's annual Legislative Day last week. Selected by the FAC Executive Committee in February, Ginger's...view

Special Invitation: NACo Small Group Transportation Peer Exchange

In a continued partnership with the Federal Highway Administration, the National Association of Counties invites you to attend an invitation-only, small group peer exchange event.  This upcoming session will provide county...view

GOV. RICK SCOTT APPOINTS MEMBERS TO FLORIDA CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of 14 members to the Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) in accordance with Article XI, Section II of the Florida Constitution. The Governor appointed Carlos Beruff...view

Florida Supreme Court affirms a city’s right to accept payments in lieu of taxes from nonprofits

Bryant Miller Olive’s Alan Zimmet represents City of Largo in far-reaching case Tallahassee, Fla., Mar. 3, 2017 – In a major victory for the City of Largo with implications for municipalities around the state, the...view

Sea Grant - Introductory Training in GIS || Applications for Natural Resource Management

May 1-4, 2017 || Gainesville, FL Students…………………………$300 Faculty and Staff…………….$550 Non-UF Professionals…….$550 Register now for this hands-on, 3.5-day workshop that will introduce you to basic GIS knowledge...view

Derelict Vessel Removal Funding Final Opportunity Announcement

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is currently announcing the final 2016/2017 opportunity to apply for Derelict Vessel (DV) Removal funds.  The application period for the final DV funding opportunity...view

2017 Financial Management Workshop

This course provides guidance for commissioners to better manage their county's fiscal affairs. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the state's fiscal trends, budgeting process, revenue sources available to...view