FCCMA Webinars

FCCMA offers webinars to both members and non-members through the Center for Florida Local Government Excellence and the Professional Development Committee.

All webinars are held on the first Thursday from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Eastern Time. Topics and speakers will be posted as soon as they are confirmed. All webinars are free.

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Working with your Lobbyist: Tips on Hiring, Contact Provisions,
Accountability, Reporting, and Prioritizing Issues

December 3, 2020 from 2 pm – 3 pm
ICMA Practice Areas: 2, 8, 10 and 14

Program Summary:

In preparation for the 2021 Legislative session, FCCMA has secured the FLC’s Director of Legislative Affairs and their lobbyist to present a concise but thorough overview on how to secure and work with a local government lobbyist. More specifically, the presenters will discuss key factors to consider when hiring a lobbyist, how to develop a scope of work and what important provisions should be included within your agreement, how best to avoid conflicts of interest and how to ensure updated and accurate reporting.


  • Casey Cook, Director of Legislative Affairs, Florida League of Cities
  • Ryan Matthews, Partner with Principal, Peebles, Smith and Matthews

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