City to host lobbying workshop


City to host lobbying workshop


Date: August 5, 2011
by: Kurt Schultheis | City Editor


The city of Sarasota will host a free training session concerning lobbying for public officials 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 in the commission chambers at City Hall, 1565 First St.

The Florida League of Cities will present the free workshop session, which was announced by the city today.

The course, designed for elected officials, local government administrative personnel and ManaSota League ex-officio and associate members, will focus on how to effectively lobby on behalf of local government and the ManaSota League of Cities. Three professional lobbyists will provide advice and instruction about successfully communicating legislative issues to Florida lawmakers. The training session will include an overview on the Florida legislative process, lobbying from the perspective of legislators, and lobbying tips from local elected officials.

The deadline for registration is Friday, August 26, 2011. To download a registration form, visit

Sarasota City Auditor and Clerk Pamela Nadalini serves as the Executive Director of the ManaSota League of Cities. For more information contact Nadalini at 954-4160.

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Currently 1 Response

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  • How very lovely .... but do ya think the City could focus on some basic services? Like answering their phones????? Is there a lobbyist for that?
  • Bev Slider
    Fri 5th Aug 2011
    at 2:56pm
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