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FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: August 2017

C. Fields, a lifetime agnostic, was discovered reading a Bible on his deathbed. "I'm looking for a loop-hole," he explained. - William Claude Dunkenfield 1880-1946, American Comedian and Actor, (W.C. Fields).   Most days are ‘routine’ in that they contain similar subject matter within the industry.. I say ‘routine’ with tongue in cheek because there [...]

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: August 20172017-12-06T17:50:24-05:00

FLORIDA POLICE CHIEF’S ASSOCIATION HONORS THEIR PAST AND AAF PRESENT

During the week of July 9-12, 2017 the Florida Police Chief’s Association held their annual summer members meeting at Trump National Doral. At this meeting the FPCA presented many awards to people who have devoted their energies and careers to law enforcement and the support thereof. The Alarm Association of Florida and the Security Industry [...]

FLORIDA POLICE CHIEF’S ASSOCIATION HONORS THEIR PAST AND AAF PRESENT2017-12-06T17:50:24-05:00

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: July 2017

“I can’t afford to put one of these trucks on my Visa Card!” – E4 Rick Guinn, Company A, 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry, 53rd Infantry Brigade On a spectacularly brilliant February day in 1971, the Florida Army National Guard Company A in Hollywood, Florida was set to conduct field training west of their armory location. [...]

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: July 20172017-06-26T14:09:10-05:00

2016 MVPs AAF 2016 MVP - Dana Hurlbut Public Safety Law Enforcement MVP - Marshal William 'Bill' Berger Public Safety Fire Official MVP - Fire Marshal Anthony Apfelbeck

2017-12-06T17:50:25-05:00

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: June 2017

“Next morning we sent for the burglar-alarm man and he came up and explained that the reason the alarm did not 'go off' was that no part of the house but the first floor was attached to the alarm.” ~ Mark Twain – American Humorist 1835-1910, “The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm”   If you [...]

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: June 20172017-05-31T14:28:16-05:00

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: May 2017

“Do something every day that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.” Mark Twain (1835 - 1910) US humorist, novelist, short story author, & wit  This month’s message includes an easy to read cross reference chart above which I guarantee most Florida [...]

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: May 20172017-12-06T17:50:25-05:00

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: April 2017

From Ken Kirschenbaum Newsletter March 28, 2017 Will you get stuck for workers comp for your sub? If you use subcontractors you need to be very careful with the workers comp issue, but that's not all. You are likely to be audited yearly by your workers comp carrier and it will be checking to make [...]

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: April 20172017-03-28T13:30:05-05:00

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: March 2017

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR… So when does my alarm license number need to appear in Florida advertising  The 2016 Florida Statutes Title XXXII REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS Chapter 489 CONTRACTING View Entire Chapter 489.521 Business organizations; qualifying agents.—   7 (b) The registration or certification number of a contractor shall be stated in each offer of [...]

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: March 20172017-12-06T17:50:25-05:00

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: February 2017

FLORIDA STATUTES for Electrical and Alarm Contractors regarding the hiring of employees Title XXXII REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS Chapter 489 CONTRACTING View Entire Chapter “489.503 Exemptions.— (b) The legislative intent of this subsection is to place equal responsibility on the unlicensed business and its employees for the protection of the consumers in contracting transactions. For the [...]

FROM THE DIRECTOR’S CHAIR: February 20172017-12-06T17:50:35-05:00