Call for Nominations is Open for the 2017 ICMA Local Government Excellence Awards

Celebrate the profession by nominating a colleague or your community for a 2017 Local Government Excellence Award Each year, ICMA recognizes outstanding contributions to the local government management profession through the Local Government Excellence Awards Program. This is an opportunity for both local government professionals and local governments to receive recognition. Awards are presented to individuals…

ICMA Student Chapters Make a Difference

By Mike Grebosz, Assistant City Manager, DeLand, FL Being a part of the FCCMA Student Council Subcommittee since 2011 and helping get the UCF Student Chapter off the ground, I have seen the positive impact ICMA Student Chapters have had on students, local governments and the profession. Within the City of DeLand, we have hired…

January 2017 New Members

The following membership applications have been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why these applicants should not be approved as members, he/she will be invoiced for dues. Austin Blake, District III, Management Analyst, City of Kissimmee, Affiliate Member; Tasha Epps, District I, Masters of Public Administration, Penn State, Student Member; Tracy Gogichaishvili, District…

December 2016 Message from the Executive Director

For only the third time in the state’s history, the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) will meet in 2017 to review the framework that is the foundation of Florida’s government. The CRC’s review of Florida’s Constitution could impact every aspect of our daily lives- education, health care, natural resources, economic development, crime, taxes and how our…

Ethics Connections Program

The Center for Applied Ethics at Palm Beach State College will hold a three-part ethical empowerment certificate program for navigating the “New Normal” with values, ethics and integrity. Ethical Excellence Seminar will be held Friday, January 20, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Experience this highly interactive session that provides the tools, skills and strategies…

Norton Bonaparte, City Manager, Sanford

How long have you been a FCCMA member? Since 2011 Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? Yes, starting in 1977 Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. I have a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a   Master of Public Administration from Cornell University’s Graduate School…

City of Sanford Citizens Academy

By Lisa Holder, Communications Officer, City of Sanford Local government is government closest to the people, it’s where the “rubber meets the road.” This local turf, called the public sector, is accessible and thrives on citizen engagement.  Couple that with the opportunity to educate the citizenry and you have a magical formula that equals the…

How St. Petersburg, FL Uses the SeeClickFix Tool to Engage Citizens During Times of Disruption, Crisis

City of St. Petersburg, FL; David Flintom December 6, 2016 | 4:01 PM THIS BLOG POST HAS BEEN WRITTEN BY GUEST CONTRIBUTOR, DAVID FLINTOM, MAYOR’S ACTION CENTER, DIRECTOR, ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA St. Petersburg has been a partner with SeeClickFix for over two years, and we have found great success with this tool for citizen engagement.  From potholes…

December 2016 New Members

The following membership applications have been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why these applicants should not be approved as members, he/she will be invoiced for dues. Brenda Fettrow, District III, City Manager, City of Rockledge, Full Member; William Kauffman, District VII, Assistant City Manager, City of Ocala, Full Member; and…

Promoting Professional Management

The following was a letter to the editor of the Daytona Beach News from Howard D. Tipton. Dr. Hart Long of Daytona Beach recently passed away. He was one of those outstanding citizens who could be described in a number of ways–I would say “Always there, always working for good government.” He left a special…

A CASE STUDY FOR ABANDONED MUNICIPAL CEMETERIES

By: David S. Johnson, MPA Assistant to the City Manager, Haines City, FL INTRODUCTION During the spring of 2015, a young couple from New York came into city hall to speak with Haines City’s then new City Clerk, Linda Bourgeois. Their request seemed simple—they wanted to verify the final resting place of the husband’s mother,…

November 2016 Innovation Edge

By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation At the recent BIG Ideas meeting in Dublin, Ohio, the Alliance Board of Directors approved  a plan to be the catalyst for vibrant communities through local government innovation. Our focus over the next four years will be supporting and growing a network of local government innovators, leveraging…

ICMA Update for November 2016

Life Well Run Community Heroes If you look around your community, you’ll find people using their talents each day to improve our quality of life. Some are in very public roles-like police officers or teachers. Others keep the roads maintained, collect recycling, beautify our parks and public spaces. We’re capturing profiles of these community heroes…

Welcome Linda Bridges

The Florida League of Cities has recently promoted 34-year League veteran, Linda Bridges, to Director of Association Services. In this role, Linda and her staff, will work with the Florida City and County Management Association, and other associations managed by the Florida League of Cities, to provide administrative/operational/day-to-day services to the executive director, board and…

November 2016 New Members

The following membership applications have been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why these applicants should not be approved as members, he/she will be invoiced for dues. Phil Alleyne, District V, City Manager, City of Lauderdale Lakes, Full Member; Kenneth G. Cassel, District IV, City Manager, City of Westlake, Affiliate Member; Michael Esposito,…

Succession Planning & Knowledge Transfer

The ICMA Coaching Program will hold a free webinar on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., ET on “Succession Planning & Knowledge Transfer.”   Advance registration required for this no-charge webinar. Webinar topics: What challenges do local governments face in succession planning? What are effective strategies to attract, prepare, and retain…

November 2016 Message from the Executive Director

Does having a professional city or county manager in charge make a difference?  Are Florida’s cities and counties in better shape because professionals are steering the ship?  If you answered “yes”, you agree having a professional leading the way does make the difference. Running a city or county is difficult because cities do so much. …

October 2016 New Members

The following membership applications have been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why these applicants should not be approved as members, he/she will be invoiced for dues.  Gerald Bryan, District V, Assistant Town Manager, Town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Full Member; William Corbett, District VI, Masters of Public Administration, Florida Gulf Coast University,…

ICMA 2016 Service Awards

Congratulations to the 2016 ICMA Local Government Service Award Recipients 40 Years of Service Robert R. Baldwin Christopher W. Chinault George D. Forbes Jim Hanson May Royle Gerald J. Seeber Stephen E. Sorrell Ralph E. Stone Michael D. Wanchick 35 Years of Service Thomas W. Barwin Robert L. Kellogg Maria A. Menendez Carl L. Schwing…

Understanding Green Building Programs, Compliance Requirements and Government Regulations in South Florida

Discovery Channel’s “Project Earth” technical advisor and star Dr. Jennifer Languell will conduct an intensive workshop on “Complying with Local Government Green Building Requirements” on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 in Hollywood, Fla. Local governments are increasingly mandating that new construction is certified by a national or state recognized green building program. Whether it is concern over climate change and…

Strategic Government Resources Leadership Conference 2017

The SGR Leadership Conference will be held January 26th and 27th, 2017 at the Great Wolf Lodge, Grapevine, TX. The SGR Leadership Conference focuses on servant leadership, employee development, and innovation in training and recruitment. The goal of the conference is to assist local government organizations in becoming part of the Top 16%. Join SGR in learning from successful,…

Skip the Trip: Charlotte County Implements Online Permitting

Charlotte County, Florida is embracing the sustainable and technologically advanced community of Babcock Ranch, being developed by Kitson & Partners. To allow contractors to skip the 90-minute roundtrip to the county’s building department, we have created an online permitting system. The spirit of Babcock Ranch is sustainability, innovation and technology. One of Florida’s largest solar…

September 2016 Innovation Edge

By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation Engaging the Community in Public Safety: Examples of Community Policing Concepts by Jason Rollins, Communications Director, Alliance for Innovation The issue of policing in the United States has once again emerged to the top of public discourse. As tragic image after tragic image fills our…

Survival Skills for Managers

The ICMA Coaching Program will hold a free webinar on Thursday, October 20th, 2016 from 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., ET on “Survival Skills for Managers.” While managing in local government has many rewards, it also has many challenges. Learn key insights and skills to survive and thrive. Advance registration required for this no-charge webinar.…

Interns for Local Government

Here is your chance to give back!  The LGIP is beginning its fourth year. Last year we placed 13 interns in local governments from the Keys to North Florida and from Volusia to Pinellas. The premier leadership fraternity at the University of Florida, Florida Blue Key and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service are…

Congratulations Lee Feldman

FCCMA congratulates Lee Feldman for becoming ICMA President at the 2016 Conference in Kansas City. He is the second FCCMA member to serve as President of ICMA. He is also a past president of FCCMA. Lee is the city manager of Fort Lauderdale and has also served as city manager in the cities of Palm Bay…

ICMA Virtual Conference

If you cannot join us in Kansas City, consider joining us online through the Virtual Annual Conference. Although the ICMA Virtual Conference is not a substitute for the “on-the-ground” skill-building, networking, and social opportunities that ICMA’s Annual Conference offers, you and your staff can still experience some of the highlights through the virtual conference. Broadcasting…

September 2016 New Members

The following membership applications have been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why these applicants should not be approved as members, he/she will be invoiced for dues.  Samantha D. Abell, District I, Deputy City Manager, City of Gulf Breeze, Full Member; W. Ajibola Balogun, District V, City Manager, City of West…

August 2016 Message from the Executive Director

As I write this, preliminary election results are starting to trickle in.  I don’t know about you, but I need a break from the deluge of political advertisements that we’ve seen in the last two months, whether it’s mail pieces, social media posts, or, my personal favorite, television commercials.  It’s a good thing that I…

August 2016 Innovation Edge

By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation Have you heard about Workforce Wednesdays? Read on. In the Fall of 2015, the Local Government Research Collaborative (LGRC) released a report and subsequent webinar, Red Tape to Green Tape, that looked at why grievance policies are important and the impact they can have on all levels of…

Clermont’s Master Plan Wins State Award

The City of Clermont and GAI’s Community Solutions Group in Orlando have been recognized by the Florida Redevelopment Association (FRA) for outstanding redevelopment achievements for the visionary master plan developed for the city’s downtown-waterfront district. The FRA presents awards annually to projects that exhibit the best practices in Florida development during the past year. The…

Annual Financial Disclosure

Every year, many state and local public officers and employees receive automatic fines because they file their annual financial disclosure forms late or not at all. The Commission wants to help people avoid getting fined—compliance with the filing requirement is the goal. Here’s what you need to know: Annual Financial Disclosure must be filed or…

Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) Overtime Regulations

Last year, the Department of Labor (DOL) proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime regulations. The proposal generated significant interest with over 290,000 comment letters being filed in the proceeding. Because the proposed changes were expected to have an impact on local governments, the National League of Cities (NLC) and other local…

Pokemon: Friend or Foe

Launched July 6 – just six short weeks ago – PokemonGo has made more than $200 million and has more than 20 million users – likely a LOT more.  Some counties are taking advantage and exposing players to government services while for other counties it just increasing the burden. So what is PokemonGO exactly? The…

A Call to Action Update: Engaging Elected Officials

Elected officials can play a critical role in drawing young people in to the public sector. FCCMA presented a session at the FLC Conference in Hollywood focusing on “What Can Elected Officials do to Attract Young People to Public Service?” In addition to FCCMA President Bobby Green and At-Large Director Ryan Levengood, the panel included the mayors…

Flagler County Crisis Triage and Transport Unit (CTTU)

By Craig Coffey, Flagler County Administrator In April 2014, Flagler County implemented CTTU: Crisis Triage and Transport Unit, a program designed to improve services for adults in mental health crisis who require screening and transport to a Baker Act Receiving Facility, and simultaneously improve utilization of law enforcement resources. CTTU is funded by a grant…

FLC Info Request: Transportation Facility Designations MiniSurvey

Deadline Wednesday, September 21 The FLC Center for Municipal Research & Innovation is seeking information from all 412 Florida cities. The House of Representatives Transportation and Ports Subcommittee has requested information regarding municipalities’ policies on honorary transportation facility designations. The survey is less than five questions and should take less than 10 minutes to complete. Even…

August 2016 New Members

The following membership applications have been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why these applicants should not be approved as members, he/she will be invoiced for dues.  Dan Carpenter, District VII, Finance Director, City of Indian Rocks Beach, Affiliate Member; Laura Gambino, District V, Citywide Fundraiser, City of Fort Lauderdale, Affiliate…

July 2016 Message from the Executive Director

By Casey Cook, FCCMA Executive Director We’ve almost closed the book on July and boy has it been a hot one! I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for the cooler weather that October and November bring. In the association world, summertime means lots of travel, either to conferences or to see members, and hopefully…

Ethics and the Media: Navigating the News in the New Normal

Join award-winning journalist Al Tompkins Monday, August 8th from 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm for an engaging,interactive session exploring the changes, challenges and choices of a media revolution that is transforming the foundations of traditional journalism and its ethics. Learn four key questions that will help you “think critically” about the information you  consume online, in the…

A Call to Action Update: Engaging ICMA Student Chapters

Members of the ICMA Student Chapters from both the University of South Florida and University of Central Florida joined the FCCMA Officers on July 22nd to collaborate on issues to help MPA students interested in pursing management careers in local government. The meeting was held at Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland during the FCCMA Executive…

July 2016 New Members

The following membership applications have been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why these applicants should not be approved as members, he/she will be invoiced for dues.  Kristen Kerr, District I, Management Analyst, City of Tallahassee, Affiliate Member; Noah Powers, District IV, Town Manager, Town of Orchid, Full Member; and Katie Taylor,…

Message from the Executive Director, June 2016

by Casey Cook, FCCMA Executive Director The 2016 FCCMA Annual Conference is in the books!  For those that couldn’t make this year’s conference, the theme was “Growing the Next Generation” and based on the feedback we’ve received, it was one of our best conferences yet!  Please join me in thanking the conference planning committee for…

2016 Newly Credentialed Managers

The following Floridans were recognized at the FCCMA Annual Conference at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista for becoming a newly credentialed manager: Sharon M. Anselmo, City Manager, City of Maitland Bradley S. Arnold, County Administrator, Sumter County Ana M. Garcia, City Manager, City of North Miami Beach Daniel Rosemond, City Manager, Hallandale Beach FCCMA…

2016 Years of Service to FCCMA Awards

5 Years Tory Bombard • Alan J. Cohen • Marie Elianor • James Gleason • Andrew Johnson • Edward Koconis • Ocea Lattimore • John Lege • Raymond Liggins • Rosalyn R. Monroe • Steve Morris • Vernita Nelson • Lee A. Niblock • Jennene Norman-Vacha • James O’Reilly • Troy Parkinson • Sharon P. Ragoonan…

Program Year 2016 – 2017 Board of Directors

At the 2016 annual conference at the Lake Buena Vista Hilton this week, the business meeting and elections resulted in the following new board of directors: President:                           Robert (Bobby) Green, city manager, Auburndale (Polk County) President-elect:                James (Jim) Hanson, ICMA-CM town manager, Orange Park (Clay County) Secretary-Treasurer:      Michael (Mike) Cernech, ICMA-CM, city manager, Tamarac (Broward…

FCCMA Announces 2016 Award Recipients

At the association’s annual conference at the Lake Buena Vista Hilton in Orlando, the Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA) presented its 2016 awards to the following individuals: President’s Award (Given by the president in appreciation for someone who has unswervingly supported the profession of city and county management) Kurt Bressner, ICMA-CM, statewide coordinator,…

2016 Exhibitors and Sponsors at the Annual Conference

The Florida City and County Management Association would like to thank the following exhibitors and sponsors for their participation in the 2016 Annual Conference at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. The Association appreciates the many years of support and your part in making it a good experience for all of the members. 5i Solutions,…

2016 CityStats Survey Responses Needed

The annual CityStats survey is the cornerstone of most research and analysis done at the Florida League of Cities. The 2016 survey is now being conducted online via survey links that were emailed to each city’s designated key official on Monday, May 9. Your survey link is unique to your city. If the link was…

June 2016 Innovation Edge

By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation Blueprint Chesterfield: Building a Better Community At the TLG Conference that was held this month in St. Paul, Minnesota, Chesterfield County, Virginia, staff from did a follow-up presentation to the study they presented last year. Presenter Natalie Spillman, budget and management analyst for the county, said,…

Congratulations to FCCMA Member Jane Shang

Jane Shang, city manager of Deltona was selected by the Volusia League of Cities to receive the 2016 City Manager of the Year Award. The Volusia League of Cities determines the recipient based upon outstanding leadership that makes their city and Volusia County a better place to live. In her first year as city manager,…

Global Executive Online Masters of Public Administration

The School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University-Newark has developed the first completely online, international, executive-level graduate degree in the field. The Global Executive Online Master’s of Public Administration (GEOMPA) program consists of 30 credits of coursework over two years, with all 10 courses offered online to executive-level student groups around the…

Florida Business Watch Affiliate Spotlight

florida business watch logo FINALFlorida Business Watch (FBW) and FCCMA together create a strong government/business network, able to speak with one unified voice on issues affecting Florida’s cities and counties. FBW is a non-profit trade association designed to assist cities and counties in Tallahassee and help local government and its corporate partners work together through training and education.

June 2016 New Members

The following membership applications have been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why these applicant should not be approved as members, he/she will be invoiced for dues.  William Alonso, District V, City Manager, City of Miami Springs, Full Member; John Alvarez, District V, Procurement Manager, City of Doral, Affiliate Member; Zeriah K.…

Town of South Palm Beach

By Maylee De Jesus, Town Clerk/Assistant to the Town Manager There are 663 miles of beaches around the State of Florida, and 5/8 of a mile belongs to the Town of South Palm Beach. Property values are affected by the condition of the beach, which affects the monies due to municipalities from property taxes that…

Why Kansas City? Kansas City Royals

The ICMA Host Committee invites you to visit the Greater Kansas City Region, for the 102nd Annual Conference, September 25-28, 2016.  Why Kansas City?  Because Kansas City is home to the 2015 World Series Champion Kansas City Royals!!! The Kansas City Royals, founded in 1969, compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the American League…

Florida Association Prioritizes the Next Generation

Reprinted with permission from the May 2016 issue of Public Management (PM) magazine published and copyrighted by ICMA (International City/County Management Association), Washington, D.C. By Ratna Okhai As baby boomer managers continue to retire, there are fewer Generation X professionals (those born between 1964 and 1977) prepared to fill their positions. Research suggests that millennials…

2016 CityStats Survey Now Underway

The annual CityStats survey is the cornerstone of most research and analysis done at the Florida League of Cities. Now in its sixth year, the CityStats survey has allowed for analysis of municipal government policies and programs by both League staff and university research institutes. The 2016 survey is now being conducted online via survey…

Survey on Recruiting and Retaining Well-Qualified Finance Directors and Financial Administration Professionals

Government Services Group is asking your help on completing the survey with the link below. “A number of local governments throughout Florida have experienced difficulty recruiting and retaining well qualified Finance Directors and financial administration professionals.  This is particularly true of smaller governments who may only require part time support and be challenged to meet…

Transitions

By Lynn Tipton, FCCMA Executive Director Just over 20 years ago I attended my first FCCMA board meeting as the new executive director.  It was both a welcoming and intimidating weekend at the same time – but it feels like it was just a few short years ago.  How did the span of a generation…

Drones in Your City: Navigating State and Federal Law

Join the Florida League of Cities us for a FREE webinar on June 16, 2016 at 2:00 PM EDT. Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6477217875397903362 It has never been easier for governments, companies, and citizens to obtain small unmanned aircraft systems, or “drones,” that are easy to fly. The potential for these devices to assist in government operations…

Congratulations Ken!

Ken Small is retiring from the Florida League of Cities after 31 years.  Many of you know Ken and have had the pleasure of working with and learning from him over the years.  Ken is a former city manager, a past Executive Director of the Association, and an honorary member of FCCMA, but more importantly,…

ICMA Code of Ethics: Tenet 3

ICMA began a review of the ICMA Code of Ethics and Guidelines in 2013.  This year, Tenet 3 is being reviewed.  ICMA is asking members to submit their comments.  Below is Tenet 3 and the Guidelines for the Tenet. Tenet 3.  Be dedicated to the highest ideals of honor and integrity in all public and…

Celebrating 50 Years!

By Lynn Lovallo, FCCMA former Executive Assistant With a voice that one ever tires of hearing, great stories have been told to me and others by Earl (Bud) Parmer.  Bud is celebrating 50 years of membership with FCCMA; and those of us lucky enough to know him, have enjoyed hearing his stories of the early…

Congratulations to Betty Baker!

The National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA) bestowed the organization’s highest honor upon FCCMA member, Betty Baker, during its national convention held April 13-17 2016 in Portland Oregon. The NFBPA is an organization of more than 2,600 members representing 350-plus local, state and federal jurisdictions. Its mission is to strengthen the position of African…

May 2016 New Members

The following membership applications have been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why these applicants should not be approved as members, they will be invoiced for dues.  Bud Bentley, District V, Town Manager, Town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Full Member; John Paul Bodner, Special Projects Manager, Horry County, SC, Affiliate Member; Jack A. Butler,…

Flagler County 2016 Onsite Training Session

The Florida City and County Management Association is holding an onsite training session at the Flagler County Emergency Services, 1769 E. Moody Boulevard, Building #3 in Bunnell on Friday, April 29th from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. “A dynamic regional training program (the last one before the FCCMA Conference) has been prepared for FCCMA members…

Norm Hickey, FCCMA 60-Year Member

By Ken Parker, ICMA Liaison For sixty years, Norman Hickey has been a member of FCCMA.  He joined FCCMA when he came to Florida in 1956 to be the Assistant City Manager in Fort Lauderdale.  Norm’s public service career allowed him to serve in cities and counties from Florida to California and to work internationally…

Better Sure Than Sorry: What’s On Your Wall?

By Lynn Tipton, FCCMA Executive Director There have been a few headlines lately related to actions taken by local government managers across the state that might seem to land in an ethically gray area.  Despite the specific narrative within each of the ICMA Code of Ethics tenets (which is also the FCCMA Code of Ethics),…

University of Central Florida Internship Program Overview

Learning Objectives The course is designed to introduce, teach, or reinforce one or more of the adapted National Association of Schools of Public Administration (NASPAA) universal required competencies: The ability to lead and manage in public and nonprofit governance The ability to participate in and contribute to the policy process The ability to analyze, synthesize,…

What Makes Charlotte County Special

By Kelly Shoemaker, Deputy County Administrator, Charlotte County When I read the article Eleven Signs a City Will Succeed my brain went in a number of different directions. James Fallows’ article in the March 2016 issue of The Atlantic summarized his 54,000-mile journey around America in a single-engine plane. In his experience you can tell…

Ethics in Action

Need FCCMA ethics training hours? Plan to join in on Thursday May 19, for the next webinar in the ICMA Coaching Program Series: ETHICS IN ACTION Date: Thursday May 19, 2016 Time: 4:00 – 5:30 PM, ET (1:00 – 2:30 PM, PT) Registration is free! Pre-registration is required. Learn More and Register at icma.org/coachingwebinars. Can’t…

Special Tuition Award for Florida City and County Management Association Members

Nova Southeastern University’s Huizenga College of Business is pleased to announce a special award for FCCMA members that is worth up to $6,200 off the published tuition rate when they enroll in an undergraduate or graduate business degree program (depending on courses format). The $6,200 tuition award is applied over the duration of the degree program. Award eligibility verification…

Gene Strickland, FCCMA 50-Year Member

Congratulations to Gene Strickland for 50 years of membership in FCCMA! His story began in a barber’s chair in 1964.  His barber, Smitty, was a City Commissioner City of Daytona Beach. He had graduated from FSU and completed his Army Reserve active duty obligation.  He was working an indoor finance job for General Electric but…

April 2016 New Members

The following membership applications have been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why these applicants should not be approved as members, he/she will be invoiced for dues.  Tracey T. Barlow, District II, City Manager, City of Edgewater, Full Member; Lenox Bramble, District VI, Assistant City Manager, City of Venice, Full Member; Latrina…