3rd Annual Fall Research Symposium

Prior to the League’s Legislative Conference, the FLC Center for Municipal Research and Innovation invites you to participate in the free 3rd Annual Fall Research Symposium Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport Hotel   8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.…

FCCMA Fall Symposium in Lakeland

FCCMA will hold its fall symposium in Lakeland on November 20. The theme this year is “Stay in the Game: Developing Your Roster into an All-Star Team.” It will be held from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm. The cost is $75 for members/non-members and $25 for students, which includes lunch. Click here  to register and for more information.

Onsite Training Session on Technology

There will be two opportunities to attend the Onsite Training Session, “Technology for Florida’s Local Governments: Who, What, Why, How and When?” The first session will be held on November 14, 2014 from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm at the Jaco Pastorius Community Center, 1098 NE 40th Court in Oakland Park. The second training will…

November 2014 New Members

The following membership application has been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why this applicant should not be approved as a member, he will be invoiced for dues. Adeniyi Aderibigbe, District I, Masters of Public Administration, Nova Southeastern University, Student Member; Adrienne Burke, District II, Director, Community Development, City of Fernandina Beach,…

2014 FCCMA Fall Symposium in Lake City

Planning to attend the FCCMA Symposium in Lake City? This is your last chance to register. Due to low registration numbers if FCCMA does not receive any more registrations before Friday, this Symposium may be canceled. Stay in the Game: Developing Your Roster into an All-Star Team is the focus of the 2014 Symposium. The…

Got Ethics?

As an example of good governance beginning October 1, all FCCMA members will be required to complete four hours of ethics training to maintain his/her membership with FCCMA. All members except Corporate (business) members are required to complete the training. If you are a FCCMA life member and are not working in the field as…

In Memoriam of Alan Thelen

Alan Thelen, a former manager of Lake County passed away October 1. He served as manager of in several cities and counties including Titusville from 1967-1969 and manager of Lake County from 1989-1991. He was a FCCMA member while Lake County manager.

2014 Florida Benchmarking Consortium Conference

There is still time to register for the Florida Benchmarking Consortium Conference which will be held October 16 and 17 at the Marion County Extension Auditorium. The cost is $125 for members, $175 for non-members and $50 for students. The theme for this year’s conference is “Measuring for Success.”  This will be a great opportunity…

Flagler County 2014 Onsite Training Session

An onsite training session will be held October 31, 2014 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Flagler County Emergency Services, 1769 E. Moody Boulevard, Building #3 in Bunnell. The cost is $49 which includes lunch. There are two sessions titled: It Takes 4 to Tango and Bridging the Gap. Candy Whirley, an international…

FCCMA Webinar: Local Government Strategic Planning

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ICMA Practice Area 13: Strategic Planning There are scores of ways to prepare for and implement successful strategic planning processes in local government. This FCCMA webinar focuses on the experience of three practitioners who have been involved in these processes in different local governments in Florida.…

Virtual Summit for State and Local Government Innovators

Join 1,000+ state/local innovators at Govloop.com‘s free Virtual State and Local Summit on October 22 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm EST. Earn up to six continuing professional education (CPE) credits in computer science. Hear the latest trends in technology and what’s next for state and local government. Learn real-world case studies of organizations that…

Right Thing for the Right Reasons

It was great to see so many Floridians at the ICMA 100th anniversary conference in Charlotte!  Throughout the conference, I noticed how many workshops and/or discussions centered around the Code of Ethics, which certainly sets ICMA apart from other professional associations.  I know that you are now aware of the Florida requirement, approved by your…

Congratulations to John Stunson on his Retirement

On September 24th at the Oakland Park City Commission Meeting, At-Large Board Member Mike Cernech presented John Stunson a resolution thanking him for his service to the Association. John retired September 26. Below is the resolution that was presented to him: A RESOLUTION HONORING JOHN STUNSON FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE FLORIDA CITY AND COUNTY…

INTERNS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Remember the days as a young student when you were looking for a mentor to show you how local government “REALLY” works.  Here is your chance to give back! The premier leadership fraternity at the University of Florida, Florida Blue Key and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service are organizing and sponsoring the Local…

October Innovation Edge

By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation Customer Segmentation: How Knowing Your Customers Can Help You Serve Them Better by Kate Graham, Manager – Corporate Initiatives, London, ON As providers of public services, we tend to think that our services are for everyone. All citizens in our communities use water and garbage…

October 2014 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. Kelvin L. Baker Sr., District V, City Manager, City of Opa-locka, Full Member; Thomas W. Barwin, District VI, City Manager, City of Sarasota, Full…

FCCMA 2014 Fall Symposiums

FCCMA will hold two symposiums this fall, one in Lake City on October 24 and the other one in Lakeland on November 20. The theme this year is “Stay in the Game: Developing Your Roster into an All-Star Team.” They will both be held from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm. The cost is $75 for…

ICMA Service Award Recipients

At its recent conference in Charlotte, ICMA recognized the following FCCMA members for their dedication to public service and professional management at the local level. 45 Years Terrance E. Stewart 40 Years Frank T. DiGiovanni James DiPietro Bruce T. Haddock George A. Long A. William Moss Jim R. Myers James O’Connor Michael I. Quinn Roger…

ICMA Certificates in Performance Management

The ICMA Center for Performance Analytics recognizes the following communities for their commitment to the principles of performance management and effective communication of their performance data with local residents and peer communities. Depending on the level of recognition (Excellence being the highest), criteria include incorporation of data gathering and verification, public reporting, benchmarking and networking,…

ICMA Academic Award in Memory of Stephen B. Sweeney

This award is presented to an academic leader or academic institution that has made a significant contribution to the formal education of students pursuing careers in local government. The award was established in the name of the longtime director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government. John L. Daly, Director of the School…

FCCMA Webinar: Back to the Basics of Performance Measures

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ICMA Practice Area 5: Performance Measurement/Management and Quality Assurance There are numerous methods that local governments use to measure service level performance; some methods are more formal than others based on their human resources and community expectations. This FCCMA training session will feature experienced managers who work…

From Fishing Pond to World-Class Rowing Venue

The Story of Nathan Benderson Park By Tracy Miller, Strategic Management Adviser, Sarasota County The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. The development of Nathan Benderson Park as a world-class rowing venue is a story of opportunity that inspired Sarasota County’s vision to tie a large-scale, mixed-use development…

Local Works Day – Why We Celebrate

by Lynn Tipton Four years ago, the Florida Local Government Coalition was ‘born’ out of a great idea to bring all of the local government professional associations together.  Carl Harness, then-president, knew that there were many plusses to joining these associations, and their members, into something that could bring focus and energy to the respective…

FCCMA October 2014 Onsite Training Sessions

FCCMA will hold two onsite training sessions in October. The first training session will be held at the Florida State Hospital Arsenal in Chattahoochee on October 10 from 10:00 am – 1:30 pm. Danette Scudder, Members Services Manager from the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association will speak about “Connecting with Employees from Different Generations.” The…

ICMA Conference Activity for Non-Managers

Greetings! As a member of the Southeast Advisory Board for ELGL (Emerging Local Government Leaders) and a member of ICMA I am pleased to announce that ELGL and ICMA have partnered together to host a beer tasting social networking event at the ICMA conference free to all ELGL and members attending the conference. More information is below:…

Innovation Edge

by Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation Not Your Average Police Chief Recruitment Video How embracing innovation and risk-taking paid off big for Hillsboro, Oregon by City of Hillsboro, OR It started with an idea to do something different – something you wouldn’t expect – in order to cut through the clutter,…

Congratulations to Howard D. Tipton

On August 15th, Howard D. “Tip” Tipton was awarded the inaugural Raymond C. Sittig Distinguished Public Service Award from the Florida League of Cities at its annual conference.  This award was named in honor of Raymond “Ray” C. Sittig, executive director emeritus for the League, where he served from 1959 until his death in 2012. …

September 2014 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. Terri Lea Hugie, District V, Senior Management Fellow, City of Fort Lauderdale, Student Member; Peter Joseph Koodrin, District V, Masters of Public Administration, Florida…

FCCMA Webinar – How to Diversify Your Work Place

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ICMA Practice Area 9: Diversity Florida’s population is continuing to become more and more diverse in terms of age, race, religion, gender, and numerous other celebrated differences. Local governments, in an effort to ensure their work force represents this changing population, are taking pro-active steps to…

Free FLC Research Symposium – New Workshop Topics

Building a Bridge from the Classroom to City Hall: Academic Research Brought to Life for the Public Administration Practitioner Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Westin Diplomat | Hollywood Updated Workshop Topics NEW – The Risks and Rewards of City Management: How Municipal Conditions Impact City Manager Employment Contracts Research…

Message from the FCCMA President

As stated within my goals for the current year, embracing diversity within our organizations is important for purposes of building communities and professional talent for the future.  One significant consideration for diversity, in my opinion, is that we embrace opportunities to foster women within our profession.  I say that not only because I am one,…

Florida City Leaders Forum on College Access and Success

Education is Your Economic Engine October 15, 2014  11:30 – 5:00 p.m. The Westin Tampa Harbour Island Municipal elected and appointed officials are invited to join the National League of Cities, Florida College Access Network, and Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn for this special luncheon and afternoon forum about how cities can join forces with community…

August 2014 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. Nafia Khan, District V, Management Fellow, City of Fort Lauderdale, Student Member; and Dennis R. Rogero, Jr., District VII, Chief of Staff, City of Tampa, Affiliate…

Free FLC Research Symposium

Free FLC Research Symposium – Building a Bridge from the Classroom to City Hall: Academic Research Brought to Life for the Public Administration Practitioner Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Westin Diplomat | Hollywood A free half-day symposium will feature the League’s municipal government research partners and the results of their…

Request for Information

On June 16, Governor Scott approved Senate Bill 1030, the Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014. This legislation allows the use of low-THC cannabis, popularly known as “Charlotte’s Web,” to treat certain specified medical conditions such as epilepsy and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). This bill legalizes a very specific strain of cannabis to be cultivated…

Assistance to High Energy Cost Rural Communities

Available amount: $50,000 to $3,000,000. The purpose of this United States Department of Agriculture grant is to acquire, construct, extend, upgrade or otherwise improve energy generation, transmission or distribution facilities serving eligible communities. Nonprofit and for profit organizations, government agencies, and Indian Tribes and Tribal entities are eligible to apply. The deadline to apply is…

Hellos and Goodbyes

by Lynn Tipton, Executive Director We reported in last week’s Manager that our profession lost a true friend, Ken Hammons, city manager of Panama City.  Throughout Ken’s career he was known for his commitment to ethics, his generosity to colleagues and his warm regard for the elected officials he served.   I’m so pleased that we…

100th ICMA Conference in Charlotte

by Ken Parker, ICMA Senior Advisor The 100th ICMA Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina is less than two months away.  This is a time of celebration and reflection as well as a time to look to the future of local government management.  For the past 100 years ICMA has stood for professional local government management. …

Form of Government Campaigns

ICMA works directly with citizens’ groups that promote the adoption/retention of the council-manager form of government or the creation of positions of professional local government management during form of government challenges.  Following results of these ballot measures, ICMA publishes a From the Ballot Box article in the newsletter.  The article describes each campaign, provides election…

Alliance for Innovation Update: July 8, 2014

The Alliance for Innovation along with the City of Clearwater are happy to announce the upcoming Rebecca Ryan workshop: Manage Like a Futurist, which will be held at the Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, December 3, 2014. As Rebecca asks, “If you knew your community’s future, what would you do? You would know and anticipate…

2014 FCCMA Dinner at the ICMA Conference

FCCMA will hold its annual dinner at the ICMA Annual Conference in Charlotte at Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub, 201 East 5th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 on Monday, September 15.  Dinner is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Dinner will include salad, choice of four entrées and a choice of two desserts. Soda, tea and water are included in…

Resolutions for ICMA’s 100th Anniversary

Has your city or county issued a resolution recognizing ICMA’s 100th anniversary and the contributions of the professional local government managers with your community? Once your resolution has been signed, send a copy to mfrisby@icma.org so that ICMA can include it as a sample for other local governments. The FCCMA Board of Directors issued a…

Changes to the ICMA Credentialing Program

Reprinted from Leadership Matters, ICMA Member Edition, June 24, 2014, Volume 95, Issue 25. In June 2012 and in concert with the 10-year anniversary of the Voluntary Credentialing Program, ICMA initiated a conversation about the future of the program with credentialed managers and candidates and those not yet eligible. The purpose of the discussion with…

Michael Cernech, City Manager, Tamarac

Michael Cernech is an At-Large Director on the FCCMA Board of Directors. How long have you been a FCCMA member? I’ve been an FCCMA member since moving to Florida from Texas in 2001. Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? I joined ICMA in 1994, this will be my 20th year in…

July 2014 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. James P. Kelly, District IV, Village Manager, Village of North Palm Beach, Full Member; and John T. Young, District VII, Affiliate Member.

EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee

Mayor Bob Dixson, Chair of EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) has extended an invitation to the FCCMA members to attend the LGAC’s Protecting America’s Waters Workgroup’s meeting. The meeting will be held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Building, located at 77 Forsyth Street, SW, Atlanta, GA on July 10, 2014 from 9:00…

FLC Tech Tuesday – Using Apps to Engage Citizens

The Florida League of Cities will be hosting the fifth  “Tech Tuesday” webinar on Tuesday, July 8 at 11:00 am. Join Lily Liu, Founder of Public Stuff, as she presents how cities can better engage citizens through technology. Civic engagement no longer means long lines at government offices, city hall meetings, and bureaucratic procedures. Thanks…

Congratulations to the FLC Home Rule Heroes

Each year, the Florida League of Cities (FLC) recognizes local government officials who consistently respond to the League’s request to reach out to members of the Legislature and help give a local perspective to an issue. The League presents these individuals with the Home Town Hero Award. This year the FLC recognized Lee Feldman, Fort…

FCCMA Membership Directory

After much discussion at the FCCMA Board of Directors’ August meeting, the Board decided that FCCMA will not print a membership directory this program year. The Board felt that every year when the directory is sent to the membership it is already out of date. FCCMA offers an online directory which can be found at: …

Roger Reinke, Assistant City Manager, Naples

Roger Reinke serves as the District VI Director on the FCCMA Board of Directors. How long have you been a FCCMA member? Six years.  I became a member when I transitioned from a career in municipal law enforcement to professional city management. Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? I have been…

Conference Wrap Up

by Lynn Tipton The FCCMA Annual Conference was held May 28-31, 2014 at the Orlando Hilton. More than 200 people attended the conference.  The theme was “Building Trust and Confidence in Local Government.” Thursday’s Opening General Session began with a welcome from President Russ Blackburn followed by the presentation of colors by the Kissimmee Honor…

FCCMA President Jill Silverboard

How long have you been a FCCMA member?          21 Years Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long?      27 Years Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. BS – Political Science from Lenoir-Rhyne University and an MPA from Western Carolina University What got you interested in public service? An internship during college with…

FCCMA Member Bob Barcinski

On June 3rd at the Delray Beach City Commission Meeting, District IV Board Member George Brown presented Bob Barcinski a resolution thanking him for his service to the Association. Bob will retire June 16. Below is the resolution that was presented to him: A RESOLUTION HONORING ROBERT A. (BOB) BARCINSKI FOR HIS SERVICE TO THE…

2014 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 2014 Annual Conference at the Orlando Hilton. The Association appreciates the many years of support  and your part in making it a good experience for all of the members. Adobe • Ajax Building Corporation • AMEC • Ameresco • American Fidelity Assurance…

Years of Service to FCCMA Awards

The following people were recognized at the Awards Luncheon at the Annual Conference on Friday, May 30, 2014 for their years of service to the Association. 5 Years Jack Brown • Mark Brown • Charles T. Chapman • Alexander Diaz • Joshua Fruecht • Richard J. Hoon • Alphonso Jefferson • Carole Jones • Shington Lamy • Ryan Leavengood • Mark LeCouris • Lee Leffingwell • Cynthia Lindskoog • Joseph Lo Bello • Allyson C. Love • Mark C. Mason, CPA • Amanda Millirons • Scott Morgan • Michael Morrow • Fredrick J.…

FCCMA Presents Annual Awards at Annual Conference

The Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA) presented its awards on Friday, May 30, 2014 at a luncheon in Orlando at the Hilton Orlando.  President Russ Blackburn, city manager of Gainesville, presided over the awards.  Over 220 members were present, many of them with spouses, guests and/or city and county staff for the presentations. This…

FCCMA Program Year 2014-2015 Board of Directors

The Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA) held its annual business meeting Friday, May 30, 2014, at the Hilton Orlando, where new officers and board of director members were elected.  Even-numbered districts held elections for their director seats and two of the At-Large seats were open for self-nomination in 2014. Elections were held at…

ICMA is Celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2014

This is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the local government management procession. There are many ways for you and your local government to join the celebration. One way to get involved is to have your mayor, city council, county commissioners, or other elected officials issue a resolution recognizing ICMA’s 100th anniversary and the…

June 2014 New Members

The following membership application has 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. ABM Building Services, LLC, District VII, Contact: Rob Duncan, Facilities Solutions Consultant, Corporate Member; Cliff Li, District V, Affiliate Member; Lynne Oler, District I, City Manager,…

FCCMA Website

The Membership Directory on the FCCMA website will be unavailable Thursday 29, May at 5:00 pm through Tuesday, June 2 at 9:00 am. FCCMA is updating the database to IMIS 20.  After June 2, the FCCMA Online Membership Directory will have a new look. Starting with the new fiscal year on October 1, you will…

Richard (Dick) Kelton, FCCMA 45-Year Member

Dick Kelton will receive his 45-year pin at the annual conference as a FCCMA member. He joined FCCMA in 1969 while working as an Administrative Assistant in Hollywood. Dick has worked in various manager positions in Florida. He was assistant county manager for Volusia County from 1972-1975, county administrator for Pasco County from 1975-1978, assistant…

Obituary of Ellen S. Posivach

Ellen S. Posivach, former City Manager of Tarpon Springs, passed away on March 8, 2014, after a brief illness. Ellen served as an Assistant City Manager in both Hopewell and Richmond, Virginia; and also worked for the Virginia Municipal League and the City of Norfolk, Virginia. Ellen received numerous professional and personal awards during her…

Newsletter Articles

FCCMA wants to feature you! FCCMA members have said that they enjoy reading about other members: how the member got started in the field, what is the member’s favorite or least favorite part of his/her job, who his/her mentors were, hobbies/interests are, etc. A subcommittee was formed last year from the Communications Committee to reach…

It All Boils Down to Communications

by Lynn Tipton, Executive Director My department knows the sentence above: I repeat it at meetings, in emails, and have even said I want it put on my tombstone (but I want to be cremated, so I guess there won’t be one).    No matter how many leadership and management books I read, lectures and workshops…

FCCMA Board Member Faye Outlaw

Last night at the St. Lucie County Commission Meeting, District IV Board Member George Brown presented Faye Outlaw a resolution thanking for her service to the FCCMA Board and to the Association. Faye will retire May 14. She has served as an At-Large Director from 2012 to 2014. Below is the resolution that was presented…

Samuel (Sam) Halter – 45-Year FCCMA Member

by Kurt Bressner This year Samuel (Sam) Halter will be receiving his 45 Year Service Award as a member of FCCMA. Sam resides in Tampa with his wife Claire who has been his sweetheart for 51 years.  Sam and Clair have one son who resides in the Atlanta area. I’ve known Sam since the mid-1990’s…

2014 Newly Credentialed Managers

FCCMA congratulates its newly credentialed managers since conference last year. At this time last year Florida was behind North Carolina in the number of credentialed managers. This year we have one more credentialed manager than North Carolina and now leads the country in credentialed managers. Please congratulate: Russ Blackburn Kassandra Blissett Marlon Brown Michelle Del…

FCCMA Professional Development Committee

This is the last article in a series of articles about the FCCMA committees. Be a part of the great work that FCCMA does through its committees by signing up for a committee that interests you. This committee still needs another member. Most committee work is done via conference call. The Professional Development Committee is a…

FCCMA Ethics Webinar Series, Part 2

This is the second webinar of a two-part webinar series. All FCCMA webinars are free. The May webinar will be held May 15, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 3­­:00 pm. Patricia R. Gleason, Florida General Counsel for Open Government will cover: “Florida Local Government Ethics Part 2: A Discussion on the Florida Sunshine and Public Records…

Resume Reviews at 2014 Annual Conference

Are you curious to know if your resume has what it takes to get an interview?  Colin Baenziger, Baenziger and Associates; Renee Narlock, Bob Murray and Associates; Jim Mercer, Mercer Group; and Bob Slavin, Slavin and Associates, professional recruiters, have offered their time at conference to meet one-on-one with attendees, by appointment.  They will review…

May 2014 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. Steve Botelho, District VI, CFMO/Acting Assistant County Administrator, Sarasota County, Full Member; Bonnie Dhonau, District VII, Director of Administration, Indian Shores, Affiliate Member; Joe Griffin,…

In Memoriam of Eugene Moody

Eugene Moody, former Range Rider of FCCMA, passed away on April 8, 2014 in Vero Beach, FL. Eugene graduated from the University of Michigan in 1949 with a Masters of Public Administration. He served as city manager in Freemont, MI and Bloomington, IL. He was elected President of the Illinois City Managers Association in 1964.…

FCCMA Members-in-Transition (MIT) Committee

This is the sixth article in a series of articles about the FCCMA committees. Be a part of the great work that FCCMA does through its committees by signing up for a committee that interests you. This committee still needs another member. Most committee work is done via conference call. The FCCMA staff will contact all…

Finding Solutions at Conference

Learning isn’t limited to sessions. This year’s exhibit hall has been reworked into a smaller Good Idea Center with more new ideas and products than ever before. This year we have a lot of new companies with new ideas and products (35 of them – or 43% of the hall). Time has been set aside on…

Tangible and Intangible: The Benefits of Networking

by Lynn Tipton, Executive Director With just over five weeks until the FCCMA Annual Conference, you might have the registration information email tagged to your “to do” list.  You might be debating whether you can afford to attend (both financially and in terms of your time).  I realize that fiscal constraints are still evidenced across…

FCCMA Ethics Webinar Series

This is a two-part webinar series that will be held in April and May. All FCCMA webinars are free. The April webinar will be held April 17, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. C. Christopher Anderson, General Counsel for the Florida Commission on Ethics will cover: “Florida Local Government Ethics Part 1: Understanding the…

FCCMA Membership Committee

This is the fifth article in a series of articles about the FCCMA committees. Be a part of the great work that FCCMA does through its committees by signing up for a committee that interests you. This committee still needs another member. Most committee work is done via conference call. The Membership Committee will set goals…

FCCMA Legislative Committee

This is the fourth article in a series of articles about the FCCMA committees. Be a part of the great work that FCCMA does through its committees by signing up for a committee that interests you. This committee still needs another member. Most committee work is done via conference call. The Legislative Committee is responsible for…