June 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. Joseph A. Baird, District IV, Life Member; Desiree Casanova, District V, Masters of Public Administration, Nova Southeastern University, Student Member; Diana Gallego, District III, Masters of…

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ICMA 103rd Annual Conference

ICMA 103rd Annual Conference October 22-25, 2017 Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center San Antonio/Bexar County, Texas Housing and registration open online at 12 noon EDT on Wednesday, June 28. Preliminary program materials will be published in the July issue of PM magazine.  Detailed information will be available on the conference website, icma.org/conference. Registration fees  (Includes…

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Governor Signs Public Records/Attorneys Fees

On May 23, 2017, Governor Scott signed a bill relating to public records/attorney fees. To implement various protections under the new law, immediate action is required by your city (primarily posting the contact information for the city’s custodian of public records, which is a defined term under Chapter 119, Florida Statutes). The memo includes a…

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May 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. David R. Allen, Masters of Public Administration, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Student Member; Daniel Biles, District VII, County Administrator, Pasco County, Full Member; Edward…

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April 2017 Message from the Executive Director

“In this world you’re either growing or you’re dying, so get in motion and grow.”  Lou Holtz This quote is applicable to all FCCMA members, regardless of age or position.  Whether you’re 20 or 80, there is always room to grow, learn, and improve.  The FCCMA Annual Conference offers the perfect opportunity to do all of…

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FLCU Webinar: Presenting Budget Requests – Innovate Ideas That Work

The Florida League of Cities University (FLCU) and FCCMA have partnered to bring you a free online learning opportunity. May 16, 2017 2:00 PM ET It’s that time of year when city managers, finance officers and others are preparing budget requests for council/commission approval. Learn tips and innovative ideas on how to make the process…

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Keynote and Featured Speakers at the 2017 ICMA Annual Conference

ICMA announces the Keynote and Feature Speakers Sunday, October 22 Opening Session, 3–5 p.m Rabia Siddique: Courage Under Fire The Opening General Session of ICMA’s 103rd Annual Conference will feature an inspirational presentation by Rabia Siddique, a former war crimes and terrorism prosecutor, international humanitarian, retired British Army officer, hostage survivor, and mother of triplets.…

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April 2017 Innovation Edge

By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation Sparking Innovation How do you spark innovation in your organization? Try an Innovation and Technology Fair. In October, Hennepin County’s Center of Innovation and Excellence and IT departments partnered for an Innovation and Technology Fair (lovingly referred to by Mike Sable as “Innotechxpo”). The event…

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Professional Management Matters: 2017 St. Pete Beach Presentation

 

 

 

FCCMA Member Matt Spoor presented a certificate on April 25, 2017 to the St. Pete Beach Commission recognizing the City for its 60th anniversary of operation under the commission-manager form of government. Pictured: St. Pete Beach Mayor Johnson, Safety Harbor City Manager Matt Spoor and St. Pete Beach City Manager Wayne Saunders.

JOSEPH YARBROUGH, CITY MANAGER, SOUTH DAYTONA

How long have you been a FCCMA member? 30 years  Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? 42 years Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. Political Science and MPA – University of Tennessee What got you interested in public service? My father was a journalist and political activist, seeking or holding…

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