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,…

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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…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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