2017 Years of Service to FCCMA Awards

The following people were recognized at the Awards Program at the Annual Conference on Thursday, June 1, 2017 for their years of service to the Association. 60 Years Anthony Nales 55 Years Wayne G. Sanborn Frank R. Spence 50 Years Merret R. Stierheim 45 Years Lawrence Casey 40 Years David T. Harden Richard Quigley 35…

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Program Year 2017 – 2018 Board of Directors

At the 2017 Annual Conference, the business meeting and elections resulted in the following new members on the Board of Directors: President: Jim Hanson, Town Manager, Orange Park President-Elect: Michael Cernech, City Manager, Tamarac Secretary/Treasurer: Shannon Lewis, Assistant City Manager, Melbourne Past President: Robert (Bobby) Green, City Manager, Auburndale District I Director: Michael Beedie, City Manager, Fort Walton Beach District…

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June 2017 President’s Message

It’s a great honor to serve as the FCCMA President this year.  It provides an opportunity for me to give back to many people and to a profession that have helped me so much over the years. When I started in local government almost 41 years ago, I had no clue of where it would…

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June 2017 Message from the Executive Director

We’ve just returned from an excellent annual conference. Our goal is the make the value of this educational event second to none for our members. The conference provides three-plus days of workshops, sessions and top-notch speakers, along with opportunities for peer-sharing. Hopefully, this face-to-face interaction with your association and your peers doesn’t end with the…

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Professional Management Matters: 2017 Zephyrhills Presentation

    FCCMA Member Matthew Campbell presented a certificate on June 12, 2017 to the Zephyrhills Council recognizing the City for its 40th anniversary of operation under the council-manager form of government. Pictured: Kenneth City Town Manager Matthew Campbell and Zephyrhills City Manager Steve Spina.

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Presenting Your Budget to the Public

FLCU and FCCMA have partnered to bring you a free online learning opportunity. The webinar will be held Tuesday, August 8, 2017 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. One of the toughest jobs city staff and officials face each year is making sense of the municipal budget for a variety of audiences. Fiscal hawks, community activists, local…

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Volunteer Florida Announces Second Year of Funding for CERT/Citizen Corps

In the anticipation of federal funding, Volunteer Florida is proud to announce the availability of FY 2017-2018 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)/Citizen Corps Program funding. Volunteer Florida will distribute a total of $300,000; in sub-grant awards of up to $10,000. Interested parties may apply for funding for a CERT program, a Citizen Corps program, or both.…

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Professional Management Matters: 2017 Safety Harbor Presentation

    FCCMA Member Bruce Haddock presented a certificate on June 8, 2017 to the Safety Harbor Commission recognizing the City for its 90th anniversary of operation under the commission-manager form of government. Pictured: Safety Harbor City Manager Matt Spoor, Oldsmar City Manager Bruce Haddock and Safety Harbor Mayor Joe Ayoub. Picture courtesy of Jeff…

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Professional Management Matters: 2017 Edgewater Presentation

    FCCMA Member Ken Parker presented a certificate on June 5, 2017 to the Edgewater Council recognizing the City for its 25th anniversary of operation under the council-manager form of government. Pictured: Edgewater Council, Ken Parker and Edgewater City Manager Tracey Barlow.

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2017 Records Management: Live Webinar Series

The Florida Institute of Government is offering a newly updated Records Management: Live Webinar Series to all Florida public agency records custodians, Records Management Liaison Officers (RMLO), management and staff. This six hour webinar series is scheduled in two hour increments over three consecutive Wednesdays in August, 2017. The program, conducted in partnership with the Florida Department…

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Medical Marijuana and Your City: Facts, Fiction and Moving Forward

Free FLC Research Symposium Wednesday, August 16 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Orlando World Center Marriott In 2016, Florida’s voters approved a Constitutional amendment legalizing the production, distribution and use of medical marijuana. The implementation of this amendment will require legislation, administrative rule and the development of complex processes for growers, doctors and…

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