by Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation Peter Kageyama is an Alliance Senior Fellow and author of Love Where You Live. In his article this month, he states, “Activate is an interesting word. It is not the same as “start”, “launch” or even “begin”. All of the latter words imply a more…Details
The Florida League of Cities University is proud to announce FREE new Summit Course offerings in your area that address: Tools for Economic Development in Florida Cities and Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Basics and Beyond Visit http://www.floridaleagueofcities.com/News.aspx?CNID=9537 to see the dates and locations, coming to a city near you this spring and early summer! For further information, please…Details
Henry (Woody) Wood passed away in early January 2015. He was the husband of FCCMA member Susan Boyer. Susan has served as Manager in several Florida cities. She currently serves as the Executive Director for the Florida Benchmarking Consortium. FCCMA recently learned of Woody’s passing and would like to extend its deepest sympathies. If you would like to…Details
FCCMA will hold an onsite training session on “CCNA and the Legal Requirements for Purchasing Services in Florida.” The session will be held at the St. Petersburg Water Resource Building on March 27 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. This session will cover ICMA Practice Area 5: Performance Measurement/Management and Quality Assurance. The cost to…Details
All FCCMA managers, deputies and assistants will soon receive an important survey. It was approved by the FCCMA board of directors and the results will be shared with us, and with members of the Florida Local Government Coalition. We have partnered with the University of South Florida, School of Public Administration for the survey. Given…Details
A webinar will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The topic discussed will be “So You Want to be a City/County Manager?.” This is a condensed version of the full-day “So You Want to Be a City/County Manager?” that FCCMA offers each year as part of its annual…Details
Renee Lewis, Director Client Services, Career Partners International, Florida Caribbean, along with Jim Taylor, will provide one-on-one reviews of members’ LinkedIn profiles from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29.
If you are interested in signing up for a review, please contact Lynn Lovallo at (850) 701-3635 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
by Lynn Tipton, FCCMA Executive Director When I think back to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, I’m so heartened by the many FCCMA members who volunteered to go and help…not just New Orleans, but also the small towns in Alabama and Mississippi. You brought back amazing stories and helped us realize that our disaster recovery…Details
The Participation Company in partnership with ICMA will hold a two-day workshop entitled “Leading Communities.” It will be held May 5 & 6, 2015 at the Hilton Orlando Altamonte Springs, 350 South Northlake Boulevard, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701. The registration fees are $395 which include a light breakfast and lunch each day. One student scholarship…Details
by Ken Parker, ICMA State Liaison On March 2, ICMA members received an email related to the proposed changes to ICMA Code of Ethics Tenet 12. For the past year, the ICMA Committee on Professional Conduct (CPC) has been reviewing Tenet 12. Members were asked their opinion on Tenet 12 in face to face discussions…Details
Accomplish your four-hours’ required ethics training in one workshop! On Wednesday, May 27 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, a free pre-conference interactive session has been developed that will fulfill the ethics requirement. This session has been divided into segments that will address a review of the Code of Ethics, a true-to-life presentation on how managers (and…Details
Dot Inman-Johnson, city manager of Midway, is the speaker for the Inspirational Breakfast which will be held at the annual conference on Friday, May 29 from 7:45 am – 8:45 am. Dot’s inspiring story of how her own life experiences created the template for a successful and varied career as an educator, elected leader, multi-county…Details