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…

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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.…

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2014 Florida Rural Economic Development Summit

The 2014 Florida Rural Economic Development Summit will be held November 5-7, 2014 at The Renaissance Resort at World Golf Village in St. Augustine. For a full conference brochure/agenda, Click Here or to register online, Click Here.

The hotel room rate is $115 per night. Call (904) 940-8582 for reservations. The cut-off date is October 13, 2014.

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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