Ethics: Today’s Challenges for Local Government Officials

FCCMA will hold an onsite training session in Palm Beach Gardens on February 27, 2015 from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm. This session is entitled “Ethics: Today’s Challenges for Local Government Officials.” It will be held at the Palm Beach Gardens EEOC Training Facility, 10500 N. Military Trail. FCCMA is pleased to have ICMA’s Director…

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FCCMA Webinar: “Action Planning for Managing Local Government Projects”

A webinar will be held on Thursday, December 4 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The topic discussed will be “Action Planning for Managing Local Government Projects.” Local governments in Florida routinely adopt plans to redevelop areas, fulfill grant requirements, complete yearly capital projects and manage other large and small scale initiatives to serve their…

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Public Management Matters

by Lynn Tipton, Executive Director Most members are familiar with the “Public Management Matters” campaign FCCMA undertook in 2013.  Similar to ICMA’s “Life, Well Run” we are focusing on the important difference professional management makes within Florida’s cities and counties.  President Jill Silverboard appointed a task force, chaired by Jim Hanson that is working on…

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3rd Annual Fall Research Symposium

Prior to the League’s Legislative Conference, the FLC Center for Municipal Research and Innovation invites you to participate in the free 3rd Annual Fall Research Symposium Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport Hotel   8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.…

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FCCMA Fall Symposium in Lakeland

FCCMA will hold its fall symposium in Lakeland on November 20. The theme this year is “Stay in the Game: Developing Your Roster into an All-Star Team.” It will be held from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm. The cost is $75 for members/non-members and $25 for students, which includes lunch. Click here  to register and for more information.

Onsite Training Session on Technology

There will be two opportunities to attend the Onsite Training Session, “Technology for Florida’s Local Governments: Who, What, Why, How and When?” The first session will be held on November 14, 2014 from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm at the Jaco Pastorius Community Center, 1098 NE 40th Court in Oakland Park. The second training will…

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November 2014 New Members

The following membership application has been received. If no current member comes forth with a reason why this applicant should not be approved as a member, he will be invoiced for dues. Adeniyi Aderibigbe, District I, Masters of Public Administration, Nova Southeastern University, Student Member; Adrienne Burke, District II, Director, Community Development, City of Fernandina Beach,…

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2014 FCCMA Fall Symposium in Lake City

Planning to attend the FCCMA Symposium in Lake City? This is your last chance to register. Due to low registration numbers if FCCMA does not receive any more registrations before Friday, this Symposium may be canceled. Stay in the Game: Developing Your Roster into an All-Star Team is the focus of the 2014 Symposium. The…

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Got Ethics?

As an example of good governance beginning October 1, all FCCMA members will be required to complete four hours of ethics training to maintain his/her membership with FCCMA. All members except Corporate (business) members are required to complete the training. If you are a FCCMA life member and are not working in the field as…

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In Memoriam of Alan Thelen

Alan Thelen, a former manager of Lake County passed away October 1. He served as manager of in several cities and counties including Titusville from 1967-1969 and manager of Lake County from 1989-1991. He was a FCCMA member while Lake County manager.