by Ken Parker, ICMA Senior Advisor The 100th ICMA Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina is less than two months away. This is a time of celebration and reflection as well as a time to look to the future of local government management. For the past 100 years ICMA has stood for professional local government management. …Details
ICMA works directly with citizens’ groups that promote the adoption/retention of the council-manager form of government or the creation of positions of professional local government management during form of government challenges. Following results of these ballot measures, ICMA publishes a From the Ballot Box article in the newsletter. The article describes each campaign, provides election…Details
During the 2014 Legislative Session, the Florida Legislature passed and the Governor signed into law HB 7175, a transportation bill. HB 7175 provides that on or before August 31, 2014, each municipality and county that receives revenue from any parking meters or other parking time-limit devices that regulate designated parking spaces located within or along…Details
The Alliance for Innovation along with the City of Clearwater are happy to announce the upcoming Rebecca Ryan workshop: Manage Like a Futurist, which will be held at the Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, December 3, 2014. As Rebecca asks, “If you knew your community’s future, what would you do? You would know and anticipate…Details
FCCMA Past President Ken Hammons passed away yesterday surrounded by his family. Ken served as FCCMA President in Program Year 2004-2005.
Funeral Arrangements will be announced at a later date by Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Go to www.newsherald.com for further details.
FCCMA will hold its annual dinner at the ICMA Annual Conference in Charlotte at Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub, 201 East 5th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 on Monday, September 15. Dinner is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Dinner will include salad, choice of four entrées and a choice of two desserts. Soda, tea and water are included in…Details
Has your city or county issued a resolution recognizing ICMA’s 100th anniversary and the contributions of the professional local government managers with your community? Once your resolution has been signed, send a copy to email@example.com so that ICMA can include it as a sample for other local governments. The FCCMA Board of Directors issued a…Details
Reprinted from Leadership Matters, ICMA Member Edition, June 24, 2014, Volume 95, Issue 25. In June 2012 and in concert with the 10-year anniversary of the Voluntary Credentialing Program, ICMA initiated a conversation about the future of the program with credentialed managers and candidates and those not yet eligible. The purpose of the discussion with…Details
Michael Cernech is an At-Large Director on the FCCMA Board of Directors. How long have you been a FCCMA member? I’ve been an FCCMA member since moving to Florida from Texas in 2001. Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? I joined ICMA in 1994, this will be my 20th year in…Details
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. James P. Kelly, District IV, Village Manager, Village of North Palm Beach, Full Member; and John T. Young, District VII, Affiliate Member.
Mayor Bob Dixson, Chair of EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC) has extended an invitation to the FCCMA members to attend the LGAC’s Protecting America’s Waters Workgroup’s meeting. The meeting will be held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Building, located at 77 Forsyth Street, SW, Atlanta, GA on July 10, 2014 from 9:00…Details