Congratulations to Richard Lemack

Richard Lemack has been chosen the by the American City and County magazine as its 2014 Municipal Leader of the Year. Mr. Lemack has been the Davie Town Administrator since 2011 and an FCCMA member since 2013. FCCMA congratulates him for a job well done.

December 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. Sharon Anselmo, District III, Assistant City Manager, City of Maitland, Full Member; Charles Dodge, District V, City Manager, City of Pembroke Pines, Full Member; Hailey Glynn,…

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Manage Like a Futurist

Day-Long Interactive, Dynamic Workshop Wednesday, December 3, 8:30am – 3:00pm Sponsored by the Alliance for Innovation Presented by Alliance’s Resident Futurist, Rebecca Ryan Ruth Eckerd Hall; Margarete Heye Great Room 1111 North McMullen Booth Road Clearwater, FL 33759 If you knew your community’s future, what would you do? You would know and anticipate challenges, maximize opportunities,…

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Showcase Your Community through ICMA Video

By Kelly Shoemaker, Deputy County Administrator, Charlotte County Government Charlotte County had a unique opportunity this year through ICMA. We were called upon to “Showcase Our Community” through a video that was professionally produced to be viewed at ICMA’s Annual Conference. We specifically titled our video as a bounce back-story. Our preparation for the success story video…

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Bridging the Gap and It Takes 4 to Tango

By Sally Sherman, Deputy County Administrator Flagler County, District II Director On October 31st, Flagler County held its District II training. The sections on Bridging the Gap and It Takes 4 to Tango were very beneficial and filled with practical tips using a very interactive approach.  The training was attended by 105 local government professionals. …

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“Financial Forecasting Post Recession: Critical Revenue and Fund Balance Considerations for Local Governments”

The Florida City and County Management Association will hold an onsite training session on December 5, 2014 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Osceola Heritage Park, UF/FAS Osceola County Extension Services, Conference Room #162, 1921 Kissimmee Valley Lane in Kissimmee. This session is entitled: “Financial Forecasting Post Recession: Critical Revenue and Fund Balance…

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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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