July 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. James P. Kelly, District IV, Village Manager, Village of North Palm Beach, Full Member; and John T. Young, District VII, Affiliate Member.

EPA’s Local Government Advisory Committee

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…

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FLC Tech Tuesday – Using Apps to Engage Citizens

The Florida League of Cities will be hosting the fifth  “Tech Tuesday” webinar on Tuesday, July 8 at 11:00 am. Join Lily Liu, Founder of Public Stuff, as she presents how cities can better engage citizens through technology. Civic engagement no longer means long lines at government offices, city hall meetings, and bureaucratic procedures. Thanks…

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Congratulations to the FLC Home Rule Heroes

Each year, the Florida League of Cities (FLC) recognizes local government officials who consistently respond to the League’s request to reach out to members of the Legislature and help give a local perspective to an issue. The League presents these individuals with the Home Town Hero Award. This year the FLC recognized Lee Feldman, Fort…

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FCCMA Membership Directory

After much discussion at the FCCMA Board of Directors’ August meeting, the Board decided that FCCMA will not print a membership directory this program year. The Board felt that every year when the directory is sent to the membership it is already out of date. FCCMA offers an online directory which can be found at: …

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CPBB 2014 “New Wave” of Local Government Annual Conference

The Center for Priority Based Budgeting (CPBB)  2014 “New Wave” of Local Government Annual Conference will be held in Denver, CO August 5-7 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel.  CPBB is offering a 10% discount registration rate for FCCMA members! The CPBB conferences are much, much more than a showcase of leading concepts of fiscal health and…

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SAVE THE DATE! FCCMA Dinner at the ICMA Conference

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…

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Roger Reinke, Assistant City Manager, Naples

Roger Reinke serves as the District VI Director on the FCCMA Board of Directors. How long have you been a FCCMA member? Six years.  I became a member when I transitioned from a career in municipal law enforcement to professional city management. Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? I have been…

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2014 Florida Ethics Conference and Attorney General’s Sunshine Summit

Save the Date to attend the 2014 Florida Ethics Conference and Attorney General’s Sunshine Summit on September 24-26, 2014 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando. Hotel accommodations are available now. The room rate is $119 per night. Call 1-(866) 996-6338. A full conference agenda and registration will be available on June 30, 2014. Presenters…

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Conference Wrap Up

by Lynn Tipton The FCCMA Annual Conference was held May 28-31, 2014 at the Orlando Hilton. More than 200 people attended the conference.  The theme was “Building Trust and Confidence in Local Government.” Thursday’s Opening General Session began with a welcome from President Russ Blackburn followed by the presentation of colors by the Kissimmee Honor…

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FCCMA President Jill Silverboard

How long have you been a FCCMA member?          21 Years Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long?      27 Years Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. BS – Political Science from Lenoir-Rhyne University and an MPA from Western Carolina University What got you interested in public service? An internship during college with…

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