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…Details
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.
There is still time to register for the Florida Benchmarking Consortium Conference which will be held October 16 and 17 at the Marion County Extension Auditorium. The cost is $125 for members, $175 for non-members and $50 for students. The theme for this year’s conference is “Measuring for Success.” This will be a great opportunity…Details
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…Details
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.…Details
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.
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…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. 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…Details