Alternative Delivery of Utility Services & Financing Webinar

Local governments are constantly evaluating service delivery at every level. With the great recession of the 21st century, there is an expectation that city and county managers will ensure constant review of best practices in all departments with the goal of “improving what doesn’t appear broke”. Historically, enterprise fund operations have received less scrutiny due…

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Jim McCroskey, City Manager, Holly Hill

How long have you been a FCCMA member? 3 years Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? 10 years Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. Masters in City Planning and BS in Urban Geography What got you interested in public service? A scholarship to University of Mississippi What is your current…

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October 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. Tim Bennett, District II, City Manager, City of Madison, Full Member; Jhanelle Campbell, District V, Master’s of Public Administration, Florida International University, Student Member; Fred…

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In Memoriam of John Lynch

FCCMA member John Lynch passed away Thursday, September 12, 2013 following an extended battle with cancer. He joined FCCMA when he returned to Florida as the city manager of Lady Lake. He left Lady Lake in the mid-1990s to become town manager of Indiatlantic. In September 1998 he became the city manager of Lynn Haven…

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Michael Staffopoulos, Assistant City Manager, Largo

How long have you been a FCCMA member? 6 Years Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? 6 Years Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. Undergraduate degree – Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering What got you interested in public service? Performing engineering work for public sector clients and dealing with…

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Ethics and the New World Order

The Palm Beach State College (PBSC) Center for Applied Ethics invites you to attend “Ethics and the New World Order: Culture, Compliance and the Bottom Line” on October 15, 2013 from 8:30 am – 10:30 am. Keith Darcy, Executive Director of Ethics and Compliance Officer Association and Chairman of the Better Business Bureau Foundation Board,…

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Onsite Training Sessions

FCCMA, in conjunction with the Center for Florida Local Government Excellence, will hold four onsite training sessions this fall. The first onsite training session will be held in Chattahoochee on October 11 from 10:00 am – 1:30 pm, Eastern. The topic is: “Economic Opportunities in N.W. Florida.” The second onsite training session will be held…

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High-Performance Organizations (HPO) Strategies Seminar

The ICMA Center for Management Strategies is sponsoring a program in Clearwater, Florida on October 7-9.  It is a three-day High-Performance Organizations (HPO) strategies seminar and it is a good opportunity for anyone who has attended SEI/LEAD to get a refresher or for folks who have had the training at SEI/LEAD and want to have…

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Charles Chapman, County Administrator, Hendry County

How long have you been a FCCMA member? Two years Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? Yes, four months Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education.  M.S. and B.S. of Education from The Florida State University. What got you interested in public service?  Dr. Cheryl Beeler, FSU Recreation and Leisure Service…

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Scott Morgan, City Manager, West Melbourne

How long have you been a FCCMA member? 4 years Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? Yes, 16 years Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. Bachelors of Science, Political Science University of California – Irvine Masters of Administration University of California – Irvine What is your current occupation? City Manager…

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Upcoming Trainings

Records Management: Online Training Series held by the Florida Institute of Government will be held on the following dates from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. September 24 – The Basics of Records Management, October 1 – Disaster Preparedness and Vital Records, and October 8 – Electronic Records Management. For more information, contact the Florida Institute of Government at (850) 487-1870…

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