More Resume Review Appointments Available

Bob Slavin from Slavin Management Consulants has offered to meet one-on-one with attendees by appointment. He will review your resume and offer helpful ways you may improve it based on what councils are requiring in this day and time. He will have appointment hours Friday, May 24 from 9:00 am – 5:00 p.m. To request…

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Financial Planning Appointments at Conference

It’s never too early to start planning your retirement. Every year FCCMA invites professional financial planners from ICMA-RC to offer personal financial review and planning appointments. You don’t have to be a member of ICMA-RC to participate. ICMA-RC offers this review and planning to all FCCMA members. Chris Ervin and Hortensia Perez have appointments available…

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Advance Leadership Assessment

Strategic Government Resources, a local government research firm, is offering FCCMA members and their organizations an opportunity to access a personalized Advanced Leadership Assessment at no cost and no strings attached. To take the assessment, go to gov.iopt.com  and complete the assessment.  It will take less than five minutes and the results will be among the…

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CityStats 2013

The FLC Center for Municipal Research and Innovation is currently collecting the 2013 CityStats Survey. Every municipality’s participation is vital to producing accurate data. Without updated information from every city and town in Florida, the League is unable to provide helpful resources and research to elected officials and city staff throughout the year. If your…

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Resume Review and Financial Appointments at the FCCMA Conference

Resume Review: Are you curious to know if your resume has what it takes to get an interview?  Colin Baenziger, Baenziger and Associates; Renee Narlock, Bob Murray and Associates; and Jim Mercer, Mercer Group, professional recruiters, have offered their time at conference to meet one-on-one with attendees, by appointment.  They will review your resume and…

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FCCMA Committees

Do you want to become more involved and be part of the decision-making? Then sign up today and be a part of a FCCMA committee. The committee descriptions and sign-up forms are located on the website. Go to: http://fccma.org/member-committees/ for a list of the Program Year 2013/2014 committees. To view the committee tasks and to…

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A Salute to the Center

The Center for Florida Local Government Excellence will present A Salute to the Center, hosted by FCCMA, at the Annual Conference on May 22 from 7:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Hilton Orlando. Come out and support your center by attending the “Poor Man’s Supper.” All money raised will go to support the Center’s…

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Register Today for the Annual Conference

If you are attending the conference and are planning to stay at the conference hotel, you need to register for the conference now. Paid registration is required to receive your housing information. The hotel cut-off date is April 26. The early registration cutoff date is May 6. You can still register onsite but the registration…

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ICMA Scholarship for Women

As part of its ongoing commitment to attracting women into the field of local government management and helping develop those women who already work in the field, ICMA is offering scholarships to women to attend the ICMA 99th Annual Conference. Applications are being accepted through Monday, May 20th.   Full information on ICMA’s conference assistance scholarship program may…

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Executive Director’s Column: Putting the Fun in Fundamentals

I recently met with a local government intern (which school isn’t important, just please know that it isn’t someone seeking a public administration degree) who had several good questions about cities and counties across the U.S. and in Florida.  After the first two questions I’d backed up so many times to explain what I had…

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Redevelopment Academy

The Florida Redevelopment Agency is proud to offer the Redevelopment Academy, a certification program designed to promote a prerequisite level of knowledge and professionalism in the field of redevelopment. Click on the link below for application and registration information. The courses are open to anyone interested in learning more about redevelopment practice in Florida. Depending…

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