“In this world you’re either growing or you’re dying, so get in motion and grow.” Lou Holtz This quote is applicable to all FCCMA members, regardless of age or position. Whether you’re 20 or 80, there is always room to grow, learn, and improve. The FCCMA Annual Conference offers the perfect opportunity to do all of…Details
The Florida League of Cities University (FLCU) and FCCMA have partnered to bring you a free online learning opportunity. May 16, 2017 2:00 PM ET It’s that time of year when city managers, finance officers and others are preparing budget requests for council/commission approval. Learn tips and innovative ideas on how to make the process…Details
ICMA announces the Keynote and Feature Speakers Sunday, October 22 Opening Session, 3–5 p.m Rabia Siddique: Courage Under Fire The Opening General Session of ICMA’s 103rd Annual Conference will feature an inspirational presentation by Rabia Siddique, a former war crimes and terrorism prosecutor, international humanitarian, retired British Army officer, hostage survivor, and mother of triplets.…Details
By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation Sparking Innovation How do you spark innovation in your organization? Try an Innovation and Technology Fair. In October, Hennepin County’s Center of Innovation and Excellence and IT departments partnered for an Innovation and Technology Fair (lovingly referred to by Mike Sable as “Innotechxpo”). The event…Details
FCCMA Member Matt Spoor presented a certificate on April 25, 2017 to the St. Pete Beach Commission recognizing the City for its 60th anniversary of operation under the commission-manager form of government. Pictured: St. Pete Beach Mayor Johnson, Safety Harbor City Manager Matt Spoor and St. Pete Beach City Manager Wayne Saunders.
How long have you been a FCCMA member? 30 years Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? 42 years Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. Political Science and MPA – University of Tennessee What got you interested in public service? My father was a journalist and political activist, seeking or holding…Details
How Marion County began living its plan to move from good to great By Brian Moree, Assistant County Administrator, Marion County Setting the standard for customer service: though the phrase itself is nearly as common as images of mountains on inspirational posters, it’s less common to find organizations truly striving to study and embody what…Details
FCCMA Member Sharon Ragoonan presented a certificate on April 4, 2017 to the Miami Shores Village Council recognizing the City for its 85th anniversary of operation under the commission-manager form of government.
Florida has encountered several incidents in recent times where local governments have needed to respond to active shooters. Knowing what to do saves lives. Join your intergovernmental colleagues for a dynamic workshop on planning for, responding to and learning from active shooter scenarios. This one-day workshop is offered in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. WHO SHOULD…Details