FCCMA Winter Institute

Over 90 FCCMA members and sponsors participated in the FCCMA 2013 Winter Institute. Felicia Logan, ICMA Director of Leadership Development facilitated the day-and-a-half event. She closed Friday’s session by bringing the conversations full circle and guided attendees in developing a personal action plan of “take aways.” The picture is from the coaching session on Friday.…


Florida Benchmarking Consortium

The Florida Benchmarking Consortium’s Annual Spring Conference will be held April 25-26, 2013 at the City of Winter Park Community Center. The theme for this year’s conference is “Engaging Internal and External Customers Through Metrics.” This conference will take a look at creating buy-in for internal customer and soliciting advocates for your programs and services…


Park Named for Mike Crotty

On February 1, the City of Satellite Beach dedicated an oceanfront park which is named after Mike Crotty. Mike Crotty served as Satellite Beach city manager for over 25 years.  Mike has been an FCCMA member since 1985.

Congratulations Mike!

Last Chance to Apply for the B. Harold Farmer Scholarship

The B. Harold Farmer Scholarship was initiated in 1992 in honor and memory of B. Harold Farmer, who served as a mentor for many Florida city and county managers. Mr. Farmer worked in municipal government as a city manager for about 25 years and helped establish the Florida Innovations Group. This scholarship honors Mr. Farmer’s…


ICMA Southeast Regional Summit

Make Your Plans to Attend the ICMA Southeast Regional Summit The ICMA Southeast Regional Summit is designed to bring together ICMA members, state association members and leaders, and other local government professionals, for professional development and information sharing. Individuals from all eleven states in the region are encouraged to attend.    This year’s theme, ICMA: GREAT…


Deadline to Apply for Sittig Scholarship is Monday, February 4

The deadline to apply for the Raymond C. Sittig conference scholarship is Monday, February 4. This new scholarship is open to all FCCMA members. The scholarship recipient will receive a complimentary conference registration and a complimentary sleeping room at the conference hotel for the length of this event. To apply for this scholarship, please go…


Melbourne Onsite Training Session

Join FCCMA on February 27, 2013 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Pineda Landing Park’s POW/MIA Community Center, 5995 N. US Highway 1/Rockledge Boulevard in Melbourne for an onsite training session on Strategic Planning. Lyle Sumek and Associates, Inc. is a consulting organization that specializes in team building, strategic planning, and goal setting…


“Pension Tension—Specifics on How to Address the Pension Challenge”

On February 21, 2013, from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, join the Florida City and County Management Association for an informational webinar on the critical challenge of local government pension reform. In this session, local government leaders from the cities of Palm Beach, Naples and Largo will discuss their own pension reform experiences.  Attendees will…


ICMA Credentialing Board Recognizes Two FCCMA Members

Each year, the Credentialing Advisory Board keeps a list of exceptional annual reports so that they can recognize a small group of members in the ICMA e-newsletter, Leadership Matters. This year, two FCCMA members are two of the eleven ICMA Credentialed Managers who are being recognized in the article (out of nearly 1,300). Betty Baker,…