RUN, HIDE, FIGHT, Surviving an Active Shooter Event

In the wake of the shooting that took place last week at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, Norton Bonaparte shared with his employees the link to a video called “RUN. HIDE. FIGHT. Surviving an Active Shooter Event”.  The video is about six (6) minutes long and was produced as a means to assist employees to prepare…

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ICMA’s Life Well Run Campaign

Life, Well Run is a campaign to raise awareness of and appreciation for the value professional local government managers bring to building communities we’re proud to call home. Professional managers are key to making local government services more effective, ethical, and efficient in 27 percent of counties across America, and in more than 59 percent…

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January 17 Webinar

Don’t miss the webinar “Legislative Update – Preparing for the Next Legislative Session” on January 17 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern. Representatives from the Florida League of Cities and the Florida Association of Counties will report on what to expect in the 2013 legislative session and what you can do to help. Click…

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January 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. Terry E. Goswick Jr., District VII, Master’s of Public Administration, University of South Florida, Student Member; Lisa Hendrickson, District VII, Assistant Human Resources Administrator, Affiliate…

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FCCMA Awards Program

The Florida City and County Management Association is pleased to announce the 2013 Awards Program. All awards will be selected by the FCCMA Awards Committee and will be presented at the annual conference in May. For a brochure and application form, go to http://fccma.org/fccma-awards/. The application deadline is 5:00 p.m., February 25, 2013. For more…

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FCCMA Conference Scholarship In Memory of Raymond C. Sittig

The FCCMA is pleased to announce a new scholarship beginning in 2013 in honor of Raymond C. Sittig, long-time executive director of the Florida League of Cities and champion of Home Rule powers.  Mr. Sittig began his career in city management and was always supportive of the Association; in fact, Ray agreed to be the…

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Happy Holidays to all FCCMA members!

As December brings this year to a close, it is a good time to pause and reflect on some of the Association’s biggest moments of the year.  I think the defeat of Amendment #4 tops the “most thankful” list for me, followed closely by an end to the election season overall!  Seeing that Florida’s voters…

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2012 ASPA Suncoast Public Service Awards

Picot B. Floyd Public Service Leadership Treasure Island City Manager Reid Silverboard received the 2012 Picot B. Floyd Public Service Leadership Award. Reid has 30 plus years of public service with the past five years as City Manager of Treasure Island. His nominators spoke highly of him: “ . . . he has the ability…

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Canvassing for Nominations for the FCCMA Board of Directors

Canvassing has begun in order to fill positions on the Board of Directors.  Letters were sent to eligible full members on November 27. There is one at-large director position and the secretary/treasurer position opening in May.   All nominations must be self-nominations.  To nominate oneself, a letter expressing interest should be sent to the Nominating Committee,…

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Managing Counties Across the Country

The National Association of County Administrators (NACA) encourages professional development for county administrators and provides information and resources to its members to improve the management of county government. The members of NACA are county administrators from counties across the country, and many are members of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) or the National Association…

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FCCMA DUES NOTICES

The second dues notices have been sent. If you have not received your dues notice, please call Carol Russell at (850) 222-9684 or email her at crussell@flcities.com for another copy. All dues must be paid by February 1, 2013 to keep your membership current. Any members whose dues are not paid by February 1 will…

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