“Water Issues and Innovations” Symposium

The Florida League of Cities’ Center for Municipal Research and Innovation will hold a symposium on Wednesday, November 14 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport (Regency DE). The title of the symposium is “Water Issues and Innovations.” Speakers will discuss: Water in Central Florida: Strategies and Initiatives at…

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November 15 Webinar

Don’t miss the webinar “Simplified Strategic Planning – What All Agencies Can Do” on November 15 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern. This will cover ICMA Practice Area 13: Strategic Planning. Over the last five years, local governments have seen reduced revenues, cuts in personnel, frozen wages, unfunded mandates, and plenty of uncertainty about expectations…

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November New Members

The following membership applications have been received.  If no current member comes forth with a reason why this applicant should not be approved as a member, they will be invoiced for dues. Cheryl S. Atkins, District II, Grants Coordinator, City of Deltona, Affiliate Member; Heather Bacus, District VI, Director of Human Resources, Charlotte County, Affiliate…

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Meet Bob LaSala – District VII Director

How long have you been a FCCMA member? 32 Years. Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? Yes, for 38 Years. Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. B.A. in History from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, N.Y. MPA Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University Graduate of the Senior…

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Executive Director October Article

Happy New Fiscal Year!  This calendar year is rapidly passing, which usually leaves me feeling a bit sad, but a new fiscal year can bring some smiles…new goals, new ideas – and a recommitment to our local governments.  Having just returned from the ICMA Conference in Phoenix, there are two items to share with you…

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FCCMA Fall Symposium Schedule

The FCCMA Professional Development Committee has planned the fall symposium, “The Challenge of Providing Services for the Next Five Years.”  You have a choice of attending the symposium on November 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Port Orange Lakeside Pavilion or on November 30 at the Sarasota Hyatt. The November 30 symposium…

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Winter Haven Onsite Training Session

Every city and county manager and department head faces daily challenges and every so often a mini crisis that tests their wits and experience. However, some local government managers, when they least expect it, are confronted with a “major crisis” that brings international attention to their agency and the manager is thrust into the middle…

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October New Members

The following membership applications have been received.  If no current member comes forth with a reason why this applicant should not be approved as a member, they will be invoiced for dues. Steven Alexander, District V, Former City Manager, Subscriber Member; John Bailey, District I, Master’s of Public Administration, Florida State University, Student Member; Jerry…

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September Member Profile

Judith (Judie) Ann Zimomra City Manager, City of Sanibel District VI Director How long have you been a FCCMA member? Since starting Florida employment in 2001; 11 years ago. Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? 30+ years. Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. BA Kent State University MPA – Finance…

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September New Members

The following membership application has been received.  If no current member comes forth with a reason why this applicant should not be approved as a member, the applicant will be invoiced for dues.  Walter Barry, District VII, Retired, Life Member; Michael Beedie, District I, City Manager, City of Fort Walton Beach, Full Member; Sheri Coven, District…

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