In Memoriam of FCCMA Member Robert Adolphe

Robert Adolphe, Deputy County Administrator of St. Lucie County, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017. He has been a member since June 2015. “He was a good guy and a good public servant,” said County Administrator Howard Tipton.

Adolphe is survived by his wife Betsy and their four children.

Funeral arrangements are pending.



March 2017 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. Raleigh Barnes, District VII, Masters of Public Administration, University of South Florida, Student Member; Elizabeth Cardenas, District VII, Special Projects Manager, Hillsborough County, Affiliate Member; Peter…


February 2017 Message from the Executive Director

The FCCMA Nominating Committee met last Friday to interview candidates for Secretary-Treasurer and At-Large Director.  Nine candidates, two for Secretary-Treasurer and seven for two At-Large positions, were interviewed throughout the day.  I was blown away by the quality of the candidates interviewed and know that FCCMA will be in good hands in the future.  Here…


Experience Global Impact. Host a YSEALI Fellow this Spring!

ICMA is calling on local governments to host Young Southeast Asia Leadership Initiative (YSEALI) Professional Fellows, a program funded by the U.S. Department of State, April 29 – May 27. The program brings participants from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam to the U.S. for a four-week fellowship. The…


Florida Association of Counties: 2017 Ethics, Public Records and Sunshine Laws Workshop

During the 2013 Legislative Session, the Florida legislature passed new ethics legislation requiring Commissioners and other Constitutional Officers take four hours of Ethics programming each calendar year.  This workshop is open to Commissioners, County Staff and all other Constitutional Officers.  Participants who complete this workshop in its entirety will receive 6 core credits toward the CCC…


FLC University Summit Series: Safe Cities, Safe Florida

“Your City at Risk: Be Prepared” Crestview – March 3 • Altamonte Springs – March 24 • St. Pete Beach – March 31 DESCRIPTION: Accidents. Disasters. Response. Every hour of every day, Florida’s municipalities deliver a wide variety of services smoothly and efficiently. However, we know from media reports that all too often, accidents and disasters do occur .…


2017 ICMA Annual Conference

The 2017 ICMA Annual Conference will be heldOctober 22-25, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. The preliminary program will be provided in the July issue of PM magazine. Dozens of concurrent educational sessions in 6 theme tracks and 4 career tracks developed by the 2017 Conference Planning Committee: Contemporary Local Law Enforcement Diversity, Inclusivity, and Social…


Amy Davis, Finance Director, City of Treasure Island

  How long have you been an FCCMA member? Since 2007 Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? Yes, since 2006 Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. Bachelor of Science in Economics, Ashland University, Ohio Masters of Public Administration, University of Central Florida What got you interested in public service? I…


Overhauling the City of Treasure Island’s Parking System

By Amy Davis, Finance Director, City of Treasure Island The City of Treasure Island is a barrier island within Pinellas County on the west coast of Florida. The current population is 6,800 that nearly doubles during the tourist season. Treasure Island was mostly developed in the 1950’s and has been a popular tourist destination, but…