The qualifications of the members and the manner of their admission to membership in this corporation shall be as follows:
All persons that are employed as municipal or county administrators by local government within the boundaries of the State of Florida. Persons eligible for membership must be approved by a majority of the Board of Directors of the corporation and shall be eligible for membership in the International City Management Association unless otherwise provided in the By-Laws. Persons shall be admitted to membership in this corporation upon furnishing due proof, satisfactory to the Board of Directors, that they have the qualifications hereinbefore set forth or hereafter made by the Board of Directors.
As an organization that adheres to the ICMA Code of Ethics, FCCMA requires members to be educated on the Professional Management Ethical Tenets. To be eligible to join FCCMA, you must demonstrate your knowledge as it relates to these tenets. FCCMA has created this ethics course to help prospective members become more proficient when dealing with ethical issues. All FCCMA member applicants must complete the FCCMA Ethics Course prior to applying for membership. The FCCMA Ethics course requires about 30 minutes to complete and must be finished once started; there is no provision for stopping and starting. The course is for both potential FCCMA members and current members. Once completed, FCCMA will issue you an Ethics Course Certification. For questions contact 850.222.9684.
Membership in the Florida City and County Management Association is open to all who are employed as municipal or county administrators by local governments within the state. In accordance with policy, notice of each pending application is published one time in the Association’s newsletter, The Manager. If no current member objects to the requested membership within thirty days of publication, an applicant for membership is reviewed for acceptance by the Association’s board of directors to ensure that every prospective member meets the professional qualifications set forth in the Association’s By-laws.
All individuals who are accepted for membership into FCCMA are bound by, and must agree to abide by, the Code of Ethics of the International City/County Management Association. As of June 1, 2008 applicants are required to take the Ethics Course on-line. It takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.
Full Member Dues: $3.00 per $1,000 of base salary or $200, whichever is greater
Affiliate Member Dues: $150 per year
Corporate Member Dues: $250 per year
Life Member Dues: $25 per year
Student Member Dues: $10 per year
Subscriber Member Dues: $25 per year
At present, there are 530 members enrolled among six categories of membership. For more information on becoming a member, please contact the Association offices in Tallahassee at (850) 222-9684.