JULY 2017 INNOVATION EDGE

By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation It’s Time to Put Your Organization’s Innovations on Paper And, submit a Case Study application for the TLG 2018 Conference, which will be held in Tacoma, Washington, April 3-6. Alliance members are a community that grows stronger by sharing stories and successes. Let us hear…

PMM: Town of Dundee 25th Anniversary

FCCMA Member Ken Fields presented a certificate on June 27, 2017 to the Dundee Commission recognizing the Town for its 25th anniversary of operation under the commission-manager form of government. Pictured: Lake Wales City Manager Ken Fields and Dundee Interim Town Manager Deena Ware.

PMM Committee Request: Information About Internships

The Public Management Matters (PMM) committee needs your help.  We are researching internship opportunities throughout the state; which we can compile and communicate to the “next generation” through our local student chapters. Our goal is to bring talent to Florida and stimulate interest in the affairs of City/ County Management. Tell us about your internship…

Norman W. Hickey Obituary

  Norman W. Hickey, 89, passed away on Wednesday, July 19th 2017. Mr. Hickey was a previously a President of the ICCMA and served as city manager in Daytona Beach, FL, Titusville, FL, and St. Petersburg, FL, he also served as a County Administrator for Hillsborough County, FL. He is survived by his wife of…

July 2017 President’s Message

Most of us have been busy in recent weeks putting together our budgets and reviewing them with our elected officials. The FCCMA has the same October 1 budget year. Our committees have been active and many have provided budget recommendations. A draft FCCMA budget has been reviewed by the Executive Committee and will be presented…

My Crystal Ball Reveals… Change is Inevitable 

by Gina Peebles, CPRP, Assistant County Manager for Community and Administrative Services, Alachua County If you are a long-time resident of your community, you may reminisce about how things used to be in the “good ol’ days.”  I remember seeing a photograph published in our local newspaper of a major intersection from 50 years prior…

ICMA Webinar: “Effective Communication of Complex Issues to the Public”

“Effective Communication of Complex Issues to the Public” — ICMA Coaching Program webinar

9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time, Thursday, September 7, 2017.

Register now for this no-charge webinar.

Topics:
What’s working to communicate complex issues effectively?
How do you choose the right approach for the topic?
What are helpful examples of concrete applications and do’s and don’ts?

Damaged Pipeline: What should you do?

Media Contact: (386) 575-2050 Wendy.schaefer@sunshine811.com LOCAL, FEDERAL LAW REQUIRES CALL TO 911 WHEN PIPELINE DAMAGED Sunshine 811 provides tools to reduce likelihood of damages and max federal fines up to $2 million DEBARY, FL, (June 21, 2017) – Effective July 1, 2017, Florida excavators will be required to call 911 to report any contact with…

Our Changing Workforce and Emergency Management Plans 

Our Changing Workforce and Emergency Management Plans  By: Wanda Kimsey, Student St. Petersburg College, Public Policy and Administration Program wanda.kimsey@gmail.com July 2017 As city and county managers you are very familiar with the ever changing dynamics in the public sector workforce.  Communication and collaboration between agencies is extremely valuable, as is the sharing of institutional knowledge among the leaders…

PANAMA CITY – Director Human Resources & Risk Management

Salary Range:  $79,430.17 – $127,088.28.  Closing Date:  Open Until Filled.  Directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination, evaluation of the Human Resources functions, and directly responsible to administer the City’s risk management, safety, worker’s compensation, and employee pay, performance evaluation, and benefits program. See the complete job description and apply on-line at www.pcgov.org.

ALACHUA COUNTY – Human Resources Coordinator

$23,749.54 – $36,892.44 Annually Closing Date: 7/21/17 Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or related field and two years of progressively responsible professional human resource experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Successful completion of criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience…

ALACHUA COUNTY – Senior Planner

$55,458.62 – $88,841.38 Annually Closing Date: 7/21/17 Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in urban planning, geography, public administration, architecture, civil engineering, environmental science, or related field, and one year professional planning experience; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Positions assigned to the Department of Environmental Protection require the possession of a valid State of Florida driver’s license.…

ROSWELL, GA – City Administrator

The City of Roswell, located 20 miles from Downtown Atlanta, is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of City Administrator. Roswell is the eighth largest city in Georgia with a population of more than 88,000; median household income of $87,080; median home value of $199,430.  Its natural beauty, innovative local businesses, ranking as safest…

July 2017 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, he/she will be invoiced for dues. Greg Chavarria, District V, Assistant City Manager, City of Hallandale Beach, Full Member; Jeremy Earle, District V, Assistant City Manager, City of Hallandale Beach,…

GAINESVILLE – City Arborist

Closing Date/Time Sun. 07/16/17 11:59 PM Eastern Time Salary $24.30 – $36.30 Hourly $50,554.00 – $75,503.00 Annually Job Type Full-Time Regular Location Gainesville, Florida Department Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs For more information and to apply, please visit http://cityofgainesville.org/humanresources/employmentopportunities AA/DFWP/EOE/VP The City of Gainesville is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual who is innovative and…