Attack on Home Rule

By Terry Stewart, City Administrator, City of Arcadia Hello. The City of Arcadia and I trust the month of January has been a great start to 2018. There is much happening in the city, but this month, your city council believes it’s important to inform you of a political dynamic at the state level that…

FCCMA Student Council Participates at UNF Career Fair

On Friday, January 26th the FCCMA Student Council Sub-Committee attended the Osprey Career Fair held at the University of North Florida with participation from (Left to Right) Auburndale Assistant City Manager Jeff Tillman, Orange Park Town Manager Sarah Campbell, FCCMA President Jim Hanson, Green Cove Springs Assistant City Manager Mike Null. The Student Council Sub-Committee…

January 2018 INNOVATION EDGE

By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation Make the Most of your TLG Conference Experience, Presented by nextERA Virtual Free Event | Feb. 6, 1-2 PM Attending the 2018 Transforming Local Government Conference (April 3-6 in Tacoma, WA) for the first time? We’ve got you covered in a virtual session just for…

January 2018 President’s Message

Planning for upcoming training has come together and there will be more events in the next two months than any other time of year. Thanks are due to so many of you that have worked hard to make them happen. Next up will be the Winter Institute on February 15-16. Registration is already sold out…

Building Communities of Inclusion

Join FAU, FIU and NSU for an engaging and intellectual networking session to learn more about initiatives, projects and programs focused on building communities of inclusion. This event will be held March 1, from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the FAU Davie Campus, 3200 College Avenue, Liberal Arts Building in Davie. This is a free…

FCCMA Pioneers Student Chapter Engagement Effort at Upcoming Conference

FCCMA’s new Student Chapter Summit will feature special sessions for MPA students enrolled at Florida universities. Posted on BLOG POST | Jan 4, 2018 by Kea’erra Wilson, assistant program manager, Next Generation Initiatives, ICMA The Florida City/County Management Association’s (FCCMA) 2018 Annual Conference will feature special free programming for ICMA Student Chapter members enrolled at Florida…

ICMA – Local Government Management Fellowship

The Local Government Management Fellowship (LGMF) application has closed and finalists will soon be available for host governments to interview! Mentor programs like the LGMF and other management fellowships help build the talent pool for the entire profession, so help build a legacy! For more information, please visit icma.org/lgmf. If you are interested in bringing on…

January 2018 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, they will be invoiced for dues. Charlotte Bingham, District VI, Masters in Public Administration, Florida Gulf Coast University, Student Member; Jessica Bleser, District VII, Fiscal Services Director, Pasco County, Affiliate Member; Elise…