ICMA Student Chapter Updates

by Milo Zonka, Senior Director, Admin & Finance, Brevard County Two Florida university chapters have reported their 2017-18 results to ICMA in recent months. Active student chapters are required to submit annual reports on their activities. Florida International University chapter The chapter held several events over the past year: ICMA@FIU collaborated with the FIU Master…

UCF Coastal Road Tour: Jacksonville

Thursday, Sept. 20 | 6:30 p.m. Location: Gilbert’s Southern Kitchen and Bar 831 1st Street North, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 Coastal communities (anyone living within 100 miles of a coastline) account for 40 percent of the nation’s population and generate more than $7.9 trillion in economic activity. UCF Coastal is leading a world-class effort to…

Florida Stormwater Association 2018 Winter Conference

The Florida Stormwater Association will hold its 2018 Winter Conference from December 5-7, 2018 at The B Resort, 1905 Hotel Boulevard in Lake Buena Vista. There will be two days of preeminent stormwater education presented by accomplished stormwater professionals throughout Florida. This year there will also be two Pre-Conference events – the biennial “DEP Day”…

Carl Smart, Assistant County Manager for Public Safety and Community Service, Alachua County

How long have you been a FCCMA member?  Approximately two years. Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long?  Five years. Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. B.S.  Management; M.S. Sustainability/Economics. What got you interested in public service?  Opportunity to be of service and job stability. What is your current occupation?  Assistant…

Critical Issues in the Workplace Fall 2018 Webinar Series

The Florida State University Florida Institute of Government is launching a new webinar series on current workplace concerns and ways to improve employee productivity and promote a safe and balanced work environment. Top experts review state and federal laws, provide real-world examples and case studies, offer findings from current research, and share personal experiences to…

2018 Healthy Community Champions

The Florida Department of Health is proud to recognize 46 communities as 2018 Healthy Community Champions. Florida’s county and municipal governments play an important role in improving the health of all communities and people. Local governments have implemented a variety of policies that have been shown to increase physical activity and improve nutrition. Between February…

August 2018 Innovation Edge

By Sallie Ann Burnett, East Regional Director, Alliance for Innovation With the 25th anniversary of the Alliance’s Transforming Local Government conference coming up next April, we’re looking for the brightest and best municipal innovators to share their successes! Download the application to present your Showcase Innovation (formerly known as case studies) at TLG next year…

August 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, he/she will be invoiced for dues. Andy Anderson, District III, Acting Deputy City Manager, City of Palm Bay, Full Member; Marcia Andresen, District VIII, Health and Human Services Division Director,…