Congratulations to 2020 ICMA Awards Recipients

Congratulations to Dr. Philip C. Harris, District Recovery Manager, Broward County Public Schools. He has been award honorary membership in ICMA. This membership is awarded to an individual outside of the profession of local government management because of his or her distinguished public service and contributions to the improvement and strengthening of local government. Dr.…

Managing Infrastructure (Assets) through SMART Investment and Budgeting in Lean Economic Times

by Addie Javed, PE, Managing Director, Kercher Group; Katia Delgado, PE, Asset Management Manager, Polk County; and Jason McHugh, CPM, AICP, City Manager, City of Wildwood Investment in infrastructure and public assets is critical as part of the systematic recovery of our great country from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Economic Policy Institute (EPI),…

IN MEMORIAM: Mark E. Durbin 1954 – 2020

Visitation and Service Information Visitation: Friday, October 2, 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Osceola Memory Gardens, 1717 Old Boggy Creek Road, Kissimmee. Celebration of life: Saturday, October 3, 10:00 a.m. at Kissimmee Christian Church, 415 N Main Street, Kissimmee. “Mark’s life is an excellent example of a life well lived.” Said Ken Parker, friend…

Fall Leadership Lecture Series at Florida International University

JOIN FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FOR THE FALL 2020 LEADERSHIP LECTURE SERIES This hour-long Zoom lecture series features public sector leaders discussing contemporary challenges and sharing insight into their leadership and professional development experience. There is also interactive Q&A with students and attendees. For more information, please visit go.fiu.edu/publicaffairslead. If you have any questions, please contact…

September 2020 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. Kristina Ciuperger, District IV, Special Assistant to the City Manager, City of Port St. Lucie, Full Member; Dru Driscoll, District II, Deputy City Manager,…