May 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. Ken Brush, District VIII, Senior Procurement Analyst, Polk County, Affiliate Member; Casey Lucius, District VI, Assistant to the City Manager, City of Marco Island,…

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April 2020 President’s Message

Fellow FCCMA Members: Thank you for allowing me the honor of serving as President of FCCMA for the 2019-2020 program year. Working alongside dedicated professionals to serve our incredible membership is a privilege I will never forget. I would like to extend a sincere thank you to those who have worked to make FCCMA an…

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New City Process Keeps Tallahassee Building

By Reese Goad, City Manager, City of Tallahassee Home is more than where the heart is these days. It is the center of our worlds due to COVID19. Local homes must be structurally and mechanically sound to help keep residents safe. This is partially ensured by inspectors with the City of Tallahassee’s Growth Management department,…

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April 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. Megan Powers, District VII, Executive Assistant to the City Manager, City of Madeira Beach, Affiliate Member; and Evelyn Trammel, District V, Ph.D. in Public…

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March 2020 President’s Message

Fellow FCCMA Members: I want to extend my gratitude for your continued investment in FCCMA and your cities and counties, now more than ever. As we enter uncharted territory with COVID-19, I want to recognize and applaud the strength and resiliency found in local governments as well as our association. FCCMA appreciates the diligent work…

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Recruitment to Hire:  Getting Your Hires to Work

By Douglas G. Baber, SHRM-CP, Interim Human Resources & Risk Management Director, St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners; and Shanelle Tomlin, SHRM-CP, PHR, Human Resources Generalist, St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Florida Benchmarking Consortium (FBC) provides Lean Six Sigma (Yellow and Green Belt) training to various St. Lucie County Board of…

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Beyond the Town Hall

By Larry Schooler, Director of Consensus Building and Community Engagement, CD&P City leaders are grappling with the unimaginable—the protection of their entire community from a threat the likes of which many of us have never seen.  Amid all this chaos, we continue to need robust, two-way communication with the public we serve, even if they…

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