Social Media 101 for Municipalities

Dear MDCCMA Members,

The City of North Miami Beach, in conjunction with the City of Hallandale Beach is hosting a reception and panel discussion regarding Social Media 101 for Municipalities on Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

We hope to see you there!

Sincerely,

Candido Sosa-Cruz, Secretary
Miami-Dade City & County Management Association
candido.sosa-cruz@citynmb.com

***Mark your calendar and save the dates for upcoming MDCCMA meetings***

Friday, August 10, 2018: MDCCMA School Safety and Municipal Partnership
Friday, September 21, 2018: MDCCMA Installation Dinner

The Miami Dolphins is hosting an “Association Night”

Hello Members,

The Miami Dolphins is hosting an “Association Night” on Thursday August 2nd from 6:30pm-8:00pm to help associations like ours increase brand awareness, network with other top associations in South Florida and look into possible partnerships with the Miami Dolphins.

This event will include:
– Open Bar & Appetizers
– Dolphins’ Legends sharing stories and partnership opportunities
– Raffle Prizes and giveaways
– One Night Only Incentives for all attendees
– Taco’s and Tequila for the early birds

To RSVP for this event, please contact:

Scottie Frisina
Miami Dolphins
Account Executive, Group Sales
P: 305-943-6540 F: 305-943-8150
Hard Rock Stadium
347 Don Shula Drive Miami Gardens, FL 33056

I look forward to seeing you there!

Sincerely,
Candido Sosa-Cruz, Secretary
Miami-Dade City & County Management Association
305-948-2900
***Mark your calendar and save the dates for upcoming MDCCMA meetings***
Friday, August 10, 2018: School Safety and Municipal Partnership
Friday, September 21, 2018: MDCCMA Installation Dinner

Luncheon August 10, 2018

On behalf of the MDCCMA Executive Board, a friendly reminder: Friday, August 10, 2018, Luncheon will be held at 12:30 PM at the Doral Government Center, 8401 NW 53rd Terrace, Doral, FL 33166.

For driving directions, please click here.

Guest Speaker: Miami-Dade County School Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho.

Topic: School Safety and Municipal Partnership.

Register Now!
I can’t make it

Sincerely,

Candido Sosa-Cruz, Secretary
Miami-Dade City & County Management Association
candido.sosa-cruz@citynmb.com
3059482900

 

***Mark your calendar and save the dates for upcoming MDCCMA meetings***

Friday, September 21, 2018: MDCCMA Installation Dinner

PLEASE REMEMBER TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP!

WCCD Meeting at City of Doral

Dear Fellow MDCCMA Members,

The City of Doral cordially invites you to meet representatives from the World Council of City Data (WCCD), the world leader in standardized city data. The meeting will serve as an introduction to the WCCD Smart City certification program used by the City to become a Certified Smart City. The World Council on City Data (WCCD) is the global leader in standardized city data – creating smart, sustainable, resilient, and prosperous cities.

They host a network of innovative cities committed to improving services and quality of life with open city data and provide a consistent and comprehensive platform for standardized urban metrics. The WCCD is a global hub for creative learning partnerships across cities, international organizations, corporate partners, and academia to further innovation, envision alternative futures, and build better and more livable cities.

Meeting information:

Date/Time:
Wednesday, 07/11/2018
From 10:00 AM to Noon

Location:
City Government Center
8401 NW 53rd Terrace
3rd Floor
Doral, Florida 33166

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Rosalind.Ramirez@cityofdoral.com.

Luncheon June 22, 2018

On behalf of the MDCCMA Executive Board, a friendly reminder: Friday, June 22, 2018 Luncheon will be held at 12:30 PM at the Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center, 9300 NW 41st Street, Miami FL 33178.
For driving directions, please click here.
For parking instructions, please click here.
Topic for discussion: Emergency Operations Planning and Introduction of Charles Cyrille, Interim Director of Miami-Dade County’s Office of Emergency Management.

Property Appraiser Outlook and Lobbyist Panel Discussion

On behalf of the MDCCMA Executive Board, a friendly reminder:
Friday, May 18, 2018
Luncheon will be held at 12:30 PM
at 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant, 1395 NW 57th Avenue, Miami, FL 33126.
  • Topic for Discussion: “Property Appraiser Ad Valorem Outlook and Lobbyist Panel Discussion”
  • Speakers: Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Pedro J. Garcia
  • Panel Discussion Moderator: Miami-Dade County Legislative Delegation Vice-Chair and Representative Kionne McGhee
  • Panel Discussion Speakers: Lobbyist Jose Fuentes, Lobbyist Nelson D. Diaz, Lobbyist Fausto Gomez and Lobbyist Ron L. Book.
For the map and parking directions, please click here.
Please send all RSVP’s by May 16, 2018 to Candido Sosa-Cruz at candido.sosa-cruz@citynmb.com.
Non-members please make checks payable to: Miami-Dade City & County Management Association in the amount of $25.00 or click here for the Square Up payment site for MDCCMA.

Luncheon April 20, 2018

On behalf of the MDCCMA Executive Board, a friendly reminder: Friday, April 20, 2018, luncheon will be held at 12:30 PM at Italy Today, Main Street Shopping Center, 6743 Main Street, Miami Lakes, FL 33014, Phone: (305) 817-3122.

Topic for Discussion: IoT and How This is the Future of Municipal Government.

Panelists

  • Charles Ramdatt – City of Orlando Smart Cities Director
  • Dr. Selcuk Uluagac – FIU Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab Director
  • Cisco – TBD
  • Lars M. Schemekel – Miami Dade County – Chief Security Officer – M. Dade County
  • Saud Khader – Verizon.

 

For Italy Today map and parking directions, please click here.

Please send all RSVP’s by Tuesday, April 17, 2018 to Candido Sosa-Cruz at candido.sosa-cruz@citynmb.com.

Register Now!
I can’t make it

We look forward to seeing you there.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP

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Using Social Media in City/County Government

Residents abandon the traditional communication forums used by local governments and run to Social Media newsfeed as the source of their information. As this trend continues, our local governments have to reorient our community outreach and successfully engage with residents using low-cost, but highly effective tool. The session will provide an Overview of Social Media, Practical City/County Uses, Encouraging Citizen Engagement, Best Practices & Organizational Controls.

Jim Ward Community Center
301 NW 46th Avenue
Plantation

Friday, April 6, 2018
8:30 am – 1:00 pm
ICMA Practice Areas: 7, 14, 15 and 16

Presenters:

  • Holly McPhail, Communications Coordinator, Florida League of Cities
  • Rebecca Medina Stewart, Director of Public Affairs and Marketing, City of Deerfield Beach
  • Joann Hussey, Public Information Officer, City of Hollywood
  • Joel Gordon, Battalion Chief & PIO, City of Plantation Fire Rescue Department
  • Anthea Thomas, Public Outreach Manager, Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Natalie Rodriguez, Chief Communications Officer/Clerk & Controller, Palm Beach County

The cost of the training is $74 per person and $40 for students paying by check. On-line registration will receive $25 off the registration fee ($49 per person/$15 per student). Registration Deadline is Friday, March 30th. No refunds will be given after the deadline. Non-FCCMA members, contact crussell@flcities.com to register. Lunch is included.

If paying by check, complete the registration form and mail to : FCCMA, P.O. Box 1757, Tallahassee, FL 32302

Member Registration