Category: News

Weekly Leadership Articles

Dear Fellow MDCCMA Members: On behalf of the MDCCMA Executive Board, As part of an effort to empower leadership and team performance in your organization, we would like to share weekly leadership articles with our members. Said articles will also be made available on our MDCCMA website to be shared with your management team. Please […]


Municipal Partnership in Evacuation Center Staffing Needed

Dear MDCCMA Members, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Assistant Director/Director of Emergency Manager Mr. Curtis Sommerhoff requested that we share the below information with the other City Managers. The 2017 Hurricane Season was one of the most active in recorded history. Miami-Dade County experienced its share of successes and challenges with the impact of Hurricane Irma. Our […]


Neat Streets Miami

Founded in 2002 by Chairman, County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss Multi-jurisdictional board dedicated to the maintenance and beautification of transportation corridors, gateways, and connections City Managers Meeting Report – Power Point How You Can Help Million Trees Miami  


PAMM Inside-Out Art Program 2018

Call for Participation – Closes December 15, 2017 Dear Fellow MDCCMA Members: Ms. Anita Braham from the Perez Art Museum has reached out to MDCCMA requesting that we share with our municipal leaders their 2018 PAMM Inside/Outside Art Program. The Program is funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation that brings high-quality […]


Happy Thanksgiving to MDCCMA Members

Dear MDCCMA Members, On behalf of the MDCCMA Executive Board, we would like to thank those that participated in last Friday’s monthly meeting. We had a great turnout and the feedback was very positive. We look forward in seeing you at our next monthly meeting which will be held on December 15th at the Ritz […]


MDCCMA President’s Introduction Letter and New Membership Renewal Options

Dear Fellow MDCCMA Members: It is my pleasure and honor to begin our 2017-2018 year as the President of MDCCMA. Please take a moment to read our Introduction Letter and obtain information on this year’s Executive Board members and new membership renewal process. We aim to deliver exceptional content to all segments of our membership. […]


ADDITIONAL RESPONSE TO MDCCMA EMERGENCY DEBRIS PROGRAM CONFERENCE CALL INQUIRY

Dear MDCCMA Members, Please find additional responses from Ms. Cabrera to our MDCCMA Emergency Debris Program conference call (also see attachment): See questions and answers. Must each local government entity submit a separate RPA within the 30-day requirement? All individual applicants must submit a request for public assistance, so if the City plans on being […]


RESPONSE TO MDCCMA EMERGENCY DEBRIS PROGRAM CONFERENCE CALL INQUIRY

Pending Question Who is eligible for hourly and salary compensation/How is the personnel “labor” compensated and differentiate hourly vs. salary compensation? From the PAPPG (P.24): Labor Policies FEMA determines the eligibility of overtime, premium pay, and compensatory time costs based on the Applicant’s pre-disaster written labor policy, provided the policy: Does not include a contingency […]


FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS: MDCCMA EMERGENCY DEBRIS PROGRAM CONFERENCE CALL

Dear MDCCMA members, Thank you all for participating in the MDCCMA Emergency Debris Program conference call. Over twenty municipalities joined to learn more about FEMA debris recovery requirements. During the call, I mentioned that we would forward to you some key information to assist you during your recovery and FEMA application process. Earlier today, we […]