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 […]

Nov. 17, 2017 Attend Miami-Dade City & County Management Association Event

On behalf of the MDCCMA Executive Board, a friendly reminder: Friday, November 17, 2017, luncheon will be held at 12:30 PM at the Frost Museum of Science, 1101 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132. Topic for Discussion: “Miami-Dade County Neat Streets Miami”. Guest Speakers: County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss, Neat Streets Miami Chairman and Gabriela Lopez, Neat […]

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. […]

Miami-Dade County League of Cities 7th Annual Best Practices October 13, 2017 Conference

On behalf of the MDCCMA Executive Board, a friendly reminder: The Miami-Dade County League of Cities Conference and Exhibition will be held on: Friday, October 13, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT Hilton Miami Downtown Hotel 1601 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL 33132   I CANT MAKE IT   Friday, November 17, 2017: Frost Science […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Emergency Debris Recovery Program Discussion with Miami Dade County Municipalities

On Friday, September 22, 2017, MDCCMA provided Miami-Dade County municipalities with the opportunity to participate in a conference call with an emergency debris recovery firm and pose recovery and FEMA questions. Over twenty (20) municipalities participated and were able to obtain key information for their cities.  We look forward in coordinating further information sharing opportunities […]

Procurement of Disaster Assistance/SERT Webinar MAKE-UP SESSIONS

Dear MDCCMA members, Good morning, The State of Florida, in coordination with FEMA, is providing four webinar-based training sessions on Procurement of Disaster Assistance for city/county leaders today, Monday, September 25. The sessions will consist of 15 minutes of presentation and 45 minutes for questions and answers. Primary participants should be those with responsibilities including purchasing, finance and […]