Staff recommends approval for the attached Letter of Agreement with Florida State University for instruction in the Certified Public Manager Program (CPM).
The Florida Certified Public Manager Program consists of eight (8) four-day training sessions (Levels 1 – 8). In addition to the classes, participants are also required to complete out-of-class readings, projects and comprehensive examinations. The curriculum covers the full spectrum of management, beginning with individual performance and gradually expanding to broader organizational issues and public policy. If this contract is approved, classes are scheduled to begin November, 2006.
The eight (8) course levels are identified as:
1. Authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the attached Letter of Agreement and Resolution authorizing payment to Florida State University in the amount of $5,500 plus travel expenses.
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate.
Each department is responsible for budgeting training costs (approximately 230.00 per participant). This course will also be offered to agencies external to the City of Leesburg if employee participation does not exceed the twenty-five student per class limit.
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RESOLUTION NO. _________
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY TO PROVIDE SEVEN LEVELS OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC MANAGER TRAINING DURING THE PERIOD OF NOVEMBER 28, 2006 AND ENDING APRIL 30, 2008; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with Florida State University whose address is 2035 E. Paul Dirac Drive, Herb Morgan Building, Room 102, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-2821, for presentation of eight (8) levels of courses in the Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program. A copy of the letter of agreement is attached.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the __25th___ day of September _ 2006