Tompkins County
New York


2018 Membership Authorization and Appropriation from Contingent Fund - International City/County Management Association (ICMA) - County Administration


Department:County AdministrationSponsors:
Category:MembershipFunctions:Contingent Fund, Fiscal (Budget)

Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the County to have County personnel be members of a variety of organizations, and


WHEREAS, the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) advances professional local government through leadership, management, innovation, and ethics, with a stated vision of being the leading professional association dedicated to creating and supporting thriving communities throughout the world, and


WHEREAS, ICMA's members are professional city, town, and county managers/administrators who are appointed by elected officials to oversee the day-to-day operation of communities, and


WHEREAS, the association promotes and embraces diversity among its members, including a governing board that reflects ICMA’s membership and the communities served, and


WHEREAS, ICMA provides member support; publications; data and information; peer and results-oriented assistance; and training and professional development to over 11,000 city, town, and county managers/administrators, their staffs, and other individuals and organizations throughout the world, and


WHEREAS, ICMA’s Voluntary Credentialing Program recognizes professional local government managers qualified by a combination of education and experience, adherence to high standards of integrity, and an assessed commitment to lifelong learning and professional development, and requires a commitment of at least 40 hours of professional development every year, and


WHEREAS, each year, through its Annual Conference, ICMA offers an abundance of educational, information-sharing, and networking tools to help professional local government managers best serve their communities in today’s complex environment, now therefore be it


RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Government Operations and the Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committees, That membership in ICMA be authorized as an official membership for the County Administrator,


RESOLVED further, That the Finance Director be and hereby is authorized and directed to make the following adjustments to the 2018 Budget:


FROM:  1990.54400 CONTINGENT FUND                                                                                    $3,040


TO:                1230.54416 MEMBERSHIP DUES                                                                                    $1,040

              1230.54412 TRAVEL/TRAINING                                                                                    $2,000


RESOLVED further, That the Fiscal Target for the Department of County Administration be increased by $3,040.



Meeting History

Apr 5, 2018 9:30 AM  Government Operations Committee Regular Meeting

Mr. Molino provided a brief overview and said he is a credentialed manager of the organization and would like to continue that membership and attend the conferences. He explained the benefits of the organization and also stated they take their Ethics policy very seriously.

MOVER:Amanda Champion, Member
SECONDER:Deborah Dawson, Vice Chair
AYES:Daniel Klein, Deborah Dawson, Michael Lane, Amanda Champion
Apr 10, 2018 4:00 PM  Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee Regular Meeting
MOVER:Michael Sigler, Member
SECONDER:Daniel Klein, Member
AYES:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Daniel Klein, Michael Sigler
EXCUSED:Michael Lane, Glenn Morey
Apr 17, 2018 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting

This resolution was adopted by short roll call vote.

MOVER:Daniel Klein, Member
SECONDER:Shawna Black, Member
AYES:Shawna Black, Amanda Champion, Deborah Dawson, Henry Granison, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Daniel Klein, Anne Koreman, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Martha Robertson, Michael Sigler
EXCUSED:Glenn Morey