FMPA Weekly | Sept. 21, 2009 | Member Edition

FMPA Weekly

A weekly e-newsletter for FMPA members

Sept. 21, 2009




General Manager Visits Leesburg

Nick Guarriello visited Leesburg last Monday to speak at a City Commission meeting. He updated the Commissioners on the state of the Agency, including rates, the Levy County nuclear project and FMPA’s strategic plan.


Request for Proposals

FMPA received 10 bids last Monday in response to its request for proposals (RFP) for human resources consulting services. Bids were evaluated last week, and the contract award is scheduled by Oct. 6. The request was issued to select a firm to evaluate FMPA’s compensation plan, benefits plan and employee handbook. This is an action item from the Strategic Plan. To view the RFP, visit Take” rel=”nofollow”>>Take the survey now. Contact: Mike Siefert


Public Power Week

Mark your calendars: American Public Power Association’s Public Power Week is Oct. 4 through Oct. 10. This year will mark Public Power Week’s 23rd anniversary as a nationwide program to celebrate the importance of public power to local citizens and other key stakeholders. Watch your inbox for an e-mail from FMPA and Florida Municipal Electric Association this week with tools to help you celebrate.


Lineman’s Roundtable

FMPA’s semi-annual Lineman’s Roundtable is scheduled for Oct. 14 in Mount Dora at 10 a.m. Roundtable participants will exchange ideas on operating practices, safety training, tools and equipment. The registration deadline is Sept. 30. For more information and to register, Register” rel=”nofollow”>>Register online by Sept. 28. Contact: Mike Siefert


Human Resources Roundtable

FMPA hosts a Human Resources Roundtable Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. Participants will discuss topics such as benefits, recruiting, employee retention, training and policies. To register, visit Register” rel=”nofollow”>>Register online by Sept. 29. Contact: Mike Siefert


Conservation DVD

The FMPA All-Requirements Project energy conservation DVD is almost complete. The final product consists of Check” rel=”nofollow”>http://insite.fmpa.local/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=639&Itemid=75>Check out FMPA’s new Glossary, which features some of the most frequently mentioned committees, companies, places and terms, or contact the person named in each FMPA story to lea more.


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