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IaCMA Newsletter Information October 2018

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Michael Schrock receives IaCMA’s Manager of the Year Award
IaCMA Press Release

Oskaloosa’s CSchrockity Manager, Michael Schrock, was awarded the Manager of the Year Award from the Iowa City/County Management Association (IaCMA) during the Awards Banquet at the Iowa League of Cities Annual Conference & Exhibit in Council Bluffs.

IaCMA’s Annual Manager of the Year Award honors chief administrators whose accomplishments and superior work performance represent the best possible application of management principles and whose creative contributions to professional local government management increases public awareness of the value of professional management to the quality of life in our communities.

Michael Schrock hit the ground running when he accepted his position in the summer of 2009. Known for his professionalism, hard work and ability to come up with new and creative solutions, he was nominated separately by his mayor and two of his peer city managers.

Oskaloosa Mayor David Krutzfeldt stated on his nomination form “I consider the time we have worked together to be a blessing to me and the community. During that time, he has enacted numerous policies and practices that have enhanced the efficiency and effectiveness of our municipality.”

The Iowa City/County Management Association was established in 1972 with the purpose of increasing the knowledge and abilities of local government managers and administrators, to promote the exchange of information between members and support the functions and aims of the International City/County Management Association. Additional information on the association can be found at http://www.iacma.net.

Congratulations to Michael Schrock for his work as a City Manager and for receiving the Iowa City/County Management Association’s 2018 Manager of the Year Award!

 The Iowa City/County Management Association’s Annual Manager of the Year Award honors chief administrators whose accomplishments and superior work performance represent the best possible application of management principles and whose creative contributions to professional local government management increases public awareness of the value of professional management to the quality of life in our communities.
 To be considered for the Manager of the Year Award, the chief administrator must be a full (voting) IaCMA member.  Candidates must be employed as the chief appointed administrative officer in a municipality.  Candidates must have overall management responsibility and be appointed or confirmed by the legislative body, the elected chief executive and/or the chief appointed administrative officer.

The Association’s past award recipients include:
2007       Mike Van Milligen- Dubuque
2008       Jim Prosser- Cedar Rapids
2009       Carol Ann Diekema- Monroe
2010       Jeff Mark- Altoona
2011       Bill Daily- Belle Plaine
2012       Tom Brownlow- Charles City
2013       Jim Ferneau- Burlington
2014       Elizabeth Hansen – Nevada
2015       Jessica Kinser – Clinton
2016       Jeff Pomeranz – Cedar Rapids
2017       Aaron Burnett – Keokuk

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