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Leadership Lecture Series - Rafael G. Casals, ICMA-CM - Shared screen with speaker view
Agatha Caraballo
57:53
Rafael G. Casal's Bio: https://www.cutlerbay-fl.gov/townmanager
Frantz Williams
01:09:49
Hi all, please contact me with any questions about ICMA. Frantz Williams, fwill041@fiu.edu. Our temporary email address is icmafiustudents@gmail.com
Frantz Williams
01:13:27
Question: Mr. Casals, is the customer service excellence you describe common in local government in your experience?
Frantz Williams
01:18:28
Question: Can Mr. Casals share his view on remaining a-political as a Town Manager? My assumption is that Managers' jobs can be subject to political changes (mayor, council members, etc)
Silvia Pereiro
01:20:35
Mr. Casals, can you please share of times in your professional career where you faced objection or resistance from your team and/or the community when trying to implement a new project? How did you persuade them to change their views and support you?
Salome Lim-Baro
01:20:52
Mr. Casals, what was the hardest lesson (work-related) you’ve had to learn in your career?
Nicholas Noblejas
01:22:16
Mr. Casals, what would you say are the necessary competencies and soft skills that you think are the most effective in being a city manager ?
Tatiana Castro
01:24:24
Mr. Casals - With the changes from the pandemic has that opened up internships to be virtual? If it has do you believe the internship can be just as effective as if they were in person?
Phillip Harper
01:24:31
Mr. Casals, have you seen examples of or are there opportunities for students to propose joint-research projects with city management? (i.e in new or innovative areas of focus?)
Missel Arocha
01:25:04
Please provide a recommendation on how to prioritize work and meet deadlines when everything is #1.
Frantz Williams
01:26:17
"There's no such thing as bad patience"
Frantz Williams
01:30:06
Hi all - feel free to contact us, the ICMA Student Chapter @ FIU. Evangeline is our Treasurer and I serve as President. Contact us at icmafiustudents@gmail.com; or at fwill041@fiu.edu
Tatiana Castro
01:30:37
What qualities and values do you look for when you are building your team? How important is diversity to you in decision making? What goes behind your thought process?
Jazmin Gonzalez
01:32:04
YES :)
David Ortiz
01:32:18
Being a suburban community, how does the Town of Cutler Bay mediate between surrounding metropolitan growth, the need to accommodate future housing demand as mandated by Florida’s Comprehensive Planning, and the desire of the Town’s residents to maintain a “small town feel”?
Frantz Williams
01:33:01
CDMP - yes, but not clearly lol. CAFR - YES! Wait until Dr. Frank's class :)
Adeline Severe
01:33:16
Good question, David.
Frantz Williams
01:36:59
*FYI* CAFR = Comprehensive Annual Financial Report; CDMP = Comprehensive Development Master Plan
Agatha Caraballo
01:37:21
Thanks, Frantz!
Frantz Williams
01:38:04
Expanding on David's question, can you share in what ways (if any) Cutler Bay looks to expand affordable housing? Does it amount to what residents and the Council want?
David Ortiz
01:48:09
How has it been with the census2020 this year for your municipality?
David Ortiz
01:52:01
Thank you Mr. Casals!
Phillip Harper
01:52:21
Thank you for taking your time to speak with us!
Luisa Ruiz
01:52:24
As a resident of Cutler Bay, thank you for your time!
Salome Lim-Baro
01:52:29
Thank you, Mr. Casals.
Raphael Claude
01:52:34
Thank you
YUSIMI SAYUS
01:52:36
Thank you very much
Yesenia PAscual
01:52:42
Thanks!
Frantz Williams
01:52:46
Thank you, Mr. Casals
Tatiana Castro
01:52:57
Thank you!
Evangeline Chin
01:53:04
Thank you!
JIMMY JOSEPH
01:53:09
thanks
Nidlie Glosy
01:53:11
thank you