Robert Barcinski, Delray Beach Assistant City Manager, has received the distinguished honor of being selected for the 2012 Assistant for Excellence in Leadership Award from the Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA). The award was presented at the FCCMA Annual Conference in Bonita Springs on June 1st, with several City staff and family members in attendance. The FCCMA’s Assistant for Excellence in Leadership Award recognizes local government management professionals who have made significant contributions toward excellence in leadership while serving as an Assistant to a chief local government administrator or department head. Qualified candidates must be an FCCMA member and have the endorsement of the Chief Administrative Officer. Barcinski’s career in public service began almost thirty-six years ago. He joined the City of Delray Beach in 1984 and is currently serving as Assistant City Manager for Administrative Services. His responsibilities include planning and coordinating staff support for all special events; permit processing, management and staff assistance for municipal golf course and tennis operations; management for the Downtown Clean and Safe program; and liaison for the Sister Cities of Delray Beach Committee, Old School Square, Sandoway House and the Delray Beach Marketing Cooperative.