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ICMA is the premier organization of professional local government leaders building sustainable communities to improve lives worldwide. ICMA creates excellence in local governance by developing and fostering professional local government management worldwide. The organization provides technical and management assistance, training, and information resources in the areas of performance measurement, ethics education and training, community and economic development, environmental management, technology, and other topics to its members and the broader local government community. The leadership and management decisions made by ICMA's 13,000+ members affect nearly 185 million individuals in thousands of communities, from small towns with populations of a few hundred, to metropolitan areas serving several million.


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