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An ICMA Blog featuring content from a #localgov manager on a management topic/question submitted by blog readers. Get practical advice on issues that are most relevant to you.
Coaching helps everyone benefit from sharing best practices and gaining perspectives from others with a fresh perspective.
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The principles outlined in the ICMA Code of Ethics and enforced by the Rules of Procedure govern the conduct of every member of ICMA.
Join us in Baltimore for the 104th ICMA Annual Conference, September 23-26, 2018.
ICMA University's mission is to advance the profession of local government management through learning and skills enhancement.
ICMA's Voluntary Credentialing Program recognizes professional local government managers and promotes lifelong learning.
What role will you play in shaping the future of the local government profession?ICMA's NextUp initiative is a multifaceted approach to developing and growing the local government management profession, those who aspire to serve in leadership roles, and the organizations and communities they serve. NextUp promotes membership in ICMA, which provides access to important resources and a professional network that can help local government staff achieve their leadership goals.THE NextUp Initiative is for...Local government managers who know the ability to successfully lead their communities includes a strong organization supported by skilled and ethical staff membersLocal government staff who desire to develop their professional skills, excel within their organization and advance to local government leadership rolesYou Are NextUp. Get Started Below.ManagersStaff
ICMA offers affordable membership for entry-level, mid-management and department directors.
ICMA offers an academic membership for students, full-time academics, and interns.
ICMA's services and resources provide a global context for over 400 members outside the United States representing over 30 countries.
ICMA is proud to have a membership base of over 10,000+ local government management professionals.
Reach out to a new member in your area, get up-to-date contact information or find members by jurisdiction.
Groups provide local government professionals the opportunity to connect with colleagues, discuss a shared interest, or collaborate on a project.
Resources for short and long term emergency management can be located within this ICMA Smart Search.
ICMA Mountain Plains Regional Director Karen Daly has collected accounts from several managers, most of whom are still grappling with the long-term recovery process.
These ICMA resources look at ways to identify what makes a good downtown, as well as ways to make a downtown resilient.
Police departments across the US are closing the gap on community relations by joining in on a social media lip sync battle. Is yours next?
Communities across the country are creating innovative youth employment programs to help tackle issues like income inequality.
These "must reads" bring you the most current and important community engagement ideas, insights, and leading practices.
When searching for a CAO position, it is important to research the new community before your first interview. This is especially true for first-time administrators.
The future of local government will be increasingly complex, and communities will need to find new ways to adapt to an ever-changing world.
ICMA Executive Director Marc Ott shares updates on the 2018 conference in Baltimore, the results of the 2018 membership survey, and other organizational initiatives.
Association looks to expand capabilities, bring a forward-oriented approach to smart cities and e-government, and enhance member services and operations.
New Tenet 4 with guidelines on inclusion and equity, and a revision to Tenet 3's guideline on two-year minimum length of service now applicable only to appointed CAOs and CEOs.