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The long-fought battle demonstrated the importance of the council-manager form of

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Why seeking advice is beneficial

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Indian Creek, Florida’s Sam Kissinger was honored posthumously for his career in local

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You can never arrive too late, but you can arrive too early!

PM Special Supplement on Racial and Social Justice This late-breaking digital edition features observations and commentary from local government leaders. Read the Supplement
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Public Management (PM) is the official, award-winning magazine of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), with a track record of 100 years as a trusted source of local government management information. PM is dedicated exclusively to the public sector practitioner. Designed for quick and informative reading, articles deal with issues of common concern to local government managers and administrators. [Read More]

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