#GivingTuesday 2018: The Perfect Time to Remember ICMA’s Fund

Advocating adoption and retention of the council-manager form and establishment of professional management positions are mission priorities for ICMA. #Giving Tuesday, November 27, is the perfect time to renew your commitment to advocating professionalism in local government management by making a donation to ICMA’s Future of Professional Management Fund. Mounting grassroots campaigns to educate residents about…  Read More…

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Council-Manager Government, Professional Management Dominate 2018 All-America Cities Awards!

This year’s ten AAC Award recipients feature eight communities that operate under the council-manager form. Seven of the ten employ a professional local government manager. Eighty percent or eight of ten of the communities announced by the National Civic League (NCL) as recipients of this year’s 2018 All-America City (AAC) Awards operate under the council-manager form of…  Read More…

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Professional Management, Council-Manager Government Sweep List of All-America Cities Finalists

An unprecedented 80 percent or 16 out of the 20 finalists for the coveted All-America Cities (AAC) Award are communities that operate under the council-manager form of government with a highly trained, nonpartisan professional manager at the helm. These impressive statistics are the result of an analysis of the list of AAC Award finalists issued…  Read More…

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