Eight Cities Receive Financial and Tech Assistance Support to Meet Resiliency Goals

The National League of Cities (NLC) has announced that eight new cities that will participate in its annual Leadership in Community Resilience program. Each city will receive $10,000 in direct financial support and at least 12 months of technical assistance, staff support, and professional development opportunities for community leaders to help them meet specific resiliency…  Read More…

#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…

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…