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Applications for 2018 ICMA Conference scholarships will be accepted through May 14.
In this episode of United Front, Marcela Piedra, the first female CAO of El Centro, California, believes no matter where you are in your career, you always need to be learning.
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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.
Coaching helps everyone benefit from sharing best practices and gaining perspectives from others with a fresh perspective.
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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.
In recognition of Military Appreciation Month, ICMA has collected resources for veterans.
In honor of Public Service Recognition Week, ICMA highlights some of its members who have received recognition for their outstanding dedication to public service.
ICMA looks at the success of 4 SolSmart communities from the 201 communities that have been selected to date.
Any takings case grant by the Supreme Court is bad news for local government. Knick v. Scott is no exception.
Even great municipal clerks are faced with challenges when it comes to managing public records.
In honor of National Small Business Week, ICMA has collected some resources that can help you better leverage your relationships with small businesses.
Study Focuses on Best Practices and Resources to Better Attract, Retain & Grow Talent
Congratulations NACA Members! 11 Best in Category Awards went to counties with NACA members.
VLGMA President Maurice Jones talks about ICMA's Southeast Regional Conference.
“SolSmart” Communities in 35 states are cutting red tape and making solar more accessible to homes and businesses.
The popular historian and author returns to the annual conference stage as keynote speaker for the Monday, September 24, plenary at 8:30 a.m.
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