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 members Local government staff who desire to develop their professional skills, excel within their organization and advance to local government leadership roles You Are NextUp. Get Started Below. Managers Staff
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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.
This year, think about adding a new resolution to your professional development list: Become a better or even more amazing mentor to others.
Cities rely on a federal government database to perform background checks on gun purchasers. Cities are suing the military for failing to stock it with accurate information.
Litigation over the third travel ban is headed for the Supreme Court. The Ninth Circuit struck it down right before Christmas.
Understanding the new net neutrality rules will be essential to the future of Internet regulation, especially for local governments with their own Internet services.
FCCMA's new Student Chapter Summit will feature special sessions for MPA students enrolled at Florida universities.
NACA is offering scholarships for emerging county professionals to attend the 2018 ICMA Regional Conferences being held in five locations during March, April, and May.
VLGMA President Maurice Jones looks at the new year ahead and makes some personal resolutions.