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Applications for 2018 ICMA Conference scholarships will be accepted from March 22-May 14.<br>
The 2018 call for volunteers is now open with opportunities to give back to the profession.
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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 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
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.
An ICMA intern shares what she learned about local government in America, especially in comparison to her native Germany.
When communities face tough financial times, innovation and leadership are needed from managers and staff.
Surveys of residents, employees, and local businesses can inform strategic planning and budgeting decisions, help set performance targets, and strengthen community engagement.
Public lighting can have a positive impact on your community's economic development.
In honor of National Volunteer Month, ICMA has collected resources that can help you create or improve your community's volunteer program.
Executive Director Marc Ott addresses membership at the 2016 ICMA Annual Conference for the first time.
Nebraska City/County Management Association member and North Platte City Administrator Jim Hawks sworn in as member of State Highway Commission
Cal-ICMA will support three first-time attendees for the 2018 ICMA Annual Conference.
VLGMA President Maurice Jones talks about the budget process.
Residents in three New England communities voted on adopting, retaining, or rejecting various forms of manager government.
ICMA provides members with valued benefits that help them advance their careers and meet the challenges inherent in leading today's towns, cities and counties.