Tag Archives: International City/County Management Association

Community Engagement and Building Public Trust

ICMA developed this free e-book to arm you with the tools needed to help you build and maintain public trust, plan for bumps in the road, and develop relationships with your residents to mitigate alienation, anger, and a lack of trust. Learn more... Read more

ICMA Annual Conference

The tools, tips, information, and resources you pick up at the ICMA Annual Conference are more important than ever. In addition to daily keynote sessions, educational and Solutions Track sessions, roundtable discussions, ICMA University workshops and forums, field demonstrations, and technology demonstrations, the conference will offer opportunities to help fulfill your commitment to career-long learning. Learn more and register... Read more

Partner Spotlight: ICMA

Founded in 1914, ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, advances professional local government worldwide. The organization’s mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and fostering professional management to build sustainable communities that improve quality of life. ICMA provides services, research, publications, data and information, peer and results-oriented assistance, training and professional development to thousands of city, town and county leaders around the world. ICMA works in a variety of practice areas, and has focused on sustainability in recent years. ICMA recently released two reports, Evaluating the... Read more

ICMA Annual Conference, Sept. 25-28

The tools, tips, information, and resources you pick up at the ICMA Annual Conference are more important than ever. In addition to daily keynote sessions, educational and Solutions Track sessions, roundtable discussions, ICMA University workshops and forums, field demonstrations, and technology demonstrations, the conference will offer opportunities to help fulfill your commitment to career-long learning. September 25-28 in Kansas City, Missouri. Learn more and register... Read more

Evaluating the Role of Local Government and Project Stakeholder Engagement in Choice Neighborhoods Transformation Planning and Implementation

The Choice Neighborhoods Program, a comprehensive approach to neighborhood planning, takes into account the economic and social needs of residents in public and assisted housing beyond those of their physical environment. This report covers a three year study done on three smaller cities (Salisbury, North Carolina, Suffolk, Virginia, and Norfolk, Virginia) that received funding from the Choice Neighborhoods Program. Learn more... Read more

Local Government Excellence Awards

The ​International City/County Management Association’s (ICMA) Local Government Excellence Awards celebrate the value of professional management and honors creative contributions to professional local government leadership. The awards highlight public awareness of the value of professional management and its impact to the quality of life in our communities. Applications due March 9. Learn more... Read more

Ten Key Principles of Low Carbon Urbanization

​ICMA partnered with the China Urban Sustainability Coalition and ICMA’s China Center, along with 20 other organizations, to develop the resource 10 Key Principles of Low Carbon Urbanization. These principles fall into three categories: Low-Carbon Urban Form, Resource Efficiency, and Inclusive Urban Governance. Learn more... Read more