ICMA Releases New Council-Manager Video

This two-minute animated video explains the benefits of council-manager government and professional local government management.

ARTICLE | Aug 13, 2019

Need help promoting the benefits of council-manager government and professional local government management to residents, business leaders, civic groups, citizens boards and commission, students, and other audiences? If so, check out the new tool ICMA just added to its arsenal of resources in support of the form.

Sponsored by ICMA’s Future of Professional Management Fund, “Local Government That Works: The Council-Manager Form of Government” is a two-minute, animated “explainer” video designed to educate the general public about the benefits of council-manager government and the management professionals who oversee the day-to-day operations of our communities. In keeping with current trends, the video is succinct, colorful, and fast paced.

Local Government That Works” is the perfect introductory video for individuals and groups who want to advocate adoption or retention of the council-manager form and professional local government management. Click on one of the links above or visit ICMA’s “Council-Manager Form of Government Resource Package” under the “Form of Government” topics page to view the video. Then pass the link along to anyone in your community who’s engaged in advocating the form and professional management.

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