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Weekly News for ICMA Leaders and Members

ARTICLE | Aug 12, 2019

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    Does Your Personal Professional Development Plan Include an International Component? Consider the Tranter-Leong Fellowship

    ICMA offers the Tranter-Leong Fellowship which gives members the opportunity to expand their international horizons while advancing ICMA’s commitment to “think globally, act locally.” Check the website for more information about the fellowship and the requirements to apply. Applications are due on September 13, 2019Apply today!


    ICMA Cybersecurity Leadership Academy  

    ICMA will be piloting a new online course targeted at front-line and mid-level leaders responsible for overseeing or partnering with others to oversee the digital assets of their local governments. TheICMA Cybersecurity Leadership Academy is a 12-week mentorship based collaborative readiness program led by CISOs and other experts. It includes proven frameworks and insights on how to lead and secure a network and an organization – protecting data assets. This program coaches participants on what it means to think and act as a cybersecurity leader. 

    This course is offered through a partner called the Professional Development Leadership Academy. The pilot class begins September 19 and is open to no more than 50 participants so register today. 


    Establish an Energy Competition in Your Community

    In partnership with Energy Star, ICMA is launching a competition for local leaders to establish their own "Battle of the Buildings" in their cities, towns, and counties. The competition runs from August 5 to October 18, 2019, for communities to create and implement an energy or water efficiency competition among their municipal offices, businesses, residents, or wider community. Three submissions will be chosen as winners randomly to receive one free registration to the 2019 National Brownfields Training Conference, held December 11-13, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. Learn more about submitting your energy competition today!


    Public Sector Workforce 2030: Planning for the Next Generation of State and Local Government Employees Summit

    The Center for State and Local Government Excellence, The National League of Cities, and ICMA-RC will be hosting an all-day summit on September 27, 2019, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to equip state and local governments with new tools and ideas to plan for the public sector workforce of the future.   

    The summit will provide a holistic view on rethinking retirement, workforce trends, as well as health and wellness benefits. It is complimentary, but seating is limited, so register today to guarantee your spot. 


    Update on Municipal Form of Government Survey Now Available 

    ICMA's Municipal Form of Government survey is the most comprehensive resource available on form of government, provisions for referenda or recall, terms of office, mayoral powers, and other data pertaining to the structure of local government in the United States. ICMA is pleased to provide detailed results of the 2018 edition of this survey in a recently published survey summary report.Download the report today


    Annual Update on CAO Salary and Compensation Survey Available for Members

    ICMA conducts an annual survey of CAOs to collect data on salary, benefits, and contract structure for municipal and county managers and administrators. Topics covered in this survey include annual base salary, additional compensation, health insurance and other benefits, and compensation decision making and transparency. ICMA is pleased to provide detailed results of the 2018 CAO Salary and Compensation survey as an exclusive member benefit. Download the report.


    Annual Conference Updates


    2019 ICMA Annual Conference Registration Open   

    Join us at the world’s largest conference for local government management professionals in Nashville, Tennessee, October 20-23, 2019. Register today to take advantage of our best value rate, which has been extended to August 15

    **With registration for the 2019 ICMA Annual Conference reaching record numbers, ICMA’s discounted hotel block is SOLD OUT. We apologize for the inconvenience. You may book a room in Nashville using our third-party vendor, Ares, by clicking here


    Let Your Nonmember Colleagues Know Now’s the Time to Join ICMA!

    Join, Go and Save! Nonmembers can save 50% off first-year membership dues and attend the conference at the member rate (including any discounts for which they may be eligible). Tell nonmembers about this special membership+conference registration offer! Get the details!


    State Dinners at the ICMA Annual Conference

    If you are planning a state association dinner for Monday evening and need restaurant suggestions, please see the Visit Music City website or contact Visit Music City’s Customer Service Center at 615-259-4700.


    2019 Assistants' Exchange at the ICMA Annual Conference in Nashville 

    Don’t miss the 2019 Assistants’ Exchange, an amazing pre-conference event where you’ll network with other assistants and learn how other communities deliver services, engage residents, and plan for the future. The Assistants' Exchange is open to all ICMA members who are assistants or deputies. To apply, download and complete the Assistants’ Exchange registration form.


    Upcoming Deadlines

    August 15 - Best Value Rate Ends

    October 10 - Advance Rate Ends


    2019 ICMA Coaching Series Free Webinars

    Mark your calendars and sign up your entire team! Details and registration information online.

    Grappling with Gnarly Issues (Opioids, Homelessness, etc.): How Local Government Can Help

    Date: Wednesday, September 11, 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern

    Promoting Trust in a Divisive World

    Date: Thursday, October 10, 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern

    Having Difficult Conversations in Your Organization and Beyond

    Date: Thursday, November 14, 12:30-2:00 PM Eastern


    State and Affliate Meetings

    Washington City/County Management Association (WCMA), Summer Conference, August 13-16, Kennewick

    Sessions include: 

    • Hello, Is Any One Out There?
    • Everybody’s Working for the Weekend: Alternative Work Schedules
    • Pitfalls of Discipline


    • August 14-16: ICMA Executive Board Meeting, Chicago, IL 
    • September 12: City Management Association of Delaware (CMAD), Quarterly Meeting, Dover


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