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  • PDC guidelines on lobbying activity

    Cities and towns that conduct lobbying activities either through a contract lobbyist or directly with in-house staff or city council members may need to report to the Public Disclosure Commission.

  • AWC's City Champion Award

    AWC’s City Champion Awards acknowledge the hard work and dedication of legislators and others who championed critical city issues during the legislative session.

  • Supporting cities, supporting change

    If life were proceeding as “normal,” I would be seeing roughly 400 mayors, councilmembers, and staff in Kennewick next week for the AWC Annual Conference. However, this spring has been anything but normal and we have moved our Annual Conference online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Cityvision May/June 2020

    Public address: Leadership in a time of pandemic

  • Civic Service Awards

    AWC recognizes city officials who have retired after 20 or more years of service to their city. Elected officials, city managers and administrators, city clerks, senior department directors and city attorneys are eligible.

  • Municipal Excellence awards

    This AWC award promotes and recognizes innovative and effective city programs that improve the quality of life in their communities.

  • AWC COVID-19 membership briefing

    This briefing provides city-specific updates and information on state and federal action related to the COVID-19 pandemic and emergency response. Learn about impacts to cities and how cities are responding, and hear about NLC’s new energetic #CitiesAreEssential campaign, including how and why you should get involved.
    (CML: Effective local leadership, 1 credit)

  • Small City Connector 2020

    CMLBugSmall cities are unique. It's the personal and close-knit nature of small communities that make them great places to live.
    (CML: Effective local leadership, 2 credits)

  • Layoffs, furloughs, benefits, & employment issues

    CMLBugThis webinar provides updates on the COVID-19 pandemic and how it can impact your organization. It covers topics such as how to address continuation of benefits questions and issues, unemployment matters including layoffs and furloughs, and future potential impacts to your organization.
    (CML: Effective local leadership, 1 credit)

  • Salary & Benefits Survey

    Research city and county salary and benefit information, which facilitates benchmarking, and members’ budget and policy making decisions.

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