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9 Local Government Resources You Might Have Missed

Either off on vacation or busy with work, you might have missed some of the great content ICMA is producing. Don’t worry! Here are 9 things you can check out:

ICMA Podcast: Local Gov Life

To make it easier for you to take ICMA on-the-go, we are piloting a six-episode podcast series. Local Gov Life is a mix of stories, insights, and advice from local government leaders. Check out the first two episodes.

PM Magazine: It’s Heavy. . . and Worth the Weight!

This post from the ICMA|blog outlines everything that is available in the August issue of PM magazine. Learn more.

Making It Work: The Essentials of Council-Manager Relations

Looking to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with your governing board? This just released and FREE-to-members e-book offers a variety of suggested techniques and strategies to help you maximize this working relationship. Download now.

State and Local Government Workforce: 2016 Trends

This report highlights workforce trends that were identified in a recent survey sent to members of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources ( and National Association of State Personnel Executives. Download now.

Improving Quality of Life: The Effect of Aligning Local Service Delivery and Public Health Goals

This FREE digital report examines the management of more traditional assets and services (e.g., roads and public safety) through a health-oriented lens. And there's a Twitter chat to discuss the report on August 11! Download now.

Pokétique: 5 Resources on Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go is taking communities by storm. We have some resources to help you inform residents about playing the game safely while also benefiting the community. View the resources.

3 Signs of Burnout, and One Way to Beat It

The latest post from the Leadership {RE}imagined blog gives you tips on how to work smarter and be your most productive, successful self. Learn more.

Cybersecurity: Six Questions Managers Should Ask

As you know, cybersecurity is a huge concern for local governments. Guest blogger Wayne Sommer, internal audit manager, Aurora, Colorado, helps by identifying questions every local government manager should ask. Learn more.

Police-Community Relations: Resources to Add to Your Toolbox

ICMA is at the forefront of covering the important topic of policy-community relations.  This article is a roundup of all of those resources. Learn more