The leading organization in fostering and sustaining municipal excellence
To provide leadership and service to the municipal profession through continuous learning opportunities, member support and recognition, and legislative advocacy.
AMCTO represents excellence in local government management and leadership. AMCTO has provided education, accreditation, leadership, and implementation expertise for Ontario’s municipal professionals for over (75) years. With over 2,100 members working in municipalities across Ontario, AMCTO is Canada’s largest voluntary association of local government professionals, and the leading professional development organization for municipal administrative staff.
AMCTO is known as 'The Municipal Experts' because of the breadth of expertise and knowledge of its members in a range of municipal operation areas and legislative issues.
AMCTO's CMO (Certified Municipal Officer) designation is the most comprehensive accreditation program in Canada for municipal professionals, demonstrating the highest commitment to municipal excellence.
AMCTO Task Forces and Project Teams provide valuable insight into issues facing municipalities on a day-to-day basis. They contribute their experience and knowledge of municipal issues to the Association to support program development, advocacy, and service delivery and provide needed expert advice to Government on the implementation of new policy and legislation.
AMCTO is recognized as an influential voice for local government professionals regarding key management issues affecting the sector.
The Association continues to grow and to search out new opportunities to provide municipal professionals with the tools they need to succeed in the continually evolving municipal environment.