Representing excellence in local government management and leadership.


To provide professional development, engagement opportunities, advocacy and leadership in the Ontario municipal sector. To strengthen and support the capabilities and performance of municipal professionals. 


To be the leading organization in fostering, promoting and sustaining excellence in municipal management and administration in Ontario.


The Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO) represents excellence in local government, management and leadership. Over the past 80 years, AMCTO has provided education, accreditation, leadership, and management expertise for Ontario municipal professionals. With 2,000+ members working in municipalities across the province, AMCTO is Ontario’s largest association of local government professionals, and the leading professional development organization for municipal professionals.

Known as 'The Municipal Experts', AMCTO offers a breadth of expertise and knowledge through year-round education and professional development programming, and through its members across a range of municipal operation areas and legislative issues. AMCTO is recognized as an influential voice for local government professionals regarding key management and legislative 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 today's continually evolving municipal environment.

AMCTO Strategic Documents

AMCTO is currently seeking an experienced consulting firm to help lead the development of our 2022-2026 Strategic Plan. See our bid submission here.
 Definition of Practice for Municipal Management

 AMCTO Constitution 2019

 2020 AGM Materials

 Towards 2022 - AMCTO's Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

 2019 Annual Report