As an influential voice for municipal professionals, AMCTO advocates for legislative, regulatory, policy and program changes to support our members in effectively serving their communities. We focus on progressive movement through actionable steps to grow and advance the Association's advocacy and policy work.
Building our Agenda
The AMCTO Legislative and Policy Advisory Committee was established to assist with policy analysis and developing policy-related programming, developing formal government submissions and recommendations, and advancing advocacy issues. The committee is comprised of members in good standing with varying municipal leadership and management experience.
Actioning Member Interests
In support of the advocacy goals within the 2022-2026 AMCTO Strategic Plan, AMCTO’s policy and government relations portfolio has four objectives to achieve over the next four years:
- Serve as a conduit for municipal research in partnership with academics and other research-based institutions.
- Support policy development and capacity-building within the sector through established evidence-based policy positions.
- Strengthen the Association’s impact on public policy through coalitions and collaboration.
- Enhance the Association’s reputation as an influential, go-to expert partner for technical advice for government and municipal staff.