What is MLGMA?


About Us

Since its beginnings in 1927, this association has been known as the Michigan Chapter of The International City Management Association, the Michigan City Management Association, and now The Michigan Local Government Management Association.

New Resources:

Professional Development Survey Presentation

Career Compass No. 36: Engaging Employees for Success


Listserv Surveys

2014 Coaching Program Webinar

MLGMA Scholarship Program Application Guidelines 2014


The MLGMA Recruitment Committee designed a survey to gather data and understand what motivates local government managers to stay in a community or seek another position.  Please take the time to complete the recruitment survey.  The future of the profession will be better for it.


Publicly Funded Health Insurance Contribution Act (PA 152) and the Impact on the Michigan Municipal Market



Michigan Local Government Benchmarking Consortium (PowerPoint)



Life, Well Run Campaign

The goal of ICMA’s Life, Well Run Campaign is to raise awareness of professional managers and their role in improving quality of life in cities, towns and counties.

Please join your fellow members and the MLGMA Board of Trustees in donating to this very important cause.  MLGMA will match your donation dollar for dollar!


Click here to find out more about the campaign and how you can donate!


In the News

Auburn Hills City Manager Pete Auger Named 2014 MLGMA President

Paw Paw Village Manager Larry Nielsen Receives MLGMA's Excellence in Local Government Award














What Does Local Government Mean to You?  Can you answer these questions:  "Who is your mayor?"  "Who is your city manager?"  "What form of government do you have?"