Who We Are

The Kansas Association of City/County Management (KACM) is an organization of local government management officials working together since 1951 to support and promote professional management and high ethical standards for effective democracy in local city and county governments in Kansas. KACM seeks to support member managers, administrators, and assistants through the interchange of ideas and information for professional development and through support of the individual.

What We Do

The purpose of KACM is to enhance the quality of local government and to support and assist local government professionals in Kansas. To further its mission, KACM:

  • Supports and actively promotes council-manager government and professional management in all forms of local government.
  • Provides training programs and publications for local government professionals that improve their skills, increase their knowledge of local government, and strengthen their commitment to the ethics, values, and ideals of the profession.
  • Supports members in their efforts to meet professional, partnership, and personal needs.

Activities

  • WSU Winter Seminar - February
  • KCCM Spring Conference - April
  • Annual Conference - November/December

Benefits

  • Directory of members
  • Annual member pay and benefit salary
  • Annual conference
  • Ethics information and investigation at ICMA's request
  • Information and support to cities and counties interested in professional management
  • Support of professional standards for local governmental management
  • Networking opportunities
  • Transition support

Awards

  • Buford Watson, Jr. Award for Excellence in Management
  • Early Career Excellence Award
  • Career Recognition Award
  • Leadership Award
  • Sunflower Award

Scholarships

  • Virgil Basgall
  • KACM
  • Rising Star

Important Documents

 

News and Announcements

KACM Annual Conference

2022 KACM Annual Conference in Great Bend is right around the corner! Register here: https://www.lkm.org/events/... Read More

 Daniela Rivas, Assistant City Administrator/Finance Director, City of McPherson

Management in Action: Daniela Rivas, Assistant City Administrator/Finance Director, City of McPherson

What does city/county management mean to you?

It means turning in your service, the unconditional giving of... Read More

KACM Job Newsletter

KACM Job Newsletter

The Kansas Association of City/County Management in partnership with the League of Kansas... Read More

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