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  • City & County Salary & Benefits Survey

    Research city and county salary and benefit information, which facilitates benchmarking, and members’ budget and policy making decisions.

  • Civic Service Awards

    AWC recognizes city officials who have retired after 20 or more years of service to their city. Elected officials, city managers and administrators, city clerks, senior department directors and city attorneys are eligible.

  • AWC's legislative City Champion Award

    AWC’s City Champion Awards acknowledge the hard work and dedication of legislators and others who championed critical city issues during the legislative session.

  • Advocacy All-Star Awards

    This AWC award recognizes and celebrates actions by city officials who demonstrate a commitment to advocating on behalf of all cities.

  • Cityvision May/June 2019

    Leading the way: Collaboration as a key to civic progress

  • AWC Center for Quality Communities scholarships

    The AWC Center for Quality Communities annually awards scholarship to outstanding high school seniors for post-secondary education. Students are nominated by their city or town.

  • Contracts, arbitration decisions & job descriptions database

    Database of labor contracts, interest arbitration decisions, and job descriptions. Browse the entire list or filter by population range, employee group, or document type. You can view the documents online or download and print them.

  • Municipal Excellence awards

    This AWC award promotes and recognizes innovative and effective city programs that improve the quality of life in their communities.

  • Cityvision March/April 2019

    All hands on tech: Cities confront the promise and perils of innovation

  • So you want to be an elected official...

    Interested in running for office in Washington’s cities or towns?

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