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  • How small cities can use coronavirus relief funds

    CMLBugJoin AWC, the Department of Commerce, and elected leaders to learn more about how smaller cities can use the Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF), how to properly apply for reimbursements, and what resources are available for city leaders as they navigate using Coronavirus Relief Funds.

    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit)

  • Utility rate setting basics for elected officials

    CMLBugJoin AWC and FCS Group to learn the concepts, principles, and best practices of utility rate making for elected officials.

    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit)

  • Cityvision July/August 2020

    Cities adjust priorities amid a pandemic downturn

  • CARES fund update from Commerce & the SAO

    CMLBugIn May of 2020, Governor Inslee announced that local governments would receive $300 million of the state's federal CARES funds. Join AWC, the Department of Commerce, and the State Auditor's Office for an informative webinar that will answer burning questions and address many of the common concerns.
    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit)

  • COVID-19 survey finds big financial impact on Washington cities

    In May and June, we surveyed our cities to learn the local impact of COVID-19 on city populations and finances. Read the highlights, find charts and graphs, discover what some respondents said, and access the full report.

  • PDC guidelines on lobbying activity

    Cities and towns that conduct lobbying activities either through a contract lobbyist or directly with in-house staff or city council members may need to report to the Public Disclosure Commission.

  • AWC's City Champion Award

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

  • Cityvision May/June 2020

    Public address: Leadership in a time of pandemic

  • 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.

  • Municipal Excellence awards

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

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