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  • 2020 State of the Cities: Greater responsibilities, fewer resources

    Our 2020 State of the Cities report dives into data, research, and trends to examine conditions in Washington's 281 cities. One key finding: cities are taking on more responsibilities with fewer resources than ever before.

  • Watch AWC’s Census 2020 webinar

    We know the importance of the Census and working together to make sure everyone is educated about it and motivated to respond. With more than $600 billion in federal funding and grant money on the line, cities across Washington are preparing to ensure their communities will be accurately counted. Has yours?! Find out more about preparing your community for a total count.

  • Knowing the legal territory

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThis video series is a must-see for every newly elected mayor and councilmember. This training fulfils the Open Government Training Act requirement for elected officials.
    (CML: Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements; 3 credits)

  • Cityvision November/December 2019

    Talking points: How cities can make an impact in Olympia

  • Cityvision September/October 2019

    Pointing the way: Where growth and sustainability intersect

  • City B&O tax rates and business licenses

    Gather resources on city B&O tax rates and license information, the city B&O tax model ordinance, and background on apportionment.

  • View 2020 Census resources

    Check out AWC’s Census resource page where cities can find information, resources, recommendations, and tools to help ensure a complete count.

  • Cityvision July/August 2019

    Community pillars: Bringing the best out of city staff

  • 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

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