Arizona City/County Management Association
The Arizona City/Council Management Association is a government sector lobbying association in the state of Arizona. It was founded in 1954 and is a nonprofit that includes city, town and county managers and other local government administrators. It has approximately 360 members and is staffed by the League of Arizona Cities and Towns. The organization was incorporated in 1998.
The stated mission of the ACMA is to "strengthen the quality of local government."
The association has several corporate partners. These include:
- RBC Capital Markets
- Sever Trent Services
- Southwest Ambulance
- Waste Management
- Southwest Risk Services
- Arizona Lottery
- Greenberg Traurig
- Pinnacle One
- Davidson Fixed Income Management
- Southwest Gas Corporation
About city/county management
There are 90 incorporated cities and towns in Arizona, 84 of which utilize the council-manager form of government. The council-manager form of local government is composed of elected officials in the form of a council, board or other governing body, who appoint the local government administrator to implement their policies.