Life, Well Run is an ICMA (International City/County Management Association) initiative to raise awareness of and appreciation for the value professional managers bring to build ethical, efficient, effective local government and great communities we’re proud to call home.
Professional local government managers improve the quality of life in their communities every day.
Beverly Hills, CA
In 2009, the city of Beverly Hills embarked on a strategic effort to strengthen its economic base by developing a five-year Economic Sustainability Plan. Read More…
Fort Smith, AR
An outstanding example of this kind of commitment became a reality recently in Fort Smith, Arkansas (pop. 87,500), the second-largest city in the state, where residents celebrated the completion of a six-year plan to bring a municipal-owned aquatics center/waterpark to the city. Read More…
The vision of innovative elected officials and a can-do city manager have made Mesa a college town like none other in the U.S. Read More…
If you look around your community, you’ll find people using their talents each day to improve our quality of life. Some are in very public roles—like police officers or teachers. Others keep the roads maintained, collect recycling, beautify our parks and public spaces. We’re capturing profiles of these community heroes who work with professional city, town, and county managers to make Life, Well Run.