AMCTO represents excellence in local government management and leadership


The leading organization in fostering, promoting and sustaining excellence in municipal management and administration in Ontario. 


To provide professional development, engagement opportunities, advocacy and leadership in the sector, which strengthens and supports the capabilities and performance of municipal professionals. 


AMCTO represents excellence in local government management and leadership. AMCTO has provided education, accreditation, leadership, and management expertise for Ontario’s municipal professionals for the past 80 years. With almost 2,200 members working in municipalities across Ontario, AMCTO is Ontario’s largest voluntary association of local government professionals, and the leading professional development organization for municipal professionals.

AMCTO is known as 'The Municipal Experts' because of the breadth of expertise and knowledge of its members across a range of municipal operation areas and legislative issues.

AMCTO is recognized as an influential voice for local government professionals regarding key management and legislative issues affecting the sector.

The Association continues to grow and to search out new opportunities to provide municipal professionals with the tools they need to succeed in the continually evolving municipal environment.

AMCTO Strategic Documents

 Definition of Practice for Municipal Management

 AMCTO Constitution 2019

 2020 AGM Materials

 Towards 2022 - AMCTO's Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

 2019 Annual Report