Congratulations to the 2015-16 Newly Elected Officials Course participants! The class participated in 45 hours of instruction on Infrastructure and Public Works, Community Development, Intergovernmental Cooperation, Ethics and many other topics. Click here to view the photo gallery from the Graduation Dinner and Awards Ceremony.
Join us for the four-part Professional Police Operations program beginning Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Discover cooperative ways to provide police services that are not only fiscally responsible and effective, but also afford police a chance to be in a safe organization that provides the necessary resources to get the job done.
The 2016 Municipal Intern Program is now in full swing. Eager interns met with officials from various municipalities along Western Pennsylvania at Carnegie Mellon University. Interviews have initiated and officials will be making their decisions in time for internships to begin next month.
Mark you calendars! The 2016 LGA Recognition Luncheon will be held on August 11, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Engineer's Society of Western Pennsylvania, 337 Fourth Ave., Pittsburgh. Each year, LGA pays tribute to those whose exceptional leadership has contributed to excellence in local government.
Managing Marcellus: Land Use After PA Supreme Court Act 13 Rulings, held June 4 at W&J College in Washington, PA, attracted solicitors, local government officials and the general public. Click here to learn more about LGA's Training & Learning events.
DEP's Director of Environmental Emergency Response Kerry Leib and other emergency response personnel discussed, "At a Moment's Notice: Rail Transportation Emergencies, Community Response and Health," July 30, 2015 at the Allegheny County Emergency Operations Center for municipal leaders.
Mark your calendars for LGA’s 2016 Promoting Excellence Golf Outing! The annual event, benefiting our Michael P. Lynch Scholarship Fund, will be held Thursday, May 12, 2016.
The Michael P. Lynch Sc[...]
Local Government Academy is pleased to announce the 2016 Municipal Internship Program projects. To download a PDF of this report please click here.
Students interested in these projects should reg[...]
Local Government Academy, Sustainable Pittsburgh, and Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University, through the generosity of Alcoa Foundation and Alcoa employees, are pleased to [...]
LGA's Webinar Wednesday session, "Creating an Implementable Comprehensive Plan," is now available online. The session, presented by Denny Puko, Planning Program manager for the PA Department of Commun[...]
This is a three evening course designed for appointed members of the municipal planning commission.
Land use planning is a critical function of Pennsylvania local governments and planning commissio[...]