Certified Municipal Officials Program

In 2001, the League developed the CMO program in an effort to address a nationwide movement dedicated to developing efficient and effective community leaders by providing meaningful information on topics that will expand the elected official's knowledge and capabilities.
There are three levels of certification officials can obtain through the CMO program:   
Basic, Advanced and Professional Development.

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UPCOMING CMO OPPORTUNITIES: 

07/31/2017

Earn 3 CMO Elective Credits by attending this 4 day seminar in Jackson, MS. Register by August 1 for discounted rates!

Attendees will receive four (4) days of instruction preparing them to successfully complete the FAA’s Remote Pilot Exam. This certification is essential to beginning a safe, efficient and legal drone operation. In addition, attendees will learn state and local laws applicable to UAS operations in Mississippi, best practices, and special considerations for operating as a public entity or contracting with public entities. Approved for (3) CMO Elective credits through the Mississippi Municipal League. For full details, view attached flyer.

06/06/2017

EARN 2 CMO ELECTIVE CREDITS

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE TRUE SOUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COURSE

This is an introductory course exposing participants to the fundamentals and practice of creating jobs, increasing wealth, improving the tax base and enhancing a community’s quality-of-life, the first step in pursuing professional certification.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The True South Basic Economic Development Course is designed for community leaders and stakeholders who participate in the process of community economic development. Typical conference attendees include chamber of commerce, economic, and community development organization professionals; elected and appointed officials; government agency staff; community planners; utility personnel; bankers; business leaders; real estate brokers and developers; community volunteers; and students enrolled in the Masters of Economic Development program. 

LOCATION AND DATE

September 11 -14, 2017, in Hattiesburg, MS at The University of Southern Mississippi Trent Lott National Center

08/11/2017

Join the MS Urban Forest Council for the 30th Urban Forestry and Green Infrastructure Educational Summit!

All Things Green: For sustainable community, home, urban farm and business

October 3, 4 & 5, 2017 
MS Agriculture Museum
Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS

Attendees will earn 2 CMO elective credits.

View the attached document for details including registration information and a conference agenda!

08/14/2017

Fall 2017 Evening CMO Classes

In conjunction with MSU Extension Service Center for Government and Community Development, MML is excited to announce a series of CMO evening classes that will be held around the state during the fall of 2017.