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When you join AMANS you become part of a network of municipal government professionals who are committed to improving municipal government administration in Nova Scotia. It is through this unique network that you will be able to remain up to date on important and current, municipal government issues. This network provides opportunities to share knowledge and experiences with colleagues across the Province. 

AMANS strives to provide relevant professional development opportunities to enable  members to enhance their knowledge, skills and experience so they can stay at the leading edge of municipal administration. 

AMA members have access to a number of services including:

  • Professional development opportunities;
  • Annual Fall Conference
  • Annual Spring Workshop
  • an extensive network of professional contacts
  • Networking opportunities which provide for the exchange of ideas
  • AMA List Serve
  • Manuals and Resources
  • Best Practices in Financial Capacity Building
  • Model By-law and Policy Manual
  • Job Description Bank
  • Municipal Compensation & Benefits Survey
  • Financial Management Best Practices
  • Health and Safety Resources
  • Opportunities to serve on municipal-related committees and task forces
  • Provides a respected resource to municipal elected officials in the province
  • Voice on many UNSM and Provincial Committees
  • Access to the Municipal Website Venture