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Join LGN! 

The PPMC's Local Government Network (LGN) is a professional development series that offers monthly learning and networking events for city and county government organizations in the region.




Membership Benefits

  • Four 1-hour webinars (public finance, management, workforce, etc.) held live and later available on demand
  • Fee Structure Survey - water, wastewater, and stormwater fees
  • Toolkit/infographic/information packet on relevant topic
  • Monthly Managers Roundtable (8 online, 4 in-person lunches)
  • Toolkit/information packet on a relevant topic
  • Monthly Manager’s Roundtable Discussion Sessions (8 via Zoom, 4 in-person lunches)
  • Legislative Update Session
  • *NEW* NextGen EcoDevo: six 1-hour online sessions exploring reasons why youth leave your community and what can be done to get Gen Z back and get Generation Alpha to love their hometown.

Additional Membership Options

Three service hours from the PPMC at a discounted rate. For example, LGN members may need facilitation services, mini-research projects, employee retention surveys, etc.

Your entire organization can attend and benefit from all LGN services except the Managers Roundtable, which is restricted to city/county administrators/managers.

Membership Fees

  • High Population Communities (75,000+ population): $1,500
  • Large Communities (7,000+ population): $1,150
  • Medium Communities (4,000+ population): $950
  • Small Communities (under 4,000 population): $650

Join LGN


Kathy Sexton

Kathy Sexton
Senior Management Consultant
Public Policy & Management Center
at Wichita State University

(316) 371-6451

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