CCM Programs & Services
CCM provides member towns and cities with a wide array of services and publications to assist in saving time and money. These programs include:
Leading-edge workshops and seminars for municipal officials and employees.
Regularly scheduled workshops and customized workshops held in requesting towns.
Workshops help municipal officials become better administrators and effective policy makers
- Exhibition and trade shows feature the latest products, services and resources to help municipalities function better and save money
- Local officials have the opportunity to network with and learn from their peers
- No cost to the town/city, no cost to taxpayers. The discounts are negotiated directly with participating pharmacies.
- Average savings of 45% and even some pet prescriptions are covered for medications that also treat a human condition.
- Residents obtain their card, either electronically or printed, and can use it immediately at any participating pharmacy. The discount cards are widely accepted at all national chain pharmacies and most local independent pharmacies.
Testing, training, and management services for public works, police and other public employees
Energy purchasing to achieve significant savings on the price of electricity and natural gas as well as long-term Power Purchase Agreements for solar photovoltaic projects.
Energy efficiency services for municipal and school buildings
Streetlight management and maintenance services
All the following benefits for one subscription fee:
Customized computer reports on request (wage, fringe benefit and socioeconomic information)
Data Service Reporter -- latest contract settlement and arbitration awards (monthly)
Use or obtain information from CCM's files of collective bargaining agreements, pension agreements, ability-to-pay data, etc.
Town receives information and results of research on labor relations and personnel issues
Response by CCM to inquiries on labor relations and personnel issues
- Becoming a Municipal Business Associate (MBA) member of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities (CCM) Corporate Partner Program demonstrates your company's support of Connecticut local government. MBA Membership provides your company with many valuable ways to stay connected to the Connecticut municipal market while proving your commitment to the growth of Connecticut towns and cities.
- To honor those who have served a single municipality for twenty-five years or more, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities has established the "CCM Municipal Service Awards Program."
The total years of service does not need to be consecutive, but must be cumulative for a single municipality. Although the nominations for these awards begin with twenty-five years of service, CCM is also recognizing those who have served longer, in five-year intervals.
- The CCM municipal job bank is viewed by hiring administrators and potential candidates in every Connecticut city and town hall and those far beyond. Since its inception, hundreds of positions have been successfully filled through the job bank in every corner of the state.
- The CCM municipal job bank is open to municipal officials across the country as well as to the public at large. Recently posted positions include town manager, health director, fleet manager, auditor, police officer, public works director, field engineer; superintendent of solid waste, senior accountant, building official, and the list could go on and on. The CCM municipal job bank also has sections for private sector employers seeking workers with applicable public experience and for municipalities issuing requests for proposals.
- CCM Members are eligible for membership in NLC
- Town/city officials receive NLC publications and other services
- Town/city officials may serve on NLC committees
- Town/city officials may attend Congressional City Conference, Congress of Cities, and NLC workshops