Business View Magazine | December 2020

302 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE DECEMBER 2020 GUE The Alabama League of Municipalities (ALM) is focused on helping the cities and towns in the State of Alabama succeed in every aspect of governing, economic development, and positive community growth through education, legal guidance, and advocacy with federal and state officials. ALM is a nonpartisan association with about 450 members of incorporated cities and towns. Since it was formed in 1935, it has worked to strengthen municipal government through advocacy, training, and working to improve local leadership. Today, the League is the recognized voice of Alabama’s municipalities; helping to strengthen communities, as well as helping local leadership with issues faced by all municipalities. Greg Cochran, Executive Director of ALM, explains, “We feel our communities are the foundation of our state’s economy. Creating communities where people want to live, work and play requires an environment where businesses and developers want to invest. That is the most important thing to us, locally, and to our state. So being a leader in driving that AT A GLANCE ALABAMA LEAGUE OF MUNICIPALITIES WHAT: Non-partisan association for municipal governments WHERE: Montgomery, Alabama WEBSITE: The voice of municipal government