2023 Strategic Objectives

Four Themes:


  1. Advance municipal interests in Housing and Homelessness
  2. Secure provincial investment in municipal infrastructure to activate economic growth and support the construction of additional housing
  3. Support effective delivery broadband investment to support economic and social development 
  4. Better integration of infrastructure investment, climate change, energy and social policy
  5. Leverage AMO’s work on social determinants of health to advance strategic health and human services policy, investment and enhanced economic participation
  6. Sectoral leadership across the scope of municipal policy matters 


  1. Strengthen the unity and collaboration of the municipal sector to effect consensus provincially and nationally
  2. Enhanced collaboration and partnerships with other sectors to build stronger communities and enhanced economic opportunity 
  3. Engage with BPS leaders for common purpose including on health system human resources and municipal workforce development
  4. Demonstrate AMO’s value, relevance and influence through mutually beneficial partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances
  5. Renew engagement with members through strategic and advanced communications 
  6. Advance and protect municipal employer interests and the affordability and sustainability of $120B OMERS Plan through MEPCO 


  1. Continue to advance dialogue, understanding and action on matters of equity, diversity and representation with Board and members 
  2. Rollout of new, reserve-funded AMO Healthy Democracy Project and AMO Municipal Workforce Development Project
  3. Continue to advance Municipal-Indigenous relations in Ontario   
  4. Cost-effective and impactful conference and learning opportunities 
  5. Implementation of modernized new councilor and new heads of council training programs
  6. Advance LAS’s initiatives that support AMO’s work on green economy (renewable natural gas), joint and several liability, community safety (automated speed enforcement) and housing (digital government initiatives)


  1. Modernize, adapt, and innovate AMO workforce and workplace
  2. Enhance employee engagement, professional development  and internal collaboration, review internal practices including EDI
  3. Increase the representation of women, youth, racialized and  marginalized persons and groups at AMO: more diverse voices at AMO Conference, advancing youth engagement
  4. Support effective Board governance: orientation of new Board, strengthen Board engagement through Committee of the Whole, renewal of task force processes
  5. Improve data analysis capacity to support policy analysis, advocacy, service to members, and digital government
  6. Build organizational resiliency and adaptability to change