Community Development Association and other affiliates

‚ÄčThe SC Community Development Association is one of the Municipal Association's affiliates. These organizations held more than three dozen training programs last year.

SC Community Development Association
CDA provides educational forums on economic and community development needs, best practices and successful case studies.

Municipal Court Administration Association of SC
MCAA offers training to court administrators, clerks of court, municipal judges and other employees involved in court administration.

Municipal Technology Association of SC
MTASC promotes the effective use of technology. Recent training sessions covered open data, cybersecurity when using third-party vendors, PCI requirements and drones in disaster recovery.

SC Association of Municipal Power Systems
SCAMPS focuses on legislative initiatives, mutual aid and provides training for elected officials, management staff and operational personnel for the state's 21 municipal power system's.

SC Association of Stormwater Managers
SCASM offers quarterly training on stormwater management policies and best practices. Training regularly covers proposed changes to stormwater regulations and case studies of innovative practices.

SC Business Licensing Officials Association
BLOA promotes best practices for administering the local business and professional license tax through training sessions, networking, and the Accreditation in Business Licensing and Masters in Business Licensing.

SC Municipal Attorneys Association
MAA's annual training addresses the needs of municipal attorneys and complies with the Supreme Court of South Carolina Commission on CLE and specialization requirements for continuing education credits.

Municipal Finance Officers, Clerks and Treasurers Association
Training programs cover unique member responsibilities, which include customer service, public records requests, parliamentary procedures and codification. MFOCTA sponsors the Municipal Clerks and Treasurers Institute with the Municipal Association and the Joseph P. Riley Jr. Center for Livable Communities.

Municipal Human Resources Association
MHRA training programs give members information and the opportunity to exchange ideas and stay current on state and federal labor law and court rulings.

SC Utility Billing Association
SCUBA trains members on utility billing, collections and customer service. Programs frequently focus on customer service skills, workplace safety and best practices in utility billing and collections.

Building Officials Association of South Carolina
BOASC focuses on the challenges of administering and enforcing building and related codes and offers education and networking through its annual meetings and listserve.

Affiliate memberships run on a calendar year schedule. Current members will receive a renewal notice the first week of January but may also renew or join online. All municipal officials and staff are eligible to join online or by completing the renewal notice and mailing it in with payment.