Membership Has Its Benefits!


PMAA provides our members with valuable resources and services.


PMAA is the largest association in the Commonwealth specifically representing the interests of municipal authorities by providing services that include government advocacy, education and training, publications, and group programs.  

By maintaining close contact with state agencies and officials, other local government associations, and private consultants, PMAA serves as a clearinghouse for any questions our members may have and provide sources of information such as sample resolutions, by-laws, job descriptions, rules and regulations. In addition, the Association’s legal counsel is available to answer the more complex legal concerns impacting authorities.


Insurance Trustees of PMAA   In partnership with National Insurance Services, group life, weekly disability income and long-term disability insurance programs are provided

OnDemand Energy Solutions   Providing energy procurement consulting services to members of Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association

PA Local Government Investment Trust (PLGIT)   A money market trust fund administered by and for local government units

PennBid   Electronic Procurement Paperless Bid Management System

Unemployment Compensation Trust (UC Trust)   An unemployment compensation fund managed by PMAA Trustees

Workers’ Compensation, Property, Casualty, Environmental, Liability Insurance   A complete line of risk management and insurance programs administered by MRM Trust/The HDH Group, Inc. This coverage includes general liability, property, auto, public official’s liability, workers’ compensation and miscellaneous municipal coverage.

Government Relations Services   Vital to the Association and one of the main reasons PMAA was formed is to provide legislative and regulatory advocacy services. PMAA represents the interest of authorities before the state legislature, the Department of Environmental Protection, The US Environmental Protection Agency and other state and federal entities by:

  • Tracking state and federal legislation and regulations;

  • Developing positions and comments;

  • Testifying at hearings and meetings with legislators, environmental officials, and others to present PMAA positions; and

  • Publications including the Municipality Authorities Act, Legislative Directory and Special Reports.

Education & Training - PMAA offers a wide variety of educational and training opportunities for authority board members, staff and consultants, including:

Communications/Publications   PMAA membership benefits include a host of communications services – publications, advertising opportunities, news updates, and more.

  • The Authority, PMAA’s bi-monthly magazine, featuring technical articles, legislative updates, events listings, and classified advertising;

  • PMAA’s annual Membership Directory is an annual publication featuring contact information for members and associate members, award recipients, PMAA board and committee members; and

  • PMAA Today, our electronic newsletter, features announcements, educational opportunities, legislative and regulatory updates.

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