A succession plan is a component of good planning and management. By identifying strategies for succession planning, municipalities can ensure that day-to-day business continues to operate efficiently without the presence of people who hold key positions as they retire or move on to new opportunities. MFOA has created some tools to help members know what to consider when thinking about succession planning. See below for more.

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MFOA_Policy_Projects/Municipal_Finance_Orientation_Package_Updated_Edition.aspxMunicipal Finance Orientation Package - Updated Edition12/1/2021 12:00:00 AMPolicy Succession PlanningAre you or someone in your office new to the field? Look no further! The Orientation Package provides a crash course on municipal functions and important relevant organizations.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/Young_Professionals_Recruitment_Strategies.aspxYoung Professionals Recruitment Strategies5/30/2016 12:00:00 AMPolicy Succession PlanningWhile middle managers and external hires move into senior roles, the Committee on Big Issues in Small Places was keen to have access to strategies to recruit younger professionals for long term staffing needs.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/Phased_Retirement.aspxPhased Retirement5/28/2016 12:00:00 AMPolicy Succession PlanningPhased retirement is broadly defined as any program allowing for gradual decreases in working time and workload instead of an abrupt move from full-time employment to retirement.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/Succession_Planning_for_Ontario_Municipalities.aspxSuccession Planning for Ontario Municipalities5/27/2016 12:00:00 AMPolicy Succession PlanningIn this summary resource, we share the three most common succession planning strategies and variations on the themes from governments inside and outside of Ontario.
 Questions? Contact:
Christine Duong
416-362-9001 ext.230


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