November 1, 2005
Water Infrastructure Urban ...
- Written by American City & County Administrator
- 1st November 2005
New York City will require proof of vaccination to enter restaurants, gyms and entertainment centersWith COVID-19 rates spiking sharply across the country of late, metropolitan centers across the United States are taking steps to quell transmission—some moderate, others drastic. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that New York City will require anyone patronizing a restaurant, fitness or indoor entertainment center to show proof they’ve been vaccinated. The new policy will be phased in gradually after going into effect Aug. 16. “It will require vaccination for workers and […]
Community Emergency Response Team Set-Up ChecklistWhen a natural disaster strikes your community, your best line of defense may be the passionate people who call your community home. If you plan to set up a successful, resourceful, committed, and well-trained Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in your community, use this checklist to keep your planning and execution on track. This actionable […]
New research underscores upside of modernizing local government technologyAs in the private sector, the wheels of city and local governments are powered increasingly by technology. Already, according to a recent survey conducted of global IT decision makers, tech is used to respond to citizen or “customer” needs in half of government/public sector interactions. More than half (55 percent) of survey respondents in the […]
Renewables surpass coal as America's second most prevalent energy sourceWith technological advancements over the last decade driving innovation in the green energy sector, renewables are now the second most prevalent energy source in the United States. According to the United States Energy Information Administration’s 2020 report, “Renewables surpassed both nuclear (790 billion kilowatt hours) and coal (774 billion kilowatt hours) for the first time on record. This outcome […]