- Written by American City & County Administrator
- 10th October 2008
2020 Crown Communities winner: Harris County, Texas, Precinct 2's ACCESS2HEALTH SmartPodPrecinct 2 of Harris County, Texas, implemented a medical college’s innovative epidemiological technology to bring COVID-19 testing to its vulnerable residents. However, the precinct’s initiative and this technology could influence pandemic response across the country. Of all four precincts in Harris County, Texas, Precinct 2 has the lowest median life expectancy, the highest percentage of […]
American City & County’s 2020 Crown Communities AwardsProjects nominated for American City & County's annual Crown Communities Awards are judged on uniqueness, short- and long-term value to the community and effective/innovative financing.
2020 Crown Communities winner: El Paso County, Texas’ pretrial justice modernizationSince 2015, El Paso County, Texas, has undertaken a massive modernization of its pretrial justice programs. This overhaul consists of eight reforms, each of which targets a different part of the pretrial justice system. Not only are the reforms diverse; each one has had a quantifiable impact on El Paso County’s justice system. The county […]
Updating the assessor report: A new approachRamsey County, Minn.'s new guiding practice is that any dataset available on its open data portal must include a data story