- Written by American City & County Administrator
- 10th October 2008
Senate American Rescue Plan includes more than $60 million in direct aid for countiesThe U.S. Senate’s version of the 2021 American Rescue Plan maintains the $350 billion in state and local aid that was in the House bill, including $60.1 billion in direct aid to counties. The U.S. Senate begin debating its version March 4. The House of Representatives passed its version of the $1.9 trillion bill Feb. […]
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: South Bay Cities Council of Governments' South Bay Fiber NetworkAmerican City & County traditionally awards its Crown Communities Awards to the exemplary projects of municipalities, counties, and subdivisions of local government like precincts or water districts. However, we felt that California joint powers authority South Bay Cities Council of Governments (SBCCOG)’s impressive South Bay Fiber Network (SBFN) — which is benefiting its 16 member […]
Rethinking worker’s compensation with alternative dispute resolutionWorker’s compensation can be a significant expense area for municipal employers and the taxpayers they represent. In addition to high premium rates, the individual claim expenses, litigation costs and extended periods of absence for injured workers rack up hefty price tags. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) programs are an effective strategy for addressing the high costs […]