Featured Product – Public Safety
- Written by American City & County Administrator
- 20th October 2008
Six tips for making sure your dispatch is doing all the right movesPlanning, design, construction, maintenance and waste disposal are a few aspects public works departments deal with daily. It seems like a great deal of specialized work and reporting because it absolutely is. And all of it routed through a dispatch center. Without the right tools in place, a dispatcher cannot keep things running smoothly. Nor […]
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.
How small cities are tackling lead service line replacement“We move Heaven and earth,” says Montana Birt. A transplant from Georgia, Birt is a pastor in a local church in Thorp, Wisc., the smallest of cities with a population of just more than 1,600. His more earthly endeavor, however, involves digging up and replacing lead pipes that threaten to poison his neighbors’ water in […]
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 […]