Local governments showcase the newest parks and recreation gems.
- Written by Derek Prall
- 23rd July 2014
Local governments showcase the newest parks and recreation gems in a showcase of projects from across the country.
Predictions for local governments in 2022: Resiliency and sustainabilityWe are all aware that 2021 was a challenging year for communities around the country, and while some of these challenges linger, the new year presents an opportunity for local governments to drive community-wide improvements that will optimize buildings, public spaces, utilities and more to create healthy, thriving environments in 2022. Sustainability is an ongoing […]
2021 Crown Communities Award winner: Phase 1 of Minot, N.D.’s Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection PlanIn 2011, Minot, N.D. experienced its worst flood event ever. Heavy rains in Canada forced public works officials there to start releasing water, which flowed into the Mouse/Souris River Basin, a 375 mile-long river adjacent to Minot that drains into 23,600 square miles. Ahead of the surge, evacuations were ordered, and residents fled. At its […]
2021 Crown Communities Award winner: Clark County Clerk Customer Service Website RedesignClark County, Nevada, is the “Wedding Capital of the World,” with approximately 129,000 marriage licenses issued over the past two years, 80 percent for out-of-towners. “We do more destination weddings than any other place on the planet that we can find,” said Clark County Clerk Lynn Marie Goya. The county issue its 5-millionth marriage license […]
Three U.S. cities among Bloomberg Global Mayors Challenge winnersBloomberg Philanthropies recently announced the 15 winning cities of its 2021-2022 Global Mayors Challenge, which includes three U.S. cities—Paterson, N.J.; Phoenix; and Rochester, Minn. The 15 winners are being recognized for designing bold and ambitious urban innovations emerging from the global COVID-19 pandemic. The winning cities submitted innovative ideas that addressed one or more of […]