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Nashville mayor’s spending to be investigated after admission of extramarital affair

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After acknowledging an extramarital affair with her chief of security, Nashville, Tenn.

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New contract for energy savings performance contracting

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California city considers starting its own cryptocurrency

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A California city is mulling over joining the cryptocurrency wave to explore a new method for funding public projects.

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IWCE 2018 provides cities and counties with the tech answers they need

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Stacey Ortlick

If your agency is planning, implementing or just need to know about communications technologies and trends, t

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Asset Management for Dummies: A Step-by-Step Guide to Modern Asset Management

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Bridges, roads, parks and even sewage and garbage management are things we all take for granted but will notice immediately if they aren’t working to the levels we’ve come to expect

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The Guide to Text Messaging Policies for Government

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Use text messages for business communications with confidence.

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Study: What’s Next in Digital Communications for Local Government

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Communications channels and best practices are constantly evolving – is your agency embracing the newest trends?

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How the IRS is watching municipal employee benefits

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CPA Randy Shepard explains how to properly report employee reimbursements to the Internal Revenue Service.

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Do More with Less by Working Smarter, Not Harder

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Operational success means working smarter, not harder, and the smartest way to work today is to enlist the help of a trusted computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

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How we travel is changing – and San Diego among others is in the driver's seat

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Smart Cities Council Readiness Editor Doug Peeples discusses San Diego's upcoming trial for autonomous vehicles and connected cars.

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The civics-culture correlation

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Recreation projects help governments influence culture and build community engagement

Recreation projects help governments in

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The rural connection

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Andrew Seybold

FirstNet is offering rural communities opportunities

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Green building project cuts costs

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Shirley, Mass., and ABM Industries collaborated to complete an infrastructure redevelopment project to reduce operating costs and maximize sustainability, cutting energy consumption by 26 percent sinc

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Philly’s NG9-1-1 improves emergency response

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Migrating Philadelphia’s emergency response network to the VESTA 9-1-1 Call Handling system has laid the groundwork for the city to transition to Next Generation 9-1-1 technology and accept new for

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Why the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credit is worth saving

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Karen Gravel and Charles Lawrence, of architecture, planning and interior design firm Lord Aeck Sargent, explain the importance of the Federal Historic Tax Credit.

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Bad medicine

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Over-prescription of opioid medications has set off what could be the worst public health crisis in American history

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Philadelphia to explore using civilian traffic enforcers

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Future traffic enforcers in Philadelphia might not have police badges.

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Buying strategies the public sector should adopt

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Public procurement veteran talks best practices, future of coop purchasing and more

Public procurement veteran Steve Gordon t

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Immigration conflict causes mayors to skip White House meeting

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Several prominent mayors chose to pass on a meeting with the president to discuss infrastructure in the wake of increased pressure from the Department of Justice on sanctuary cities.

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Why partnerships and engagement are key strategies for building smart transportation networks

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Smart Cities Council Readiness Editor Doug Peeples explains why public-private partnerships and collaboration are essential to ensuring the success of complex, multi-faceted transportation improvement

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From Aspirational to Operational: How State & Local Government Can Harness Data to Become a Smart Community

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The idea of a smart community has seemed like a futuristic utopia

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Absence Management: What does it mean for your organization?

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Join American City & County and Kronos as we look at how automated absence management solutions can help agencies control cost, ensure compliance and provide an easy-to-use system for employees.

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Baltimore mayor hopes new police leadership can curb violent crime

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Baltimore’s new Mayor, Catherine Pugh, says she is impatient for crime rates to improve in her city, but feels confident that by appointing new leadership in the police department, conditions will i

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Washington county’s homelessness and addiction project get support from state lawmakers

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A Washington county’s new idea for solving homelessness and addiction has garnered support from Washington Governor Jay Inslee and other state officials.

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The top 10 moving destinations of 2017

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Truck rental company Penske released its top moving destinations for 2017 based on one-way truck rental reservations made throughout the previous year.

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Mobility in the public sector

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Awingyu CEO Walter Van Uytven explains how governments should approach mobility so as to support their greater strategic initiatives.

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Despite making white separatist comments, Maine town manager intends to stay in his job

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Despite making white separatist comments.

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Leaders of rebuffed Amazon HQ2 candidate cities get reflective over bidding process

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Twenty North American localities are celebrating making the second round of Amazon’s second headquarters selection process.

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5 keys to making your next street light project a success

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Smart Cities Council Readiness Editor Doug Peeples explains how to best implement smart street lighting projects.

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Shortlist for second Amazon headquarters announced

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Amazon has whittled down the 238-plus proposals it received for its new headquarters to 20 potential locations, and mayors are already reacting to the news.

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Cincinnati City Council proposes study of institutional racism in city policy

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Officials in Cincinnati are taking a closer look at how municipal policies affect minorities.

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How government agencies can conquer account revenue management challenges in 2018

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Ontario Systems' Steve Ard and Brett Sivits explain how governments can best overcome account revenue management issues.

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Beyond GIS: The Secret to Productivity

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Your procurement team fulfills one of the most critical business functions of your organization

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New year kicks off with large cities announcing smart city initiatives

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A few large cities are starting the new year with major announcements for smart city initiatives.

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Cities expand borders through annexations

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Sometimes cities outgrow their limits. Other times, they expand to accomplish specific economic development goals.

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How data can help improve air quality control

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Matt Scholl, vice president and general manager – Americas for Envirosuite Limited explains how to harness large amounts of air quality data to improve a community's air quality.

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Numerous water main breaks lead to state of emergency in Jackson, Miss.

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As the new year continues to settle in, Jackson, Miss., officials are scrambling to deal with a major water crisis brought about by cold weather.

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Mayors criticize ICE director’s calls for legal action against sanctuary city officials

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Several mayors have criticized public comments from the U.S.

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Three tech tools that can keep our citizens and first responders safe

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Smart Cities Council Readiness Editor Doug Peeples explains technologies that public safety departments can use to better serve citizens.

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City launches cutting-edge, green indoor pool retrofit

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The retrofit of the Donald Richards Community Pool HVAC system in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, contributed many benefits to the city's pool.

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Data backup refresh helps transit agency reduce data protection costs

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The STORServer EBA852 serves as Dallas Area Rapid Transit's primary backup, and through use of the technology, the agency has reduced overall costs for data protection by removing redundant data.

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The new cloud over smart cities

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Mike Gundling

In smart cities, connectivity is enabling capability

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The robo-car revolution

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Automated vehicles are about to take over our streets; what are cities doing to prepare for this disruptive technology?

Autom

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American City & County's 2017 Crown Communities Awards

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2017 proved to be an exemplary year for American City & County's annual Crown Communities awards.

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The opioid crisis in correctional facilities – How connected treatment can help

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Cisco Senior Justice Advisor Daniel Stewart explains how connected treatment technology can help combat the opioid crisis.

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Microgrids-as-a-Service: A New Approach to Solve Resiliency, Efficiency, Sustainability Challenges

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This session will discuss how municipal, district, institutional, commercial campus or large buildings can benefit from a “Microgrid-as-a-Service” business model approach.

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Council members, residents of new Georgia city clash over name change

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Voted into existence in November 2016, South Fulton, Ga., is already undergoing an identity crisis.

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Texas capital introduces street music pilot program

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Austin, Texas, musicians could soon get paid to perform their craft in the streets — courtesy of the city government.

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California wildfires spark issues of bilingual emergency communications

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As wildfires continue to sweep across California, issues concerning emergency communications with the Spanish-speaking population have surfaced.

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Empowering municipal government through data

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Chip Strange is the vice president of strategy and business development at Mosaik, explains how cities can better understand smart city value through deeper insight into users’ network experiences.

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