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There are towns and cities across the United States that operate under a manager-council form of government. Here’s what that looks like.
It’s easy to complain about city services, until you stop thinking about what government is and start thinking about WHO it is. The person in line with you at the market is probably pretty proud of the work he does to keep your sewer line flowing smoothly.
When disasters strike towns and cities, 911 centers quickly become inundated with calls beyond those that are truly life-threatening situations. The result is that emergency response is delayed which can sometimes lead to deadly consequences. A case in point is a story in the New York Post about how New York City’s 911 center wasRead… Read more »
A California city, built on an orange industry which fell in the face of international competition, is regaining its footing through the growth of several technology and business programs made possible by citywide free wi-fi. Program Helps City Close Digital Divide The renaissance in Riverside can be attributed in large part to the SmartRiverside initiative,Read… Read more »
Like Samuel L. Jackson, I’m putting together an elite team of superheroes… an OpenGov team! This will be an internal team at the City of Reno, made up of existing staff. The team’s mission would be to identify and implement opportunities to share data & information, as well as develop policies and procedures related toRead… Read more »
Code for America’s Fellowship Program Join us for a Webinar on December 13 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/483299846 In Code for America’s first year we built more than 40 civic applications to help government provide services more openly and efficiently, and better engage with their constituents. But more importantly CodeRead… Read more »
Last week as I walked the exhibition hall at FOSE 2011, I was amazed at how much innovation is aimed at making our United States Government (the greatest in the world) even better. I had some great conversations with government employees, consultants, and vendors who are trying hard to make agencies more efficient, more effective-inRead… Read more »
Notes From NAGWThe National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW.org) submitted a response to the USDOJ Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making, CRT Docket No. 110, (Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities and Public Accommodations) on January 24, 2011. Representing the interests and concernsRead… Read more »
Last week, I served on a panel at the National League of Cities Congress in Denver, Colorado. Fellow panelists included Harvard’s John O’Leary, The Performance Institute’s Alan Shark, Muni Gov 2.0 co-founder Pam Broviak and Social Media for Responders founder Mark Basnight. Each of us offered our insights about the state of social media inRead… Read more »