Nancy Jackson

Nancy
Jackson
Articles
How local and regional governments are creating jobs 6
Job making is an art that takes skill, hard work and talent
Maintaining parks and recreation services
Despite budget cuts, creative parks and recreation departments have found ways to keep most services alive
America's Crown Communities 2011
The six winners of American City & County's annual awards for excellence in local government show ingenuity in tough economic times.
County Leader of the Year: Standing tall
Faye Outlaw, American City & County's 2011 County Leader of the Year, has helped her community withstand the strong winds of financial challenges by creating a sustainable future.
Economic development efforts bear fruit
Local and state governments have lessened the severity of the most recent recession by implementing effective economic development initiatives.
Mobilizing governments
Cities and counties use mobile technologies to meet the needs of their increasingly tech-savvy residents.
Snowstorms get political
Elected officials can get plowed under by unforgiving winter storms.
Brown is the new green
Power-hungry wastewater plants turn to alternative energy sources for fuel.
Round Lake Beach, Ill., Lakefront Park
The Lakefront Park in Round Lake Beach, Ill., was one of 6 winners of American City & County's 2010 America's Crown Communities excellence awards.
Pinellas County, Fla., Public Works Operations and Vehicle Storage Buildings
The Public Works Operations and Vehicle Storage Buildings in Pinellas County, Fla., was one of 6 winners of American City & County's 2010 America's Crown Communities excellence awards.
Heart Safe Sandy Springs (Ga.)
Heart Safe in Sandy Springs, Ga., was one of 6 winners of American City & County's 2010 America's Crown Communities excellence awards.
Hollywood, Fla., 56th Avenue Public Safety Training and Maintenance Facility
The 56th Avenue Public Safety Training and Maintenance Facility in Hollywood, Fla., was one of 6 winners of American City & County's 2010 America's Crown Communities excellence awards.
The Coral Gables (Fla.) Museum Project
The Coral Gables Museum in Coral Gables, Fla., was one of 6 winners of American City & County's 2010 America's Crown Communities excellence awards.
America's Crown Communities 2010
Six communities receive American City & County's annual awards for excellence in local government.
Downers Grove, Ill., Washington Park Stormwater Improvement Project
The Washington Park Stormwater Improvement Project in Downers Grove, Ill., was one of 6 winners of American City & County's 2010 America's Crown Communities excellence awards.

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