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Barb Farho
Sep 27, 2012

Omaha, NLC program fight childhood hunger

Barb Farho, education initiatives director for Omaha, Neb., explains the city's participation in the Cities Combating Hunger through Afterschool Meal Programs (CHAMP) through the National League of Cities....More
Sep 24, 2012

How to create successful PPPs: What the research shows

Marilu Goodyear, director of the University of Kansas School of Public Affairs and Administration, discusses the research that faculty are conducting on public-private partnerships (PPPs), including the professional and personal skills that local government leaders need to sustain successful PPPs. Brought to you by CH2M HILL....More
Sep 17, 2012

The current landscape for PPPs: Opportunities and best practices

Richard Norment, executive director of the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships, discusses the current opportunities for public-private partnerships (PPPs) and shares lessons learned from the nation’s decades of experience with the contracting arrangements. Brought to you by CH2M HILL....More
Aug 15, 2012

'We'll see some more bankruptcies,' NLC research director says

NLC Research Director Chris Hoene discusses how cities are responding to their financial issues, including by filing for bankruptcy....More
Jul 17, 2012

APWA: 'Transportation bill is an opportunity'

Associate Editor Larry Conley spoke to Jim Fahey, government affairs director for the American Public Works Association, about MAP-21, a two-year $105 billion bill passed by Congress in June 2012 to overhaul federal highway and transit programs....More
Jun 12, 2012

Reorganization gave employees 'roadmap' to success

Joanie Whitley, interim director of human resources for Sarasota County, Fla., explains how the county reorganized to cut budgets and created new paths for employees to follow to advance their careers....More
May 17, 2012

New principles to guide green infrastructure decisions

Howard LaFever, a veteran environmental engineer, explains how communities can build and repair infrastructure in sustainable ways....More
Mar 23, 2012

'IT is going through a revolution,' keynote speaker says

Editorial Director Bill Wolpin speaks with Jeff James, former editor for Windows IT Pro magazine and an industry news analyst, who will deliver the keynote for American City & County’s second annual virtual conference on cloud computing, April 26, 2012....More
Mar 20, 2012

El Paso, Texas, preserves fresh water supply by using reclaimed wastewater

American City & County Associate Editor Larry Conley interviews Ed Archuleta, president and CEO of El Paso Water Utilities, about how using reclaimed wastewater has affected El Paso....More
Jan 25, 2012

Irving, Texas, saved millions as a result of Lean Six Sigma 1

The program uncovered inefficiencies in operations and improved teamwork, city manager says....More

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