Privatization & Outsourcing http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/11251/more en Public and private marriage http://americancityandcounty.com/privatization-outsourcing/public-and-private-marriage <div class="field-deck"> For P3s to be successful, governments must educate themselves, dispel common misconceptions and carefully tailor their projects' approaches </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For P3s to be successful, governments must educate themselves, dispel common misconceptions and carefully tailor their projects' approaches.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/privatization-outsourcing/public-and-private-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/privatization-outsourcing/public-and-private-marriage#comments Economic Development Privatization & Outsourcing Purchasing & Procurement Tue, 26 Sep 2017 19:40:00 +0000 79731 at http://americancityandcounty.com Denver secures $1.8 billion public-private partnership for airport http://americancityandcounty.com/privatization-outsourcing/denver-secures-18-billion-public-private-partnership-airport <div class="node-body article-body">A redeye Denver city council session led to the approval of a $1.8 billion contract to transform Denver International Airport.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/privatization-outsourcing/denver-secures-18-billion-public-private-partnership-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/privatization-outsourcing/denver-secures-18-billion-public-private-partnership-airport#comments Facilities Privatization & Outsourcing Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:30:00 +0000 79161 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Denver International Airport. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Denver_-_International_(DEN_-_KDEN)_AN0478508.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> New national cooperative contract awarded to provide travel management services http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/new-national-cooperative-contract-awarded-provide-travel-management-services <div class="node-body article-body">UNIGLOBE Travel Designers has been awarded a national cooperative contract to provide travel management services to government agencies and educational institutions throughout the U.S.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/new-national-cooperative-contract-awarded-provide-travel-management-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/new-national-cooperative-contract-awarded-provide-travel-management-services#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Privatization & Outsourcing Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:12:00 +0000 77291 at http://americancityandcounty.com Dual cooperative awards offer agencies multiple staffing options http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/dual-cooperative-awards-offer-agencies-multiple-staffing-options <div class="field-deck"> Agreements provide economical staffing services including recruitment, payroll </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Communities has awarded Acro Service Corporation and Knowledge Services a staffing services and solutions contract.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/dual-cooperative-awards-offer-agencies-multiple-staffing-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/dual-cooperative-awards-offer-agencies-multiple-staffing-options#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Human Resources Privatization & Outsourcing Strategic Sourcing GPN Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:09:00 +0000 76211 at http://americancityandcounty.com Partnering with tech companies lets cities serve citizens better http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/partnering-tech-companies-lets-cities-serve-citizens-better <div class="node-body article-body">Cities across the U.S. are fostering relationships with tech companies to better serve their residents. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/partnering-tech-companies-lets-cities-serve-citizens-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/partnering-tech-companies-lets-cities-serve-citizens-better#comments Privatization & Outsourcing Technology Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:34:00 +0000 75041 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, Fla. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coral_Gables_Miracle_Mile_20100403.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Five reasons why a local government may want to use a law firm for its general counsel function http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/five-reasons-why-local-government-may-want-use-law-firm-its-general-counsel-function <div class="node-body blog-body">Government lawyer Alan Zimmet explains the advantages that outsourcing general counsel to law firms holds for local governments.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/five-reasons-why-local-government-may-want-use-law-firm-its-general-counsel-function" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/five-reasons-why-local-government-may-want-use-law-firm-its-general-counsel-function#comments Privatization & Outsourcing Viewpoints Wed, 12 Oct 2016 19:17:00 +0000 73801 at http://americancityandcounty.com Arizona county scores impressive savings with cooperative IT staffing contract http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/arizona-county-scores-impressive-savings-cooperative-it-staffing-contract <div class="field-deck"> Maricopa County is now well-staffed with skilled workers without the headaches </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Maricopa County’s Temporary Staffing Cooperative Agreement, a national cooperative contract through U.S. Communities, has generated first-year savings of $275,000. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/arizona-county-scores-impressive-savings-cooperative-it-staffing-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/arizona-county-scores-impressive-savings-cooperative-it-staffing-contract#comments Coop Solutions Finance Human Resources Privatization & Outsourcing Purchasing & Procurement Technology GPN Technology Mon, 01 Aug 2016 14:40:00 +0000 72461 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Miguel Morales</p> Public and private roles in a public-private partnership http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/public-and-private-roles-public-private-partnership <div class="node-body blog-body">Public Facilities Group President John Finke details what constitutes the best types of public-private partnerships.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/public-and-private-roles-public-private-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/public-and-private-roles-public-private-partnership#comments Privatization & Outsourcing Viewpoints Wed, 15 Jun 2016 17:30:00 +0000 71661 at http://americancityandcounty.com In-house cleaning employees, outsourcing cleaning services present different advantages http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/house-cleaning-employees-outsourcing-cleaning-services-present-different-advantages <div class="node-body blog-body">National Service Alliance Executive Director Terry Sambrowski discusses the pros and cons of having in-house cleaning employees in government versus outsourcing the work to private contractors.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/house-cleaning-employees-outsourcing-cleaning-services-present-different-advantages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/house-cleaning-employees-outsourcing-cleaning-services-present-different-advantages#comments Privatization & Outsourcing Viewpoints Mon, 23 May 2016 17:39:00 +0000 71311 at http://americancityandcounty.com Altamonte Springs becomes first city to subsidize Uber rides http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/altamonte-springs-becomes-first-city-subsidize-uber-rides <div class="node-body article-body">Last month, Altamonte Springs, Fla. announced that it would be subsidizing 20 percent of all Uber rides within the city limits, becoming the first city to do so.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/altamonte-springs-becomes-first-city-subsidize-uber-rides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-transit/altamonte-springs-becomes-first-city-subsidize-uber-rides#comments Public Transit Privatization & Outsourcing Fri, 15 Apr 2016 21:03:00 +0000 70701 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Altamonte Springs, Fla.&#39;s uptown district. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Alta-spgs-uptown.JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p>