Administration http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6594/more en Contractors: Intensify your selling efforts at the end of the federal fiscal year http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-intensify-your-selling-efforts-end-federal-fiscal-year <div class="node-body article-body">USFCR's Angela Armstrong tells GPN what contractors need to do if they want to win government business before the curtain comes down on federal fiscal year 2017 on Sept. 30. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-intensify-your-selling-efforts-end-federal-fiscal-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-intensify-your-selling-efforts-end-federal-fiscal-year#comments Contracts Federal Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:55:00 +0000 78731 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Angela Armstrong</p> Cost recovery data tool gets an update and upgrade http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cost-recovery-data-tool-gets-update-and-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">EquipmentWatch, a provider of data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, has just launched an update to its Cost Recovery product.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cost-recovery-data-tool-gets-update-and-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cost-recovery-data-tool-gets-update-and-upgrade#comments Finance Fleets Public Works Technology Public Works Technology Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:14:00 +0000 78721 at http://americancityandcounty.com Training helps keep Show Me State workers aware of cyberthreats http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/training-helps-keep-show-me-state-workers-aware-cyberthreats <div class="node-body article-body">A new security awareness training and education program is helping Missouri reach its goal of becoming a model and national leader in cybersecurity awareness.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/training-helps-keep-show-me-state-workers-aware-cyberthreats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/training-helps-keep-show-me-state-workers-aware-cyberthreats#comments Products at Work Human Resources Public Safety Technology Public Safety Technology Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:22:00 +0000 78711 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The graphic shows the anti-phishing message that is relayed in the Security Mentor training for state government employees.</p> To win federal contracts, focus on the fundamentals (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/win-federal-contracts-focus-fundamentals-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Jane Dowgwillo tells how Procurement Technical Assistance Centers around the U.S. can be a big help to businesses that want to start selling to government agencies and win government contracts. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/win-federal-contracts-focus-fundamentals-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/win-federal-contracts-focus-fundamentals-related-video#comments Contracts Federal Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:47:00 +0000 78671 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Jane Dowgwillo</p> New cooperative contract announced for tractors, mowers and related products http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-cooperative-contract-announced-tractors-mowers-and-related-products <div class="field-deck"> Competitively solicited contract provides access to overall best government pricing with leading suppliers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Communities, a national cooperative purchasing program, has announced a new contract for tractors, mowing equipment, implements, parts and service.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-cooperative-contract-announced-tractors-mowers-and-related-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-cooperative-contract-announced-tractors-mowers-and-related-products#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Mon, 17 Jul 2017 18:01:00 +0000 78591 at http://americancityandcounty.com At this time of year, some federal agencies may embark on a spending spree (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/time-year-some-federal-agencies-may-embark-spending-spree-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">BidNet's Danielle Calamaras offers her views on federal buying activity in the final quarter of this fiscal year. She outlines several resources that prospective vendors can use.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/time-year-some-federal-agencies-may-embark-spending-spree-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/time-year-some-federal-agencies-may-embark-spending-spree-related-video#comments Contracts Federal Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:06:00 +0000 78611 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Danielle Calamaras</p> Seattle passes income tax on the rich http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/seattle-passes-income-tax-rich <div class="node-body article-body">Wealthy Seattle residents can now expect to pay more income tax.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/seattle-passes-income-tax-rich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/seattle-passes-income-tax-rich#comments Finance Fri, 14 Jul 2017 21:32:00 +0000 78601 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1,5_und_10_Dollarnoten.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> The end of the federal fiscal year can be a selling frenzy for contractors http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/end-federal-fiscal-year-can-be-selling-frenzy-contractors <div class="node-body article-body">Bob Wagman Jr. offers a variety of tips on what contractors need to do as the end of the federal fiscal year approaches. Wagman is a partner at Bracewell, a law and government relations firm.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/end-federal-fiscal-year-can-be-selling-frenzy-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/end-federal-fiscal-year-can-be-selling-frenzy-contractors#comments Contracts Federal Finance Fiscal Management Negotiating Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Wed, 12 Jul 2017 19:19:00 +0000 78561 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Bob Wagman Jr.</p> Helping our heroes http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/helping-our-heroes <div class="field-deck"> Communities across the country are working to help veterans address issues of mental health and homelessness with creativity and compassion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Communities across the country are working to help veterans address issues of mental health and homelessness with creativity and compassion.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/helping-our-heroes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/housing/helping-our-heroes#comments Health & Welfare Housing Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:13:00 +0000 78541 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The interior of one of the Potter&rsquo;s Lane&rsquo;s 16 studios. Each studio is fully equipped and constructed from three shipping containers. Image via Potter&#39;s Lane.</p> How agencies can maximize their IT budgets before the end of the federal fiscal year http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/how-agencies-can-maximize-their-it-budgets-end-federal-fiscal-year <div class="node-body article-body">Christopher Bloomer of Aventis Systems shows agencies how to strategically allocate IT budgets before the end of the federal fiscal year on Sept. 30.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/how-agencies-can-maximize-their-it-budgets-end-federal-fiscal-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/how-agencies-can-maximize-their-it-budgets-end-federal-fiscal-year#comments Contracts Federal Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Technology Strategic Sourcing Technology Tue, 11 Jul 2017 15:31:00 +0000 78451 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Christopher Bloomer</p>