Finance http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en Arizona procurement resources help lay groundwork for cooperative purchases http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/arizona-procurement-resources-help-lay-groundwork-cooperative-purchases <div class="field-deck"> Public purchasers throughout U.S. can find useful co-op information in trio of documents </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cooperative purchasing guideline and questionnaire can aid public buyers everywhere.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/arizona-procurement-resources-help-lay-groundwork-cooperative-purchases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/arizona-procurement-resources-help-lay-groundwork-cooperative-purchases#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing GPN Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:34:00 +0000 79851 at http://americancityandcounty.com Former California city employee pleads guilty to embezzling over $600,000 http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/former-california-city-employee-pleads-guilty-embezzling-over-600000 <div class="node-body article-body">A former employee of the Glendale, Calif. City Attorney’s office has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling nearly $610,000 in taxpayer dollars over a 17-year period. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/former-california-city-employee-pleads-guilty-embezzling-over-600000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/former-california-city-employee-pleads-guilty-embezzling-over-600000#comments Finance Mon, 02 Oct 2017 18:41:00 +0000 79791 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sweet_success.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Coops can be useful tools for IT buys http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/coops-can-be-useful-tools-it-buys <div class="field-deck"> Wyoming state procurement manager says cooperative contracts can be a time-saver </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Wyoming's Brett Adams-Case says cooperative contracts can aid lean and smaller public purchasing groups when buying technology.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/coops-can-be-useful-tools-it-buys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/coops-can-be-useful-tools-it-buys#comments Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Technology Strategic Sourcing GPN Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:06:00 +0000 79661 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Brett Adams-Case</p> Houston mayor proposes tax hike to aid in Harvey recovery http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/houston-mayor-proposes-tax-hike-aid-harvey-recovery <div class="node-body article-body">Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is seeking city council approval for a property tax increase to contribute to Hurricane Harvey recovery expenses. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/houston-mayor-proposes-tax-hike-aid-harvey-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/houston-mayor-proposes-tax-hike-aid-harvey-recovery#comments Emergency Management Finance Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:27:00 +0000 79501 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 13.3px; background-color: rgb(248, 249, 250);">Texas Army National Guardsmen help Houston residents through Harvey&#39;s flooding. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:170827-A-ZW944-024_(36127998193).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</span></p> Procurement chief: Keeping track of paperwork is key when buying from coops http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/procurement-chief-keeping-track-paperwork-key-when-buying-coops <div class="field-deck"> Yakima Wash.’s Sue Ownby says well-organized coop documents can be useful in an audit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Procurement manager Sue Ownby says it's important to keep close tabs on paperwork for cooperative buys.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/procurement-chief-keeping-track-paperwork-key-when-buying-coops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/procurement-chief-keeping-track-paperwork-key-when-buying-coops#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing GPN Mon, 11 Sep 2017 13:00:00 +0000 79411 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Sue Ownby</p> Best practices from a procurement pro when considering cooperative pacts http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/best-practices-procurement-pro-when-considering-cooperative-pacts <div class="field-deck"> It’s important to consider local suppliers when weighing cooperative agreements, says public buyer in the Cornhusker State. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bob Walla, purchasing agent for the Lincoln/Lancaster County (Neb.) Purchasing Department, outlines the detailed steps his agency follows in the cooperative buying process.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/best-practices-procurement-pro-when-considering-cooperative-pacts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/best-practices-procurement-pro-when-considering-cooperative-pacts#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Mon, 28 Aug 2017 13:08:00 +0000 79271 at http://americancityandcounty.com Go here for residual value projections http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/go-here-residual-value-projections <div class="node-body article-body">EquipmentWatch, a provider of data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, has released the third annual Residual Values Report.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/go-here-residual-value-projections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/go-here-residual-value-projections#comments Contracts Fleets Finance Fleets Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:39:00 +0000 79211 at http://americancityandcounty.com Miami-area governments try to attract film industry with incentives http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/miami-area-governments-try-attract-film-industry-incentives <div class="node-body article-body">A few governments in the greater Miami area are trying to entice film and TV production companies to come to them by drafting or offering filming incentives within their jurisdictions.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/miami-area-governments-try-attract-film-industry-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/miami-area-governments-try-attract-film-industry-incentives#comments Finance Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:35:00 +0000 79171 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Miami Beach, Fla. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:-MIAMI_BEACH_-_panoramio.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Research reports aid procurement departments in supplier research http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/research-reports-aid-procurement-departments-supplier-research <div class="node-body article-body">IBISWorld provides procurement departments with instant access to data and analysis on hundreds of products and services. The firm's research can aid in public purchasers' negotiating with vendors.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/research-reports-aid-procurement-departments-supplier-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/research-reports-aid-procurement-departments-supplier-research#comments Contracts Finance Fiscal Management Negotiating Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing GPN Tue, 15 Aug 2017 21:21:00 +0000 79151 at http://americancityandcounty.com Contractors have opportunities at the end of the federal fiscal year http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-have-opportunities-end-federal-fiscal-year <div class="node-body article-body">Eileen Kent, “The Federal Sales Sherpa,” offers advice to businesses interested in selling to the federal government before the federal fiscal year ends Sept. 30.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-have-opportunities-end-federal-fiscal-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/federal/contractors-have-opportunities-end-federal-fiscal-year#comments Contracts Federal Finance Fiscal Management Negotiating Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Strategic Sourcing Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:43:00 +0000 79141 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Eileen Kent</p>