Public Works http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Keating Report: 2017 forecast on government budgets and spending — Part 3 http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/keating-report-2017-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-3 <div class="field-deck"> For taxpayers, good fiscal news in the future, says Mayor Ed Pawlowski of Allentown, Pa. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Allentown, Pa., residents will get a break from new municipal tax hikes.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/keating-report-2017-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/keating-report-2017-forecast-government-budgets-and-spending-part-3#comments Economic Development Finance Public Works Administration Public Works Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:40:00 +0000 77211 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The recently constructed American Parkway Bridge in Allentown, Pa., is helping to revitalize the waterfront on the western bank of the Lehigh River.</p> Utility vehicle performs a variety of tasks in Oregon tourist community http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/utility-vehicle-performs-variety-tasks-oregon-tourist-community <div class="node-body article-body">Seaside, Ore., Fire & Rescue has purchased a Polaris RANGER 6x6 utility vehicle to complement their existing fleet of lifeguard and rescue vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/utility-vehicle-performs-variety-tasks-oregon-tourist-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/utility-vehicle-performs-variety-tasks-oregon-tourist-community#comments Fleets Products at Work Fleets Public Safety Public Safety Wed, 19 Apr 2017 22:07:00 +0000 77201 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Polaris RANGER 6x6 utility vehicle on beach patrol for Seaside, Ore.&rsquo;s fire and rescue department.</p> Washington city installs smart water system that quickly detects leaks http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/washington-city-installs-smart-water-system-quickly-detects-leaks <div class="node-body article-body">Monroe, Wash., is using smart water technology from Sensus to update its infrastructure and reduce leaks.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/washington-city-installs-smart-water-system-quickly-detects-leaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/washington-city-installs-smart-water-system-quickly-detects-leaks#comments Products at Work Green Public Works Public Works Sustainability Water Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:32:00 +0000 77171 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A bridge in Monroe, Wash.</p> Medical center cuts energy and other costs with new mechanical systems http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/medical-center-cuts-energy-and-other-costs-new-mechanical-systems <div class="node-body article-body">ConEdison Solutions, a national energy services company, served as prime contractor on an energy upgrade project at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Northport, N.Y.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/medical-center-cuts-energy-and-other-costs-new-mechanical-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/medical-center-cuts-energy-and-other-costs-new-mechanical-systems#comments Buildings & Facilities Facilities Products at Work Green Technology Sustainability Technology Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:58:00 +0000 77151 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Helicopters were used to hoist some of the mechanical systems and other equipment installed in the NVAMC infrastructure upgrade.</p> Flail mowers offer versatility http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/flail-mowers-offer-versatility <div class="node-body article-body">The Land Pride FM25 Series of flail mowers is built for use in sports or recreation areas, yards with trees, and other grounds maintenance applications.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/flail-mowers-offer-versatility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/flail-mowers-offer-versatility#comments Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Public Works Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:41:00 +0000 77101 at http://americancityandcounty.com Fabric buildings meet a variety of waste management needs (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/fabric-buildings-meet-variety-waste-management-needs-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">ClearSpan Fabric Structures can provide the right waste management solution. The firm will be attending the 2017 Waste Expo in New Orleans. The show takes place May 8-11. The firm’s representatives will be located at Booth 2202.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/fabric-buildings-meet-variety-waste-management-needs-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/fabric-buildings-meet-variety-waste-management-needs-related-video#comments Buildings & Facilities Green Public Works Public Works Sustainability Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:46:00 +0000 77061 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A ClearSpan fabric structure used in waste management.</p> Use these root rakes for land-clearing, other tasks (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/use-these-root-rakes-land-clearing-other-tasks-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">The new John Deere Root Rakes are the latest additions to the expanding lineup of Worksite Pro attachments.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/use-these-root-rakes-land-clearing-other-tasks-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/use-these-root-rakes-land-clearing-other-tasks-related-video#comments Fleets Public Works Public Works Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:38:00 +0000 76961 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A John Deere Root Rake used to clear land. The rakes are the latest additions to the expanding lineup of Worksite Pro attachments.</p> Cooperative contract awarded for vehicle lifts and garage equipment http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cooperative-contract-awarded-vehicle-lifts-and-garage-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">NASPO ValuePoint has awarded Mohawk Resources Ltd. a cooperative procurement contract.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cooperative-contract-awarded-vehicle-lifts-and-garage-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/cooperative-contract-awarded-vehicle-lifts-and-garage-equipment#comments Cooperative Purchasing Fleets Finance Fleets Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Mon, 03 Apr 2017 20:20:00 +0000 76941 at http://americancityandcounty.com Officials move quickly to minimize danger in Atlanta highway collapse http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/officials-move-quickly-minimize-danger-atlanta-highway-collapse <div class="node-body article-body">First responders, construction crews, state and city officials worked feverishly and continue doing so to mitigate fallout from a major highway overpass collapse in Atlanta. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/officials-move-quickly-minimize-danger-atlanta-highway-collapse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/officials-move-quickly-minimize-danger-atlanta-highway-collapse#comments Emergency Management Roadways Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:47:00 +0000 76921 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Georgia Department of Transportation crews work on demolition of the collapsed portion of Interstate 85. Image via Georgia Department of Transportation.&nbsp;</p> Phoenix sells city-owned property online amid land management concerns http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/phoenix-sells-city-owned-property-online-amid-land-management-concerns <div class="node-body article-body">Phoenix officials are unloading city-owned properties to generate revenue, cut costs and alleviate concerns about its land management practices.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/phoenix-sells-city-owned-property-online-amid-land-management-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/facilities/phoenix-sells-city-owned-property-online-amid-land-management-concerns#comments Facilities Fri, 31 Mar 2017 23:02:00 +0000 76911 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Calvin C. Goode Municipal Building in Phoenix. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Buildings_in_Phoenix,_Arizona#/media/File:Calvin_C_Goode_Building_October_6_2013_Phoenix_Arizona_2816x2112_Southwest.JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p>