Public Works en Keating Report: 2017 forecast on 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economic Development Finance Public Works Administration Public Works Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:40:00 +0000 77211 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleets Products at Work Fleets Public Safety Public Safety Wed, 19 Apr 2017 22:07:00 +0000 77201 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Products at Work Green Public Works Public Works Sustainability Water Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:32:00 +0000 77171 at <p>In the photo: A bridge in Monroe, Wash.</p> Medical center cuts energy and other costs with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buildings & Facilities Facilities Products at Work Green Technology Sustainability Technology Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:58:00 +0000 77151 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Public Works Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:41:00 +0000 77101 at Fabric buildings meet a variety of waste management needs (with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buildings & Facilities Green Public Works Public Works Sustainability Tue, 11 Apr 2017 15:46:00 +0000 77061 at <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) <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleets Public Works Public Works Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:38:00 +0000 76961 at <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 <div class="node-body article-body">NASPO ValuePoint has awarded Mohawk Resources Ltd. a cooperative procurement contract.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cooperative Purchasing Fleets Finance Fleets Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Mon, 03 Apr 2017 20:20:00 +0000 76941 at Officials move quickly to minimize danger in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Emergency Management Roadways Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:47:00 +0000 76921 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facilities Fri, 31 Mar 2017 23:02:00 +0000 76911 at <p>The Calvin C. Goode Municipal Building in Phoenix. Image via <a href=",_Arizona#/media/File:Calvin_C_Goode_Building_October_6_2013_Phoenix_Arizona_2816x2112_Southwest.JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p>