Providing effective, efficient public services are at the heart of what local governments do. Cities, towns, and counties provide an array of services, which include public safety, infrastructure and other public works, solid waste, water and wastewater, parks, schools, public health, libraries, transportation, and telecommunications. ICMA shares leading practices and resources from an extensive network of experienced managers and researchers as well as guidance on regional approaches, shared service delivery, and other alternatives.
ICMA and the American Public Works Association (APWA) have partnered to develop this complimentary e-book.
A temporary Schlow Centre Region Library closure in State College, Pennsylvania, was deemed a success but not without painful budget-balancing decisions.
In May 2015, the CityLinks team and a delegation from Boulder, Colorado journeyed to Shimla, India as part of the Climate Adaptation Partnership Program.
They are an important part of the infrastructure toolkit, but they can't replace tax-exempt debt.