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In the Know Highlights During the Week of September 21, 2015


10 resources you might have missed this last week or that warrant a second look:

  1. Here at ICMA we are happy to welcome iCompass Technologies to our Strategic Partners Program. This firm assists local governments in better utilizing technology to enhance their public image, improve customer service, and become more transparent.
  2. The best way to prepare for the upcoming ICMA Annual Conference is to check out the conference blog
  3. Are you attending any local government events in the near future?  Check out these networking tips from the Leadership {RE}imagined blog.
  4. As the final post in the National Preparedness Month blog series, this post provides many resources on how to use solar technology to overcome power outage issues.
  5. The U.S. Supreme Court will decide a case about trying to get out of tribal court. Learn more about Supreme Court decisions that could have an impact on local governments from the Government Affairs & Public Policy blog.
  6. If you missed the Brownfields 2015 Conference, this article provides the highlights.
  7. Learn about Catalina Zafra the new Assistant Program Manager for CityLinks here.  
  8. This week I featured the Write About Now blog to make sure you know where to see highlights of articles in recent and upcoming issues of PM magazine.
  9. This new report from Alliance for Innovation highlights 44 trends within 4 driving forces that they believe will have a deep impact on how local government operates for the next generation.
  10. This brochure highlights the value of the Local Government 101 online certificate program, complete with comprehensive information on each of the sessions offered in the program.

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Douglas Shontz

Knowledge Network Intern