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Can’t-Miss Local Government Resources

ICMA’s website and especially the Knowledge Network house numerous resources in 83 distinct areas of local government.  To help you take advantage of this rich repository, each week the ICMA|blog will highlight a few of these resources and where you can find them. 

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Leadership Brief: Libraries Supporting Family Learning

Public libraries are becoming a more significant part of communities by helping families meet their learning needs. This Leadership Brief from the Urban Libraries Council explores the power of family learning and identifies five action steps libraries and community leaders can take to expand learning opportunities.

Download Brief

 
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OLDER AMERICANS MONTH 2016: 5 RESOURCES ON AGING

During May communities across the country are recognizing their older populations and are reflecting on how they can serve this group.  To help, we’ve identified five resources that help make your community age friendly.

Review the Resources

 
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4 TOOLS TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT BUDGETING

Since the 1990s there has been explosive growth in the use of performance measures to improve local government performance.  This blog post explores how four common performance tools can help improve local government budgeting.

Read the Post

 

 
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5 UPBEAT IDEAS FOR A DOWN RECYCLING MARKET

Some local governments are having trouble sustaining their recycling programs due to the drop in commodity prices.  This article presents 5 ideas that can help turn your program around.

Discover the Ideas

 
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3 WAYS CARVER COUNTY, MINNESOTA, BENEFITS FROM GIS

Since the launch of its GIS system, Carver County has been able to expand its use internally and externally so that everyone can benefit from the software.

Learn How They Benefited

 

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