American City & County Staff

American City & County


Communications experts gather at IWCE 2017
Over 7,000 communications technology professionals gathered in Las Vegas for the 40th annual International Wireless Communications Expo to network, learn more about the industry and check out innovative technologies from more than 400 exhibitors, 100 of which were new to the event.
Policing with propane
Sandy Springs, Ga., sees cost savings, environmental returns after converting fleet to propane autogas
Asheville, N.C., takes disaster recovery to the cloud
To mitigate risks, many of Asheville’s disaster recovery solutions are now cloud-based.
Department collaboration gets police up and running in Brookhaven, Ga.
By collaborating with outside partners, the new city just north of Atlanta delivered on its promise to have a police department up and running within six months.
Denver sees economic impact of partnerships between EDOs and DMOs
Economic Development Organizations and destination marketing firms can mutually benefit from partnership.
Redundant pump controls protect Port Miami Tunnel
To keep traffic flowing in the new Port Miami Tunnel, operators rely on a series of pumps and sensors to fight off floodwaters.
Water mixing solution for ice buildup in storage tanks
Low temperatures in Rochester, Minn., create annual complications with the town’s above-ground potable water storage tanks. The city now uses an agitator to prevent ice from building up.
Michigan cracks down on teen driving/cell phone use 5
A new law bans teen cell phone use while driving.
Colorado bans dumping of e-waste 1
Citizens of Colorado will now have to recycle technology products.
Virginia voters must have photo I.D. 1
New law says Virginia voters now have to carry photo I.D.s.
Microsoft announces municipal winners of Dynamics Customer Excellence Awards
Microsoft Corp. announced four municipal/municipal department winners of the Microsoft Dynamics Customer Excellence Awards.
Freedom findings for 2013
The Mercatus Center at George Mason University recently released its "freedom findings" for the year 2013.
Leon County, Fla., offers financial help to military families
The Leon County, Fla., Board of County Commissioners adopted a $100,000 grant program in November that provides financial assistance to families of military
American City & County names 2003 Municipal Leader of the Year
American City & County has selected Donald Plusquellic, mayor of Akron, Ohio, as the 2003 Municipal Leader of the Year. The magazine presents the award
Ninety percent of cities have yet to receive federal first-responder funds, study says
Ninety percent of surveyed cities have not received federal first responder/critical infrastructure funding, according to a report that the Washington,