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Description Date Jurisdiction
Levy Lid Lifts 10/2010 Judith Cox
Guide to Financial Literacy: Managing Your Jurisdiction's Financial Health 8/2015 Justin Marlowe
Community Housing Strategies: Market Innovation, Local Choice 11/2005 The Housing Partnership
Comments on Docket No. RSPA-00-7666; Notice 2, Pipeline Integrity Management in High Consequence Areas (Gas Transmission Pipelines) 11/2001 Accufacts Inc.
Comparison of Tax Increment Financing Statutes in Washington 7/2009 Alice Ostdiek
Avoiding Sprawl in Rural Areas 8/1997 Amy L. Kosterlitz
Making the Most of the Cable Television Franchise Renewal Process 4/2002 Anita Gallucci
Which “Robert’s Rules” Should I Buy? 2011 Ann G. Macfarlane
Should Our Council Adopt Robert’s Rules of Order? 2011 Ann G. Macfarlane
Pigs in the Parlor or Diamonds in the Rough? - A New Vision for Nonconformity 4/2003 Arthur Lentilucci
Emergency Management Self-Assessment Guide 4/2003 Association of Washington Cities
Friends, Faux Pas, Tweets and Traps: How Elected Officials Can Use Social Media and Comply with the Law - Q & A and Poll Results 1/2010 AWC
Friends, Faux Pas, Tweets and Traps: How Elected Officials Can Use Social Media and Comply with the Law 1/2010 AWC
Friends, Faux Pas, Tweets and Traps: How Elected Officials Can Use Social Media and Comply with the Law City Social Media Examples 1/2010 AWC
Friends, Faux Pas, Tweets & Traps: Social Media & Cities Questions & Considerations 1/2010 AWC
Winning Local Ballot Measures: Building a Strategic Campaign Plan 2004 AWC
Regulatory Takings and Land Use Regulation: A Primer for Public Agency Staff 2006 Bill Higgins
What: Bringing the Latest Technology to Consumers in Washington 1/2014 Bob Bass
The Role of Boundary Review Boards 2006 Bob Meinig
Common Issues and Pro/Con Arguments in Elections to Change Form of Government 3/2013 Byron Katsuyama
Settling Land Use Litigation: Swords into Ploughshares 2012 Carol Morris
Social Media Engagement Strategies, Cheryl Bledsoe, Emergency Manager, Clark Regional Emergency Services (CRESA) 2011 Cheryl Bledsoe
Social Media and Government: New Tools for New Times 2011 City of Sandy, OR
Design for the Ages 6/2008 Craig Bouck
"Planned Action" SEPA Review: Cities' Experiences and Advice 11/2009 Deborah Munkberg
City Involvement in Economic Development 4/1995 Don L. Hogaboam
In Lieu of Required Parking 1/1999 Donald C. Shoup
Regulate Newsracks to Improve Downtown Appearance, Access Without Going to Court 5/2003 Downtown Idea Exchange
Fire Service Impacts on Water Utilities: Managing the Effect of Lane vs. City of Seattle 2/2010 Edward Cebron
Anatomy of a Priority-Based Budget Process, 3/2011 Government Finance Officers Association
Application of I-933 to Personal Property 10/2006 Hugh D. Spitzer
A Local Government by Any Other Name 10/2009 Hugh Spitzer
Land Assembly and Financing for Community Renewal Projects: A Handbook 4/2002 Hugh Spitzer
Legislature Enacts Community Facilities District Legislation – A Very Modest Step 8/2010 Hugh Spitzer
IMLA Model Newsrack Ordinance 1997 IMLA
The Impact of Red-Light Camera Enforcement on Crash Experience 2003 ITE Journal
Matters of Current Interest -- Update on Article VIII, Section 7 -- Municipal Bread and Circuses 1/1988 James Pharris
City and County Options for Creative Financing: PFDs, PDAs and 501(c)(3)s: Alternative Financing Mechanisms, by Jay Reich and Stacey Crawshaw-Lewis. Economic Development Association's Spring Conference 4/2003 Jay Reich and Stacey Crenshaw-Lewis
Public Development Authorities 8/2003 Jay Reich, Stacey Crawshaw Lewis, and Deanna Gregory
Tax Increment Financing Resurrected 2001 Jeffrey C. Nave
Tax Increment Financing (Again) 8/2002 Jeffrey C. Nave
Setbacks and Zoning for Transmission Pipelines 2004 Jim Doherty
Social Media and the Public Records Act 2011 Joe Levan
Best Practices for Small On-Call (Work Order) Public Works Contracts 10/2012 John Carpita
‘Trigger’ Dates for Contract Closeout 2009 John Carpita
Contracting Corner: Contracting for Purchased Services 2014 John Carpita
Contracting Corner: Raising the Quality of Your Services Contracting 2014 John Carpita
Contracting Corner: A Responsible Contractor? 2014 John Carpita
Contracting Corner: Donations and Volunteers for PublicWorks Projects 2015 John Carpita
Small Works Project Checklist ≤ $10,000 2015 John Carpita
Small Works Project Checklist > $35,000 ≤ $300,000 2015 John Carpita
Suggested Formal Competitive Bid Processes for Public Works Contracts 2015 John Carpita
Suggested Formal Competitive Bid Processes for Purchases 2015 John Carpita
Checklists for Really Small Public Works Contracts 2015 John Carpita
MRSC Contract Closeout Paperwork and Deadline Summary 4/2015 John Carpita
Public Works Bid Limit Matrix 6/2015 John Carpita
Purchasing Bid Limit Matrix 6/2015 John Carpita
Purchasing and Bidding Chart for Local Agencies in Washington State 6/2015 John Carpita
Ward Electoral Systems in Oregon Cities 9/2003 John Rehfuss
Which Parliamentary Authority Should We Choose? 2011 Jurassic Parliament
Guide to Financial Literacy: Connecting Money, Policy and Priorities 6/2014 Justin Marlowe
A Before-and-After Study on Red-Light Camera Installation 3/2003 K.M. Lum, and Y.D. Wong
Comments on Docket No. RSPA–00–7666; Notice 4, Pipeline Safety: Pipeline Integrity Management In High Consequence Areas (Gas Transmission Pipelines), Washington Cities and Counties Pipeline Safety Consortium 4/2003 Katherine M. Hansen
Cool Economic Development Tools 11/2010 Kennedy Smith
Local Impacts Resulting in the Federal Collision Between FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program and the Endangered Species Act 2/2013 Kevin Rogerson
Green Goes Mainstream in Low-Income Housing 11/2013 Lauren Fuhry and Walker Wells
The Unofficial Role of the Administrator 10/2008 Lynn Nordby
Cooperative Achievement Elected Officials and Advisory Boards Work Together to Strengthen Their Cities 3/2004 Marilyn Crotty
Bloom to Grow: Community Gardening Provides Education, Enrichment and Eggplants All in One Plot 3/2006 Marti Ross Bjornson
Theme Towns: The Pitfalls and Alternatives of Image Making 1994 Mira Engler
Layoff/Employment Benefit Information Issue No. 3 1/2000 Miscellaneous
Layoff/Employment Benefit Information Issue No. 1 11/1999 Miscellaneous
Layoff/Employment Benefit Information Issue No. 2 12/1999 Miscellaneous
Notification Letter of Impending Layoff 12/1999 Miscellaneous
Follow-up Letter with Layoff Information 2/2000 Miscellaneous
Social Media: Local Government Uses and Policies 2010 Miscellaneous
Interpretative Guidance regarding NFIP BiOp 4/2012 Molly Lawrence
Clarifications Regarding NFIP BiOp and Interpretative Guidance 5/2012 Molly Lawrence
Shared Services and Cost-Saving Collaboration Deserve Respect 2011 Monte Mercer
City/Town Optional Boards and Commissions 1/2007 MRSC
Public Works Contract Requirements Flowchart /getmedia/c4bf8dd8-9642-46d1-a41b-be22150ab281/pwFlow.aspx 2/2016 MRSC
Special District Boards 2008 MRSC
Special Purpose Districts Overview 2012 MRSC
Statutory Checklist for Local Government Public Works Contracting in Washington State 2014 MRSC
Sample Budget Message 2015 MRSC
Formation of Mosquito Control Districts 3/2013 MRSC
Powers and Governing Structure of Mosquito Control Districts 3/2013 MRSC
County Optional Boards and Commissions 4/2008 MRSC
Cybersecurity Research Report 5/07/2015 MRSC
Information Security Assessment Tool User Guide 6/2015 MRSC
Information Security Assessment Tool Access Control 6/2015 MRSC
Cybersecurity Resources for Local Government 6/2015 MRSC
Utility Billing and Property Transfers Fact Sheet 6/2015 MRSC
Utility Billing and Bankruptcy Fact Sheet 6/2015 MRSC
Utility Billing and Finance Internal Controls 6/2015 MRSC
County Statutorily Required Boards and Commission Under Certain Circumstances 7/2008 MRSC
City/Town Statutorily Required Boards Under Certain Conditions 7/2008 MRSC
Expanded Authority for Joint Utility Operations 8/2011 MRSC
Glossary of Budget Terms 8/2015 MRSC
Budget Document Assessment Tool 8/2015 MRSC
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