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Posts for June 2022

Making Government Work Attractive

Making Government Work Attractive

June 23, 2022  by  Leah LaCivita Tracy Burrows
Category:  Administration and Management

This blog looks at how local governments can build a strong workplace culture that engages current staff and is a powerful tool to attract and retain new workers.

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Preserving Affordability Through Manufactured Home Park Zones

Preserving Affordability Through Manufactured Home Park Zones

June 21, 2022  by  Steve Butler
Category:  Housing Development Regulations and Zoning

Manufactured homes are often overlooked yet can be an important affordable housing option. Local governments can protect them by creating new zones (or strengthening existing regulations) that designate areas specifically for manufactured home parks. 

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Expectations of Confidentiality and OPMA Executive Sessions

Expectations of Confidentiality and OPMA Executive Sessions

June 16, 2022  by  MRSC Insight
Category:  Open Public Meetings Act

How confidential is information discussed during an executive session, and what are the expectations that those involved in the discussion should keep this information private?

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2022 Legislation About Public Safety

2022 Legislation About Public Safety

June 13, 2022  by  Linda Gallagher
Category:  Law Enforcement New Legislation and Regulations

Among other items, 2022 legislation related to public safety clarifies use-of-force provisions for law enforcement and makes slight changes to what could be considered military equipment.  

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Does the Contract Need to End, or Can It Live Forever?

Does the Contract Need to End, or Can It Live Forever?

June 9, 2022  by  Josh Klika
Category:  Purchasing and Contracting

Contracts come with terms which sometimes cover a long period of time. This blog will explore what to consider when choosing the term of a contract.

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State and Local Governments Prepare to Celebrate Newest State Holiday: Juneteenth

State and Local Governments Prepare to Celebrate Newest State Holiday: Juneteenth

June 6, 2022  by  Jill Dvorkin
Category:  Leave Policies

Juneteenth became an officially recognized holiday at the state and federal level in 2021, and some local governments are also choosing to make it a paid holiday and/or sponsoring organized celebrations. 

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Donations and Local Governments: The Basics of Giving and Receiving

Donations and Local Governments: The Basics of Giving and Receiving

June 2, 2022  by  Eric Lowell
Category:  Financial Reporting Gift of Public Funds

This blog looks at how a local government can receive donations and how it can make a donation without violating the gift of public funds prohibition. 

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