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Posts for April 2020

Annual Financial Reporting Options: Cash-Basis

This blog post describes the cash-basis reporting option available to local governments for filing an annual financial report.

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Public Records Considerations in the Era of Telecommuting

This blog post looks at how an agency can exercise some control over its public records when these may be located — or taken — outside the workplace.

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Engaging in a Pixelated Public Square

This blog post looks at which video platforms are best for what use, how public comment may be made for remote public meetings, and discusses various electronic public engagement platforms.

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Furloughs and More: Employer Options During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This blog post looks at an employer's options for managing its workforce during the region-wide shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Additional Rights for Employees at High Risk for Coronavirus Complications

This blog post reviews Proclamation 20-46, which provides additional rights and protections for workers at high risk for coronavirus complications.

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Risk Management During Pandemic and Widespread Illness

This blog post looks at how agencies can apply risk management strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Being Cyber Aware in the Age of COVID-19

This blog posts looks at cyber threats that have taken advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and offers tips for local governments to help protect their resources. 

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Waiving Competitive Bidding Requirements in the Event of an Emergency

This blog post reviews the rules relating to waiving competitive bidding requirements during emergency situations.

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