State & Local Government

ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

Ga. city council to vote next month on manager selection

11/25/2014

  • Reporter Newspapers (Atlanta area)

The Dunwoody, Ga., City Council is scheduled to vote Dec. 8 on the appointment of Eric Linton as city manager. Linton serves as county administrator of Douglas County. Read More

Public Safety SmartBrief

News for emergency communications and response professionals

Public Safety SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Emergency Number Association

Teens trained in emergency response techniques

11/24/2014

  • KGNS-TV (Laredo, Texas)

Nearly 60 Laredo, Texas, teens participated in a Community Emergency Response Team training on emergency assistance. The program, originally designed by FEMA, teaches teens and other members of the pu… Read More

NRPA SmartBrief

News for professionals working in parks and recreation

NRPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Recreation and Parks Association

NYC residents contend with odorous ginkgo trees

11/25/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Every fall many of the ginkgo trees in New York City start giving off a foul odor as they lose their seeds for the winter, residents say. Foragers often gather up the fallen seeds and use them for sou… Read More