State & Local Government

ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

India's first smart city under construction

4/16/2015

  • Reuters

A planned community in India consists only of modern underground infrastructure but will eventually feature automated trash collection, its own power supply and drinking water on tap. One hundred such… Read More

Public Safety SmartBrief

News for emergency communications and response professionals

Public Safety SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Emergency Number Association

Locally based 9-1-1 centers important to public safety, dispatchers say

4/14/2015

  • Advocate (Newark, Ohio) (tiered subscription model), The

Newark, Ohio, dispatchers urged the Newark Service Committee not to move city dispatching services to the Licking County 9-1-1 Center because having local dispatchers who know the city is important to… Read More

NRPA SmartBrief

News for professionals working in parks and recreation

NRPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Recreation and Parks Association

Pa. township receives donations for park improvements

4/16/2015

  • Express-Times (Easton-Bethlehem, Pa.), The

The Upper Mount Bethel Township Community Park in Pennsylvania has received grants for landscape enhancements and the installation of 30 Linden trees. In addition, city officials said they will be app… Read More