State & Local Government

ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

Calif. city manager steps down to move to Wyo.

10/23/2014

  • Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, Calif.), The

Marjie Pettus, city manager of Healdsburg, Calif., has announced her resignation, effective by year-end. Pettus, who has managed the city for six years, is moving because her husband has taken a job i… Read More

Public Safety SmartBrief

News for emergency communications and response professionals

Public Safety SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Emergency Number Association

Oakland, Calif., changes 9-1-1 call-routing policy to speed response

10/21/2014

  • KTVU-TV (Oakland, Calif.)

Police officials in Oakland, Calif., plan to improve emergency response times by changing their policy on 9-1-1 cellphone calls. Officials said they will begin accepting some of these calls by the end… Read More

NRPA SmartBrief

News for professionals working in parks and recreation

NRPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Recreation and Parks Association

Panels offer images, information along Mont. river trail

10/23/2014

  • Great Falls Tribune (Mont.)

Nine new informational panels detail the present conditions and history of the Missouri River along the River's Edge Trail in Great Falls, Mont. “It’s a neat way to pass on information and add to … Read More