Lifespans Affect Pension Funding
The Center for State and Local Government Excellence has published a white paper exploring how longevity improvements will affect the funded status of state and local pension plans.
Energy Efficient Infrastructure
Three types of infrastructure updates that local governments can utilize are microgrids, smart meters, and building retrofits. In a report released this year, nine case studies show how communities installed these useful infrastructure updates.
In Need of a Grievance Policy?
Research collected from North Carolina local governments examines how grievance policies are designed and provides insights about managerial innovations that have the potential to resolve conflicts and reduce employee grievances.
A Farm Park
The Germantown, Tennessee (Patrick Lawton, city administrator), Parks and Recreation Department has tapped into the local food movement by developing a working suburban farm that serves as an educational and demonstration site for sustainable living.