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Date: Thu May 22 19:57:16 MDT 2014
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May 22, 2014

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County fleet in Washington state relies on cost-saving propane (with related video)
Excavator-mounted mulcher keeps fencerows clear (with related video)
Highway monitoring system achieves super savings
Easing the tax burden
Sponsored message: Tool that boosts productivity in government: digital signature solutions
Effective communication aids water project in Colorado
What is your community doing to help "get out the vote"?
American City & County now accepting nominations for Public Works Leader of the Year
Check out Penton’s new social media sites!


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County fleet in Washington state relies on cost-saving propane (with related video)

By Government Product News staff

The King County Department of Transportation (KCDOT) in Washington state currently runs 20 Ford E-series vans and F-series trucks, each equipped with a ROUSH CleanTech dedicated liquid propane autogas fuel system.

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Excavator-mounted mulcher keeps fencerows clear (with related video)

By Government Product News staff

The Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati is grinding down up to 20 years of overgrown bush with a new equipment combo. The district has attached a Fecon CEM36 hydraulic Bull Hog mulcher head to an excavator to get the job done.

FULL ARTICLE


Highway monitoring system achieves super savings

By American City and County staff

Midland, Texas, has saved $1.2 million through efficiencies in traffic monitoring and management. The city is using a traffic management system that runs on a wireless network.

FULL ARTICLE


News

Easing the tax burden

By American City and County staff

Check processing automation helps the Whitfield County Tax Commissioner cut costs and streamline operations.

FULL ARTICLE


Sponsored message: Tool that boosts productivity in government: digital signature solutions

By Michael Keating

CoSign has helped enterprises of all sizes and government organizations around the world quickly transform their signature-dependent processes from paper-intensive to paper-free. This white paper discusses digital signatures and how do they work. The document discloses the benefits that digital signature solutions offer governmental organizations.

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Effective communication aids water project in Colorado

By American City and County staff

The Southern Delivery System (SDS), one of the largest water projects underway in the western United States, is a regional project that will deliver water to four southern Colorado communities. Project managers are relying on a variety of tools to keep residents and businesses safe and informed as construction progresses. Some of the tools included construction facilitators, door-to-door visits, meetings, phone calls, project progress letters, emails and e-newsletters.

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Poll

What is your community doing to help "get out the vote"?

As the numerous campaign ads and yard signs show, the primaries are either in full swing or gearing up, depending on the state. This election year, what is your community doing to "get out the vote"?

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Public Works Leader of the Year

American City & County now accepting nominations for Public Works Leader of the Year

Nominees for American City & County's Public Works Leader of the year are judged on major accomplishments, the reasons those accomplishments/projects were important to the community, and when the projects involved were completed. The winner will be profiled in the August issue.

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Social Media

Check out Penton’s new social media sites!

Penton publications Government Product News and Government Procurement recently launched new Facebook pages and Twitter accounts. Stay up to date on new municipal goods and services, as well as procurement tactics and techniques by liking and following both publications using the links below:

Government Product News Facebook
Government Procurement Facebook

Government Product News Twitter
Government Procurement Twitter

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