Revisiting our banking relationships offers a painless way of recovering and generating revenue for our cash-strapped cities.
It’s ironic but true: During tough economic times as library
budgets are being cut, public library use increases. Sunnyvale
used technology to overcome this challenge.
While many purchasing cooperatives offer services, the League sponsors only one: U.S. Communities. Since 2001, the program has saved public agencies more than $1.3 billion. Several key elements set…
Innovative thinking helped Sunnyvale speed the execution of about
30 projects with a total value of $60 million. A winning
combination of low bids, grants and a streamlined administrative
Through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the federal
government is providing a way for cities to issue taxable Build
America Bonds and Recovery Zone Economic Development Bonds,