Public Management

The official monthly magazine of the International City and County Management Association (ICMA). Publishes news and information on topics and issues of concern to local government managers as well as feature articles on local government from the perspect

Articles from Vol. 77, No. 10, October

An Opportunity to Learn, Part II
A Survey on The State Of the Management Profession In July 1994, I, as village manager of Downers Grove, Illinois, was given by the village council the unique opportunity of participating in a two-month research sabbatical. The purposes of the sabbatical...
Forming Partnerships with Neighborhoods
A Case Study From Colorado If you teach the bear to dance, you must be willing to keep dancing until the bear wants to stop. ANONYMOUS Local governments are teaching neighborhoods to dance. In many cases, neighborhoods are enjoying influencing the...
The Disney Experience
Disney's America Project Meets the Opposition In November 1993, the Walt Disney Company announced a new project to be built in Prince William County, Virginia. Ten months later, in September 1994, the entertainment giant dropped its "Disney's America"...
Your Money or Your Life: Getting Serious about Retirement Planning
Make Your Golden Years Golden In the heat of day-to-day life, it is hard to step back and consider what will be happening 10, 20, or even 30 years down the road. But now is exactly when we should be planning our retirement. People who take control now...