Town and City
Step up to the plate: Make local needs known to state lawmakers
Inside: Highlights of the upcoming VML Annual Conference
Cover story: The 2017 General Assembly won’t convene until January, but VML members have already drafted the legislative agenda based on issues likely to affect local governments in the coming sessions. Page 15.
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When trust is frayed: Restoring public confidence following a crisis
Inside: Annual Conference Highlights
Cover story: Most public organizations face controversy from time to time. Restoring public trust means allowing the public an open view while you’re fixing it, being prepared to be unpopular, reporting successful baby steps and not expecting much credit for a while.
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Friday, June 3, 2016 – 10:00am
Zika in Virginia? : State and local officials prepare to combat virus
About the cover: Summer is here and so are mosquitoes. Localities have been given broad authority to fight the spread of the virus.
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Vol. 47 No. 3 – April 2012
Technology: Supercomputer could transform Danville’s economy About the cover: Will Mitchell, a software architect, serves as the site manager in Danville for the nonprofit science and technology company Noblis, which oversees use of a Cray XMT2 supercomputer there. The Danville supercomputer is the only one of its kind in the nation not housed at the federal […]
Vol. 47 No. 2 – March 2012
Wytheville trail system makes new use of green space Also inside: VMl Achievement Awards call for entries About the cover: Using nets from an aquatic discovery station, children discover some of the numerous aquatic creatures that call Crystal Springs in Wytheville home. Photo by Wytheville Director of Parks & Recreation Rick Showalter. Files: Download VTCMar12_web.pdf (4.28 MB)
Vole. 47 No. 1 – Jan. / Feb, 2012
Art, development go hand-in-hand in Newport News About the cover: The spirit of Emanuele De Reggi’s Carambola is well-suited to the community in Newport News whose library it graces; the neighborhood raised the money for the sculpture. Photography by Alexander kravets. Files: Download VTCJanFeb12_web.pdf (2.32 MB)