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Sept. 10, 2012 - Vol. 44 No. 17
September 10, 2012 - Vol. 44 No. 17
Dallas County faces West Nile outbreak
The latest outbreak of West Nile virus has hit Texas particularly hard, with additional hot spots in Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and South Dakota.
Matt Chase: Ready to lead NACo in a changing Washington, D.C.
Chase comes to NACo from the National Association of Development Organizations, which represents the nation’s local government-based regional planning and development organizations.
Jeff Arnold, 1955–2012
Jeff Arnold, NACo deputy legislative affairs director, died Aug. 23 after a brief illness. He was 57.
County chaplain corps focuses on faith not religion
The Fairfax Community Chaplain Corps is a part of the county’s Office of Emergency Management and is one of the few cadres of clergy of its kind in the country.
King County seeks input on project management practices
King County, Wash.'s Solid Waste Division is conducting a survey on standardized project management practices and invites your participation.
Innovation honored at Achievement Awards reception
NACo recognized more than 400 county programs in 21 categories were recognized at the annual Achievement Award reception during the Annual Conference in Allegheny County, Pa.
FEMA seeks counties for flood-risk awareness pilot
A new FEMA pilot program is designed to raise awareness of flooding threats, and the agency is seeking county participants.
Ohio counties turn RV into mobile career center
Four central Ohio counties converted a used recreational vehicle into a mobile one-stop career center resource room.
Rural health assessments pave way for improved care
NACo is working with rural county and local health representatives in Idaho and South Dakota to conduct community health needs assessments.
Help Keep Our Nation Safe: Participate in October's National Cyber Security Month
NACo President Chris Rodgers challenges counties to address Internet security risks.
Shelby County, Ala. pushes teen texting-while-driving pledge
Shelby County, Ala. wants to reduced the distractions tugging at the attentions of young drivers.
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