2018-2019 NACo President Greg Cox announces his presidential initiative, Connecting the Unconnected, which will explore ways that county governments are connecting our residents in the spirit of building healthy, safe and vibrant communities.
This session will explore strategies counties are using to revitalize main streets and historic commercial districts to build vibrant, walkable neighborhoods and thriving economies – from innovating funding to creative placemaking.
Census 2020 will determine your number of Congressional representatives, shape legislative districts and drive the distribution of over $675 billion in federal funds. Local leaders are critical to ensuring that everyone is counted.
With recent pension disclosure changes still in implementation, public pensions’ funding status and guiding policies are now more frequently scrutinized by the press and federal lawmakers. County leaders must be equipped to answer the questions about the retirement plans they offer as part of their employees’ compensation.
Employee burnout is a major factor affecting retention, engagement, and morale - and it's especially common in the public sector and among front-line employees. Effective managers recognize the signs of employee disengagement and burnout and how to counter them.
Addressing poverty is on the forefront of county leaders’ agendas and platforms nationwide. What are these critical issues and key policies affecting poverty, rural vitality and well-being, and what are counties doing to combat this issue? Join the Annie E.
Establishing effective connections to important services for justice-involved populations, including linkages to housing, behavioral health treatment, health care and employment assistance, are part of efforts to more effectively use county resources, improve public safety and increase health and well-being.
When a county crisis becomes headline news, you need to be prepared. Join NACIO for a workshop on effectively establishing and managing your county’s communications when your county is in the spotlight.
Individuals who regularly cycle in and out of jails, emergency departments and other crisis services – who are sometimes called high utilizers or frequent utilizers – often use many county resources but still experience poor outcomes.