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Campaign: Public Works Agency Portal

Citizen Request, 311 and Emergencies

Offer a service to allow submission of ground news (Text, Video, Blog, Work Order System) by citizens affected by infrastructure related issues and/or emergencies. This would be a better place than Twitter for sharing emergency related issues. Thanks!

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Campaign: Public Works Agency Portal

IdealScale and PublicWorksAgency.com

Integrate IdeaScale with Municipal profiles on PublicWorksAgency.com. Municipalities have the ability to manage and control sub-social network under the PublicWorksAgency.com domain. Although IdeaScale is a standalone platform that can be configured by the administrator and available through PublicWorksAgency.com, widgets can be seamlessly integrated with MyMuni profiles to capture vitisors ideas. Ideas coming from ...more »

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Campaign: Civil Rights

U.S. Education Dept. investigating TPS treatment of minorities

The U.S. Department of Education confirmed Monday it's investigating whether Toledo Public Schools distributes its resources in a fair way to black students for career development and college preparation. Several groups of parents, alleging discrimination against black students, filed a complaint early last year with the federal agency's Office for Civil Rights in Cleveland. The parents say predominantly black Scott ...more »

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Campaign: Public Works Agency Portal

Hurricane Earl

Hurricane Earl, the second major hurricane of 2010, is moving away from the Northern Leeward Islands. Residents along the U.S. East Coast should follow Earl closely to see what impacts the hurricane will bring Thursday and Friday.

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Campaign: Fiscal Responsibility

Improvement of public works projects management recommended

Malanje – The managers of state budget units were recommended on Saturday, in northern Malanje Province, to improve and professionalize the practices of the management of public works projects in their institutions. This recommendation was made during the one-day workshop on “public works”, which was promoted by the government of Malanje Province. Link: http://www.portalangop.co.ao/motix/en_us/especiais/reconstrucao-nacional/2010/9/43/Improvement-public-works-projects-management-recommended,39e0a36d-8d61-4491-aedf-79a013ca8e73.html ...more »

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Campaign: Foreign Policy

Ministry of Public Works supports local products

UWAIT: At least 80 local and international companies that supply building materials will make their presence felt at the Building and Construction Exhibition. Innovative technology and methods are on display at this year's vastly improved exhibition. It was launched yesterday at the Kuwait International Fair Ground in Mishref and will last till the 30th of this month. Link: http://www.kuwaittimes.net/read_news.php?newsid=ODI4ODk2MTU3 ...more »

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Campaign: Foreign Policy

Rumford board OK's buying half-ton pickup, guard rail for Public

RUMFORD — Selectmen on Thursday night gave the Public Works Department a new two-wheel drive half-ton pickup and about 500 feet of guardrail for the Isthmus Road after approving low bids. Ford dealer Rowe Auburn got the nod for the pickup truck with a bid of $15,709, and Maine Line Fence Co. Inc. of Cumberland won the guardrail supply and installation job with a bid of $4,158. Link: http://www.sunjournal.com/river-valley/story/930604 ...more »

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