Monthly Archives: September 2017

Embracing Technology: Social Media + CityForce

Technology can be used a bridge that connects you and your community. Through mobile applications, we can reach our citizens in a quick, ultra-timely manner that blasts out a message to a huge following. Important voting instructions, emergency information, tips for staying safe in natural disasters - you name it, social media is the solution…
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ICMA Smart Communities Resources for City Management

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA,) the leading source for city and county managers, reports that citizens value cities that implement smart communities Smart communities are cities and municipalities that welcome the ever-growing advancement of technologies and practice new systems that make life easier for their residents. "Public administrators need to become familiar with the…
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Cities Choosing Digital Platforms With Citizens In Mind

Residents of San Bernardino can now submit their projects to the city from the comfort of their home Yet another city has chosen to go digital and implement an online permitting system. Inland Empire Community News (IECN) reported that San Bernardino has decided to begin using the new system to make it more convenient for…
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Keeping Your City Prepared: Orlando Emergency Management Awarded Grant

Following the devastating effects of hurricane Irma, Orlando's Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has received a $7,000 grant. OEM was awarded the grant by the FY2017 Citizen Corps and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program. The grant money will be used towards Orlando CERT teams preparedness exercises and training, which helps keep local communities prepared┬áto…
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