Tag Archive | local government

Reinvent Government

Thanks to Audrey May (LINC) for passing this site along…

http://reinventgovernment.org/

This site, from Memphis Tomorrow, was created to provide residents of Memphis and Shelby County a place to learn more about consolidation.   Visitors to the site can read FAQs and reports, submit questions or discuss the issue with other interested community members.

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The Language of Local Government

www.cityofpsl.com/city_clerk/language_local_gov.html

Here you can find a list of terms and abbreviations which are often used in local government settings.  The list was created for newly appointed officials, but it could be equally helpful to all citizens.  If  you need to know what a swale is, or what TRIM stands for, check here.  From the city of Port St. Lucie, Florida.