Township Taps Former Mayor for Age-Friendly Initiative

As the U.S. population ages, most communities will wrestle with a variety of issues related to elderly residents. Top of mind would be emergency services, transportation, engagement and activities, and appropriate housing. Under the leadership of its former mayor, and with the strong support of its township manager and council, Teaneck, N.J.   (pop.40,000), is getting…  Read More…

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McCordsville Manages Growth

When a town manager is engaged and monitoring events that can affect her jurisdiction, changes can be managed with little disruption or opposition. This is evidenced by the successful annexation of about 1,000 acres of land and five miles of road by McCordsville, Indiana, that helped the mostly residential community respond to and prepare for…  Read More…

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Manager As A CEO

If anyone were to doubt that being a professional manager is akin to the role of a corporate chief executive officer, one need only to look at Chambersburg, PA and the scope of ongoing and completed projects accomplished in recent years.  From operating its own utilities, implementing award-winning “green’ programs, and launching plans for a…  Read More…

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