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NACo 2020 Achievement Awards Program

By | NACo

NACo is closing in on their 2020 Achievement Awards deadline, coming up on March 30th. In celebration of 50 years of county innovation, they are encouraging counties, parishes, and boroughs across the country to submit their most innovative programs to be highlighted at a national level.

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Action Alert: Sign Letter Urging Congressional Leaders to Support PILT & SRS

By | NACo

With 2019 nearing an end, the National Association of Counties (NACo) is leading a coalition of counties, school districts and other interested organizations in sending a letter to congressional leaders urging them to fully fund the Payments In Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program for FY 2020 and reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program until a permanent solution is developed. Congress must work quickly to pass several bills to keep the government open and fund important programs before the end of the year – ideal opportunities to fully fund PILT and reauthorize the SRS program.

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2020 NACo Achievement Awards Now Open

By | NACo

Applications are now open for the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2020 Achievement Awards!  The Achievement Awards Program is a non-competitive awards program that seeks to recognize innovative county government programs. One outstanding program from each category will be selected as the “Best of Category.”

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NACo 2019 Annual Conference Transportation Committee Report

By | NACo

NACo is encouraging our divided government to unite and develop and pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill to address key priorities that include a fix to reoccurring shortages in the Highway Trust fund, an effort to create efficiencies such as accelerating the federal permitting process, while continuing to provide environmental protections, and to deliver a well-functioning national infrastructure network driven by a long-term vision and funding stability.

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NACo 2019 Annual Conference Community, Economic and Workforce Development Committee Report

By | NACo

The National Association of Counties (NACo) Community, Economic, and Workforce Development (CEWD) Committee met off site at the Boulder Highway Collaborative Campus for the first meeting. The Boulder Highway Campus is an innovative and affordable housing site created in partnership with NV HAND, Clark County, the Boys & Girls Club and the Lutheran Social Services of Southern Nevada. It highlighted the collaborative efforts to address affordable & workforce housing.

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NACo High Performance Leadership Academy

By | County News, NACo

County officials are encouraged to participate in the NACo High Performance Leadership Academy (HPLA). The curriculum is delivered by successful leaders from a number of different sectors including some of the world’s foremost thought leaders including General Colin Powell and Marshall Goldsmith.

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