Multi-Level Governance / Networking

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Author(s)The National council for Public-Private Partnerships Date2009 Source The National council for Public-Private Partnerships AbstractThe Federal Energy Policy Act initiated legislation that provides the financial mechanisms used to fund the improvements at Fort Knox. The funding is very unique. Because Nolin is a not-for-profit corporation that uses Cooperative Financing... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 4:34pm
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Author(s)John M. Bryson, Barbara C. Crosby, Melissa M. Stone, Emily Saunoi-Sandgren Date2011 Source Maxwell School of Syracuse University AbstractIn August 2007, the Twin Cities (Minneapolis-St. Paul) metro area was selected to participate in a federal transportation initiative called the Urban Partnership program. The process leading up to this selection, along with... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 4:33pm
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Author(s)Jonathan E. Beagles, Keith G. Provan, Scott F. Leischow DateN/A SourceMaxwell School of Syracuse University AbstractThis research examines the effect of both information sharing ties and internal decision-making factors to understand the innovation implementation process among organizations within the North American Quitline Consortium (NAQC). NAQC is a large,... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 4:20pm
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Author(s)Cambridge Energy Alliance Date2009 Source The National council for Public-Private Partnerships AbstractIn an effort to promote, design and implement energy efficiency and clean energy initiatives, the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, partnered with non-profits and private companies to develop the Cambridge Energy Alliance (CEA). CEA is a city-sponsored non-profit... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 4:19pm
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Author(s)U.S. Army Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) Program, Keenan Fort Detrick Energy LLC Date2008 SourceU.S. Army Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) Program AbstractFort Detrick, an installation of the Department of the Army, plays a central role in the biomedical technology growth occurring in Frederick County, Maryland. The Fort is home to the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 3:41pm
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Author(s)Federal Highway Administration Date2011 Source Federal Highway Administration AbstractThe Cypress Freeway was originally built in the 1950s, driving a wedge into the community of West Oakland. When it collapsed in 1989 during the Loma Prieta earthquake, Caltrans' original plan was to simply rebuild the highway in its existing location. In response to pressure by the West... read more
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 12:01am
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Author(s)Irene J. Petrick, Ann E. Echols, Susan Mohammed, Jesse Hedge Date2006 Source National Institute of Standards and Technology AbstractThis report highlights enabling factors that promote research and development consortium longevity and effectiveness. Our work draws on an extensive case study of one consortium, the Abnormal Situation Management Consortium, and anchors these... read more
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 8:14pm
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Author(s)Thomas Pelsoci Date2006 Source National Institute of Standards and Technology  AbstractAt its outset, the environmental movement targeted the reduction of harmful industrial emissions as an important and self-evident public benefit without assessing the burden of emissions reduction on industrial competitiveness. Over the years, U.S. environmentalism came to recognize the... read more
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 8:08pm
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Author(s)FEMA Date2003 Source FEMA AbstractThe state-of-the-art hardened first responder facility in Smith County, Texas, serves as a centralized 911 communications dispatch and emergency operations center (EOC) for approximately 30 agencies. Notable features of this 15,000-square-foot facility include a roof and exterior walls hardened to resist tornadic forces, a lobby designed... read more
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 7:28pm
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Author(s)FEMA Date2002 Source FEMA AbstractAs a result of the May 3, 1999 tornado event, damaged counties in Kansas received a Presidential disaster declaration and financial assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Because the event clearly evidenced that additional protection was needed for Kansas’ school children, work began to find a way to construct tornado... read more
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 3:31pm
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Author(s)Federal Highway Administration Date2011 Source Federal Highway Administration AbstractDescription: The NJ Department of Human Services carried out an assessment to examine the potential use of the state's bus transportation network in serving WorkFirst participants (welfare clients) reentering the workforce. The study was carried out with a high degree of sensitivity to... read more
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 10:25am
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Author(s)Equality and Human Rights Commission DateN/A Source Equality and Human Rights Commission AbstractThe Public Sector Duties share the common goal of ensuring that the public bodies work to promote equality and eliminate discrimination in all of its activities. The Capturing the Gains Project demonstrates how organisations across the public sector are using the duties to... read more
Friday, September 2, 2011 - 10:20am
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Author(s)Coastal Service Center DateN/A Source Coastal Service Center AbstractScientists predict that sea level rise will intensify wetland loss, saltwater intrusion, and the problems caused by waves, storm surge, and shoreline erosion. Southern New England faces a number of impacts from sea level rise (SLR), including habitat fragmentation, habitat conversion, complete loss of... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 6:00pm
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Author(s)Coastal Service Center Date2009 Source Coastal Service Center AbstractThe shores of Long Island, New York, have highly developed lands in the coastal zone, much of it only inches above sea level. Long Island stakeholders have indicated a need to visualize and understand how they can make informed planning, zoning, acquisition, and permitting decisions that will increase... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 5:57pm
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Author(s)Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Date 2005 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Abstract This study highlights the experience of police personnel from three jurisdictions, Tacoma, Washington; Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina; and Providence, Rhode Island, to demonstrate how dynamic partnerships can lead to dramatic reduction... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 4:34pm
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Date 2005 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Abstract By all accounts, vacant properties are a curse to communities and individuals who live near them. Data presented in Vacant Properties: The True Costs to Communities shows that vacant properties are an expense that local governments simply... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 4:22pm
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Author(s) Richmond LISC Date 2005 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Abstract This publication illustrates how to create neighborhoods of choice and opportunity, when resources are limited and maximum results are desired. It summarizes the results of a Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond study, examining the Neighborhoods in Bloom program in... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 4:08pm
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Author(s) Tony Proscio Date 2006 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Abstract This report discusses how food markets can affect low-income neighborhoods and provides several strong case studies that illustrate their significant impact. The presence of a high-quality food market is a critical component to a community’s physical and economic health... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 4:05pm
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Date 2006 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Abstract Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Smart Growth America, and Reconnecting America presented a three-part series to explore the ins and outs of Transit-Oriented Development (TOD). The final session of this series featured three... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 3:44pm
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Author(s)USAID Water Team DateN/A Source U.S. Agency for International Development AbstractThe purpose of this case study series is to familiarize Missions and Regional Bureaus with practical approaches to integrated water resources management (IWRM) that have proven to be successful in USAID field programs. Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 3:32pm
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Author(s) Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Date 2006 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Abstract In Delray Beach, FL, the Delray Beach Weed & Seed Project, a multi-agency collaborative with the Delray Beach Police Department, found creative solutions to neighborhood crime problems. The partnership initiated a special task force... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 3:23pm
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Author(s)Trip Pollard, Frances Stanley Date 2007 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract The Greater Richmond Area is a vibrant and dynamic region undergoing significant change. Population and economic growth, land development, and transportation projects are transforming the area. Growth has brought many benefits to the region as a whole,... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 2:59pm
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Author(s)Coastal Services Center Date February 2009 Source Coastal Services Center AbstractN/A Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAADownload PDF: Planning for Hazards and Climate Change Impacts: One County’s Approach
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 2:44pm
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Author(s)Jefferson East Business Association Detroit Police Department Date 2007 Source Local Initiatives Support Corporation AbstractFounded in 1992 by a group of concerned residents and business owners, the Jefferson East Business Association (JEBA) is dedicated to improving quality of life on Detroit’s lower eastside by creating a viable and vibrant business district.... read more
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 11:48am
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Author(s)Alan Mallach, Senior Fellow Dateunidentified Source Center For Community ProgressAbstract N/A Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAA Download PDF: Meeting_the_Challenge_of_Distressed_Property_Investors
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 4:49pm
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Author(s) Mr. Peter J. Frost Date unidentified SourceDouglasville-Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority  AbstractThe Douglasville-Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority (WSA) is a multi-jurisdictional utility that provides wholesale or retail water supply and wastewater services to approximately 120,000 residential and industrial users in Douglas County, the cities... read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 4:39pm
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Author(s)Hon. Joyce R. Blevins Date unidentified Source City of Thomson AbstractIn 1990, the City of Thomson and McDuffie County signed a fifty-year contract forming a multi-jurisdictional water supply and wastewater system that is jointly owned and operated. The contract also formed a Water Commission (Commission) that guides the countywide water supply and wastewater... read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 4:32pm
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Author(s)Mr. Brant D. Keller, Director Dateunidentified SourceThe McKenna Agency AbstractIn July 1998, the City of Griffin became the first municipality in Georgia to establish a stormwater utility. The utility addresses stormwater quality and quantity issues and generates funding to implement comprehensive watershed management programs. In creating the stormwater utility, Griffin... read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 4:25pm
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Author(s)A. Roy Fowler, III, General Manager Date unidentified Source The Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority (Authority) AbstractThe Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority (Authority) is a public utility providing treated drinking water on a wholesale basis to thirteen retail water customers. The purpose of the Authority is to acquire an adequate source or sources of... read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 4:21pm
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Author(s)Hon. Wendell Dawson Dateunidenfied SourceThe Upper Oconee Basin Water Authority (Authority) AbstractThe Upper Oconee Basin Water Authority (Authority) was formed to acquire and to develop adequate sources of water supply including the construction of reservoirs, treatment facilities, and transmission infrastructure and the collection and treatment of wastewater. This... read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 4:09pm
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Author(s)Billy Turner Dateunidentified SourceColumbus Water Works Abstract In 1990, Columbus began investigating renovation of its combined sewer overflows (CSOs) in response to new state requirements to eliminate CSOs by December 31, 1995. At the time, the CSO objectives were a tremendous challenge because there was no national guidance, limited technical knowledge about... read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 3:54pm
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Author(s) Bryan Sorohan Date unidentified Source The Environmental Advisory Council to the Georgia Environmental Protection DivisionAbstract The Environmental Advisory Council to the Georgia Environmental Protection Division established the Yahoola Creek Watershed Project (YCWP) in July 1998. A convergence of events led to the selection of this demonstration project... read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 3:50pm
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Author(s)Tommy Furlow and Rob Rivers Date unidentified SourceThe City of Gainesville and Hall County AbstractThe City of Gainesville and Hall County have been at odds over issues related to providing water and sewer services for many years. Negotiations that are required under the Service Delivery Strategy Act of 1997 (HB 489) and local civic pressure have triggered... read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 1:56pm
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Author(s)Bill DeFoor, Dateunidentified Source City of Toccoa/Stephens County  AbstractBy 1986, the statewide drought caused many private wells in Stephens County to go dry. The City of Toccoa had good water supply sources and ran above ground water lines, on an emergency basis, to unincorporated areas of the county. City and county officials saw an opportunity to jointly... read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 1:51pm
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Author(s) Billy Edwards Date unidentified Source The City of Hinesville Abstract The City of Hinesville has entered into an operation and maintenance contract with a private firm to operate the city-owned regional wastewater system and water supply and treatement services. The selection of a contract operator was based on two equally weighed managerial... read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 12:29am
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Author(s) Patricia White Date unidentified Source The Peavine Watershed Alliance AbstractThe Peavine Watershed Alliance is grassroots community-based organization dedicated to restoring and preserving an ecological balance in the Eavine Creek watershed. PWA embraces four neighborhoods in metropolitan Atlanta that lie within the six-mile square watershed of Peavine... read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 11:38pm
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Author(s) Michigan Energy Office Date 2000 Source Michigan Energy Office AbstractN/A Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAADownload PDF: American_Center_Building_Southfield
Tuesday, August 30, 2011 - 10:01pm
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Author(s) Sandy Zwick Date2009 Sourcethe Local Initiatives Support Corporation Abstract This document is a short summary of the TOD tools that are used by communities all across the country. Ten tools have been selected by the Center for Transit Oriented Development and Reconnecting America to represent the best and most relevant ideas for the Phoenix metropolitan areas... read more
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 3:58pm
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Author(s) Anne Tremblay   Date  unidentified   Source  The Local Initiatives Support Corporation   Abstract  This article will describe several best practices and provide illustrative models for including a local prosecutor in the kind of safety partnerships championed by LISC’s Community Safety Initiative (CSI) and the MetLife Foundation... read more
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 3:33pm
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Author(s)Amy Gillman, Dave Raynor, Marie Young Date2008 SourceOpportunity Finance Network AbstractN/A Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAADownload PDF: Facilities_for_Early_Care__Education_Programs
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 3:25pm
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Author(s)John Stuart Hall, Melinda Snook Hollinshead Date2000 SourceRockefeller Institute of Government AbstractN/A Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAADownload PDF: Case Studies of Medicaid Managed Care:Connecting Public Policy and Management: The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System Experiment
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 12:53pm
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Author(s)L. Christopher Plein Date2000 SourceRockefeller Institute of Government. AbstractThe expectations of policy decisions are not always realized. In the summer of 1996, the state of West Virginia initiated amanaged care Medicaid program utilizing contracts with commercial health maintenance organizations (HMOs). Operating under a federal waiver, this demonstration program was... read more
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 12:49pm
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Author(s)Carol S. Weissert, Malcolm L. Goggin Date2000 SourceRockefeller Institute of Government AbstractUnderstanding why and how political decisions are made is an important part of political science and public policy research.A less well known aspect of decision making relates to scope and speed of implementation of these decisions. Sometimes policymakers engineer a “crisis” to... read more
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 12:44pm
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Author(s)Jocelyn M. Johnston Date2000 SourceRockefeller Institute of Government AbstractN/A Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAADownload PDF: Case Studies of Medicaid Managed Care: Implementing Medicaid Managed Care in Kansas: Politics, Economics and Contracting
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 12:42pm
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Author(s)James W. Fossett, Malcolm Goggin, John S. Hall, Jocelyn Johnston, L. Christopher Plein, Richard Roper, and Carol Weissert Date2000 SourceThe People-to-PeopleHealth Foundation AbstractThis paper examines the extent to which five states are becoming “prudent purchasers” in their oversight of Medicaid managed care. Our conclusions are mixed. These states are making more... read more
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 12:39pm
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Author(s)Carol S. Weissert Date2002 SourceRockefeller Institute of Government AbstractN/A Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAADownload PDF: Case Studies of Medicaid Managed Care:State Medicaid Agencies as Key Actors in Medicaid Managed Care
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 12:37pm
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Author(s)Jocelyn M. Johnston Date2002 SourceRockefeller Institute of Government AbstractN/A Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAADownload PDF: Case Studies of Medicaid Managed Care: Managing Medicaid Managed Care: A Ten-State Comparison
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 12:35pm
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Author(s)Malcolm L. Goggin Date2002 SourceRockefeller Institute of Government AbstractN/A Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAADownload PDF: Case Studies of Medicaid Managed Care: Uses of Data in Medicaid Managed Care: A Ten-State Comparison
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 12:33pm
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Author(s)Jocelyn M. Johnston Date2003 SourceRockefeller Institute of Government AbstractIn the past decade, states have movedaggressively to use managed care—especially capitated, or full-risk models of managed care— to deliver Medicaid services to their low-income populations. Yet the capacity of states to manage this health care reform varies considerably. Very few states have... read more
Monday, August 29, 2011 - 11:37am
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Author(s)Center on Education Policy Date February 2009 SourceCenter on Education Policy AbstractN/A Access through the Cases and Simulations Portal from Rutgers SPAADownload PDF: Cases Study Reports on Year 3 of the No Child Left Behind Act
Sunday, August 28, 2011 - 2:11am

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