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Civic Engagement

Alliance for Conflict Transformation
Center for Community & Civic Engagement
Center for Wise Democracy
Civic Ventures
COPE - Council on Public Engagement University of Minnesota
E-Democracy.Org - Discussion Forums with Political and Election News, Links and Information
EPA-Public Involvement
International Association of Facilitators
International Association for Public Participation
Journal for Civic Commitment
Local Investment Commission (LINC)
National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation
National Conference on Citizenship - NCOC
National Issues Forums
Park University International Center for Civic Engagement
Pew Partnership for Civic Change
Public Dialogue Consortium
RCPLA Network
SCN Creating Community-Civic Engagement
Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement at NKU
Smart Communities
Spelman College Centers of Distinction
State PIRGs Working Together
Steven Clift - Publicus.Net - E-Democracy, E-Government
Steven Clift’s Notes - Democracies Online Study Circles Resource Center
The Association for Conflict Resolution ACR
The Center for the City at UMKC
The Communication Initiative - Communication Interventions for Sustainable Development
The National Charrette Institute
The Ultimate Conflict Related Information Search Engine
Toolkit Citizen Participation
University of Richmond Center for Civic Engagement
Welcome to AmericaSpeaks
Welcome to Character Education & Civic Engagement Technical Assistance Center
Welcome To the Center For Civic Education
Welcome to the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement at the University of Washington

General Local Govt Sites (by category)

Emergency Management
FEMA National Incident Management System
FRTC First Responder Web Site, Weapon of Mass Destruction-WMD, Homeland Security, Emergency Response
GW HSPI Homeland Security Policy Institute
GW Institute for Crisis, Disaster and Risk Management
Homeland Security Initiative - Aspen Institute
Issues in Brief - Homeland Security
NGA Center for Best Practices

About the Josephson Institute
Ethics for All 24-7 by Learnwell
Ethics Resource Center
Ethics Section
Ethics Updates:  Moral theory; relativism; pluralism; religion; egoism; utilitarianism; deontology; duty; human right
Institute for Global Ethics - Home
Institute for Local Self Government
ISCV The Intersection of Ethics and the Law
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University - About the Center
The Center for Public Integrity
The Ethics In Action Awards
U.S. Office of Government Ethics
World Bank Institute Governance & Anti-Corruption

Federal Government
ACIR Home Page
Census Bureau
County and City Data Book 2000
Department of Commerce
Federal Highway Administration
Federal Register
FirstGov – Government-to-Government – Public Safety and Law The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal
Google U.S. Government Search
GSA - Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
Homeland Security
HUD in Missouri
Office of Community Planning and Development - HUD
The Government Accountability Office
THOMAS -- U.S. Congress on the Internet
U.S. Department of Transportation
United States House of Representatives, 108th Congress, 2nd Session


Debt Management
About Municipal Bonds
California Society of Municipal Analysts
eMuni Glossary of Municipal Bond Terms
Fitch Ratings
Glossary of Bond Terms
Glossary of Municipal Securities Terms
Information for the Tax Exempt Bonds Community
leasing 2 fire departments
Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board Learning Center
MuniNetGuide - Your Hub for Municipal Related Research
National Association for Independent Financial Advisors
National Association of Bond Lawyers
NYC Comptroller - Debt Management
The Bond Buyer Online
The Bond Market Association
WM Financial Strategies, Independent Financial Advisor

Local Government Finance
American Association for Budget and Policy Analysis Website
Association for Budgeting and Financial Management
CityTech USA, Inc.
eCivis Solutions for Local Governments
Erisk Center
Gateway to State and Local Government Information
Government Finance Officers Association - GFOA.ORG
Government Finance Officers of Missouri
N.A.L.G.A. - National Association of Local Government Auditors
National Association of State Retirement Administrators
St. Louis Fed Economic Data - FRED¨ II
State and Local Government Finance Data
Tax Analysts Home Page
The Tax Foundation - Educating Taxpayers Since 1937
U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance
Welcome to NIGP
Welcome to PRIMA

General Local Government Sites
Civic Strategies
E-Democracy.Org - Government, Politics, Public Policy, Eletions, and Community Discussions
Effective Community Governance
Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs
International City Government Resource Centre
LGC Information About the Local Government Commission
Local Government CECH-UP
Local Government News for City Managers, Mayors and Councils
M U N I S O U R C E . . . . . .municipal, Municipalities, city, town, cities, municipal resources, consulting, training, recrui
Municipal Research & Services Center of Washington
MuniNetGuide - Your Hub for Municipal Related Research
National City Government Resource Center
National City Network TV
Program in Local Governance
State & Local Government Law
State and Local Government on the Net
Symposium on the Future of Local Government in Michigan
UWEX Local Government Center
Welcome to the Kathleen M Mansfield Foundation

Legal Issues
American Legal Publishing Online Library
General Code E-Code Library
IMLA - International Municipal Lawyers Association
Municipal Code Corporation
New York Zoning and Municipal Law Blog Published by Silverberg Zalantis LLP
Online Municipal Law Resources
Pace University - Municipal Law Resource Center
The Seattle Public Library Municipal Codes Online
Welcome to Sullivan Publications

Leisure Services
National Recreation and Park Association

Academy of Management Online
American Academy of Certified Public Managers
American Evaluation Association
The Hawthorn Institute
California City Management Foundation
Center for Excellence in Municipal Management
CEOs for Cities
City-County Communications & Marketing Association
Effective Community Governance
Free Complete Toolkit for Boards
Free Management Library for For-Profit and Nonprofit Organizations
Government Innovators Network Focus on Public Management --Overview -- Leadership Development Materials for Public Managers -- Leadership Development Resources for Public Managers - public sector employee motivation
Grassroots Leadership
ICMA Web Site
Innovation Briefs Urban Mobility Corporation
Innovations in American Government Award
Management Consulting Forum
Management Mentors
Metropolitan Association of Local Government Assistants (MALGA) Homepage
Municipal Management Association of Northern California (
National Association of County Administrators
Performance Measurement for Government
Public Sector Continuous Improvement Site by John Hunter
Public Strategies Group Home Page
Published Articles by Carl Neu of Neu and Company - The Center for the Future of Local Governance
Quantum Governance
The Performance Institute
The Urban Institute Briefs Series
Welcome to MMASC
Welcome to the Advanced Public Executive Program (APEP)

Local Government Organizations
Association of Cities - Welcome to Building America
Center for Excellence in Municipal Management
CGR A nonprofit center for objective policy analysis and pragmatic change
eCivis Solutions for Local Governments
ICMA-RC VantageLink
International Institute of Muncipal Clerks
Local Government Institute
Metropolitan Institute at Virginia Tech
National Association of Regional Councils
National Association of Towns and Townships
National Center for Small Communities
National City Network The affordable housing and community development resource for professionals
Northeast Midwest Institute
Public Technology Advanced Search
Public Technology Home
Sister Cities International
The Innovation Groups - Networking People, Information, and Ideas
The National League of Cities
The Urban Institute Home
Welcome to the U.S. Conference of Mayors Web Site!

Local Government Periodicals
Carl Vinson Institute of Government - State and Local Government Review
Governing Magazine Online state and local government
American City and County
MMA-Municipal Advocate
School of Government Shopping Cart
The Next American City
Western City Magazine

Sample Job Descriptions
City Job Descriptions A-Z
City of Ames Job Descriptions
City of Brisbane - Job Descriptions
City Of Cupertino. Job List and Salary Schedule
City of Duluth HUman Resources Job Descriptions
City of Hibbing -- Employee Job Descriptions
City of Ontario Job Descriptions
City of Pleasanton - Job Descriptions
City of Rohnert Park, California Job Description
City of San Luis Obispo - Job Descriptions
City of Santa Barbara Government Employment Job Descriptions Job Descriptions
City of Sioux Falls -
City of Solvang - Job Descriptions
City of Torrance - Job Descriptions
County Job Description List - James City County, Virginia Resources-Job Descriptions
Human Resources - Job Descriptions
Ithaca -- Job Descriptions
Job Descriptions City of Vacaville, California
Job Descriptions - City of Emeryville California
Job Descriptions - HR - City of Scottsdale
Job Descriptions----Winston Salem
Job Descriptions---Bowling Green, OH
Job Descriptions---Clark CO Nevada
Job descriptions---Hughson
Job Descriptions---Marion CO, FL
Job Descriptions---Plantation
Job Descriptions
Job Titles and Codes - Orange County Government, Florida
Kitsap County Job Descriptions
LCG Civil Service-Job Descriptions
Montgomery County, VA Human Resources Job Descriptions
Newton Job Descriptions
Pittsfield Charter Twp, Michigan - Job Descriptions
Ramsey County HR
Redwood City Human Resources Job Descriptions and Salary Information
Sample Documents - Job Descriptions---MRSC
Santa Cruz City Human Resources - Job Descriptions
The City of Belmont, CA - Job Descriptions
The City of Escondido - City Departments
The City of Saint Paul Job Descriptions
The Town of Marana Human Resources - Job Descriptions
Town of Herndon Job Descriptions - Job Descriptions

Human Resources Sites
CityTech USA, Inc.
CPS Human Resource Services
Employment, labor, and pension law
FMCS Employment Law Resources for HR Managers
International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR)
IPMAAC Online IPMA-HR Assessment Council
Job Analysis & Personality Research at VT
NAGTAD - National Association for Government Training And Development
NELI National Employment Law Institute
Partnership for Public Service
Principles for the Validation and Use of Personnel Selection Procedures
Salary Surveys, Salary Comparisons, Performance Appraisals, Salary Information, Human Resource Consulting
The Council for Excellence in Government Home
The Performance Institute - Human Capital Management
Welcome to NPELRA The National Public Employer Relations Association

Public Safety
9-1-1 National Emergency Number Association The Voice of 911
Bureau of Justice Statistics - International Law Enforcement
COPS Office Grants and Resources for Community Policing
Firehouse Network State and Regional Information Search
Firehouse.Com - Firefighting, Rescue and EMS - The Community, News & Training Source for Firefighters, Firefighting, EMS & Resc
FireRescue Magazine Home
IAFF Local 2665 - Online
Law Enforcement Agencies Directory @
Missouri Department of Public SafetyMissouri Division of Fire SafetyOffice of the State Fire Marshal
MPCA Online - Missouri Police Chiefs Association and Charitable Foundation
National Fire Protection Association
Police Resource List
Regional Justice Information Services MainPage
St. Louis Area Police Chiefs Association
The International Association of Chiefs of Police
The International Association of Fire Chiefs - IAFC
U.S. Fire Administration
Welcome to APCO International - Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials, International

Public Works
Chartwell Information
EPA Wastes
Missouri Waste Control Coalition Home Page
MORA - The Missouri Recycling Association Home Page
National Recycling Coalition
No MOre Trash!
PAYT - Introduction
SWANA - The Solid Waste Association of North America
Welcome to The Recycled Materials Resource Center

An Internet Guide to Financing Stormwater Management
BMP Toolkit Main Page
Center for Watershed Protection
EPA Water
EROSION CONTROL November-December 2004
Gloucester County Stormwater Management
BMP Database
Stream Team

Public Works Sites
American Academy of Environmental Engineers
American Public Works Association
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
ICC - Chicago District
Local Government Assistance Network - LGEAN
Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)
Minnesota Rural Water Association
Missouri Local Transportation Resource Center
Public Works - Engineering, Construction and Maintenance
Public Works .com Digital Marketplace for the municipal maintenance industry
Public Works Online Today's News
Traffic Engineering Assistance Program

State Government
CSSP Policy Matters
Government Performance Project- Comprehensive Survey of the Effectiveness of Core Government Management Activities
National Conference of State Legislatures
National Governors Association
Pew Center on the States Fostering Innovation, Consensus, and Effectiveness in State Policy