NACo joins government and industry leaders to address nation’s food waste challenges
On April 9, Adam Ortiz, Director of Environmental Protection for Montgomery County, Md., represented NACo at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Winning on Reducing Food Waste event.NACo joins government and industry leaders to address nation’s food waste challenges
2019 WIR Conference Invitation from Commissioner Mary Kuney
The 2019 Western Interstate Region (WIR) Conference is fast approaching. In less than one month, Spokane County will serve as host for this wonderful event. On behalf of the Spokane County Board of Commissioners, we invite you to join us May 15–17.2019 WIR Conference Invitation from Commissioner Mary Kuney
Apply now: U.S. Department of Homeland Security announces $1.7 billion for FY 2019 preparedness grants
On April 12, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the opening of the application period for eight FY 2019 DHS preparedness grant programs totaling more than $1.7 billion. These grants support state, local and tribal governments in preparing for and responding to major natural disasters and other emergencies.Apply now: U.S. Department of Homeland Security announces $1.7 billion for FY 2019 preparedness grants
Counties celebrate National County Government Month
Around the United States this April, county governments are making themselves and their functions known to the public in celebration of National County Government Month. Here's a sampling of how counties are celebrating, you can see even more here.
Socks featuring the counties of Washington state help county officials dress to put their best foot forward.
Health department workforce has shrunk 23 percent since 2008
Leaders of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) representing the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments recently met with their representatives on Capitol Hill to educate them on the most pressing public health issues affecting their communities. Here, Adriane Casalotti, NACCHO’s chief of Government andHealth department workforce has shrunk 23 percent since 2008