With funds provided by a DEC Clean Water Initiative grant and the Town of Jericho, the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) has hired Watershed Consulting Associates of Burlington to develop a Stormwater Master Plan for the Town. 284 more words
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On the morning of Eid al-Adha Eve, the political administration has raided 28 municipalities, stating to have “seized power” through trustees, which is reminiscent of 12 September 1980 coup d’etat from 30 years ago. 300 more words
Stanford Engineering: How will driverless cars and other applications of AI affect society? “A panel of academic and industrial thinkers has looked ahead to 2030 to forecast how advances in artificial intelligence (AI) might affect life in a typical North American city – in areas as diverse as transportation, health care and education – and to spur discussion about how to ensure the safe, fair and beneficial development of these rapidly emerging technologies.” The report is available as a free, 52-page PDF.
Following the recent local government elections, I wrote the following four posts about the state of play in the 27 hung municipal councils where none of the political parties contesting the election in a municipality had a clear majority of the seats allocated: 1,562 more words
The city of Burbank (California) has a new digital archive of photos. “Though the database includes hundreds of photos saved by the library and by the public, most of the photos were donated by the city clerk’s office, said Melissa Potter, the city’s assistant library services director.” The story does not appear to have the URL of the new archive. 19 more words
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s largest association of cities and towns is coming up with a plan to increase regional cooperation and review new taxing options. 123 more words
From BT.com – Explore Britain’s abandoned villages using Google Maps. “sn’t it strange to think there are places in Britain where folks once lived, but don’t anymore? 44 more words