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Town of Jericho and CCRPC to develop Jericho Stormwater Master Plan

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

Announcements

We Will Not Concede to the Trustee Coup on Municipalities

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

HDP

Stanford Engineering: How will driverless cars and other applications of AI affect society?

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.

Research & Opinion

ANC biggest loser in 2016 coalition outcome, DA biggest winner but EFF still holds the keys

Introduction

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

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City of Burbank (California) Gets New Digital Archive of Photos

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

New Resources

Group working on new plan to help Connecticut municipalities

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

News

BT: Explore Britain’s abandoned villages using Google Maps

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

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