Sustainable Small Business Webinar

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Empowering Small Businesses: Sustainable Small Business Designation Click here to register FREE Join Kaity Baril of Sustainable Pittsburgh and the Local Government Academy in this webinar to learn about applied sustainability actions and measures for small businesses in your community.  The Sustainable Small Business Designation program, one of the performance programs of Sustainable

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Using TDR’s to Generate Revenue from Dedicated Green Space and Other Undeveloped Land Uses/Types

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Using TDR’s to Generate Revenue from Dedicated Green Space and Other Undeveloped Land Uses/Types Click here to register FREE Contact: Jim Price @ jprice@sustainablepittsburgh.org or 412-259-5331 if you have any questions  A Sustainable Development Academy program presented by the Local Government Academy and Sustainable Pittsburgh’s Sustainable Community Development Network This archived webinar, presented for municipal

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Managing Marcellus: Industry Trends and Regulatory Updates

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Managing Marcellus: Industry Trends and Regulatory Updates Free, click here to register. (A Managing Marcellus program presented by the Local Government Academy and Washington & Jefferson College’s Shale Gas Knowledge Hub) This webinar, presented for local government leaders and citizens in Southwestern Pennsylvania, updates participants on shale gas industry trends and regulatory changes

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Actualizing Community Initiatives – Crowdfunding via ioby (In Our Backyards)

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Actualizing Community Initiatives – Crowdfunding via ioby (In Our Backyards) Register here FREE (A Sustainable Development Academy program presented by the Local Government Academy and Sustainable Pittsburgh’s Sustainable Community Development Network) This webinar, presented for local government leaders in Southwestern PA, introduces participants to an innovative means for assisting community stakeholders in accessing funds

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The 2017 Municipal Intern Program is Underway!

Students can click here to register. Municipalities, COGs and Authorities can click here to submit a project application. Paid internships provide students who are considering a career in government an opportunity for real world experience. Local governments have also found that internships are a great way to get projects completed by enthusiastic students anxious to show what

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Powers and Duties of Local Officials

The public meeting of any local government is where the rubber meets the road. This is where rules are enacted, money is authorized to be spent, developers are given the go ahead for a project and the needs of the citizens are attended to. Each meeting flows following an agenda carefully designed to accomplish the

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