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The News is Out!

On April 29, the 2015 Newly Elected Officials Course Alumni Association hosted Spring Confab, held at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute and NavLab, introduced local government officials to Christoph Mertz’s smart-phone application that is being developed to monitor street and road conditions to help municipalities maintain better roads and plan for road projects.

Mertz, a CMU principal project scientist, was featured on WESA-FM’s morning show Friday. Here is a link to the radio piece: New Technology Could Help Cities Inspect And Maintain Streets More Efficiently.

So don’t forget, LGA’s 2015 NEOC Alumni Fall Confab is being held 6:30 p.m., Sept. 30, in the Academy’s office, 1501 Preble Ave., Suite 202, Pittsburgh, PA 15233.

This fall’s Confab will be a Happy Hour and the emphasis will be on the upcoming Newly Elected Officials Course, opportunities to volunteer and your role in promoting the Pledge to Excellence, encouraging candidates to take he pledge.

This event is free, but please register to attend at: 2015 NEOC Fall Confab