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Refresh and restore: Finding your community's unique path to revitalization

Cityvision magazine (July/August 2015) features stories of cities that have taken core community attributes and leveraged them for creative revitalization. For any number of reasons, cities and towns statewide can find themselves on the downward side of the progress curve.

Regeneration, revitalization, renewal: The three Rs of city hall

Cityvision magazine (May/June 2014) highlights bold, but humble, city leaders who help their communities rebuild.

Categories: Cityvision

Scaling the walls: Cities employ smart risk management to reach their goals

Cityvision magazine (March/April 2016) explores how good crisis mitigation is about taking a comprehensive look all around you and realizing that we're all partners in prevention. Doing the preventive work, anticipating the crisis before it happens, assessing our risk, and developing various strategies to mitigate it is everyone's job.

Scaling up: Building community on a foundation of economic equity

Cityvision magazine (March/April 2015) explores how cities invest in affordable housing, provide opportunity through transit access, and manage the hot-button minimum wage.

Sharing the well: How cities are planning for future water needs

Cityvision magazine (September/October 2011) focuses on city water needs including water rights, innovative storage, and reclamation technology.

Show of strength: Leading communities beyond disaster to recovery

Cityvision magazine (January/February 2015) explores how cities respond to crises. Plus, expert perspectives on multiple elements of emergency management.

Categories: Cityvision, Public safety

Soul patches: How culture and heritage nourish community spirit

Cityvision magazine (May/June 2017) examines how art is shaped by and helps shape your community values. Discover how cities are using art to reflect their local culture. Marysville details their new opera house, Colfax celebrates its ghosts, and La Conner's Mayor talks about his city's quality of life.

Taking stands: Emerging issues give rise to new leadership strategies

Cityvision magazine (May/June 2012) looks at leadership through crises (personal and community). Plus, expert perspectives on leadership choices, facilitated collaboration, and respect for diversity.

Categories: Cityvision

Tales of the tape: Cities seek effective cures to manage health care reform

Cityvision magazine (September/October 2013) explores how cities are rethinking health plan cost structures and tackling Affordable Care Act requirements. Plus, perspectives on health care reform.

Categories: Cityvision

Talk therapy: Public dialogue helps communities reach common goals

Cityvision magazine (March/April 2013) looks at how public dialogue helps communities reach common goals.

Tapping deep roots: Building for the future by repurposing civic resources

Cityvision magazine (July/August 2012) shows that the "old-to-new" ethos is very much alive. Explore sustainable renovation, grant funding, and development while respecting the past.

The art of engagement: Defining the contours of community

Cityvision magazine (March/April 2010) explores tools for harnessing citizen input. Plus budget straight-talk and strategies for getting input.

The people numbers: Cities pursue the formula for stable and sustainable personnel costs

Cityvision magazine magazine (September/October 2012) looks at how a recent legislative decision puts Washington cities on the hook for a huge additional chunk of pension-fund dollars starting in 2013. Explore how we got to this point, how city budgets might absorb the blow, and how city leaders can turn the crisis into a long-term benefit for their communities.

Categories: Cityvision

The tech issue: From open data to selfie close-ups, take your community where it wants to go

Cityvision magazine (January/February 2014) highlights the many technology options cities have to leverage.

Categories: Cityvision

Ties that bind: Social services partnerships help cities weave new solutions

Cityvision magazine (March/April 2014) helps cities bridge the social service gaps in their communities.
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