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Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during 2007. They are categorized by subject, with subject headings in alphabetical order.

President's Message

  • President's Message, Jan, p. 2
  • President's Message, Feb, p. 4
  • President's Message, Mar, p. 4
  • President's Message, Apr, p. 4
  • President's Message, May, p. 4
  • President's Message, Jun, p. 4
  • President's Message, Jul, p. 4
  • President's Message, Aug, p. 4
  • President's Message, Sep, p. 4
  • President's Message, Oct, p. 4
  • President's Message, Nov, p. 4
  • President's Message, Dec, p. 4

Washington Insight

  • Washington Insight, Jan, p. 4
  • Washington Insight, Feb, p. 6
  • Washington Insight, Mar, p. 6
  • Washington Insight, Apr, p. 6
  • Washington Insight, May, p. 7
  • Washington Insight, Jun, p. 6
  • Washington Insight, Jul, p. 8
  • Washington Insight, Aug, p. 6
  • Washington Insight, Sep, p. 51
  • Washington Insight, Oct, p. 8
  • Washington Insight, Nov, p. 7
  • Washington Insight, Dec, p. 7

Technical Committee News

  • Technical Committee News, Jan, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Feb, p. 14
  • Technical Committee News, Mar, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Apr, p. 23
  • Technical Committee News, Jun, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Jul, p. 12
  • Technical Committee News, Aug, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Sep, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Oct, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Dec, p. 13

North American Snow Conference

  • The Show for Snow!, Jan, p. 8
  • A Twin Technical Tour in the Twin Cities, Feb, p. 16
  • Behind-the-scenes Technical Tour: Customized snowfighting equipment of Minnesota, Mar, p. 12

Diversity

  • A few keys for success for women in public works, Jan, p. 14
  • Field Employees Education and Development Conference, Feb, p. 24
  • Tempe's Tools, Apr, p. 36
  • Public Works Engineering: Diversity a cure for shortage?, May, p. 16
  • Leading by example, Jun, p. 16
  • Diversity: Doing the right thing, Jul, p. 34
  • How does the farmer grow a new crop every year?, Aug, p. 16
  • APWA diversity successes, Sep, p. 8
  • Homemaker, Version 2007, Oct, p. 12
  • Diversity events abundant at Congress, Nov, p. 14
  • Women will lead next stage of Kirby Drive construction, Dec, p. 14

APWA Book Review

  • APWA Book Review, Jan, p. 15
  • APWA Book Review, Feb, p. 26
  • APWA Book Review, Mar, p. 22
  • APWA Book Review, Apr, p. 38
  • APWA Book Review, May, p. 22
  • APWA Book Review, Jun, p. 22
  • APWA Book Review, Jul, p. 36
  • APWA Book Review, Nov, p. 16
  • APWA Book Review, Dec, p. 16

Inside APWA

  • Index to 2006 articles, Jan, p. 16
  • Call for nominations to APWA Board issued, Feb, p. 12
  • Lake Zurich: Best Decorative Plow Award, Mar, p. 20
  • APWA Leadership Meets with Transportation Secretary Mary Peters, Mar, p. 25
  • A decade of financial growth, stability and success, Apr, p. 8
  • APWA Board of Directors, Apr, p. 12
  • Meet the APWA staff, Apr, p. 13
  • A journey to new educational heights for APWA: the Education Summit 2007, Jun, p. 12
  • Many APWA chapters involving students in chapter activities, Jun, p. 18
  • Candidates for the 2007-2008 APWA Board of Directors named, Jul, p. 10
  • New England Chapter visits the South, Jul, p. 20
  • Why reinvent the wheel, when you can have your infoNOW!, Jul, p. 30
  • New ideas to STRETCH your training budget!, Aug, p. 15
  • New Board member appointed, Oct, p. 9
  • Thoughts from APWA's first-ever Thought Leader Session, Nov, p. 11
  • APWA awards nine professionals with Fleet Professional Certification, Dec, p. 12

  • The Baker's Potluck, Jan, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Jan, p. 0
  • A few keys for success for women in public works, Jan, p. 0
  • Summary, Jan, p. 0
  • National Public Works Week Promotion: May 2007, Feb, p. 0
  • The "Blues Brothers" visit two chapters, Feb, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, Feb, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Feb, p. 0
  • Field Employees Education and Development, Feb, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, Mar, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Mar, p. 0
  • Chapter leaders turn it on, tune it in and turn it up, Apr, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, Apr, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Apr, p. 0
  • TempesTools, Apr, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, May, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, May, p. 0
  • Public Works Engineering, May, p. 0
  • North American Snow Conference in the "Land of 10,000 Lakes", Jun, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, Jun, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Jun, p. 0
  • Leading by example, Jun, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, Jul, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Jul, p. 0
  • Diversity: Doing the right thing, Jul, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, Aug, p. 0
  • Your roap map to success: writing a business plan, Aug, p. 0
  • City of Naperville's Vehicle Replacement Scoring Model, Aug, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Aug, p. 0
  • How does the farmer grow a new crop every year, Aug, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, Sep, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Sep, p. 0
  • APWA diversity successes, Sep, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, Oct, p. 0
  • The Baker's Potluck, Nov, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Nov, p. 0
  • APWA, SWANA to co-locate exhibitions in 2010, Dec, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Dec, p. 0

APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary

  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, Jan, p. 24
  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, Feb, p. 32
  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, Mar, p. 26
  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, Apr, p. 44
  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, May, p. 36
  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, Jun, p. 28
  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, Jul, p. 46
  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, Aug, p. 20
  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, Sep, p. 56
  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, Oct, p. 20
  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, Nov, p. 24
  • APWA Accreditation: Tenth Anniversary, Dec, p. 18

International Idea Exchange

  • International Idea Exchange, Jan, p. 29
  • International Idea Exchange, Feb, p. 34
  • International Idea Exchange, Mar, p. 28
  • International Idea Exchange, Apr, p. 48
  • International Idea Exchange, May, p. 30
  • International Idea Exchange, Jun, p. 30
  • International Idea Exchange, Jul, p. 45
  • International Idea Exchange, Aug, p. 22
  • International Idea Exchange, Sep, p. 60
  • International Idea Exchange, Oct, p. 22
  • International Idea Exchange, Nov, p. 26
  • International Idea Exchange, Dec, p. 22

Emergency Management

  • Mutual aid during disasters: EMAC is reaching out to public works, Jan, p. 32
  • NIMS and ICS: a new alphabet soup, Jan, p. 34
  • Emergency preparedness and response, Jan, p. 36
  • Public Works and Urban Search and Rescue: What is our role?, Jan, p. 38
  • Floodplain mapping modernization: a case history, Jan, p. 40
  • City of Santa Fe Springs is ready to SERV!, Jan, p. 42
  • Public Works and the current influenza pandemic threat, Jan, p. 44
  • Public Works Mutual Aid: Making it work, Sep, p. 30

Water Resources

  • Managing water resource investments for the next generation, Feb, p. 36
  • Southern California water quality project merits a closer look, Feb, p. 42
  • Water resources programs benefit from sewer history, Feb, p. 44
  • Arkansas wastewater treatment plant pilots path to fledgling technology, Feb, p. 46
  • Filtration and infiltration of urban runoff keeps California creek clean, Feb, p. 48
  • The Dust Bowl: Water conservation may be the key to avoiding a repeat, Feb, p. 50
  • Safe drinking water, Feb, p. 54

National Public Works Week

  • Town of Brookline celebrates National Public Works Week, Mar, p. 18
  • What you can do for National Public Works Week, Apr, p. 32
  • National Public Works Week: California style!, May, p. 8
  • National Public Works Week celebrated on Capitol Hill, Jul, p. 14

Solid Waste Management

  • Solid waste residential collection going automated, 10 years later, Mar, p. 32
  • San Juan Capistrano's recycling success story, Mar, p. 34
  • Biomass and alternative energy in St. Paul, Mar, p. 36
  • Comparison of household hazardous waste collection programs, Mar, p. 38
  • Are your solid waste assets being efficiently and effectively managed?, Mar, p. 42
  • Waste management with a twist, Mar, p. 44
  • Landfills as an economic resource, Sep, p. 27
  • Clean Roads to Clean Air, Sep, p. 38

New APWA staff

  • New APWA staff, Apr, p. 45
  • New APWA staff, Oct, p. 9

Facilities and Grounds

  • Green is the smart choice for Milwaukee, Apr, p. 50
  • Art as Public Activator, Apr, p. 52
  • A greater rate of return with CDDs, Apr, p. 56
  • CMMS: Managing facilities as a business, Apr, p. 62
  • Thirty years hardly seems temporary, Apr, p. 64
  • Redesigning a City of Milwaukee vest-pocket park: a play in three acts, Apr, p. 66
  • Private industry, professional groups, and government agencies work together to assist communities after Hurricane Katrina, Apr, p. 68
  • Workplace Safety, Apr, p. 70
  • Tornado makes direct hit on Iowa City, Apr, p. 72

General

  • Our Small Cities/Rural Communities Leader: Jerry Gibbs of Park City, Utah, May, p. 20
  • SC/RC Forum provides solutions for small cities and rural communities, Jun, p. 21
  • New recruiting tool for teens, Jul, p. 32
  • Twenty tips to combat global warming for public works professionals, Aug, p. 12
  • Wildlife Action Plans: A new tool for utilities, Sep, p. 88
  • Another Tool: Municipal Leasing, Sep, p. 92

Awards

  • 2007 Top Ten Public Works Leaders Named, May, p. 24
  • APWA proudly announces the Public Works Projects of the Year, Jul, p. 68
  • Awards 2007, Sep, p. 10

Congress 2007

  • APWA Congress: The best bang for the buck, Jun, p. 14
  • APWA Congress: Texas Style!, Nov, p. 28

Engineering and Technology

  • Is train noise disrupting your community?, Jun, p. 31
  • Pavement management is more than software, Jun, p. 34
  • Pump station sited on private property eliminates sanitary sewer overflow, Jun, p. 36
  • Blending new technology with existing architecture, Jun, p. 38
  • Design-Build procedures for smaller communities, Jun, p. 41
  • Protecting the Florida Keys with advanced wastewater treatment, Jun, p. 44
  • Communicating with motorists, Sep, p. 94

Transportation

  • Main Street Bridge: Naperville, Illinois, Jul, p. 48
  • Searching for the transportation vision thing, Jul, p. 51
  • Implementing new technologies and practices that improve safety and performance, Jul, p. 54
  • Washington governor uses new accountability program to keep transportation projects on track and on budget, Jul, p. 56
  • Dramatic results from cost-effective rural road safety assessment program, Jul, p. 59
  • Sidewalk repair program in Orange County, Jul, p. 60
  • The Escambia County Road Prison Program, Jul, p. 62
  • City employees step up safety awareness on streets following coworker's accident on the job, Jul, p. 65
  • Learning to live with a railroad as your neighbor, Jul, p. 66
  • Experience the Roundabout, Sep, p. 25
  • 200 MPH Design Speed?, Sep, p. 32
  • Preventive maintenance programs keep your bridges open for years to come, Sep, p. 42
  • Modern Roundabouts: Safe. Efficient. Attractive., Sep, p. 47
  • Sacramento becomes first in state to establish 24-hour Quiet Zones at 28 railroad crossings, Sep, p. 90

Fleet Services

  • Get a big bang for your fleet buck, Aug, p. 28
  • Winnipeg paves the way in fleet management, Aug, p. 32
  • Scenario planning for fleet managers, Aug, p. 36
  • The Magical Mystery Tour of CDL, Aug, p. 38

Leadership and Management

  • Building depth in your leadership team, Sep, p. 36
  • Recipes for Success, Dec, p. 24
  • Swinging on the office grapevine: the Tarzan approach to organizational health, Dec, p. 28
  • Are you keeping the city in the dark? The public works director as policy maker, Dec, p. 30
  • The Bad Boss, Dec, p. 32
  • How to be an employee: Working 101, Dec, p. 34
  • Increasing worker resiliency, Dec, p. 38
  • Do you take your humor seriously?, Dec, p. 42

Utilities and Public Right-of-Way

  • Fiber to the Premises (FTTP): Force Them To Pave?, Sep, p. 62
  • Excavation stage one-call notifications: the best call you will ever make, Sep, p. 66
  • The Battleground, Sep, p. 68
  • Get to know your area locators, Sep, p. 70
  • Long-range visual inspection of mains using a tetherless robot, Sep, p. 72
  • Implementation of an Electronic Permitting System (a.k.a. Mission Impossible?), Sep, p. 74
  • Initiative on Dimensional Tolerances in Construction, Sep, p. 78
  • Lessons learned from Hillsborough County's buildout of a fiber-to-the-premises program, Sep, p. 80
  • Stray current mitigation in Portland's Transit Mall, Sep, p. 83

Winter Maintenance

  • Winter maintenance suite of computer-based training modules, Oct, p. 26
  • Keys to preparing a winter weather operations manual, Oct, p. 30
  • Key elements of snow and ice control: safe roads, money and the environment, Oct, p. 34
  • Written snow and ice control plans are essential for winter maintenance agencies, Oct, p. 36
  • New tool helps you select the right deicing material, Oct, p. 40
  • NYSDOT's response to snow emergencies in New York State, Oct, p. 42
  • An innovative solution for snowfighter training, Oct, p. 44
  • A new approach to training snowfighters, Oct, p. 46
  • Ice and Snow...Take It Slow, Oct, p. 47
  • Why do weather forecasts vary so much?, Oct, p. 50
  • Concrete answers for the cold weather quandary, Oct, p. 52
  • The economics of winter-focused safety investments, Oct, p. 55