Member Stories

Below is a list of approved member stories, with the most recent appearing at the top of the list.
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Santa Ana, CA Public Works Awareness VideoCharitable EventsMonica Suter2020-06-08To recognize National Public Works Week 2020 during the COVID-19 crisis, the City of Santa Ana Public Works’ team under the leadership of Nabil Saba (Executive Director of Public Works Agency) created...
Des Moines Residents Show Love for Solid Waste EmployeeAdvocacyShay Willis2020-05-05 Residents in the North of Grand neighborhood in Des Moines, Iowa recently lined the streets with homemade signs adorned with words of appreciation for their favorite Public Works Solid Waste Division...
How Richmond Fleet Management keeps the city rollingCOVID-19David Dancy2020-04-30It’s an essential city service you rarely get to see. Richmond Fleet Management crews are responsible for keeping Richmond’s first responders and city services rolling. https://www.wtvr.com/open/how-richmond-fleet-management-keeps-the-city-rolling
Newport RI Public Works takes active role in food distributionCOVID-19David Dancy2020-04-30in Newport, our PW team has taken an active role in the food distribution program during the pandemic. Each morning we send a team to our state’s central food distribution hub to collect and transport...
Skokie Refuse Shines on!COVID-19David Dancy2020-04-29 
Germantown Public WorksCOVID-19William Mills2020-04-01The City of Germantown, TN has instituted protective measures to protect their employees and our resident and business customers from the COVID-19 virus. Public Works remains fully functional but are...
Fleet To The TreesProgressRobert Macpherson2018-04-05 “Imagine a machine that uses solar energy to remove carbon from the air and turns it into a beautiful, strong and sustainable building material. Oh wait …. That’s what trees...
INNOVATION IN TIME OF CRISIS: Inverters to Temporarily Power Traffic SignalsFirst RespondersPinellas County Public Works2018-01-11INNOVATION IN TIME OF CRISIS: Inverters to Temporarily Power Traffic Signals By Pinellas County Public Works – Transportation Division Clearwater, Florida On Sept. 8, 2017, the Pinellas County...
(Lakewood, CA) Why Advocacy: Lisa RappAdvocacyLisa Rapp2018-01-11 
(Columbus, WI) Emergency Management After 110mph Straight-Line WindsAdvocacyDavis Clark2017-11-06 
(Muncie, IN) Safely Managing Flooding and Debris Along the White RiverAdvocacyGary Dannar2017-11-06 
(Gainesville, FL) Stormwater Restoration Project: Helen WarrenAdvocacyKelly Meyer2017-11-06 
(Dubuque, IA) B-Branch Creek Greenway ProjectAdvocacyJon Dienst2017-11-06 
(Crystal, MN) Public Works: Making Normal HappenAdvocacyMark Ray2017-11-06 
(Ventura, CA) Stormwater Restoration ProjectAdvocacyMary Joyce Ivers2017-11-06 
(Franklin, WI) All-Inclusive, All-Accessible Community Playground: Michelle Runte and Glen MorrowAdvocacyKelly Meyer2017-11-06 
(Georgetown, TX) STEAM DayAdvocacyOctavio Garza2017-11-06 
(Springfield, IL) Completing an 8-Mile Roadway LinkAdvocacyRichard Berning2017-11-06 
(Leavenworth County, KS) Using Sales Tax to Upgrade Roads in Three CitiesAdvocacySarah Shafer2017-11-06 
(Las Vegas, NV) Public Works Saves the Day!AdvocacySteven Ireland2017-11-06 
(DeKalb County, GA) Roadway Culvert Upgrade ProjectAdvocacyTerrence Simpkins2017-11-06 
Hurricane Harvey Efforts in Rowlett, TXFirst RespondersGary Enna2017-09-15 The City of Rowlett, TX is located 20 miles east of Dallas, TX. Rowlett was devastated by an EF-4 tornado on December 26, 2015. The path of destruction was over 3.5 miles long and a half mile wide debris...