Handbook of Urban Services: A Basic Guide for Local Governments
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BeschreibungCity and county governments provide a wide array of highly technical urban services. Gaining a rudimentary understanding of them can be a daunting challenge for students as well as new and inexperienced public servants. "e;Handbook of Urban Services"e; is designed to help meet this challenge.In language that will make the fundamentals clear to non-specialists, this practical handbook provides concise overviews of 17 core local government services in four functional areas: public Safety and Health Services - Police, fire, emergency management, emergency medical, animal control, and public health; Public Works and Planning Services - Planning and inspections, water treatment and distribution, wastewater and stormwater management, street maintenance and construction, solid waste collection and disposal, and forestry; Leisure Services - Parks and recreation, and libraries; and, Support Services - Public equipment, public buildings, and public facilities. Each chapter begins with a brief history of the service, followed by a discussion of effective management practices and policies. Chapter-ending bibliographies refer the reader to sources with more in-depth treatment.
Untertitel: A Basic Guide for Local Governments. 211:eBook ePub. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Taylor and Francis
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2015
Seitenanzahl: 281 Seiten
Format: epub eBook
Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM