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Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...

How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...

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The City of Carrollton is dedicated to honoring the service members who make their home in our community. To acknowledge the sacrifices of our armed service men and women, City Council will unveil a newly constructed veterans memorial in a public ceremony at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, November 11. The ceremony will feature the Blanton Elementary Kids Choir and the R.L. Turner High School NJROTC Color Guard. City officials, including councilmember Bob Garza who spearheaded the effort, will be in attend...
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It hasn’t even been “One Week” but the numbers are in and the City of Carrollton’s 7th Annual Festival at the Switchyard is saying “Pinch Me” after shattering attendance records with rides and games, quality vendors, and all day concerts including spunky headliner Barenaked Ladies. Approximately 30,000 people attended the Festival throughout the event day to eat their corny dogs, watch the kids play, and enjoy performances from artists such as Kelsey Lewis, th...
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The City of Carrollton will hold a Cease the Grease event for residents to properly dispose of cooking oil, often left over from large holiday meals. Stop by the City of Carrollton Central Service Center (2711 Nimitz Lane) from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, November 28 or Tuesday, November 29 to properly dispose of grease and cooking oil for free. Often times, plumbing problems can result from pouring grease and food scraps down household drains. Pipe blockage can be prevented by scraping the exce...
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The City of Carrollton has earned a Class 1 Public Protection Classification (PPC) from the Insurance Services Office Inc. (ISO) for its improved fire protection capabilities. The rating is the highest possible and drives the City to the top 1 percent of all communities classified by the ISO. A high rating from the ISO can ultimately mean lower personal and commercial property insurance rates for members of the ranked community. A PPC grade depends on needed fire flows; the community’s wat...
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The City of Carrollton is proud to announce the full entertainment lineup for the free 7th Annual Festival at the Switchyard set for Saturday, November 5 on the Historic Downtown Carrollton Square. The lineup brings a varied collection of musical talent and family fun to the stage. Artists include headliner Barenaked Ladies along with opener Shinyribs, Prince tribute band Perfect Nation, country rockers The Statesboro Revue, folksy songstress Kelsey Lewis, fresh, yet classic rock and rollers Kin...
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The City of Carrollton’s ongoing efforts to provide residents with convenience and accessibility has now been extended to onsite utility payments through the installation of an electronic payment kiosk at City Hall. The kiosk is now live 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Customers can look up their water utility account and make a payment by cash, check, or credit card (a 3% convenience fee applies to credit cards). The customer will then receive a receipt showing payment was made, a bene...
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The City of Carrollton now offers a new communication tool to keep residents aware of any traffic shifts or delays caused by both City-managed and TxDOT-managed construction projects. A new Facebook page, @CarrolltonRoads, delivers real-time updates posted directly from the streets of Carrollton. Borne out of a desire to keep residents and visitors armed with the latest information before they travel to or within Carrollton, the posts are made in real time. Increased traffic congestion is inesca...
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The Carrollton City Council has approved a three-year sidewalk investment program—with the first phase allocating $1.3 million in 2016—for a targeted sidewalk rehabilitation program in high traffic areas, including areas within 500 feet of public schools. A citywide sidewalk evaluation was recently undertaken to identify and facilitate the repair prioritization of substandard sidewalks across the City. Sidewalks were identified as substandard if there were large cracks, severe cross ...
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The City of Carrollton continues to be recognized for its dedication to open government as it has earned a Transparency Star in Public Pensions from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts under the new Transparency Stars program. The Transparency Star, the City’s fourth so far, was given on Friday, September 16 and is awarded to local governments whose websites provide visual and narrative explanations of actuarial valuations, contribution rates, and benchmark comparisons, in addition to...
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EVENTS

Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...

How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...