McCordsville Manages Growth

When a town manager is engaged and monitoring events that can affect her jurisdiction, changes can be managed with little disruption or opposition. This is evidenced by the successful annexation of about 1,000 acres of land and five miles of road by McCordsville, Indiana, that helped the mostly residential community respond to and prepare for…  Read More…

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Manager As A CEO

If anyone were to doubt that being a professional manager is akin to the role of a corporate chief executive officer, one need only to look at Chambersburg, PA and the scope of ongoing and completed projects accomplished in recent years.  From operating its own utilities, implementing award-winning “green’ programs, and launching plans for a…  Read More…

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Midland’s Vision Coming to Fruition

Local leaders incorporated Midland, N.C. 16 years ago with a vision to cultivate the small town (pop. 3,073) into a desirable place to invest and live, while preserving the rural fabric of the community. The leaders hired professional staff to carry out their vision and this council/manager partnership has resulted in continuing success for the community, says Town Manager Douglas…  Read More…

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