The IDA is helping communities revitalize their downtown areas as they face transportation, suburbanization and technology challenges. The site includes lists of members, products and services.
Debris removal and debris monitoring documents from the City of Gainesville which can be used as samples for other agencies.
APWA is an endorsing organization of this EPA program, which encourages public agencies and the private sector to carry out waste reduction activities.
This issue paper reflects the experiences and observations of the public safety, health and security professionals who comprise the National Homeland Security Consortium (NHSC).
APWA compiled a list of Ebola resources to provide basic background information and helpful links on Ebola protocols and support information.
FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in Emmitsburg, Maryland, offers training on topics related to floodplain management, mitigation, and construction, including the basic CRS course (E278). These are oriented to local building, zoning, planning, and engineering officials. Tuition is free for state and local government officials, travel stipends are available, and on-campus lodging is free. Free transportation is provided from the airport to the campus and back to the airport. The only out-of-pocket expense is a meal ticket—all-you-can-eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
List of 19 job titles most commonly requested in a response
This site provides industry publications, membership information, a buyer's guide, meeting dates, employment and educational resources, and links to other relevant sites.
This Broward County Debris Plan could be a good starting point for agencies without a plan. Plans are normally updated based on the lessons learned and we do periodically revise it. Also included in this link is our RFP for procuring contractors’ services for disaster debris management.
Public Works Basic Hurricane Emergency Plan identifying roles and responsibilities of various PW divisions and supporting City Departments, damage assessment and reference information.
EPA's Brownfields site contains information on urban cleanup and development projects, case studies, resources and an index of Brownfields publications.
In addition to offering such full-text documents as the Waste Minimization National Plan, this site includes pollution prevention and waste minimization Internet resources, journals and newsletters, federal agency contacts, and case studies.
Full Cost Accounting is an accounting practice that can help local governments assess and manage the actual costs of running municipal solid waste programs, so that you can improve your services while keeping your costs lean. EPA's site includes the Full Cost Accounting Resource Guide and other publications.
This online exhibit from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting explains how waste is handled and how to promote sustainable practices.
This link features contract document that Leawood, KS, used when hiring a debris contractor. They had FEMA involved in this clean up, so this is in line with some of the things a consultant in the RFP will be probably wanting to have in their portfolio. Also included are copies of the FEMA forms that we were required to fill out (as samples). Check the FEMA site for more recent documents.
Julie Stasi, Administrative Services Manager
Leawood Public Works Department
This site from the National Governors' Association discusses common elements of successful Brownfields development and provides profiles of state redevelopment efforts.
NOWA Technology has developed a process that turns wastewater sludge into 100% reusable materials.
This online technology brief discusses the recommended methods for processing street waste solids.
SWANA's site provides information on their meetings and training opportunities, legislative information, and information on their "Qualified Environmental Professional" (QEP) program.