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Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during 2004. They are categorized by subject, with subject headings in alphabetical order.

President's Message

  • President's Message, Feb, p. 2
  • President's Message, Mar, p. 2
  • President's Message, Apr, p. 2
  • President's Message, May, p. 2
  • President's Message, Jun, p. 2
  • President's Message, Jul, p. 2
  • President's Message, Aug, p. 2
  • President's Message, Sep, p. 2
  • President's Message, Oct, p. 4
  • President's Message, Nov, p. 4
  • President's Message, Dec, p. 4

Washington Insight

  • Washington Insight, Feb, p. 4
  • Washington Insight, Mar, p. 4
  • Washington Insight, Apr, p. 5
  • Washington Insight, May, p. 4
  • Washington Insight, Jun, p. 4
  • Washington Insight, Aug, p. 4
  • Washington Insight, Sep, p. 8
  • Washington Insight, Oct, p. 7
  • Washington Insight, Nov, p. 6
  • Washington Insight, Dec, p. 6

Obituaries

  • Charles Byrley, former APWA Washington Office director, dies, Feb, p. 5
  • Richard H. Sullivan, former APWA Executive Director, dies, Sep, p. 5

Awards

  • APWA awards Senator Ted Stevens 2003 Honorary Membership Award, Feb, p. 6
  • APWA honors Senator Harry Reid with 2003 Distinguished Service Award, Feb, p. 7
  • The 2004 Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year, May, p. 22
  • APWA Public Works Projects of the Year, Jul, p. 49
  • APWA honors Senator Kit Bond with Distinguished Service Award, Nov, p. 7

Technical Committee News

  • Technical Committee News, Feb, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Mar, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Apr, p. 19
  • Technical Committee News, May, p. 5
  • Technical Committee News, Jun, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Jul, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Aug, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Sep, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Oct, p. 11
  • Technical Committee News, Nov, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Dec, p. 7

Inside APWA

  • Call for nominations to APWA Board issued, Feb, p. 10
  • Recruit new members by focusing on your outreach, Feb, p. 26
  • Index to 2003 articles, Feb, p. 32
  • New APWA staff, Feb, p. 35
  • APWA Financials for 2003: Healthy and Growing, Mar, p. 6
  • APWA joins ASCE in co-sponsoring four Infrastructure Town Hall meetings, Apr, p. 4
  • Directory of chapter contacts, Apr, p. 6
  • APWA Board of Directors, Apr, p. 8
  • Meet the APWA staff, Apr, p. 9
  • Celebrating 50 years!, May, p. 8
  • Candidates for the 2004-2005 APWA Board of Directors named, Jul, p. 8
  • Jim Martin named ASCE Honorary Member, Jul, p. 7
  • New APWA staff, Jul, p. 15
  • P.W. Paws a hit in Norfolk, Aug, p. 16
  • New APWA staff, Sep, p. 13
  • It's a Brand New Day for APWA, Oct, p. 8
  • The spirit of the American Public Works Association is alive and well!, Oct, p. 12
  • New APWA staff, Nov, p. 11
  • APWA announces new initiative to promote efficient environmental management, Dec, p. 8

North American Snow Conference

  • Snow professionals heading for Lexington, Feb, p. 12
  • The Talk Show at the North American Snow Conference, Mar, p. 10
  • Confessions of a Snow Addict, Apr, p. 20
  • Another terrific Snow Conference, Jun, p. 6

National Public Works Week

  • What you can do for National Public Works Week, Feb, p. 18
  • People notice the wrong things, Mar, p. 18
  • National Public Works Week in Los Angeles, Apr, p. 26
  • City of Portland, Maine delivers 24/7 message during National Public Works Week, May, p. 10
  • National Public Works Week on the Hill descends on the Capitol City, Jul, p. 12

Diversity

  • Diversity is good business, Feb, p. 23
  • Diversity work as emotional intelligence, Mar, p. 23
  • Thoughts on today's generational divide, Apr, p. 36
  • The many faces of Atlanta, May, p. 16
  • P.A.V.E. Program paving the way, Jun, p. 11
  • The opportunity to see the bigger picture, Jul, p. 26
  • Achievements of the Diversity Committee in 2003-2004, Sep, p. 10
  • Benefits of employee diversity rank high on Congress agenda, Nov, p. 9

Member Profile

  • Member Profile, Feb, p. 28
  • Member Profile, Mar, p. 20
  • Member Profile, Apr, p. 38
  • Member Profile, May, p. 18
  • Member Profile, Jun, p. 14
  • Member Profile, Jul, p. 24
  • Member Profile, Aug, p. 10
  • Member Profile, Sep, p. 12
  • Member Profile, Oct, p. 15
  • Member Profile, Nov, p. 10
  • Member Profile, Dec, p. 9

APWA Book Review

  • APWA Book Review, Feb, p. 31
  • APWA Book Review, Mar, p. 5
  • APWA Book Review, Apr, p. 40
  • APWA Book Review, May, p. 21
  • APWA Book Review, Jun, p. 21
  • APWA Book Review, Jul, p. 23
  • APWA Book Review, Aug, p. 15
  • APWA Book Review, Sep, p. 15
  • APWA Book Review, Nov, p. 13
  • APWA Book Review, Dec, p. 13

  • The Baker's Dozen, Feb, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Feb, p. 0
  • APWA staffer made "Queen for a Day", Mar, p. 0
  • The Baker's Dozen, Mar, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Mar, p. 0
  • The Baker's Dozen, Apr, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Apr, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, May, p. 0
  • The Baker's Dozen, May, p. 0
  • The Baker's Dozen, Jun, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Jun, p. 0
  • New Brunswick Branch holds Spring Conference, Jul, p. 0
  • The Baker's Dozen, Jul, p. 0
  • The Baker's Dozen, Aug, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Aug, p. 0
  • New Board member appointed, Sep, p. 0
  • The Baker's Dozen, Sep, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Sep, p. 0
  • The Baker's Dozen, Oct, p. 0
  • The Baker's Dozen, Nov, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Nov, p. 0
  • The Baker's Dozen, Dec, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Dec, p. 0

International Idea Exchange

  • International Idea Exchange, Feb, p. 40
  • International Idea Exchange, Mar, p. 26
  • International Idea Exchange, Apr, p. 43
  • International Idea Exchange, May, p. 28
  • International Idea Exchange, Jun, p. 18
  • International Idea Exchange, Jul, p. 31
  • Developing public works in a war-torn Iraq, Aug, p. 20
  • International Idea Exchange, Sep, p. 22
  • International Idea Exchange, Oct, p. 20
  • International Idea Exchange, Nov, p. 17
  • International Idea Exchange, Dec, p. 22

Water Resources

  • Consolidation, Feb, p. 42
  • National Water & Wastewater Benchmarking Initiative, Feb, p. 44
  • Distribution water quality: the final frontier, Feb, p. 46
  • Monitoring guidelines: focusing on what's important, Feb, p. 48
  • Fluvial geomorphology as a tool for civil engineers, Sep, p. 68
  • Local developer contributes to good water quality, Sep, p. 85

Solid Waste Management

  • Waste tire management efforts in Missouri, Virginia and California, Mar, p. 27
  • Municipal solid waste composting: Has its time arrived?, Mar, p. 31
  • The next sustainable revolution in solid waste management: bioreactor landfills, Mar, p. 32
  • Clearing the way for recovery at Ground Zero, Mar, p. 34

Congress 2004

  • Taking the APWA Congress to the streets, Apr, p. 28
  • "Constructing" the Atlanta Congress using only "papers" and people, Apr, p. 32
  • The best investment you can make, May, p. 13
  • The story of an APWA Congress groupie, Jun, p. 12
  • Things to do, places to go in Atlanta, Jul, p. 16
  • APWA's Congress just got a whole lot funnier, Jul, p. 20
  • Congress: A "Top 40" to choose from, Jul, p. 22
  • Four options to attend Congress, Sep, p. 26
  • Don't miss these at Congress!, Sep, p. 27
  • One-day passes available for Congress, Sep, p. 28
  • Converting a closed landfill into a golf course can provide an effective redevelopment alternative, Sep, p. 34
  • Creating an extraordinary organization, Sep, p. 36
  • Would you ask a surgeon to do your taxes?, Sep, p. 38
  • Learning what software variables to evaluate when selecting a pavement management software program, Sep, p. 40
  • Who's going to pick up the tab and how? Stormwater funding options, Sep, p. 42
  • Seven steps for developing a better you!, Sep, p. 46
  • Tips to improve wet-weather monitoring, Sep, p. 50
  • City of Glendale's pedestrian safety program, Sep, p. 54
  • Y'all come back next time!, Nov, p. 20

Emergency Management

  • Looking back, Apr, p. 34
  • Public Works: Part of the team, Apr, p. 51
  • Interoperability: A new challenge for public works, Apr, p. 52
  • Situational awareness for public works employees, Sep, p. 80

Facilities and Grounds

  • Why every government agency should embrace the lean process, Apr, p. 54
  • Accessibility and wise spending, Apr, p. 58
  • Keep it green, Apr, p. 60
  • Bee control, Apr, p. 62

General

  • The Birth of City Planning in the United States, 1840-1917, May, p. 32
  • Pittsburgh's bridges and the Roebling connection, May, p. 34
  • Preparing tomorrow's engineers for the real world, May, p. 36
  • Sidewalk and streetscape improvement project revitalizing historic downtown Hayward, Sep, p. 78
  • Extending recreational opportunities for kids, Sep, p. 88

Engineering and Technology

  • Pavement management justifies equitable fee for gravel hauling on Town of Plymouth roadways, Jun, p. 26
  • Southampton uses customized mobile GIS/GPS solution to streamline field data collection, Jun, p. 28
  • Broward County's Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program, Jun, p. 30
  • Renewing water distribution systems, Jun, p. 32
  • East Bank Trail, Jun, p. 34
  • Virtual Plan Room, Jun, p. 37
  • GPS/AVL now within reach for public works departments, Sep, p. 70

Transportation

  • InfraGuide: A Canadian experience, eh!, Jul, p. 38
  • Step one to a healthier community, Jul, p. 42
  • LTAP: A primer, Jul, p. 45
  • Getting people to police themselves, Jul, p. 46

Fleets

  • What a fleet manager should be looking for in a fleet management system, Aug, p. 24
  • How do you handle a fleet disaster?, Aug, p. 26
  • How to pat yourself on the back without breaking your arm, Aug, p. 30
  • The relationship of maintenance to vehicle fires, Aug, p. 34
  • Cost understanding and awareness: Key steps in having a cost-competitive fleet management program, Aug, p. 35

Utilities and Public Right-of-Way

  • Municipalities and damage prevention, Sep, p. 58
  • Right-of-way fees: Just compensation or just another tax?, Sep, p. 60
  • Sidewalk effects on right-of-way: How they work together, Sep, p. 64
  • Sewer service laterals: Whose responsibility is it to mark the location?, Sep, p. 66

Leadership and Management

  • The public works leader's balancing act, Sep, p. 74
  • The Great Escape: How retirement, recruitment, and retention are impacting the field of public works, Dec, p. 26
  • Mentoring is a full-time job, Dec, p. 30
  • Knowledge-Based Asset Management: A decade of progress, Dec, p. 32
  • Succession management planning, Dec, p. 35
  • Embracing change by managing transitions, Dec, p. 37

Winter Maintenance

  • Developing an effective snow and ice control program, Oct, p. 27
  • Winter maintenance management systems, Oct, p. 30
  • Satellite facilities: How to meet tomorrow's needs today, Oct, p. 32
  • Computer-based anti-icing and RWIS training, Oct, p. 36
  • Safe roads and clean water: A balancing act, Oct, p. 39
  • Winter maintenance in Vaughan: Improving operations and communication through an AVL system, Oct, p. 41
  • Decision support weather information for maintenance personnel, Oct, p. 44