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

President's Message

  • President's Message, Sep, p. 2


  • Richard H. Sullivan, former APWA Executive Director, dies, Sep, p. 5

Technical Committee News

  • Technical Committee News, Sep, p. 6

  • New Board member appointed, Sep, p. 0
  • The Baker's Dozen, Sep, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Sep, p. 0

Washington Insight

  • Washington Insight, Sep, p. 8


  • Achievements of the Diversity Committee in 2003-2004, Sep, p. 10

Member Profile

  • Member Profile, Sep, p. 12

Inside APWA

  • New APWA staff, Sep, p. 13

APWA Book Review

  • APWA Book Review, Sep, p. 15

International Idea Exchange

  • International Idea Exchange, Sep, p. 22

Congress 2004

  • 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

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

Water Resources

  • Fluvial geomorphology as a tool for civil engineers, Sep, p. 68
  • Local developer contributes to good water quality, Sep, p. 85

Engineering and Technology

  • GPS/AVL now within reach for public works departments, Sep, p. 70

Leadership and Management

  • The public works leader's balancing act, Sep, p. 74


  • Sidewalk and streetscape improvement project revitalizing historic downtown Hayward, Sep, p. 78
  • Extending recreational opportunities for kids, Sep, p. 88

Emergency Management

  • Situational awareness for public works employees, Sep, p. 80