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Listed in this index are all articles published in the APWA Reporter during 2005. They are categorized by subject, with subject headings in alphabetical order.

President's Message

  • President's Message, Jan, p. 2
  • 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. 4
  • President's Message, Aug, p. 4
  • President's Message, Sep, p. 2
  • President's Message, Oct, p. 2
  • President's Message, Nov, p. 2
  • President's Message, Dec, p. 2

Washington Insight

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

Technical Committee News

  • Technical Committee News, Jan, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Feb, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Mar, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Apr, p. 24
  • Technical Committee News, Jun, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Jul, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Aug, p. 8
  • Technical Committee News, Sep, p. 6
  • Technical Committee News, Oct, p. 10
  • Technical Committee News, Dec, p. 10

Inside APWA

  • Wisconsin celebrates 50th, Jan, p. 7
  • Index to 2004 articles, Jan, p. 26
  • Call for nominations to APWA Board issued, Feb, p. 8
  • The road to leadership winds through our chapters, Mar, p. 10
  • APWA Board of Directors, Apr, p. 8
  • Meet the APWA staff, Apr, p. 9
  • ASCE-APWA Town Hall Meetings focus on infrastructure needs, Apr, p. 26
  • Urban Forum: APWA resources for your big city, Apr, p. 30
  • Bernstein named Fellow Member by NSPE, Jun, p. 11
  • Candidates for the 2005-2006 APWA Board of Directors named, Jul, p. 8
  • Providing training opportunities at the chapter level, Sep, p. 8
  • Children to discover the world of public works with new K-5 public works curriculum, Sep, p. 10
  • Chapter Membership Achievement Award winners announced, Sep, p. 9
  • President Freudenthal testifies before Congress, Nov, p. 3
  • Anything worth doing..., Nov, p. 6

Emergency Management

  • Leadership lessons I learned from Charley, Frances and Ivan, Jan, p. 8
  • The impact of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 on the public works community, Jan, p. 38
  • President recognizes the important role of public works as a first responder, Jan, p. 40
  • Important steps for NIMS compliance, Jan, p. 42
  • An introduction to NFPA 1600 for public works organizations, Jan, p. 44
  • The challenge of homeland security: Making certain we are prepared, Jan, p. 46
  • Is your agency prepared to continue providing essential operations in the event of an emergency?, Jan, p. 48
  • Operational Security: Reflections from an all-hazards perspective, Jan, p. 50
  • Next steps: Public works and homeland security, Jan, p. 52
  • APWA joins DHS to announce completion of National Response Plan, Feb, p. 6

Congress 2005

  • So, you want to host a Congress?, Jan, p. 15
  • Congress Reflections, Jun, p. 10
  • APWA Congress: Go for the Education. Stay for the Celebration!, Jul, p. 16
  • The Land of 10,000 Lakes and 10,000 Answers, Aug, p. 10
  • 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
  • And a good time was had by all, Nov, p. 21
  • Kansas City to host 2006 Congress, Dec, p. 6
  • A woman's place is...wherever she wants to be, Dec, p. 8

Diversity

  • Road map to an effective diversity action plan, Jan, p. 18
  • Obtaining international specialty workers for your organization, Feb, p. 22
  • Generational Workers = Higher Performance, Mar, p. 28
  • Community partnerships offer great potential for public works, Apr, p. 34
  • How diversity benefits municipalities, May, p. 10
  • Diversity and legal implications, Jun, p. 14
  • Civics 101: A Citizens Academy, Jul, p. 22
  • Diversity Committee sees positive results, prepares for new challenges, Sep, p. 12
  • Women rising in the public works field, Oct, p. 11

Member Profile

  • Member Profile, Jan, p. 22
  • Member Profile, Feb, p. 30
  • Member Profile, Mar, p. 30
  • Member Profile, Apr, p. 36
  • Member Profile, May, p. 14
  • Member Profile, Jun, p. 16
  • Member Profile, Jul, p. 24
  • Member Profile, Aug, p. 14
  • Member Profile, Sep, p. 16
  • Member Profile, Oct, p. 12
  • Member Profile, Nov, p. 8
  • Member Profile, Dec, p. 12

APWA Book Review

  • APWA Book Review, Jan, p. 25
  • APWA Book Review, Feb, p. 33
  • APWA Book Review, Mar, p. 29
  • APWA Book Review, Apr, p. 38
  • APWA Book Review, May, p. 16
  • APWA Book Review, Sep, p. 13
  • APWA Book Review, Oct, p. 15
  • APWA Book Review, Dec, p. 14

  • The Baker's Dozen, Jan, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Jan, p. 0
  • Summary, Jan, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Feb, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Mar, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Mar, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Apr, p. 0
  • Cleaning up Milwaukee's "Dirty Dozen", Apr, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Apr, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, May, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, May, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Jun, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Jun, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Jul, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Jul, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Aug, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Aug, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Sep, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Sep, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Oct, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Oct, p. 0
  • APWA: Diversity remains "of the utmost importance in ensuring growth and vitality", Nov, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Nov, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Nov, p. 0
  • The Baker's Menu, Dec, p. 0
  • Ask Ann, Dec, p. 0

International Idea Exchange

  • International Idea Exchange, Jan, p. 36
  • International Idea Exchange, Feb, p. 36
  • International Idea Exchange, Mar, p. 37
  • International Idea Exchange, Apr, p. 45
  • International Idea Exchange, Jun, p. 24
  • International Idea Exchange, Jul, p. 31
  • International Idea Exchange, Aug, p. 20
  • International Idea Exchange, Sep, p. 24
  • International Idea Exchange, Oct, p. 18
  • International Idea Exchange, Nov, p. 18
  • International Idea Exchange, Dec, p. 18

New APWA staff

  • New APWA staff, Feb, p. 9
  • New APWA staff, May, p. 11
  • New APWA staff, Sep, p. 5
  • New APWA staff, Nov, p. 15
  • New APWA staff, Dec, p. 15

North American Snow Conference

  • Snow Conference coming to Kansas City, Feb, p. 12
  • KC Scout: Getting you there, Mar, p. 12
  • Award-winning facility awaits Snow Conference attendees, Mar, p. 18
  • Members weigh in on the Snow Conference, Apr, p. 20
  • Snow Conference memorable for all, Jun, p. 8

National Public Works Week

  • Fresno's two-pronged celebration of National Public Works Week, Feb, p. 18
  • Region of Peel's NPWW celebrations focus on community and staff, Mar, p. 20
  • Waterville Public Works Department hosts annual Open House, Apr, p. 27
  • National Public Works Week in California, May, p. 8
  • P.W. Paws goes to Washington, Jul, p. 12

Leadership and Management

  • Leadership/Management: Is there a difference?, Feb, p. 24
  • Elements of an operations manual, Mar, p. 52
  • Exercise your leadership potential, Dec, p. 20
  • Leadership Competencies: A summary of the "Baker's Dozen" series, Dec, p. 22
  • Leader-Manager: Is there a difference?, Dec, p. 24
  • Strategic planning in a public works sector: Linking it all together, Dec, p. 27

Water Resources

  • Low Impact Development: Moving towards economically sound environmental asset management, Feb, p. 38
  • Developing Standard Operating Procedures for a water and sewer department, Feb, p. 40
  • What type of rate study does my community need?, Feb, p. 42
  • Chaparral Water Treatment Plant: Good taste will prevail in Scottsdale, Feb, p. 44
  • Challenges in designing and implementing a comprehensive work management system, Feb, p. 46
  • Restoring Fee Fee Creek, Feb, p. 48
  • Is your floodplain manager certified?, Feb, p. 51
  • A successful operation: EMS implementation in Eugene, Oregon, Mar, p. 24
  • Rain Gardens: Strategic puddles for stormwater management, Sep, p. 53

Obituaries

  • James E. McCarty, former APWA President, dies at 82, Mar, p. 6

Solid Waste Management

  • Evolution of municipal household hazardous waste collection programs, Mar, p. 38
  • Enhancing maintenance for environmental beautification, Mar, p. 43
  • Contract options for solid waste management service, Mar, p. 44
  • Managing the waste stream: a cooperative effort, Mar, p. 46
  • "Municipalizing" contracted solid waste and recycling services, Mar, p. 48
  • Automation in solid waste: Technology worth picking up, Mar, p. 50
  • Turning trash to cash: The green waste recycling story, Sep, p. 44

Facilities and Grounds

  • The APWA/PGMS Certified Grounds Manager Program, Apr, p. 46
  • The role of public works in the urban forest, Apr, p. 48
  • Historic "Old Sacramento" accessibility project, Apr, p. 52
  • California Multi-Agency CIP Benchmarking Study, Apr, p. 56
  • Transforming a historic caterpillar into a "Class A" butterfly, Apr, p. 58
  • Why hire a certified arborist?, Apr, p. 60
  • Grounds for success, Apr, p. 64
  • Garden in the air, Apr, p. 67
  • City of Troy boards up, Apr, p. 71

Awards

  • The 2005 Top Ten Public Works Leaders of the Year, May, p. 18
  • 2005 Public Works Projects of the Year, Jul, p. 47
  • Lambert wins award, Aug, p. 16
  • When it rains, it pours...awards, that is, Sep, p. 14
  • APWA honors Minnesota congressman for distinguished service, Dec, p. 3

Engineering and Technology

  • Investment in multiple capture shafts pays off, Jun, p. 26
  • A virtual stroll in the park, Jun, p. 28
  • Adapting an infrastructure management system to meet your agency's needs, Jun, p. 30
  • Ford Allen Park Clay Mine Landfill - Fairlane Green Redevelopment, Jun, p. 32
  • MDOT single-point interchange in Novi, Michigan, Jun, p. 36
  • Firestorm!, Jun, p. 38
  • Billerica, Massachusetts streamlines asset management with GIS technology, Jun, p. 42
  • Digital road inventory spurs Travis County five-year road plan, Sep, p. 74

Transportation

  • The National Transportation Operations Coalition, Jul, p. 36
  • InfraGuide: A network of best-practice solutions, Jul, p. 38
  • The importance of sign retroreflectivity, Jul, p. 41
  • APWA and the AASHTO Green Book, Jul, p. 42
  • America: On the road to ruin?, Jul, p. 43

Fleets

  • APWA developing Public Fleet Manager Certification Program, Aug, p. 24
  • Planning and designing a fleet facility, Aug, p. 26
  • Fuel and fleet: How they are a-changin', Aug, p. 28
  • Making the job easier, Aug, p. 32
  • If you organize it, they will come, Aug, p. 34

General

  • Break out of the Time Warp, Sep, p. 35
  • Managing sidewalk maintenance in the 21st Century, Sep, p. 36
  • The Tipping Point? Trip Summary on the International Scan on Transportation Asset Management, Sep, p. 38
  • Making public participation work for your project, Sep, p. 40
  • Using visualization to sharpen the vision of public works, Sep, p. 41
  • Creative financing and fleet rotation, Sep, p. 46
  • Is it a water tank or an antenna?, Sep, p. 50
  • CSI: Engineers, Sep, p. 70
  • Iowans reap savings through statewide urban design standards and specifications, Sep, p. 72
  • Is train horn noise a problem in your town?, Sep, p. 76
  • Identifying and managing indoor air quality issues, Sep, p. 80
  • A new generation of workers requires a fresh look at benefit programs, Sep, p. 82
  • In San Diego world-class means saving a little bird, Sep, p. 84

Utilities and Public Right-of-Way

  • Hardscape installations for homeland security, Sep, p. 56
  • Correlating soil compaction measuring devices to soil densities and moisture conditions, Sep, p. 58
  • Keyhole Technology: Utility Microsurgery, Sep, p. 60
  • Fiber to the Premises and right-of-way management, Sep, p. 63
  • Predesign and preconstruction meetings: A necessary step in damage prevention, Sep, p. 64
  • Do the right thing in the public right-of-way, Sep, p. 66

Winter Maintenance

  • Pinpointing your environmental weak spots, Oct, p. 22
  • Blending liquid deicing chemicals precisely, Oct, p. 24
  • Getting the most out of radar in winter, Oct, p. 26
  • Is it warm enough to plow snow yet?, Oct, p. 28
  • Beating the winter parking blues, Oct, p. 30
  • McHenry County implements GIS technology to enhance snowplow application, Oct, p. 32