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Author Coe, Charles K.
Title Handbook of urban services : a basic guide for local governments / Charles K. Coe.
Imprint Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [2009]
©2009

Subject Municipal services -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Municipal officials and employees -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Metropolitan government -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Metropolitan government -- Officials and employees -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
County government -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
County officials and employees -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 271 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Public safety and public health services. Police; Fire protection; Emergency medical services; Emergency management; Animal control; Public and mental health -- Public works and planning services. Planning and inspections; Water treatment and distribution; Wastewater and storm-water management; Street maintenance and construction; Solid-waste collection and disposal; Forestry -- Leisure services. Library; Parks and recreation -- Support services. Public equipment; Public buildings and facilities.
Summary This practical handbook is designed to give students and inexperienced public servants a fundamental understanding of the array of highly technical urban services provided by city and country governments. In clear, non-technical language, it provides a concise overview of 16 core local government services in four functional areas.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780765626431 (electronic bk.)
0765626438 (electronic bk.)
9780765622938 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0765622939 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 608691470
Additional Format Print version: Coe, Charles K. Handbook of urban services. Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2009 9780765622938 (DLC) 2008033385 (OCoLC)237048403