Following a pandemic-induced hiatus, festivals and events are on the rise again. Do existing ordinances still cover all the concerns for health, safety, and other related issues in the not-quite-post-COVID world?
Short-term rentals are burgeoning in communities across the country. But not everyone is happy about it; and now COVID-19 is raising even more regulatory concerns.
Pursuing solutions and strategies that can support your community’s vision for the future will help your municipality to emerge stronger from this pandemic and be comprehensively more sound when the next crisis occurs.
As COVID-19 restrictions begin to loosen and larger gatherings take place, pre-pandemic concerns about underage drinking are returning. Communities are examining ways to curb this issue, including enacting local ordinances regarding social hosting.
During the pandemic, many states enacted legislation allowing alcoholic beverages to be sold as “to-go” items. As food and beverage businesses begin reopening with on-premises dining and drinking, these laws are being reconsidered at the state and local levels.
Without a steady stream of lunchtime patrons and weekend events during the pandemic, food truck owners are needing to quickly change gears, embracing a move-it or lose-it strategy to stay in business.
PubDocs in eCode360® can help local governments inform and update constituents during quickly-changing public emergencies like the Covid-19 pandemic.
This once-in-a century pandemic has not only forced us to change many aspects of our lives for our own health and safety, it has also created a new, and unprecedented surge in the use of single-use plastics.
In the midst of crisis, that’s when you look forward and up to the future you want to build.
Dining out has taken on new context in the COVID-19 era. Outdoor dining could lessen the devastating economic impact of the pandemic on the restaurant industry and municipalities are trying to help legislatively.
In this webinar we share lessons learned from the COVID pandemic
CARES Act funding is giving many local governments the resources to pivot to safe and efficient remote work in the age of Coronavirus —and for the future.
The rise of office sheds. All the comforts of your corner office in your backyard.
To help ensure that virtual community meetings are productive for all, here are some tips to keep in mind.
The multiple crises occurring in 2020 have been challenging to say the least. They’ve also offered the opportunity for communities to rise up and find ways to build a stronger, more resilient future.
Even before the recent coronavirus outbreak, affordable housing was an increasing issue of concern across the nation.
The emergence of the Coronavirus required the City of Corning, NY to do something it had not been asked to do before in a public crisis; keep constituents informed and community services functioning using a mostly-remote municipal staff.
Out of every crisis comes opportunity to move forward differently and better than before.
As the pandemic continues to impact communities across the country, local governments are responding with legislation that covers a wide range of critical topics. Stay up-to-date through our new blog series “Legislating in the Age of COVID.”
Local governments are creatively using social media during the coronavirus pandemic to stay in touch with constituents, check the pulse of the community, and share useful resources…
Local governments are acting to allow service continuity in this time of crisis and to protect the safety and health of constituents, as well as in finding ways to overcome food security issues and economic hardships faced by local businesses.
General Code is taking the threat of COVID 19 very seriously and we are complying with all Federal, State and local directions in regards to how we should continue to operate in support of our clients in a safe and healthy manner.