Taking population into consideration, Jefferson County may have more jails than any other major county in the U.S., and the Read the full release.
Jefferson County Mayors Study Municipal Cooperation on Jails
Cooperating for the Sake of Self-interest
Any effort to promote cooperation between governments quickly runs into skepticism. Cities and their citizens are self-interested, the thinking goes. Read the full release.
Local Government 3.0
The following feature, which describes an alliance between the City of Montevallo, The University of Montevallo (UM), and Shelby County, Read the full release.
Jefferson County Mayors Cooperate on Pact to Prevent Intercity Business Poaching
Mayors from 22 cities in Jefferson County signed a “Good Neighbor Pledge” Wednesday, committing their cities to a set of Read the full release.
Leaders in the Shoals Seek Greater Collaboration
Energized by a climate of opportunity and a burst of positive attention for the region, civic leaders in the Shoals Read the full release.