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Series: Municipal Management Series

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Advanced Supervisory Practices by John Matzer
A Budgeting Guide for Local Government by Robert L. Bland
Effective Communication: Getting the Message Across by David S. Arnold
The effective local government manager by Wayne F Anderson
Effective Supervisory Practices by Scot Wrighton
Housing and local government by Mary K. Nenno
Local Government Police Management by William A. Geller
Management of Local Planning by David C. Slater
Management of Local Public Works by Sam M. Cristofano
Management Policies in Local Government Finance by J. Richard Aronson
Managing fire and rescue services by Dennis Compton
Managing fire services by Ronny J. Coleman
Managing Human Resources: Local Government Cases
Managing Local Government: Cases in Decision Making by James M. Banovetz
Managing Small Cities and Counties: A Practical Guide by James M. Banovetz
Municipal Fire Adminsitration by David S. Arnold
The Practice of Local Government Planning by Frank S. So
Practice of State and Regional Planning by Frank S. So
Service Contracting: A Local Government Guide by Kelly LeRoux
Urban Public Works Administration by William E. Korbitz

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