Four Arizona Cities/Towns to present case studies at Transforming Local Government Conference in June
The municipalities of Chino Valley, Gilbert, Phoenix and Yuma have been selected by the Alliance for Innovation to serve as case study presenters for the 2008 Transforming Local Government (TLG) conference in Greenville, S.C., taking place June 3-6 2008. The theme of this year's conference is Creating Sustainable Futures: Global Issues/Local Solutions.

The local governments chosen have demonstrated creativity in redefining the conventional style of local governance. Their programs will be showcased as examples to other municipalities on how significant and innovative advancements in governmental operations result in effective and rewarding service to the community.

Gilbert will discuss their Multi-Objective Groundwater Recharge Projects while Chino Valley will share their success in Creating a Sustainable Society for Free.

Phoenix has been selected to provide two presentations: Healthy Homes Demonstration Project and Urban Heat Island.

Yuma is presenting their efforts in Sustaining a Vibrant Downtown. Copies of each organizations full case study documents are available by calling Pam Muse at 888-468-6450 or

The TLG Conference is the Alliance for Innovation's national, flagship event. TLG represents the epitome of innovation in the public sector. It is renowned for powerful content that summons freethinking and fosters new ideas, all within an oasis of networking and learning. The Transforming Local Government conference brings together our most innovative governments and practitioners to celebrate with and learn from one another, said James Keene, president, Alliance for Innovation. The dynamic format, cutting-edge speakers and this year's inspirational Greenville, S.C., setting will not disappoint.

For more information, visit or call Pam Muse, Alliance for Innovation's Arizona Regional Director 888-468-6450.
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Phone: (602) 258-5786
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