Bert Scoglietti, 2019 DAPA Public Service Award Recipient

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Job Posting: Part Time Finance Director, Town of Dewey Beach

The Town of Dewey Beach, Delaware is currently seeking qualified applicants (or private firms) to perform the duties of the Part-Time Finance Director.  The primary responsibility of this position will be to oversee all finance-related activities within the Town, including but not limited to purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, property control, financial reporting, audit support and the development and implementation of finance policies and procedures. This position is recognized as a seasoned and fully proficient financial administrator, analyst, and accountant.

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Job Posting: Finance Director, Town of Elsmere

The Town of Elsmere is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Finance Director. Applicants must have experience in governmental finance, strong computer skills including knowledge of Edmunds MCSJ Accounting Package, B.S. degree in accounting and experience in developing and implementing internal financial control policies.  Salary commensurate with experience. Any questions should be addressed to Mrs. Diana Reed (302) 998-2215. 

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Job Posting: Planning and Development Officer for City of Lewes

The City of Lewes, Delaware is seeking a Municipal Planning and Development Officer. This
position is responsible for reviewing development applications; making recommendations to the
Planning Commission and City Council regarding applications and ordinances; working with
elected officials and appointed committees to develop and implement plans to address climate
change, hazard mitigation, and sustainability; developing and maintaining GIS data and
applications; participating in regional planning initiatives; assisting with preparation of meeting
agendas; supervising staff; and managing consulting contracts related to planning projects.

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Evan Miller, 2019 DAPA Young Professional Award Recipient

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Biden School Alumni Event

Please join us during Homecoming Weekend to connect with current and retired faculty and alumni—including notable alumni of the school—as we celebrate our history and look toward the bright future for the Biden School of Public Policy & Administration. 

All guests will receive two drink tickets and alumni will also receive a Biden School Alumni lapel pin. 

Cost: $20
Date: Friday, October 25, 2019
Time: 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Location: STAR Audion & Atrium,
100 Discovery Blvd., Newark, DE 19713


To Register, Click Here

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Nominations Open for DAPA's 2019 Awards!

Nominations are now open for DAPA's 2019 Public Service Award and Outstanding Student Award. For more information on the awards and how to nominate someone, please visit the "Awards" tab of DAPA's Website.

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Job Posting: Executive Director of Healthy Communities Delaware

Healthy Communities Delaware, an innovative new place-based approach to address social determinants of health, is seeking a high-level, seasoned, energetic leader to serve as the inaugural Executive Director. Executive Director is responsible for overseeing day-to-day administration, programs and strategic plan of Healthy Communities Delaware. The position reports directly to the management group. Other duties include community outreach, stakeholder engagement, public speaking and communications.

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American Society for Public Administration Announces Webinar

The American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) is partnering with its Center for Accountability and Performance to present a webinar: Finding the Missing Link: Improving Governance and Performance through Citizen Input and Digital Technology.

Taking place this coming Tuesday, September 24 at 1 p.m. ET, we will look at ways technology can help local governments increase citizen engagement – and government performance.

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ASPA's 2020 Annual Awards Program now open for nominations!

ASPA's 2020 Annual Awards Program is now open for nominations! The nomination process will close on Friday, November 1, 2019. Click here to submit a nomination!

The majority of awards will be presented at ASPA's 2020 Annual Conference, April 3-7, in Anaheim, CA. Click here to register now!

For more information, visit ASPA's Website

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Do you have an idea for an article that you'd like to submit to ASPA's PA Times Editorial Board? Review the monthly topic areas and submission deadlines, and consider submitting an article idea!

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Public Service Stories Project

This project highlights the nobility of public service through real-life stories captured on video. It's the antithesis of the anti-government diatribe so prominently featured in the mass media. View the 23 individual interviews on YouTube.