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Small cities have big chances to shape futures.

Small cities and towns, which make up the largest number of municipal governments thoughout the nation, are finding creative means to deliver services in a changing economic climate. Despite limited financial and staff resources, small communities are meeting the challenge of forging their own destinies, often employing non-traditional revenue sources

As governments at all levels reinvent themselves, these jurisdictions re turning to partnerships and increased involvement on the part of their citizen-customers. Many are enjoying greater cooperation with neighboring localities as they confront regional issues.

Small City Economic Development: Wake Up! The Rules Have Changed.
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Title Annotation:Cities in Action: Working Together; Track Workshops Fostered Sharing, Shaped New Idea, Broadened Outlook on Our Cities' Future
Author:Turner, Laura
Publication:Nation's Cities Weekly
Date:Dec 13, 1993
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