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IOWA LEAGUE OF CITIES l CITYSCAPE Volume 70 I No. 1 July 14 10 12 Q&A: Annual Business Meeting overview Learn more about the where, when, why and how of the League’s Annual Business Meeting, held in con-junction with the Annual Conference each year. Cyber liability While technology has benefited society, it also has brought increased risks. Learn more about cyber liabil-ity and how your city can protect itself. TIF history in Iowa Review the history of this important and flexible tool used across Iowa to help promote urban renewal. Prevention pay back See how Cedar Rapids’ and Linn County’s imple-mentation of a worker wellness program is generating positive and measurable results. What is a COG? Initially established by Governor Harold Hughes in 1968, Councils of Government are still resources to cities in regions all across Iowa. Online service delivery Demand from citizens and innovations in efficiency are causing some cities to move the permitting process online. 14 18 26 19 11 17 21 17 15 13 14 17 2 7 27 8 8 25 26 8 26 12 23 26 8 2 25 13 26 Bolton & Menk, Inc. D.A. Davidson & Co. Foth FOX Engineering Associates Garden & Associates, Ltd. GATSO USA Hydro-Klean LLC I & S Group, Inc. IIW, P.C. Iowa Finance Authority Iowa Municipalities Workers’ Compensation Association Iowa Public Agency Investment Trust JEO Consulting Group, Inc. Martin Gardner Architecture, P.C. McClure Engineering Company Pete Howe Industrial, Inc. Rehab Systems, Inc. Snyder & Associates, Inc. Speer Financial, Inc. Sustainable City Network Terracon Consultants, Inc Tri County Brush Hogging LLC TrueNorth® USW Utility Group Utility Service Company, Inc. Veenstra & Kimm, Inc. in this issue advertisers 22 24 26 CITYSCAPE STAFF Publisher: Alan Kemp l Editor: Heather Roberts Staff contributors: Alan Kemp; Bethany Crile; Mark Tomb; Mickey Shields; Ron Sinnwell; Heather Roberts; Cindy Kendall; Erin Mullenix; Terry Timmins; Bruce Bergman; Robert Gehring, Crabbe, Brown & James; Lisa Gran, Splashlight; Marybeth Foster, Iowa Association of Regional Councils; Ryan Smith, Schneider Corporation. Photography & Graphics: Heather Roberts; Katie Wheeler; Bethany Crile; BigStock Photo; City of Council Bluffs; Council Bluffs CVC ABOUT THE COVER The fountain and statues in Bayliss Park were one of the first projects in the Council Bluffs public art initiative. Learn more about how public art connects Council Bluffs in the article on page 16, then register for the mobile workshop on this topic at the League’s Annual Conference & Exhibit. Cityscape (ISSN 1088-5951) is published monthly by the Iowa League of Cities, 500 SW 7th Street, Suite 101, Des Moines, IA 50309, (515) 244-7282, FAX (978) 367-9733. A subscription to Cityscape is $18/year ($20 outside Iowa) for members and $50/year for non-members. Periodicals postage paid at Des Moines, IA. U.S.P .S. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Iowa League of Cities, 500 SW 7th Street, Suite 101, Des Moines, IA 50309. July 2014 Cityscape 3

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