Funding by Other Means

April 29, 2011

“Why not?” It’s a question Bill Koegler, development director of the Oglebay Foundation often poses in outlining his approaches to revenue building when he advises park agency directors. Oglebay Park is a self sustaining public park system in Wheeling, West

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Private Routes to Public Good

April 6, 2011

So, you’ve sorted your views on working with private corporations for helping in the funding operations of your park and you’re ready to shop for partners. Even if the benefits of the new revenue didn’t outweigh perceptions of loss of

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A Numbers Game (RedGate continued)

April 1, 2011

I scooped up the free weekly Rockville newspaper from the end of our driveway, before it could get run over yet again. Optimistically hoping to find a part time job for my teenager, instead I winced with disappointment when I

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May 5, 2011

On Monday, September 19, 2011, President of the United States (POTUS) Barack Obama unveiled his proposal on how to pay for the American Jobs Act (AJA, no bill number yet) as part of his overall plan for deficient reduction. The “Plan

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