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Municipal Housecleaning - The Methods and Experiences of American Cities in Collecting and Disposing of Their Municipal Wastes—Ashes, Rubbish, Garbage, Manure, Sewage, and Street Refuse
Never in the history of our country has the work of the public official demanded so much of him as now. The expansion and increasing complexity of municipal activities, the desire of women for more knowledge about their new responsibilities, the need for better living conditions brought about by greater congestion, the necessity for conserving every ounce of man and woman power, the demand for greater efficiency and rock-bottom economy in every lineall these conditions are making themselves felt with the public official. The time when public office was held by the grace of God and the majority of votes has become almost a thing of the past. The officials worth now is not measured by his good-fellowship and vote-getting capacity, but rather by his ability to produce resultsnot at the polls on Election Day, but in the City Hall every day. Because municipal government is closer to the people and affects them in more ways than the government of any other political subdivision, and also because our citizens are now taking a keener interest than ever before in community work, it is to-day almost useless for a public official to attempt to escape responsibility or to excuse his shortcomings. He must be efficient and constantly apply his efficiency. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 56271
Author: Capes, William Parr
Release Date: Dec 31, 2017
Contributor (Author): Carpenter, Jeanne Daniels
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