The Collins Center Report Archive
  • Volume Seven Issue Three  (10/29/2015)
  • Government Analytics Program (GAP), Spotlight on Successes: City of Revere,
    Executive Recruitment Practice Update, Center Completes Needs Assessment for the Old Colony Library Network (OCLN), Collins Center In the News
  • Volume Seven Issue Two  (7/9/2015)
  • Municipal Performance Management Program Changes Name and Expands Service Offerings for FY16, School StatNet Meeting: How Data Analysis Happens
    in Districts, News
  • Volume Seven Issue One  (5/11/2015)
  • Executive Recruitment Update, Collins Center Information Technology (IT) Practice Sees Significant Growth in Work, Sparking Change: Symposium on Public Sector Innovation, Older Driver Safety Summit: June 16, 2015, Gender, Leadership, and Public Policy, News
  • Volume Six Issue Four  (10/17/2014)
  • StatNet Meeting on Municipal Purchasing, Executive Recruitment Update, Municipal Conflict Resolution Survey, Promises Kept: John McCormack, Social Security, Medicare, & Medicaid, Collins Center In the News
  • Volume Six Issue Three  (9/25/2014)
  • Municipal Performance Management Program (MPMP) and MassResults Hiring New Government Services Specialists (GSS), StatNet Meeting on Municipal Purchasing, Executive Recruitment Update, Register for NECoPA Today, LatinasRepresent Boston, Collins Center In the News
  • Volume Six Issue Two  (4/25/2014)
  • 4/30 Deadline for Massachusetts Cities and Towns to Apply for the FY15 Municipal Performance Management Program, StatNet Meeting on DPW, Boston 101 Spring 2014 Events, Collins Center In the News
  • Volume Six Issue One  (3/27/2014)
  • Municipal Performance Management Program Seeks Applicant Municipalities to Join in FY15, Massachusetts Education Partnership To Hold Third Statewide Conference, New Mid-Atlantic StatNet to Hold Second Meeting in May in Washington, D.C., New England StatNet Holds Meeting on Inspectional Services, Collins Center Executive Recruitment Practice Continues to See Big Demand
  • Volume Five Issue Six  (12/19/2013)
  • Center Hosts Newly-Elected Mayors from Amesbury, Beverly, Boston, Brockton, and Chicopee, Multiple StatNet Meetings Being Planned in the First Half of 2014, Input Still Needed on a Municipal Performance Management Website, Visit with Collins Center Staff at the 2014 MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show, MEP Conference: Improving Student Achievement through Labor-Management Collaboration and the Common Core
  • Volume Five Issue Five  (11/13/2013)
  • Center Sees Increased Demand for Public Works Consulting Projects, Pittsfield Voters Approve New City Charter,Your Input Needed on a Municipal Performance Management Website, Center Executive Recruitment Practice Continues to Grow, New England StatNet Holds Meeting on Police Departments, Massachusetts Education Partnership Holds Conference on Improving Student Achievement through Labor-Management Collaboration and the Common Core
  • Volume Five Issue Four  (9/13/2013)
  • New England StatNet to Host Regular Fall Meeting on October 29 on the Subject of Police,Two Hundred Attend Third Annual StatNet Conference on Using Data in Municipal Government, Mid Atlantic Municipal Performance Management Group to Host Inaugural Meeting on October 10, Schools StatNet to Host Its Second Meeting on October 8 on the Subjects of Educator Hiring, Induction, Professional Development, and Evaluation
  • Volume Five Issue Three  (5/23/2013)
  • Collins Center Pens New Publication on Development Agreements, Center's Executive Recruitment Practice Busy with Public Sector Search Projects, Round Two of the Collins Center State Performance Management Fellows Program, Center Makes Operational Recommendations to Medford Housing Authority, Contracting with the Collins Center
  • Volume Five Issue Two  (4/10/2013)
  • Schools StatNet to Host Inaugural Meeting, StatNet Meeting Thursday, April 25, to Focus on Municipal Fire Departments and Districts, Massachusetts Municipal Performance Management Program Welcomes Five New Municipalities, White House Performance Management Expert to Speak at UMass Boston, New England Journal of Public Policy Relaunch, April Online Performance Management Course, Summer Online Policy Courses Offered From Our Friends at UMass Amherst
  • Volume Five Issue One  (1/17/2013)
  • Massachusetts Municipal Performance Management Program Seeks Cities and Towns to Participate in Second Round, Visit with Collins Center Staff at 2013 MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show , alling on Women in Government, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's New England Public Policy Center Hosts Forum on Regionalization in Municipal Government in New England
  • Volume Four Issue Five  (9/20/2012)
  • Note from Departing Executive Director David Sparks, Municipal Performance Management Program Brings New Practices and Data Analysis to Massachusetts Cities and Towns, Patrick-Murray Administration Announces Next Round of Community Innovation Challenge Grants, New England StatNet to Hold Fall Meeting on Performance Management of Police Departments
  • Volume Four Issue Four  (6/7/2012)
  • StatNet Second Annual Conference
    Center Completes Budget and Town Meeting Assistance to Belmont and Falmouth
    Collins Center Hiring for Cutting-Edge Municipal Performance Management Project
    Framingham Appoints New Town Manager; Center Retained by Orange to Recruit New Town Administrator
    Enhance Your Knowledge of Performance Management this Summer
  • Volume Four Issue Three  (4/24/2012)
  • Center Engaged in Multiple Projects Helping to Evaluate or Launch CitiStat Programs, Center Names Michael Ward Director of Municipal Services, Center Announces Performance Management Fellowship Program, Second StatNet Conference to Be Held May 24, 2012, Center Completes Review of Brookline's Planning and Community Development Department
  • Recruitment Edition  (4/4/2012)
  • Center's Executive Recruitment Practice Active in Several Communities
    New Bedford, Longmeadow, Burlington, Belmont, Framingham, Hanover
  • Special Edition PM Conference  (3/13/2012)
  • Governor Deval Patrick Featured as Keynote Speaker at Center's Major Conference on Performance Management
    Federal OMB Assistant Director, Governor's Cabinet, State Auditor, Senate President, University President also participate
  • Volume Four Issue One  (1/18/2012)
  • Collins Center to Exhibit at the MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Center Hosting Major Conference on Performance Management, Center Associate Serving as Interim Town Administrator in Sherborn, Center Retained to Recruit New Town Managers in Burlington and Hanover, New England StatNet to Hold Winter Meeting on Dispatch, Collins Center Hiring Professional Staff ,Online Performance Management Course to Begin Later this Month
  • Volume Three Issue Nine-archive  (1/9/2012)
  • Collins Center Announces Scholarship for Municipal Employees, Center Holds Second Biennial Seminar for Newly Elected Massachusetts Mayors, Voters in Everett and Newburyport Approve New Municipal Charters, New England StatNet Fall Meeting Held, Lowell Employees Endorse the Collins Center Municipal Management Program, Online Performance Management Course to Be Offered in January
  • Volume Three Issue Eight  (10/25/2011)
  • Note from the Director, Center to Assist Hartford, Connecticut in Review of HartStat Program, Ashby & Ashburnham Sharing Town Administrator, Center Studies Aging Population Issues In Marshfield
  • Volume Three Issue Seven  (9/14/2011)
  • Kelliher, Lamboy, Torrisi Join the Collins Center;Center Initiates New Training Program for Municipal Supervisors and Managers;Northampton Retains Center to Draft New Charter;Center to Offer Program in Public Management to City of Lowell Employees;Merrimack Valley Regional Inspectional Services Program Begins Operation
  • Volume Three Issue Six  (8/2/2011)
  • Center Sponsors Seminar on a Systemic Approach to Homelessness, Center Retained to Recruit New Town Manager for Dracut and New Fire Chief for Ipswich, Study Underway to Determine if the Town of West Boylston Could Join an Economic Target Area, StatNet Summer Meeting on Public Works Attended by Municipal Officials from 11 Municipalities in Three States, Littleton Fire Department Engages Center to Help With Strategic Planning
  • Volume Three Issue Five  (6/30/2011)
  • Center Announces Expansion of Public Safety Practice, Center Continues Work Helping Cities and Towns with Charter Change, Center Begins Search for Framingham Town Manager, New England StatNet to Hold Next Meeting in July
  • Special Edition: Statnet  (6/16/2011)
  • Strong Turnout and High Ratings for StatNet's first Training Day
    Over 120 Local & State Officials, Non-Profit Managers, and Academics Spent Day at UMass Boston Learning about Performance Management
  • Volume Three Issue Four  (5/24/2011)
  • Center Receives Grant from Boston Foundation for C2B Initiative, Center Completes Analysis of the Chelsea School Nursing Program, Center Hired by Westfield to Review Possible City-School Collaboration, First StatNet Training Day
  • Volume Three Issue Three  (4/12/2011)
  • Administration Plans Major Role for Collins Center in its Fiscal Year 2011 Initiatives, Center Completes Analysis of Norwell's Finance Operations, Center Assisting in the Drafting of Hubbardston Town Charter, StatNet to Host Training on Performance Management for Municipal Officials,
  • Volume Three Issue Two  (2/24/2011)
  • Collins Center and Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy Publish Demographic Analysis of Recovery Act Jobs, Chatham Hires Center to Recruit New Town Manager, Collins Center Moderates Public Forums on the Town of Georgetown's Budget, StatNet Winter Meeting on HR Data Attended by Municipal Officials from Fifteen Municipalities, Center's Education Program Developer Now MBTI Certified, Online Performance Management Course to be Offered in April
  • Volume Three Issue One  (1/18/2011)
  • 2011 MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show, Central Falls Receiver Issues First Report, Former Center Staff Members Now in Key Positions , StatNet Prepares for Winter Meeting and Other Initiatives
  • Volume Two Issue Ten  (12/20/2010)
  • Municipal Survey, Ashby Massachusetts Project, Performance Management Announcment
  • Volume Two Issue Nine  (12/12/2011)
  • MassGOALS Extension, Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association, Town-School Collaboration
  • Volume Two Issue Eight  (9/23/2010)
  • Municipal Turnaround, Charter Reform, David Sparks Announced as Director, Performance Management
  • Volume Two Issue Seven  (8/5/2010)
  • Collins Center Undertakes Initiative to Help Massachusetts Cities Preserve and Expand Base of Businesses, Massachusetts Municipal Affairs Survey, Center Hosts Naval Lieutenant as Public Policy Intern, Online Performance Management Course To Be Offered in October
  • Spcecial Edition  (7/20/2010)
  • Central Falls Rhode Island Project
  • Volume Two Issue Six  (6/24/2010)
  • Center Associate Participates in Historic International Forum, Summer Online Course Offering, Center Working with Essex Regional Retirement Board, Center to Help Ashby Analyze and Update Town Organizational Structure and Policies
  • Volume Two Issue Five  (5/25/2010)
  • Regionalization Advisory Commission Issues Report, Collins Helps Lowell Win $5 Million Energy Grant, Collins Center Analyzes Opportunities for Shared Services on Martha's Vineyard, Center Completes Middleborough Information Technology Assessment
  • Volume Two Issue Four  (4/20/2010)
  • Collins Center Working With City of Lawrence to Address Budget Challenges, Collins Center Assisting in Expansion of Regional E911, Collins Center Report on Municipal Health Care Costs Receives Wide Editorial and Expert Endorsement; Mayors Call for Legislative Action, Collins Center Sponsors Symposium on Accountability and Performance, Collins Center Online Course has Worldwide Appeal
  • Volume Two Issue Three  (3/18/2010)
  • Collins Center and The Boston Foundation Issue Study Identifying Municipal Health Care Savings, Collins Center Trains New Boston Police Department Supervisors, Collins Center Helps 65 Municipalities Obtain Federal Stimulus Funds,
  • Volume Two Issue Two  (2/17/2010)
  • New Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Appointed in Springfield, Collins Center Cited in Governor's FY2011 Budget Message, New England StatNet Holds Winter Meeting,
  • Volume Two Issue One  (1/14/2010)
  • Collins Center Offers On-line Performance Management Course, Collins Center To Exhibit At MMA Annual Meeting, IN FOCUS: Collins Center Collaboration with the Town of Amesbury
  • Volume One Issue One  (12/10/2009)
  • Welcome to the Collins Center, New Mayors Gather for Pre-Inaugural Forum, Collins Center Named Coordinator for Federal Stimulus Grant Program, Metzenbaum Departs for White House, Municipal Recruitment and Interim Management Services.


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