Unlocking Revenue Streams for Municipal Capital Improvement Programs: A Guide by FLAG

Unlocking Revenue Streams for Municipal Capital Improvement Programs: A Guide by FLAG

Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects play a pivotal role in fostering local economic growth. By investing in essential infrastructure, these...
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The Economic Ripple Effect: How CIP Projects Boost Local Economies

The Economic Ripple Effect: How CIP Projects Boost Local Economies

Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects play a pivotal role in fostering local economic growth. By investing in essential infrastructure, these...
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Understanding CIP Bond Projects and Using Tolls for Repayment

Understanding CIP Bond Projects and Using Tolls for Repayment

Capital Improvement Program (CIP) bond projects are critical mechanisms for financing large-scale public infrastructure developments, such as roads, bridges, schools,...
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Understanding the US Defense Contracting Management Agency (DCMA-14) and Its Application to Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Bond Management

Understanding the US Defense Contracting Management Agency (DCMA-14) and Its Application to Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Bond Management

The US Defense Contracting Management Agency (DCMA) plays a pivotal role in ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of defense procurement....
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Five Ways Local Governments Can Reap $1.63 Trillion in Savings

Five Ways Local Governments Can Reap $1.63 Trillion in Savings

"The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail." Charles R. Swindoll The Infrastructure Revolution: Five Ways...
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Baltimore Bridge Rebuild: A Catalyst for Rethinking Infrastructure

Baltimore Bridge Rebuild: A Catalyst for Rethinking Infrastructure

June 2024, a sudden disaster struck Baltimore when a critical bridge collapsed, forcing an immediate and comprehensive response to rebuild....
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What is a Program Management Consultant (PMC) in a Capital Improvement Program (CIP)?

What is a Program Management Consultant (PMC) in a Capital Improvement Program (CIP)?

A Program Management Consultant (PMC) in a Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is a specialized entity tasked with overseeing and managing...
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Understanding MUDs: Municipal Utility Districts

Understanding MUDs: Municipal Utility Districts

When you drive through the vibrant neighborhoods of Texas, you might wonder how these communities spring to life with essential...
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Mitigating Risks in Capital Improvement Projects: Lessons from Successful and Failed Projects

Mitigating Risks in Capital Improvement Projects: Lessons from Successful and Failed Projects

Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) are the backbone of infrastructure development, essential for maintaining and enhancing public amenities. These projects, ranging...
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Accelerating Project Delivery

Accelerating Project Delivery

"The road to success is always under construction." — Lily Tomlin   Infrastructure development is a cornerstone of modern society,...
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Texas A&M Report: Utilities Best Practices

Texas A&M Report: Utilities Best Practices

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." – Benjamin Franklin Over the past six years, Front Line Advisory Group...
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Coordinating Right of Way Acquisitions and Utility Relocation

Coordinating Right of Way Acquisitions and Utility Relocation

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." – Peter Drucker As a capital improvement bond program...
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40 Projects Complete, 6 Years, 5 Hard Lessons

40 Projects Complete, 6 Years, 5 Hard Lessons

"Lost time is never found again." — Benjamin Franklin Over the past six years, our firm has successfully managed the...
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Smart Strategies for Managing Design Changes in Construction Projects

Smart Strategies for Managing Design Changes in Construction Projects

Efficient Construction Project Management Efficiently overseeing alterations to construction designs is a critical aspect of construction project management. The ability...
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How to Prioritize Community Projects for a Capital Improvement Bond Package

How to Prioritize Community Projects for a Capital Improvement Bond Package

Prioritizing Community Projects Prioritizing community projects for a capital improvement bond package is a critical endeavor. This guide delves into...
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The Significance of Municipal Leadership Support for Capital Bond Programs

The Significance of Municipal Leadership Support for Capital Bond Programs

Understanding Capital Bonds Capital bond programs, also known as municipal bonds or government bonds, are essential financial instruments for funding...
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The Future of Infrastructure: Trends and Challenges

The Future of Infrastructure: Trends and Challenges

Any big project carries a big opportunity for failure, but regularly going over time and over budget implies that there...
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Understanding Eminent Domain in Texas

Understanding Eminent Domain in Texas

Navigating the complexities of eminent domain can be a daunting task for property owners. This principle, which allows the government...
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Public Dollars, Public Sense: The Accountability Guide to Infrastructure Spending

Public Dollars, Public Sense: The Accountability Guide to Infrastructure Spending

Bond programs play a pivotal role in financing public infrastructure projects, from schools and hospitals to roads and bridges. These...
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Why Your City’s Next Big Project Might Cost More Than You Think

Why Your City’s Next Big Project Might Cost More Than You Think

Have you ever wondered why public transportation projects, like new subway lines or bridges, seem to always end up costing...
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Reimagining Partnership: How Local Governments Hold the Key to Transforming the Construction Industry

Reimagining Partnership: How Local Governments Hold the Key to Transforming the Construction Industry

What is the Local Government's Role When Hiring a Program Management Consultant? In the complex landscape of capital improvement and...
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