If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then U.S. Communities ought to be blushing. It was the first – and for a while the only – purchasing cooperative for local governments. Now, the field is crowded with wannabes that claim to save money and streamline purchasing for local governments. But seven key facts distinguish U.S. Communities from the others.
The California State Association of Counties and the CSAC Finance Corporation held our Premier Forum in San Diego County late last week. The venue was lovely and the social and recreational events were wonderful, but the meeting was definitely the highlight of the event. Our presenters shared compelling stories about the incredible challenges they face [...]