Local government plays a vital role in the day-to-day operations of our communities. Whether it’s a new building, water treatment plant, transit project, or a facility for community use, the effect of local government projects is wide-ranging.
The Bipartisan Infrastructure plan is leading the largest industrial change since the advent of the internal combustion engine. “We’re very overdue for a strategic infrastructure initiative,” says Norm Anderson, CEO of CG/LA Infrastructure. As the biggest change in 120 years, this means that public policies and institutions will need to change—the way things have always been done, just won't meet Federal or public standards.
3 Episodes on "The Infrastructure Bill and Local Government Spending"
Join e-Builder as we chat with Norm Anderson, CEO of CG/LA Infrastructure and a recognized expert on infrastructure evolution, to discuss the potential impacts of the Bipartisan Infrastructure plan and how local government can better prepare for coming changes. Each of the 3 episodes are under 20 minutes; perfect for your next break in-between meetings!
Episode 1: The Infrastructure Bill and the Impact on Government Spending (17:47)
Episode 2: The Infrastructure Bill and the Impact on Government Spending (19:09)
Episode 3: The Infrastructure Bill and the Impact on Government Spending (17:14)
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Rule-bound bureaucratic processes don't make sense in an era of big data.
How do you define infrastructure? (3:06)
Why is the focus on infrastructure revitalization so important? (1:54)
How does the American Jobs Plan pass to become a bill? (2:45)
How can agencies demo ROI? (2:20)
What do Government Agencies need to do to position themselves to be recipients of the infrastructure funding? (4:33)
What are the policy and procedure innovations needed to make sure all of these projects are a success? (2:45)
What will be put in place to make sure that the infrastructure funding is being spent equitably across the country both geographically and socio-economically? (3:50)
What presence will renewable energy and sustainable construction have within this Bill? (3:38)
What is your advice to the Government Agencies that will be receiving this funding? (5:38)
Who will get the funding and what segments will be prioritized? (4:27)
Why is infrastructure a priority for the current administration? (2:58)
"We’ve got to figure out what people want and build things that way—viewing mobility as a service, for example, or designing water meters where homeowners can see the quality of their water when they turn on the tap. These innovations will yield clear benefits to the general public."
—Norm Anderson, CEO of CG/LA Infrastructure
Watch the Full Webinar Here
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- Infrastructure: Gain Confidence in Managing Your Infrastructure Projects
- Get Smart: Capital Guide Overview based on White House’s Funding Guide
- The Definitive Guide to Digital Transformation for Owners of Capital Improvement Programs
- Blog: Breaking Down Infrastructure Funding for The American Rescue Plan Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
- 25 Competitive Infrastructure Funding Opportunities for Local Governments, Fact Sheet by the White House