Local Government Confidential

The Confidential: Sofia the First

47 Comments 18 December 2014

Kent Wyatt is back with the Local Government Confidential. This members-only post discusses all things that non-members shouldn’t know.  Monday, January 26 Chris = Josh We have a new Josh’s Job Search, kinda of. Chris McKee is relaunching Josh’s Job Search. He’ll be conducting informational interviews with local government stakeholders. The column is half-reality show as you [...]

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SE ELGL Mixer Sponsors

0 Comments 26 January 2015

A round of high fives and thank yous to our sponsors for the Feb 5th NCCCMA Dessert Mixer! Have you signed up yet? If not, register here!

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ELGL’s SGR Prezi-tation

Comments Off 26 January 2015

Did you miss ELGL’s presentation at the Strategic Government Resources conference last week? Never fear! We’ve got the presentation available now for ELGL members.

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Quick Take

1984 with Benjamin DeClue, City of Lebanon, MO

0 Comments 26 January 2015

More than 120 professionals have registered for the upcoming Webinar: Women in Local Government. Based on the responses, it’s clear that the issue is not only a female issue but an issue of how local government can and should better represent the community’s demographic. We asked those who registered for the webinar to respond to four [...]

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The Job Search

Josh’s Job Search Becomes Chris’ Job Search

0 Comments 26 January 2015

After the wildly popular Josh’s Job Search and Josh’s Job Search 2.0 we looked around for another Josh who wanted to work in local government and do informational interviews but we came up empty. However, fear not! We found a Portland State MPA Student who is willing to continue the Josh legacy, his name is [...]

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Save the Date: PSU Celebration of Pubic Service

0 Comments 26 January 2015

Our friends over at Portland State University want to extend and invitation to ELGL members in the area for a dinner reunion celebrating public service. Join them on Saturday April 18th, 2015 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.  Celebration of Public Service Hosted by the PSU Mark O. Hatfield School of Government’s Center for Public Service, [...]

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State of Local Government

Survey Says… State of Local Government Workforce

Comments Off 26 January 2015

Two weeks ago we asked you about the State of the Local Government Workforce and this week we’re back with the results of what you said. Download the complete answers to each open-ended question below. We’ll be following up on the survey with a blog post highlighting the most common answers to each question. Download the [...]

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Morning Buzz

1.26.2015

Comments Off 26 January 2015

Shout out to the public works crews across the Northeast preparing for and dealing with the snowstorm that’s hitting the area. With blizzard conditions in cities like Boston, Hartford, and New York the fearless public servants will be busy. Get your local gov’t news below with the debt of a Super Bowl city, cheap homes [...]

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50 in 14

Michigan: Al Vanderberg, Ottawa County, County Administrator

0 Comments 26 January 2015

Time Out for Mentoring with Al Vanderberg Fifty Nifty Takeaways What do we hope to learn from this series? We hope you will gain a better understanding of the unique characteristics of local government in each state, we hope you will learn that there are others like you who are motivated to make a difference [...]

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Allow Myself to Introduce Myself

My Story with Matt Monedero, City of Garland, TX

1 Comment 25 January 2015

ELGL’s mission is to connect, communicate, and educate. In this ongoing series, ELGL members tell their story including how they got into local government. Matt Monedero (LinkedIn) has a served as  Budget Analyst with the City of Garland, TX for the past two years. Previously, Matt has served as Budget & Management in Analyst in El [...]

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Interactive

Trending Now: Oregon Tech Brigade with ELGL and TAO

5 Comments 25 January 2015

It’s time for local government to acknowledge that technology exists and, in fact, it may be able to help us. To do so, ELGL is partnering with the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) to offer the Oregon Tech Brigade. In the last couple of months, ELGL has been meeting with Skip Newberry, TAO President and [...]

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