Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

11.27.14 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (Let’s Eat Turkey…In My Big Brown Shoe) Remix

2 Comments 25 November 2014

Management DEPUTY COUNTY MANAGER, Wake County, NC Executive Director, Issaquah Highlands Community Association Executive Director of Economic Development, Clarendon County, SC City Manager, Pell City, AL City Manager, Tucson, AZ City Manager, Quincy, FL City Administrator, Norton, KS Interim Town Administrator, Norwell, MA Municipal Manager, Oakland Charter Township, MI Town Manager, Bethel, NC City Administrator, Montgomery, Texas [...]

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Local Government Confidential

Local Government Confidential: Sitting at the Little Kids Table

53 Comments 12 April 2014

A Touching Eulogy for Fan ‘Princess’ Lacey Holsworth From MSU Before passing “Go” to read this week’s Local Government Confidential, you must watch the following video of Michigan State’s Tom Izzo and his tribue to Lacey Holsworth. Background on the story, Lacey was an 8-year old with cancer who was adopted by Michigan State player Adreain [...]

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Morning Buzz

11.27.2014

0 Comments 27 November 2014

From all of us at ELGL, Happy Thanksgiving! We hope your day is filled with food, friends, family and fun. Oh, and not too much post-binge regret tomorrow. It’s only once a year, guys! We’re Buzzing Map: Where your Thanksgiving dinner comes from: The most American thing about Thanksgiving dinner might be how different parts of the country [...]

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Webinar Library

San Francisco’s Public Wi-Fi Webinar

0 Comments 26 November 2014

A huge thanks to Miguel Gamiño and the rest of the San Francisco IT team for participating in our innovation webinar series. If you didn’t have a chance to tune in and watch the webinar live don’t worry we have it archived below! #ELGLInnovation Miguel Gamiño gave a great presentation that gave us the scoop on San Francisco’s free [...]

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ELGL Twittersation: Ferguson Reactions & Revelations

0 Comments 26 November 2014

Register Join us for a Twittersation (that’s an online Twitter conversation…) on the recent grand jury decision in Ferguson, MO on the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, and the resulting nationwide reactions to the decision.  This is a follow-up to our first #ELGLFerguson Twittersation in August.  Moderator Brittany Bennett will lead us through [...]

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Webinar

Innovation Series: The HUD Resource Locator

1 Comment 26 November 2014

The next installment of the ELGL innovation webinar series is coming up! So shake of the food coma you plan to enter immediately after Thanksgiving dinner and join us on December 3rd for a webinar on the HUD resource locator and the innovative way the project came about.  RSVP for the webinar on December 3rd at [...]

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The Practitioner

Gobble! Gobble! Should Cities Regulate Backyard Turkeys?

6 Comments 26 November 2014

Hat tip to SAFEBuilt for contributing this timely article. Urban Homesteading and the Policy Decisions Facing Cities By: David M. Jirousek, AICP, at jirousek@lslplanning.com With Thanksgiving just a few days away and food seemingly on the mind for most of us, we thought we would take a few minutes to discuss the topic of urban homesteading. Urban homesteading [...]

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Triple Aim

The Fine Print of Obamacare

2 Comments 26 November 2014

The Fine Print of Obamacare By Josh Schultz, LinkedIn and Twitter The tortuous way the Affordable Care Act wound its way through Congress is reflected in every aspect of the final version of the law. The ACA calls its individual mandate to carry health insurance a “fine” rather than an IRS-administered tax, which the Supreme [...]

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Morning Buzz

11.26.14

5 Comments 26 November 2014

Here at ELGL Southeast headquarters, we were recently alerted of national trend called man-spreading. Man-spreading is so concerning that the MTA has launched a campaign to target it and end it. In addition to providing you with the best local government news out there, we also want to help the MTA spread the word about [...]

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Webinar Library

GovFresh Webinar

0 Comments 25 November 2014

Big thanks to Sam Taylor of Ferndale, WA and Luke Fretwell of GovFresh for participating in our innovation webinar series. If you didn’t have a chance to tune in and watch the webinar live don’t worry we have it archived below!     #ELGLInnovation Sam and Luke gave a great presentation that gave us the scoop on [...]

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Calendar

ELGL Midwest Field Trip on Jan. 30, 2015

4 Comments 25 November 2014

ELGL’s Midwest chapter is going on a field trip, and you’re invited! This won’t be a lunch seminar or a team-building workshop … no, come Jan. 30, 2015, we’ll be getting down and dirty with a visit to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago wastewater treatment facility in Stickney! It’s the largest wastewater treatment [...]

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Calendar, Webinar

Webinar: Solar Permitting Made Simple, Safe and Standard

0 Comments 25 November 2014

Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC) of Washington is hosting a free webinar by Northwest Solar Communities which will review code updates and introduce tools and best practices to support implementing the code.

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