Interactive

Trending Now: Oregon Tech Brigade with ELGL and TAO

0 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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Morning Buzz

1.25.2015

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Welcome to today’s late morning buzz! Today’s edition includes GoPro strapped on NHL players, an rift in the GOP (?), and an assessment of how open North Texas government is.  Right Now with Ian Davidson What I’m Reading: The Life and Times of Lyndon B. Johnson What I’m Watching: Parks and Rec. Duh. What I Want to [...]

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Woo Hoo Web Redesign

Wireframe & Site Map

0 Comments 24 January 2015

ELGL’s web redesign process continues! We met last week with Sarah and Jen for a detailed two-hour meeting where we talked about the awesome survey data we received from our members, our goals for ELGL.org, and next steps going forward. Sarah and Jen are great listeners, which is probably the top skill you should look [...]

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13 Percent

From My Perspective: #13Percent by Bonnie Svrcek

0 Comments 24 January 2015

We’re committed to keeping the #13Percent issue at the forefront of local government discussions.  Periodically, we’ll post “From My Perspective” blog posts from ELGL members on the topic of women in local government leadership.  Here’s a post from SE ELGL Advisory Board member Bonnie Svrcek.  Bonnie is a former ICMA president and the Deputy City [...]

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13 Percent

Where The Boys At?!

0 Comments 24 January 2015

We’re getting amazing RSVP response for our upcoming webinar featuring Heidi Voorhees and Rachel Lange-Skaggs.  But we’ve noticed one critical thing – most everyone who is participating is a woman.  And as we talked about in our “Glacial Pace” article, and as we learned in this great article from Forbes: “Most people spend their careers in closed [...]

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Morning Buzz

01.24.2015

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Welcome to today’s buzz! Today’s edition includes Portland’s first cat cafe, an Indiana/Texas civic hackathon, and the Iowa Freedom Summit. In honor of Purringtons Cat Cafe opening today (in case you were wondering, yes, they do sell cat hair art), this buzz is dedicated to everyone’s favorite animal. Purr on!

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

UNC Job Listings 1.23.2015

0 Comments 23 January 2015

The UNC MPA Program has released their weekly list of job openings from around the state of North Carolina and the whole county. Check out the range of positions including the City Manager of Henderson, NC and Management Analyst of Bradbury, CA. Download the complete listings: UNC Job Listings 1.23.2015 Local Government: Administrative Officer IV (Budget [...]

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The Outsider's View

Lessons on Building Community from Ron Carlee, City of Charlotte

2 Comments 23 January 2015

  The Outsider’s View is a monthly column written by Brittany Bennett (LinkedIn & Twitter) on community and economic development issues and examples in North Carolina. In December, ELGL hosted a second Twittersation on the events in Ferguson, MO that left me feeling optimistic about the future of local government leadership because of the enthusiastic [...]

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Broken Social Scene

Case Study: Digital Agenda Creation with Granicus

0 Comments 22 January 2015

In the waning days of 2014, the manager’s office at the Village of Oak Park quietly implemented a new digital agenda creation system from San Francisco-based Granicus. This new initiative was the culmination of at least two years of movement toward paperless agendas and digital meeting packets, and its roll-out required an all-hands-on-deck approach from [...]

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Morning Buzz

1.22.2015

0 Comments 22 January 2015

Right Now with Harrison Wicks What I’m Listening to – Podcast: Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History What I’m Reading – I’m still reading George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire (its freakin long, but sooo good!!!) What I’m Watching – Black Mirror on Netflix What I’m Doing – Preparing for a presentation at work [...]

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