Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

10.23.14 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (Apple Pay Remix)

Comments Off 21 October 2014

I Just Bought Chicken Nuggets With My Dang iPhone Management City Administrator, Arcadia, FL City Manager, Chattahoochee Hills, GA City Administrator / Clerk, Britt, IA Town Administrator, Rutland, MA Town Manager, Sangerville, MA City Administrator, Cokato, MN City Administrator, Lake Lotawano, MO Village Administrator, Enon, OH City Administrator, Siloam Springs, OK City Administrator, Stephenville, TX Executive Director, Oregon Rural Action General Manager, Kitsap Public [...]

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On Campus

Foreignness of Local Government with Connor Reed

0 Comments 24 October 2014

Connor Reed, Indiana University sophomore, returns to articulate why local government has difficulty connecting with college students. He proves wise beyond his years in distilling the current perception of government. Foreignness of Local Government By Connor Reed While out to dinner with some friends, one a sophomore in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, the [...]

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Calendar

Save the Date! UNC Engaging Women in Public Service: June 5, 2015

0 Comments 24 October 2014

The UNC School of Government will host an event focused on women in public service on June 5, 2015. Read on to find out more and check out our articles on last year’s event!

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Knope of the Week

Knope of the Week: Ben Kittelson, Guilford County, NC

0 Comments 24 October 2014

Can Do Attitude. Focused. Beard Brother.  Former Willamette University football star and ELGL leader Ben Kittelson (LinkedIn and Twitter) is moving to North Carolina to begin work as a budget analyst in Guilford County. As you read this, he is driving across country with his brother. If we know Ben, he’s probably riding shotgun, wearing [...]

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Morning Buzz

10.24.2014

Comments Off 24 October 2014

10.24.2014 Good morning and welcome to your Friday Morning Buzz. Today we take a look at tax cuts in Kansas, air quality in Texas, and plastic bag fees in Colorado. In case you missed #ELGL14, you can get the highlight reel in the one and only #ELGL Music Video. We don’t about you, but that [...]

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Cookingham Connection

Guidepost #13 – Sherilyn Lombos

0 Comments 24 October 2014

Welcome to week #13 of the Cookingham Connection. Today, we learn from Sherilyn Lombos, the city manager of Tualatin, Oregon.  Ms. Lombos has served as Tualatin, Oregon (population 27,000) city manager since December 2006. Previous professional experience includes positions with the cities of Manhattan Beach and Fremont in California, and several cities in the Midwest. Prior to working in [...]

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The Practitioner

Easy as 1,2,3: Ranked Ballot Voting and Ontario’s Municipal Elections

0 Comments 23 October 2014

Easy as 1, 2,3: Ranked Ballot Voting and Ontario’s Municipal Elections by Ashleigh Weeden October is municipal election season in Ontario, Canada; on October 27th, communities across the province will go to the polls to select their municipal leaders for the next four years. In recent years, voter turn-out for all elections has been, well, [...]

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Calendar, Webinar

ICMA Webinar: Storytelling to Promote Positive Solutions

0 Comments 23 October 2014

Our friends at ICMA have a webinar coming up next Wednesday – it will focus on how storytelling can help local government find positive solutions. You do not have to be an ICMA member to participate.

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The Practitioner

Powering Open Data with Socrata

0 Comments 23 October 2014

Socrata Launches Apps Marketplace to Help Governments The 70’s had the free love movement, this decade has the open data movement. One of the leaders of that movement is Socrata. You may remember them from #ELGL14 – huge computer monitor, cool giveaways, and right by the pizza line. In case we didn’t get a chance [...]

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Annual Conference

#ELGL14 Music Video: Change Comin’

4 Comments 23 October 2014

It’s bound to be considered the “Thriller” of local government music videos, it’s the #ELGL14 music video produced by Jordan Bunch Productions. HUGE thanks to Strategic Government Resources for assisting in the effort.

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Morning Buzz

10.23.2014

0 Comments 23 October 2014

On Monday while voting early in his hometown of Chicago, President Barack Obama was told jokingly by a man not to “touch his girlfriend.” Although the man was clearly joking, the story took off. Today’s Morning Buzz is dedicated to a little bit of a presidential flirt. No harm, no foul, Mr. President. (WINK) Trending [...]

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