Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

10.31.14 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (I’m Not the Mike Remix)

1 Comment 28 October 2014

‘I’m not the mike!   Management City Manager, Claremont, NC Vice President of Finance and Operations, Downtown Indy City Administrator, Arcadia, FL City Administrator, Temple, GA City Administrator, Geneseo, IL Town Manager, Millinocket, ME City Administrator, Highland Park, MI City Administrator, Lake Lotawano, MO Town Manager, Lake Waccamaw, NC City Manager, Pawhuska, OK Chief Administrator, El Paso County, TX Assistant City Manager, Overland [...]

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Job Postings from Carolina MPA Program

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Job Postings from UNC MPA Program

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News Article

We’re #9: SeeClickFix Names ELGL a Leader in Innovation and Engagement

6 Comments 31 October 2014

Ten Leaders In the Civic Space We’ll be blushing for days after being named one of the 10 leaders in the civic space. SeeClickFix selected organizations that are doing “some pretty awesome stuff.” Here’s who is hanging out with us on the list: 1. Granicus 2. Socrata 3. CityWorks 4. NeighborWorks 5. OpenGov Hub 6. Blexting 7. [...]

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Morning Buzz

10.31.2014

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10.31.2014 Boo! Good morning, happy Halloween and welcome to you Friday Morning Buzz. Today we take a look at the cost of growth in Texas, biking in Memphis and 911 technology in Minnesota. To celebrate Halloween this year we will be eating candy for breakfast… lunch and dinner; plus bringing you our favorite jack-o-lanterns to [...]

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Cookingham Connection

Guidepost #14 – Ray Gosack

0 Comments 31 October 2014

Welcome to week #14 of the Cookingham Connection. Today we learn from Mr. Ray Gosack, the city administrator of Fort Smith, AR.  Prior to his service in Fort Smith as city administrator, Mr. Gosack was the Fort Smith deputy city administrator.  He also served during 1988-1999 as the assistant village manager and director of management services for the Village [...]

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North by Southwest

Exploring the Metroplex with Harrison Wicks

0 Comments 30 October 2014

Golf clap to new ELGL project assistant Harrison Wicks. Harrison will serve as a point person for the SW chapter. His duties including managing the SW Twitter feed, developing original content, and strengthening our partnerships with other organizations. Who Am I? Why Am I Here? by Harrison Wicks – LinkedIn and Twitter Attention ELGL members, [...]

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Defining Sustainability

Activating a Sustainability Plan with Nyssa Rivera

0 Comments 30 October 2014

Nyssa Rivera works for the City of Forest Grove, OR. Her column will walk you through the creation and adoption of a sustainability plan. Activating a Sustainability Plan By Nyssa Rivera Two years ago, my dog and I landed in Eugene, Oregon after a four day drive from Houston, TX. I was leaving the smog [...]

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What is an Assistant To?

What is an Assistant To?: Ben McCready, City of Rock Island, IL

4 Comments 30 October 2014

What is an Assistant to the City Manager? In between other duties as assigned, council meetings, and a bewildering assortment of public inquiries, ELGL members identify the essential functions of the position.

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Morning Buzz

10.30.2014

1 Comment 30 October 2014

Good morning and welcome to your Thursday (and Halloween-eve) Morning Buzz! Today we’re exploiting photos of animals in costumes because—why not? If this dog is sleeping in my bed every night, he gets to wear a costume on Halloween so I can rack up shameless Instagram likes. Also, we heard ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt really likes cat [...]

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Local Government Confidential

Now Hiring: Mentors

2 Comments 29 October 2014

Kent Wyatt is a senior management analyst with the City of Tigard, OR and the co-founder of ELGL. He writes the Local Government Confidential and This Week in Local Government columns. Mentoring, mentoring, mentoring……we hear about it all the time but what does it mean and how do you find one. Jack Vogt, UNC School of Government and Mary Jacobs, [...]

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Morning Buzz

10.29.2014

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Good morning and welcome to your Wednesday Morning Buzz. Today we’ll take a look at an exploding rocket, non-flushable flushable wipes, and how Facebook is changing the way we read the news. But most importantly, yesterday Marvel announced 9 new movies in their lineup! Trending on ELGL Time Out for Mentoring with Mary Jacobs, Sierra Vista (AZ) [...]

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