Today’s Buzz features a Dog on his third year as mayor, how Craigslist can help provide housing data, and spraying for Zika mosquitos may be killing bees.
What I’m Reading – Our annual report, checking for errors.
What I’m Listening To – Milky Chance
What I’m Watching– Teasers for the second season of Stranger Things
Utah nearly eliminates homelessness with solution that sounds too simple to work It sounds like a solution a child might offer: How do you end homelessness? Give them homes. Most people would dismiss that answer as a crazy idea, but Utah gave it a try and found that it really works.
Dog gets elected to be township’s mayor for third term The 9-year-old Great Pyrenees recently won his reelection bid for the position of honorary mayor of 1,039-person Cormorant Township, according to Minnesota Public Radio and the U.S. Census Bureau. This marks his third one-year term as honorary mayor.
The Pokemon Go Effect: Why Augmented Reality Is Finally Taking Hold in Government A series of new business ideas have been floating around for at least a decade, but the maturation of data science and Internet of Things technologies paired with a popular mobile game has government officials taking augmented reality seriously.
Upcoming ELGL Events
Conference & Networking: League of Women in Government Symposium + Networking – September 24
Networking: ELGL & ICMA BBQ Mixer – September 25
Webinar:Local Governments & Local and Regional Food Economies – October 11
Conference & Networking: #ELGL16 PopUp Conference – October 21
Webinar: Future Schedule Technology Efficiency Series – New Webinar Every Month
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