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Check Out ELGL’s Strategic Plan for 2022 – 2025!

At the beginning of 2022, ELGL started updating our strategic plan — the guiding document for everything ELGL does to amplify the good and engage the brightest minds in local government. ELGL Staff, Board Members, and ELGL Members like YOU provided input and feedback through community meetings, crowdsourced social media posts, emails, surveys, and more … Continued

I Have to Ask: What Accomplishments are You Most Proud of in Your Time in Government Technology?

In this series, guest columnists reflect on one of three prompts provided by ELGL Digital Communications Manager Allie Breyer (previously by ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt). The guest writer for this article is Chaquinta Fisher, Desktop Support Manager – McLennan County, TX. Chaquinta’s currently… Reading:  Master Key to Riches Listening to: Hope City Podcast Redeemed for Relationships … Continued

Brazen Reform

This guest article is by ELGL member Matt Hirschinger, Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Arvada, CO. Read all of Matt’s other articles at the Social Justice –> Government homepage. As I write this, I’m done with my graduate degree that’s served as the foundation of this ongoing series with ELGL. I’ve … Continued

Turning the Comments Off

Today’s Morning Buzz is by Lacey Dykgraaf, Communications Specialist for Slate Communications. Connect with Lacey on LinkedIn or Twitter. What I’m Reading: The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires – Grady Hendrix What I’m Watching: Our Flag Means Death What I’m Listening to: Lawrence (a really great duo I highly suggest a listen to) I recently had … Continued

#CityHallSelfie People’s Choice Award 2022: City of Goodyear, AZ

Almost 900 of you voted…. and we’re excited to announce the People’s Choice Award for #CityHallSelfie Day 2022! Huge congrats to the City of Goodyear, AZ for their creative drone video showcasing their beautiful, brand new city hall and getting staff and residents engaged! Thanks to all our members cast their votes and to every … Continued

2022 #CityHallSelfie Awards: Best Dressed, Costumes, Hat, Props

#CityHallSelfie Day on August 15, 2022 was a huge success – people from across the world took a minute to snap a selfie in front of their local government building. We’ll announce some winners each day so we can remember all of the great selfies shared on the big day. See all the 2022 winners. … Continued

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