Author: Ben McCready

Updated: Nominations for “Best City Hall”??

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_media_grid element_width=”3″ item=”mediaGrid_SlideOutCaption” grid_id=”vc_gid:1485760527779-cea18eb7863eb9a1d2737d214a11f7fe-7″ include=”239223,239219,239330,239329,239229,239347,239222,239331,239220,239333,239332,239335,239337,239336,239334,239341,239327,239340,239338,239342,239343,239285,239344,239346,239328,239221,239348,239391,239465,239466,239467,239468,239470,239471,239472,239473,239491,239492,239493,239494,239497,239498,239499,239500,239503,239504,239505,239506,239525,239524,239523,239522,239526,239527,239528,239529,239535,239534,239533,239532,239531,239530,239577,239578,239581,239582,239583,239584,239643,239644,239645,239646,240495,240496,240497,240498,240499,240500,240501,240502″][vc_column_text]We have opened nominations for the 1st annual “Best City Hall” award! ELGL is accepting nominations for the city hall building(s) that you have come across and find inspiring – from the historic to modern, functional to quaint, and urban to rural – we want to see them all! How will we … Continued

Call for Nominations: Best City Halls?

From the Traeger Award to Choice Award, ELGL has spent the past year highlighting organizations and individuals that motivate, inspire, and attract the best and brightest to local government. And now, we add one more recognition – the best city halls in world. We’re accepting nominations for the city hall building(s) that you have come across … Continued

Let’s Eat…..Peoria, IL Supper Club

ELGL Supper Club lands in Illinois! Our goal is simple. ELGL has grown to more than 1,500 members but we are committed to maintaining an intimate feel. We know that a strong professional network is one of the most motivating and rewarding aspects of working in local government. At the Supper Club, there is no … Continued

ELGL Holiday Mug Swap ❄☕⛄

New Year, New Mug Ready to drop 2016 like it’s hot? Get in on the very first ELGL Mug Exchange. Your choice of beverage and time to imbibe is up to you, but share the fun by gifting your fellow govie with something awesome. In short, you’ll be sent information for another exchange participant and … Continued

ELGL Double Dose at ILCMA & WCMA Summer Conference!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Get ready for a double dose of ELGL at the upcoming ILCMA/WCMA Summer Conference! In a few week’s ELGL will hit the road and travel to Fontana, WI to help present two sessions at the joint ILCMA & WCMA summer conference! So what can you expect from this cross border gathering of aspiring leaders and … Continued

The Assistant: Sarah Medary, Eugene, OR

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We’re back with another installment of The Assistant series. Today we hear from Sarah Medary, Assistant City Manager for Eugene, OR

What is an Assistant To: Nil Blackburn, Burlingame, CA

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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.

Survey: My Last 60 Days

Link: Take the Survey! 2016 WCMA Summer Conference (joint conference with ILCMA) Leaving a job whether because of retirement, a better opportunity, or termination is a difficult reality that most of us will encounter at least once in our career. Whether it’s expected or planned, this transition can present a challenge not only to ourselves but our … Continued

The Deputy: Dan Biles, Jefferson County, AL

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We’re back with another installment of The Assistant series. Today we hear from Dan Biles, Deputy County Manager for Jefferson County, AL

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