Author: Daniel Soto

U.S. Census 2020 in Marin County

Pictured (from left to right): San Rafael Councilmember Kate Colin, Kristin Drumm (Senior Planner with the County of Marin), Cristine Alilovich (Assistant City Manager with the City of San Rafael), and Stephanie McNally (Strategic Initiatives Manager with the Canal Alliance) Right Now with Daniel Soto (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Local Natives: Dark Days … Continued

Bridging the Digital Divide: Community Internet Programs

In today’s Morning Buzz, we’re going to explore how access to broadband internet can impact a community—particularly marginalized communities. Right Now with Daniel Soto (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Cypress Hill: Insane in the Brain (I never realized how catchy this song was until I heard my new roommate blast it at 7 AM while … Continued

Fantastic Flop Fridays: “I’m from the Government and I’m Here to Help.”

Each month, a guest columnist will share a story about a failure–and the lessons learned. This month, Hannah Lebovits,  PhD student in Public Administration at Cleveland State University,  shares her experience with what she calls the “Government God Complex”. Are you interested in sharing your story as part of this new series? Sign up here to blog.  “I’m … Continued

Obsolete and Onerous Regulations

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by the unnecessarily burdensome policies and procedures that exist in local government. Right Now with Daniel Soto (LinkedIn/Twitter) What I’m Listening to – Coast Modern – Now I’m Cool What I’m Watching – Season 3 of Riverdale debuted this week. I haven’t seen it yet, but it’s on my watch … Continued

NorCal Supper Club in Palo Alto – September 27, 2018

The ELGL Supper Club returns to Northern California (Yay Area)! These events are informal opportunities for you to expand your network, share your passion for local government with colleagues, and exchange ideas. There is no formal agenda, no speakers — just a safe space to let out all your excitement for Local Government. The ELGL … Continued

Fantastic Flop Fridays: The Great Garbage Fire of 2010-2011

Each month, a guest columnist will share a story about a failure–and the lessons learned. This month, Matt Horn, Director of Local Government Solutions at IBTS,  shares his experience of rolling out Priority-Based Budgeting. Are you interested in sharing your story as part of this new series? Sign up here to blog.  Preamble I want to open by … Continued

Close window