Author: Kirsten Wyatt

#CityHallSelfie Map

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#CityHallSelfie Leaderboard

Throughout the day on August 15, we’ll be sharing the leading tweets in the 21 award categories on the members-only ELGL site. Check out the potential winners in the rotating gray boxes on the site! If you want to see if your organization is in the running for the most prestigious award in the local … Continued

Online Community Engagement Strategies

Online Community Engagement Strategies Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM CDT Elk Grove Village Hall, 901 Wellington Ave, Room E, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007 Hosted Lunch | RSVP Required Co-Hosted by ELGL & Elk Grove Village An interactive roundtable utilizing case studies to help you successfully integrate online tools into your community … Continued

#CityHallSelfie Day Talking Points

Want to encourage #CityHallSelfie Day in your community? Even promote it to your local media? We’ve prepared a full media kit  and some quick talking points to make it easy: Who: Local government professionals and elected officials from around the globe participate in #CityHallSelfie day. The day is organized by ELGL, the Engaging Local Government Leaders … Continued

#WaterYouWaitingFor: City of Hermiston, Oregon

We’re profiling the Final Four #WaterYouWaitingFor projects – the winners collected their trophies, goody bags, and All-In ELGL memberships at #ELGL18 but we wanted each project to also get some time to shine on View the nominated projects online at the Atlas. Like ELGL, the Atlas believes that local government is strengthened when we share big ideas about infrastructure. ELGL … Continued

Jam of the Month

Each month, ELGL will feature a “deep dive” into a local government with the help of our partners. These opportunities will build out our content, webinar, podcast, and graphic libraries to provide our members with helpful and meaningful information that will improve their local governments. Here’s our schedule for the next few months – if … Continued

Carol the Barrel is Back for #CityHallSelfie Day 2018

Award winning #CityHallSelfie taker Carol the Barrel is back with her advice on how to take the perfect #CityHallSelfie on August 15: Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my family, my dog Michael Jordan, sandwiches, naps, books, and skee-ball.

#PBB18 & #NDoCH

This is my running blog about two events ELGL is participating in this week: #PBB18 and #NDoCH: Friday, August 10, 2018 My day was full of traveling from Denver to San Francisco (with a hearty amount of airline delays thrown in) and reading as I prepare for tomorrow’s #NDoCH event. I will be live tweeting … Continued

But First… Let Me Take a #CityHallSelfie…

Today’s guest post is by reining #CityHallSelfie day champion Meredith Hauck, the Assistant City Administrator in Merriam, Kansas. In 2017, she received the coveted award for “Most #CityHallSelfies In One Day.” I’m well regarded by my friends as the ultimate selfie taker (just ask Shelby Teufel).  The best piece of advice I can give – … Continued

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