Category: Calendar

On the Road With ELGL

ELGL is participating in or hosting 15 events between January and May – take a look at our busy calendar and connect with the ELGL reps who will be in attendance at these great local government learning opportunities! Jan 30 – City Management Association of Oklahoma Conference – Kirsten Feb 6 – Colorado City and County … Continued

Event: Technology Tools to Increase Trust in Government

ELGL member Luke Norris with OpenCities is hosting two free learning events – one in Atlanta, and the second in KCMO: At a time when government services are increasing, trust and confidence in government is decreasing. Technology makes it possible for governments to engage people in real-time, across demographics, in the moments that matter most. … Continued

2018 Year in Review: Report to ELGL Members

Friday, December 21 Noon PST View on Facebook Live ELGL Executive Director Kirsten Wyatt will recap ELGL’s programs, events, and content in a “Year in Review” report to ELGL members. Tune in live with your questions and comments about ELGL’s work in 2018 and plans for 2019.

CCCMA Presents Four Sustainovation Workshops

Nick Kittle’s Sustainovation Workshop CCCMA is pleased to offer an awesome training for local government leaders! Put action behind your creativity. Nick is an award winning civic innovator and #ELGL18 celebrity. $80 for CCCMA and ELGL members (includes lunch) – register online for one of four locations and dates. The program runs from 8:00 a.m. … Continued

AWWA & WEF Present the Transformative Issues Symposium

Here’s a great opportunity from our friends at the American Water Works Association. If you can’t attend, follow along at #affordability  With financing of infrastructure renewal and replacement projects being a significant concern for many water and wastewater utilities, rate increases have been necessary for some utilities to sustainably fund infrastructure projects on an ongoing basis. Rate increases can increase the financial … Continued

National Day of Civic Hacking is August 11

ELGL and Code for America are working together to promote the National Day of Civic Hacking on August 11! Learn more about this exciting day where civic leaders will work to tackle some of local governments most difficult challenges. This guest post is by ELGL member Christopher Whitaker. Government works best when it’s government by … Continued

Webinar: Comprehensive Community Engagement Strategies

Webinar: Comprehensive Community Engagement Strategies Friday, July 27, 2018 11:00 a.m. PDT This webinar is cohosted by ELGL and Bang the Table There are many reasons to launch a comprehensive Community Engagement strategy, including increasing reach and capacity, fostering equity, building trust, agency empowerment, creating a shared vision, and mobilizing a community. A rather untold … Continued

Carolina Budgets! Best in the World! (Updated 7/11 at 8:57 a.m.)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This running blog about the NCLGBA Conference #NCLGBA18 is by ELGL Executive Director Kirsten Wyatt. Wednesday, July 11 We’re packing up and getting ready to drive from Chapel Hill to Atlantic Beach! I took a run around my favorite New Urbanism development, Meadowmont to get pumped up and ready to rock at #NCLGBA18. We also … Continued

2019 PI Works! Conference

ELGL is partnering with IAP2 on this exciting conference event. Here’s more information about the event from IAP2: IAP2 is excited to focus on the issues of diversity and inclusion for our 2018 PI Works! Conference. We hope the information you take away will result in deeper, meaningful conversations within our communities. Come join us … Continued

Annual Meeting for Bylaw Amendments

Per Article 9 of the ELGL constitution bylaws, an annual meeting of the membership must be called to make any amendments to the organization bylaws. At the 2018 Board of Directors retreat, the Board unanimously agreed to modify Article 4 of the bylaws to add an additional member to the Board of Directors. Additions/edits are … Continued

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