Category: COVID-19 Administrative & Legal

Local Government Turnover During COVID-19

This research report was written by Katie Webster, Jessica Giles, and Wesley Merritt from the UNC MPA program. ELGL assisted with the survey distribution to gain a better understanding of the reasons people left local government careers during the pandemic. Since early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a variety of employment implications on the … Continued

ARP FAQ on GovLove

ELGL member Ryan Gallant from SLATE Research & Consulting will join us on a GovLove podcast episode to answer YOUR questions about the American Rescue Plan. The American Rescue Plan is providing $1.9T to stimulate the economy from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Billions will be available for local governments. Do you have questions … Continued

Rewind: Pandemic Communications & Information Dashboards

This webinar originally aired on February 23, 2021. About: Learn how State College, PA built out an information dashboard to communicate with community members about the pandemic and available local government services. We’ll also learn how the Borough assessed the community’s communications needs and preferences to prioritize communications and engagement tools. Recording:

Rewind: COVID-19 Vaccine Resources for Local Governments

This webinar originally aired on January 29, 2021. About: ELGL is pleased to welcome our friends from the U.S. Digital Response (USDR) to this showcase of COVID-19 vaccine resources available to local governments. Learn from examples currently used in cities and counties in the US, and bring your questions about vaccine distribution, outreach, marketing, and … Continued

Report: Local Government’s Next Normal

This is the report from the ELGL, The Atlas, and SeeClickFix “Local Government’s Next Normal” survey, conducted in June & July 2020. Download the full report About the Local Government’s Next Normal Report Local governments across the country, and of all sizes, have been experiencing rapid shifts in priorities and work as a result of … Continued

Survey: Linking Budget to Strategy

Our friends at ClearPoint Strategy want to learn more about how your local government’s budget and strategy align. The survey focuses on three parts: Strategy, Budget, and COVID-19. The survey is composed of 20 multiple choice questions and will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. We’re interested to learn how local governments align their budget … Continued

Podcast: Human Resources Response to COVID-19 with Greg Preece and Matt Hartleib

Greg Preece Human Resources Manager City of Oakland, CA LinkedIn Matt Hartleib Human Resources Manager City of La Porte, TX LinkedIn | Twitter From preparation to reopening. Greg Preece, Human Resources Manager in Oakland, California, and Matt Hartleib, Human Resources Manager in La Porte, Texas, joined the podcast to talk about how the COVID-19 pandemic … Continued

Seven Things to Consider When Reopening Communities

This guest post is by ELGL member Randall Reid, Southeast regional director for ICMA. This week cities and counties throughout the southeast (SE) begin in earnest to reopen not just their city halls but their business communities as well. Most states in the region have established May 1 to June 1 as critical dates to end their stay-at-home … Continued

Sample Virtual Public Meeting Process & Notice

The City of Temecula, CA shared their virtual public meeting process notes and notice for other local governments to replicate and use. Download the Planning Commission Script Download the Process Notes (also pasted below) City of Temecula Community Development Virtual Public Meeting Process and FAQ  Setup of Public Meeting  Lynn will coordinate with IT on … Continued

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