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Kittelson’s Corner: Innovate Durham!

This is Kittelson’s Corner my weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. I’m back! Between the ELGL Board Retreat and live-blogging my fingertips off at the NCLGBA Summer Conference, it’s been awhile since I’ve posted a regular Kittelson’s Corner. So back to our regularly scheduled programmin’ – this week I … Continued

The Summer 2017 NCLGBA Conference

I’m headed to the beach! Or at least Wilmington, NC (close enough). I’ll be attending and presenting at the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association (NCLGBA) summer conference and I plan to live blog what I learn over the next three days. Check out the agenda: NCLGBA Summer Conference 2017   July 14 – 12:03 … Continued

Kittelson’s Corner: Live from Richmond

This is Kittelson’s Corner my weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. I’m on the road again this week. Writing this column from an historic row house in the Church Hill neighborhood of Richmond, VA. Definitely a fan of this city so far. We went to Metzger Bar and … Continued

Kittelson’s Corner: Can you say Chi-City?

This is Kittelson’s Corner my weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. This week I’m in Chicago for a friend’s wedding and have enjoyed pretending to live here by riding the bus and L line around town. I read a book this week, learned about a crazy idea in … Continued

Kittelson’s Corner: Elephant in the Room

This is Kittelson’s Corner my weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. This week I listened to Revisionist History, watched Master of None, read about the alt-right and recorded an awesome GovLove interview. Alright, let’s go… What I Read Mayor Bill Bell Has Overseen a Bull City Renaissance. So … Continued

Kittelson’s Corner: Process Maps & TDM

This is Kittelson’s Corner my weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. This week I watched Wonder Woman (it was awesome), finished a book about the Jim Crow era, learned about car-free planning and followed Jim Comey. Alright, let’s go… What I Read The Strange Career of Jim Crow … Continued

Kittelson’s Corner: Climate Cities & Diversity in Planning

This is Kittelson’s Corner my weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. Alright, let’s go… What I Read Elephant in the Planning Room by Giovania Tiarachristie Even though it might spoil an upcoming GovLove episode I have to share this report from Giovania Tiarachristie, who is a neighborhood planner at … Continued

Kittelson’s Corner: Beaches & Budgets

This is Kittelson’s Corner my weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. This week I hate pie charts, if I never see another pie chart it’ll be too soon. Just use bar charts, pie charts make nothing easier to understand. Now I would eat a pie… Alright, let’s go… … Continued

Kittelson’s Corner: Luv UGB

I’m back! This is Kittelson’s Corner my weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. Let’s go… What I Read Robert E. Lee Topples From His Pedestal I will continue posting these until I no longer find them interesting, so probably never. The City of New Orleans, LA took down … Continued

Kittelson’s Corner: Hiking is Fun

Welcome back to Kittelson’s Corner my weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. . The moment he realized. pic.twitter.com/NgNnQbeYfR — Stevenson Waltien (@waltien) May 4, 2017 . Let’s go… Hiking is Fun Just to prove to you doubters out there that I was actually hiking earlier today and … Continued

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