Category: Local Gov Style

State of Place: What to Get Your Urbanist

State of Place is kicking off December with their second edition of an ultimate gift guide for all those urban planners, data geeks and city-lovers in your life! Our team has revealed their top picks for the holiday season, guaranteed to WOW your loved ones for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Three Kings Day (Los Reyes Magos), Festivus … Continued

TCU Takeaways: CODE RED!

Chad Doran (LinkedIn and Twitter), City of Appleton, WI, is blogging about  finishing the Certified Public Communicator Program at TCU. Read about the first two parts of his experience –  TCU Takeaways: It’s Time for a Hotwash and TCU Takeaways. Wednesday, July 26 Crisis communication was the focus today. We spent the day involved in a mock crisis … Continued

Break it Down ‘Local Gov’ Style: “Not If, But When”

By David Donnelly, LinkedIn & Twitter, Emergency Management Director, Alachua County, FL “What keeps you up at night?” is a question often asked of and by emergency managers at conferences and workshops. In regard to my work, I would say that my greatest concern is the diminishing availability of resources. Resources can be people, equipment, supplies, infrastructure or technology. … Continued

Take Back Your Sunday

This series addresses that age-old challenging of balancing professional work with a personal life. Ryan Adams (Twitter, LinkedIn) is the Managing Director of Public Services for the City of Athens, Texas.  How it Begins It starts easily enough. Big breakfast, a cup of coffee, and the whole day lies ahead of you. The clock hits 10am, then … Continued

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