Mount Rushmore with Adam Blowers, City of Geneva, NY

Posted on July 5, 2017

It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking you for your top four list on a variety of topics.

Adam Blowers 

Comptroller at City of Geneva, NY

Connect: LinkedIn

Previously: Storytellers with Adam Blowers, City of Geneva, NY

City Departments

  1. Office of Neighborhood Initiatives
  2. Highway & Roads
  3. Police
  4. Buildings & Grounds


  1. Nestle Crunch bars
  2. Honey roasted peanuts
  3. Chocolate covered doughnuts
  4. Blackberries

Office Pet Peeves

  1. “Quick” Questions
  2. Smiling while delivering bad news
  3. People saying, “Did you get my email?”
  4. Beginnings of conference calls (small talk and everyone interrupting each other to announce they are on the call)

Issues Facing Your City

  1. Rising expenses with stagnant revenues
  2. Decreasing population
  3. High poverty rate
  4. Lack of comedy/humor (I have proposed a roast of the City Manager several times and have gotten nowhere)

Gift Ideas

  1. Cash
  2. Books
  3. Macaroni necklace
  4. The infamous ‘gift card’
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