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Apply – ELGL Board of Directors

MAY 23, 2018 BY BEN KITTELSON ELGL engages the brightest minds in local government. We do this by: Providing timely, relevant, real content Fostering authentic, meaningful connections Expecting equity and inclusion Encouraging joy in public service Welcoming new ideas and technology Position ELGL is adding a new member to our Board of Directors. The board will support … Continued

Apply – ELGL Board of Directors

ELGL engages the brightest minds in local government.  We do this by: Providing timely, relevant, real content Fostering authentic, meaningful connections Expecting equity and inclusion Encouraging joy in public service Welcoming new ideas and technology Position ELGL is adding a new member to our Board of Directors. The board will support the work of ELGL … Continued

ELGL Board of Directors – Job Description

ELGL connects, communicates, and educates about local government. For more information, please visit website at ELGL.org. ELGL is currently recruiting three new members for its executive board. This is the job description for a board member. Position The board will support the work of ELGL and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations … Continued

Weekly Update: Board, Small Towns, Volcker, Book Club

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dear ELGL members, Just got back from another trip – this time to San Francisco (to hang out with award-winning member Rebecca Woodbury) and also to see Hamilton! I have been a #Hamilfan for a while and seeing it in person was as awesome as I hoped it would be. I always relate with being … Continued

Podcast: Planning and Engagement with Christian Williams, Goodyear, AZ

Christian Williams Planner City of Goodyear, AZ LinkedIn | Twitter Making the career leap. Christian Williams, Planner for the City of Goodyear, Arizona, joined the podcast to talk about his recent career change to working in planning and his career path in local government. He shared how the City is engaging residents in the planning … Continued

Why Budget Engagement? Why Now?

This guest post is brought to you by Chris Adams, President of Balancing Act and partner with Bang the Table Public engagement on the budget has always been something of an odd duck. Government budgets are complicated, typically hundreds of pages long, and involve at least a little math. They are generally inaccessible and deeply … Continued

#ELGLTraeger: 21-30

These ten Traeger Award winners represent everything that’s good in local government. Join ELGL in celebrating their accomplishments, and connect with them on Twitter and LinkedIn to learn from their expertise. ELGL and Zencity are proud to honor these ten leaders with a Traeger Award! Meet all the Traegers! #31-40 #41-50 #51-60 #61-70 #71-80 #81-90 … Continued

New Member Profile: Tanner Deisch

Tanner Deisch Parks & Recreation Facilities Coordinator, City of Greensboro, NC Twitter | LinkedIn So far, what’s your proudest accomplishment in 2019? Working with a community advisory board to develop a long term plan for our historic boxing facility with the Parks & Recreation department. Valentines Day is in February. What do you “love” about … Continued

Cultivating a More Resilient & Responsive Government

This blog was co-created by ELGL members Lawrence Grodeska and judi lynn brown with input from the rest of the CivicMakers team, and is cross-posted from the CivicMakers site. The govtech movement holds great promise, but is hindered by a glaring blindspot — the assumption that technology alone will solve our public problems, without considering either the … Continued

KS: Michael Wilkes, City of Olathe, City Manager

KS: Michael Wilkes, City of Olathe, City Manager MARCH 31, 2014 BY ELGL Fifty Nifty Takeaways What do we hope to learn from this series? We hope you will gain a better understanding of the unique characteristics of local government in each state, we hope you will learn that there are others like you who are motivated … Continued

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