Quick Take: Chris Morrill, City of Roanoke, VA

Posted on September 5, 2014

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As we prepare for the ELGL & ICMA joint event at the ICMA Conference, attendees describe the current state of local government, their mentors, ways to strengthen local government, and of course, their dream six-pack. Link: Raise Your Hand If You’re Going “Back to the Future” with ELGL and ICMA.

Chris Morrill


City of Roanoke, VA – City Manager

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1. Name your career mentors.

Michael Brown, City Manager of Savannah, GA

Jack Vogt, UNC-CH MPA Program/NC Institute of Government

2. Describe the current state of local government.

Challenging and exciting

3. During her presidency, Bonnie Svrcek encouraged ICMA members to do “Just One Thing” for the organization. What’s one thing we can do to strengthen local government?

Tell stories about the good things happening in local government

4. In keeping with the beer tasting theme, tell us what we’d find in your ideal six pack.

 Guinness Stout

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