Tag: Alabama

Podcast: Tackling Blight & Innovation in Mobile with Terrance Smith

Terrance Smith Director of Mayor’s Innovation Team Mobile, AL LinkedIn | Twitter Solving problems. Terrance Smith, the Director of the Innovation Team in the City of Mobile, Alabama, joined the podcast to talk about innovation, working with departments and taking on blight. Terrance shared the process the i-Team went through to get a handle on … Continued

Podcast: Budgeting & War Eagle with Barrett Warren, Auburn, AL

Barrett Warren Budget & Strategic Planning Manager Auburn, AL LinkedIn Budgeting in a college town. Barrett Warren the Budget & Strategic Planning Manager for the City of Auburn, AL joined the podcast to talk about her path into local government and working in a college town. She shared how Auburn is balancing the demands of … Continued

ELGL19 Session: Innovation from Coast to Coast Pt. 1

Time: 10:45 am Thursday, May 16 Location: Morris Street Hallway, Room #1  Breakout: Innovation from Coast to Coast – Part 1 All across the country local governments are working to make services better for their residents by trying out new ideas and new approaches to problems that many communities face. In this session we want … Continued

Podcast: University of Alabama Game Day with Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox

Mayor Walt Maddox City of Tuscaloosa, Alabama Bio | Website | Twitter College Football and Local Government. Fall is here and that means football season, and at GovLove we are taking a look at how local governments across the country deal with game day. Mayor Walt Maddox from the City of Tuscaloosa, Alabama talked about how … Continued

Podcast: Equity & Innovation in Parks & Recreation

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Mt. Rushmore with Leeanne Singleton, City of Hermosa Beach, CA

It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking for your top four list on a variety of topics. Leeanne Singleton City of Hermosa Beach, California – City Manager’s Office Connect: LinkedIn Hermosa Beach attractions The beach (obviously) The greenbelt Beach volleyball Pier Avenue shops + restaurants Summer activities Summer concerts (and movies) at the … Continued

Mt. Rushmore with Eric Wright, City of Gadsden, AL

It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking for your top four list on a variety of topics. Eric Wright Communications – City of Gadsden, Alabama Connect: LinkedIn City Departments The Gadsden Public Library Gadsden-Etowah Emergency Management Agency Public Works Parks and Recreation Holidays Thanksgiving (what other holidays have pie?) Office Pet Peeves Empty … Continued

The Deputy: Dan Biles, Jefferson County, AL

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We’re back with another installment of The Assistant series. Today we hear from Dan Biles, Deputy County Manager for Jefferson County, AL

NYT: A County That Fell Off the Financial Cliff

In Alabama, a County That Fell Off the Financial Cliff ONE county jail here is so crowded that some inmates sleep on the floor, while the other county jail, a few miles down the road, sits empty. There is no money for the second one anymore. The county roads here need paving, and the tax collector … Continued

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