Tag: APA

Making the Most of a Professional Conference

AJ Fawver, the Planning Director in Amarillo, Texas shares her perspectives on land use, planning, and community development in this series. Learn more about AJ from her GovLove interview. On the heels of another successful American Planning Association (APA) Texas chapter conference, I feel compelled to write about things to keep in mind when attending a conference geared … Continued

Nominate Someone for the Institutional Knowledge Project

According to the Center for State & Local Government Excellence, 54% of governments reported an increase in retirements in the past year. That silver tsunami we’ve been warned about? It’s finally happening. ELGL is starting a new writing series to interview retiring or retired local government workers to capture their stories, in the interest of preserving … Continued

Lunch Forum: Engaging the Whole Community

ELGL is partnering with the City of Salem (OR), the Oregon chapter of the American Planning Association & the Chinook Institute to bring you a great learning opportunity. Join us in Salem, OR to learn about how to get meaningful citizen input. “Breaking down barriers to involvement of diverse populations in our public process.”

New Feature: Defining Sustainability with Beth Otto

Raise your hand if you are against sustainability? That’s what we thought, it is hard to be against sustainability but how many of us actually know what sustainability means. Fear not, ELGL has enlisted Beth Otto who was worked on sustainability projects in Lake Oswego, Kelso, Maine Energy Education Program, and Maine Conservation Corp.  As part of … Continued

Afternoon Delight

Need Social Media Help? The American Planning Association is offering a ‘Communications Boot Camp’ on social media use.  

01.11.12 The Morning Buzz

  [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s50SvZm9jQE&w=560&h=315]   Rewind   01.10.12 Afternoon Delight Job Posting: Public & Gov’t Affairs Assistant, WA County RSVP: ELGL Lunch Forum with Blazers COO Sarah Mensah RESCHEDULED: Patrick Quinton Luncheon 01.10.12 The Morning Buzz   Social Media Stay connected by following these Twitter feeds and Facebook pages. Twitter: Federal Way Buzz, Engaging Cities, Everton Bailey, Jr. Facebook: CFM Strategic Communications, Urban and Public Affairs, … Continued

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