Tag: Arizona

Podcast: Managing Rapid Growth with Julie Karins, Goodyear, AZ

Julie Karins City Manager City of Goodyear, Arizona LinkedIn | Twitter Preparing for growth through thoughtful planning. Julie Karins, City Manager for the City of Goodyear, Arizona, joined the podcast to discuss managing rapid growth. She talked about the strategies for overseeing population expansion in a city that is close to 200 square miles. She … Continued

Podcast: Student-Led Sustainability Action Planning with Victoria Castor & Steve Russell

Victoria Caster Water Conservation & Sustainability Coordinator City of Peoria, Arizona LinkedIn Steve Russell Program Manager – Project Cities Arizona State University LinkedIn Students helping cities. Victoria Caster, Water Conservation and Sustainability Coordinator at the City of Peoria, AZ, and Steve Russell, Program Manager of Project Cities at Arizona State University, joined the podcast to … 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

Podcast: McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, Scottsdale, AZ

 Brent Stockwell Assistant City Manager Scottsdale, AZ LinkedIn | Twitter ELGL Knope Award Winner. Brent Stockwell, the Assistant City Manager of Scottsdale, Arizona, discussed their award-winning park the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park. He talked about the work that went into winning the ELGL Knope Award, stories from park staff and how they tried to improve their … Continued

ELGL19 Innovation Summit: Taking the Next Steps

Time: 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 15 (Lunch starts at Noon) Location: The Rickhouse, 609 Foster St, Durham, NC 27701 Innovation Unplugged: A Summit on Getting the Work Done This half day, pre-conference summit on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 will explore the messy work of innovation in local government. This half day of sharing and learning … Continued

Webinar: Citizen-Friendly Reporting

Webinar: Citizen-Friendly Reporting Friday, February 15, 2019 10:00 a.m. MST Register today! Learn from Brent Stockwell and Mikayla Cutlip about how the City of Scottsdale uses data to engage and inform community members. This webinar is free for ELGL members and will be recorded for on-demand viewing in the ELGL Webinar Library! Register for the webinar!

ELGL19 Session: Actually Accomplishing Your Strategic Plan

Time: 10:45 am Thursday, May 16 Location: Foster Street Hallway, Room #1  Breakout: Actually Accomplishing Your Strategic Plan  It’s about to get real! Come join us in this session to talk about how real communities, with real people, are really implementing their strategic initiatives and demonstrating results through performance. Implementation can be a challenge. But it … Continued

New Member Profile: Alex Lestinsky

Alex Lestinsky Planner, City of Goodyear, AZ Twitter | LinkedIn Favorite song from 2018: New song? Me and My Friends — James Vincent McMorrow Most played song of 2018? Operator — Jim Croce Favorite book from 2018: Just received Dare to Lead by Brene Brown as a gift. Haven’t read it yet, but I’m sure … Continued

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