Tag: Arizona

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

Podcast: Chief Jeri Williams, Phoenix, AZ & Chief Denise Turner, Gilroy, CA

Jeri Williams Police Chief Phoenix, AZ Bio | Twitter Denise Turner Police Chief (Retired) Gilroy, CA Bio | LinkedIn Two glass ceiling shattering women joined GovLove back in 2016 to talk about policing. Chief Jeri Williams, who now leads the Phoenix police department, was the Chief in Oxnard, California during this interview. Chief Denise Turner, who is now retired … Continued

GovLove Podcast: The San Antonio Sessions

Not to pat ourselves on the back, but the San Antonio Sessions of the GovLove podcast was some of our best work. In case you’ve been living under a rock or haven’t subscribed to GovLove, we hit the road last month and set up a mobile studio at the ICMA Conference in San Antonio. The GovLove … Continued

Podcast: Behavioral Insights & Benchmarking with Brent Stockwell, Scottsdale, AZ

  Brent Stockwell Assistant City Manager Scottsdale, AZ Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Brent Stockwell, Assistant City Manager of Scottsdale, AZ, joined GovLove to discuss his work on performance measurement, behavioral insights and his favorite color. Brent described how Scottsdale is taking a new approach to simplifying city reports. He also shared his thoughts on … Continued

Podcast: Reimagine Phoenix with Ginger Spencer, Public Works Director

Ginger Spencer Public Works Director City of Phoenix, AZ Bio | LinkedIn | @TalkingTrashPHX It’s time to talk trash. Ginger Spencer, the Public Works Director of the City of Phoenix, AZ joins the podcast to talk about their ambitious waste diversion plans and the innovative programs they have to encourage economic development with trash. Ginger also shared … Continued

Meeting the Professional Development Needs of Employees

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] He’s back! Goodyear, AZ ‘s Christian Williams asks: How does your organization give employees new experiences or provide them with new learning opportunities? When positions need to get filled the first answer isn’t always starting with the standard recruitment process. A new vacancy or internal special project can provide a valuable growth and development opportunity … Continued

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