Tag: Ben Kittelson

The Movement Podcast: The Work is Never Done with Ben Kittelson

This week our very own Ben Kittelson, ELGL Board of Directors and GovLove Co-Host, joined The Movement Podcast to talk about local government and the role that government has in the mobility sector. Topics include: The origins of ELGL and the approach to GovLove Trends in mobility in local government Approaches to equity and equitable … Continued

Podcast: The 2020 GovieLovies

It’s been a year. The GovLove co-hosts teamed up to hand out awards and recap the fifth full year of a podcast about local government. Kirsten, Kent, Alyssa, Javon, and Ben all selected four of their favorite episodes to honor with the most prestigious award in local government podcasting, a GovieLovie. They also debated the … Continued

Podcast: The GovieLovies – Best Episodes of 2018

The hosts of GovLove pick the best episodes of the year. The best episodes of the year. All five regular GovLove hosts teamed up to hand out awards and recap the year of GovLove. Kirsten, Alyssa, Javon, Kent and Ben all selected four of their favorite episodes to honor with the most prestigious award in … Continued

The FY 2018-19 ELGL Budget

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. As any of you readers in who work in budget offices know, May and June is peak budget time. I’m actually writing this from the City of Durham’s first of two full day work sessions on the proposed FY 2018-19 budget. I’m humming the classic Christmas carol under … Continued

Bike to Work Month? – Buzzin’

Right Now with Ben What I’m Reading: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt Very invested in this book, I love the premise of the author moving to a city and writing about the people they meet. The book is a portrait of Savannah, Georgia and the unique characters, places and culture … Continued

A Taste of #ELGL18 with Ben Kittelson, City of Durham, NC

Know before you go… Meet other #ELGL18 attendees before you head to Golden, Colorado. Continue the conversation in the #ELGL18 Facebook Group or by following the #ELGL18 Twitter List. Ben Kittelson City of Durham, North Carolina & ELGL Board of Directors Connect: LinkedIn & Twitter My favorite adventure in life was…. So far, going to Portugal with my wife for a … Continued

Community Conversations – Buzzin’

Right Now with Ben What I’m Reading: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel I love this book. I started reading it on Saturday and couldn’t put it down until I finished it last night. Station Eleven tells the story of a world rocked by a flu epidemic. One so bad that society as we … Continued

#5: Millennials Are Not Adults

The revamped ELGL website received more than 300,000 views this year. Members and visitors were treated to a wide array of stories from the #13Percent to infrastructure to work/life balance. While some of you dropped by to visit the rapidly growing webinar library or check out the latest job postings. Our crack staff has sorted … Continued

#13Percent: Understand, Combat, and Change

The #13Percent initiative is sweeping the country with mentions in Governing Magazine and GovExec. We’ll continue to highlight the lack of diversity in local government and hope that you’ll help us raise awareness by sharing the #13Percent initiative with colleagues, on social media, and in conversations.

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