Tag: Budgeting

Podcast: Budgeting During COVID-19 with Gregory Patrick, Norfolk, VA

Gregory Patrick Budget Director City of Norfolk, Virginia LinkedIn | Twitter Strategic planning and managing resources during a crisis. Gregory Patrick, the Budget Director for the City of Norfolk, Virginia, joined the podcast to talk about how his office is putting together an annual budget during COVID-19. He shared how their process has changed and … Continued

Podcast: Priority Based Budgeting with Chris Fabian, ResourceX

Chris Fabian Co-Founder ResourceX LinkedIn | Twitter Reinventing fiscal analytics. Chris Fabian, the Co-Founder of ResourceX, joined the podcast to talk about his work with local governments and improving how they prioritize the services they provide. Chris shared why ResourceX was started and examples from communities doing priority based budgeting. He also talked about government … Continued

Don’t Fool Yourself

ELGL recently hosted an #ELGLBookClub on “City on the Line.” As part of this effort, author Andrew Kleine gifted five copies of the book to ELGL members so they could read, participate, and share what they’re learning with the ELGL family. This first installment is by Denton, TX Assistant to the City Manager Ryan Adams. … Continued

Podcast: City on the Line – Outcome Budgeting with Andrew Kleine

Andrew Kleine Author, City on the Line Former Budget Director, Baltimore, MD Website | LinkedIn | Twitter Budgeting for Outcomes. In his new book Andrew Kleine, the former Budget Director for the City of Baltimore, MD, challenges how local governments budget. He writes about how he changed budgeting in Baltimore to focus on outcomes rather than … Continued

I Have to Ask: Adopting Cloud-Based Budgeting Software

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week Paul Felton, OpenGov, addresses common misconceptions about cloud-based budgeting software. As many of you know or are learning, budgeting and planning in the public sector can be a huge challenge.   Not only is it mission critical … Continued

Where Hip-Hop & Local Government Meet

Right Now w/India Adams What I’m Listening to: KOD- J.Cole What I’m Watching: Real Housewives of Potomac It is an interesting time in America. In the last month, Kanye West discussed becoming a community developer. His wife, Kim Kardashian met with the President to discuss criminal justice reform. And, J. Cole tackled community policing and … Continued

I Have to Ask: Can You Change Traditional Ways of Budgeting?

In this series, ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt asks guest columnists to respond to one of three questions. This week Andrew Kleine, President at Andrew Kleine Consulting, LLC, helps provide context around innovation in budgeting.  Do the words “innovation” and “budgeting” belong in the same sentence?  I say yes, but in most cities, counties, townships, school … Continued

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