Tag: Cal Horton

Guidepost #4 – Cal Horton, Town of Chapel Hill (NC)

Today, we hear from Cal Horton, the retired former Chapel Hill town manager. He also served as the Decatur, Georgia assistant city manager;  Chapel Hill director of public safety; and the City of Charlotte in various positions. Remember that the average fellow with whom you talk, whether he is a member of the council, one of … Continued

GA: Peggy Merriss, City of Decatur, City Manager

Our Take on Georgia In 2013, ELGL hosted Bonnie Svrcek, the second woman ICMA president so it’s only appropriate that our Fifty Nifty initiative stops in Georgia to highlight the distinguished career of the first women ICMA president, Peggy Merriss. While we all know Georgia is the headquarters of East Coast rap, ELGL also associates … Continued

The Takeaway with Cal Horton, Former Chapel Hill Town Manager

In a way Cal Horton introduced several ELGL members (Heather Martin, Kent Wyatt, and Kirsten Wyatt) to the world of local government in Oregon. While first year students at the UNC MPA program, we signed up for a City Management class taught by Cal Horton, Chapel Hill town manager (at the time) and David Ammons, … Continued

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