Tag: City Management

Podcast: Management & Neighborhood Engagement with Cynthia Barber, Tallahassee, FL

Cynthia Barber Deputy City Manager City of Tallahassee, Florida LinkedIn | Facebook Making a difference. Cynthia Barber, Deputy City Manager for the City of Tallahassee, Florida, joined the podcast to discuss infrastructure projects and how the City involves the community through their Neighborhood First program. She shared how Tallahassee earned LEED certification and how hurricane plans … Continued

Podcast: Empowering Women in Local Government with Pamela Antil

Pamela Antil City Manager City of Encinitas, California LinkedIn Encouraging diversity. Pamela Antil, the City Manager of the City of Encinitas, California and Founder of the League of Women in Government, joined the podcast to talk about diversity in local government. She shared what the League of Women in Government does and why they were … Continued

Seven Decades of Destruction – Part II: The Remedies

Pearland, TX City Manager Clay Pearson writes in part two of his guest blog about why local government benefits from regularly reading the business press. In this post, he explores this June 1, 2019 article in “Forbes” by Geoff Colvin with Phil Wahba. Read Part I: The Situation The blog is an interpretation from the … Continued

City Managers Are Not Pithy, Just Professional

This post is by ELGL member Clay Pearson, in response to this Governing blog about Pueblo, Colorado’s form of government. Really? Advocating a form of government so there’s one person supposed to answer the phone for a developer inquiry? Seems certain to break down at the first sign of delegation from the all-knowing singular boss. … Continued

Counties Are Better!

What I’m listening to – My Daily Mix on Spotify What I’m watching – College football What I’m doing – Exploring the largest hot springs pool in the world I recently had a conversation with a veteran City Manager in my state who was most curious about what it was like working for a county. … Continued

Podcast: City Manager Troy Schulte, Kansas City, Missouri

Troy Schulte City Manager Kansas City, Missouri Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Leading Kansas City. Troy Schulte, the City Manager of Kansas City, MO, joined GovLove to talk about leading an organization of 4,400 employees. He discussed the City’s bond program, using performance and data in local government, and the Royals World Series chances. He also talked about the … Continued

Podcast: Jennifer Teal, City Administrator, Gahanna, OH

Jennifer Teal City Administrator Gahanna, Ohio LinkedIn | Twitter Leading Gahanna, Ohio and improving processes. City Administrator Jennifer Teal joins GovLove to discuss how she’s used her black belt in Lean Six Sigma to improve operations and the unique way they taught residents to use roundabouts. Jennifer also shared her experience as a female City … Continued

Podcast: The Importance of Organizational Culture with Ron Holifield

Ron Holifield CEO Strategic Government Resources (SGR) LinkedIn | Twitter Ron Holifield from Strategic Government Resources comes on the podcast to discuss culture and how it can impact hiring and brand perception. The interview covers everything from servant leadership to how prepared local governments are for the “silver tsunami.” Subscribe: Learn More About Strategic Government Resources – … Continued

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