Tag: City of Lakewood

10 Commandments for Online Engagement

This guest post is from Amanda Nagl of Bang the Table Use these ten tips like an online engagement Bible and reap the rewards of better-designed projects; a more informed community who provides usable feedback.  1. Thou shalt not use jargon. All fields create their own language, no one is impressed by it anymore.  Avoid … Continued

Future of Public Hearings

Travis Parker, City of Lakewood Colorado Planning Director, writes about how the role of technology played in changing the public hearing process in Lakewood.   Throughout our country the business of local government is conducted in public hearings. Councils, boards and commissions sit behind a dais on a weeknight and listen to public comment before deliberating … Continued

A Taste of #ELGL18 with Allison Scheck, City of Lakewood, Colorado

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. Allison Scheck Public Engagement and Operations Manager, City of Lakewood, Colorado Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter My favorite adventure in life was…. backing Southeast Asia as a late teen. GREAT experience and … Continued

Who Are You? with Paolo Beltran, City of Lakewood, CA

As part of a grueling ELGL initiation process, new members are asked to complete our version of the Wonderlic test. It’s an open book test and participants do not have to use a dull number 2 pencil to fill in tiny circles. Paolo Beltran (LinkedIn) is the Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Lakewood, … Continued

My Story with Adam Lincoln, City of Pullman, WA

Update: Congrats to the new Pullman City Supervisor….Adam Lincoln I started working in local government when…I accepted a position with the City of SeaTac, WA as a City Management Intern. I was trying to find an opportunity to work in local government and many cities have limited their entry-level management positions (management analyst, assistant to, … Continued

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