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Podcast: Creating a State of the City Event with Kent Wyatt, Tigard, OR

Kent Wyatt Communications Director City of Tigard, Oregon LinkedIn | Twitter Late night in Tigard. Kent Wyatt, Communications Director for the City of Tigard, Oregon, joined the podcast to talk about the City’s creative approach to the annual State of the City address. He discussed how to make the State of the City more authentic … Continued

#CityHallSelfie Day Award: Best Use of Props

We’re rolling out the winner announcements from 2019 #CityHallSelfie Day! Winners receive a trophy and selfie stick from Bang the Table. Winner for Best Use of Props goes to… City of Scottsdale, Arizona When it’s a record heat day in Scottsdale and you’re asked to take a #CityHallSelfie you have to do what you have to … Continued

Implementing Lean in HR

Brandi Leos, City of Tigard (LinkedIn & Twitter) What I’m listening to – An all-female 90s playlist I created after hearing a new song, Ladies in the 90s What I’m watching – YouTube videos on various home improvement projects Over the past several months, my organization has been providing lean training to managers (including department … Continued

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

I Have to Ask: Working for Four Cities

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week Nic Westendorf, City of Tualatin, shares takeaways from working for four cities in the Portland Metro area. This past year was a whirlwind. As a ELGL Local Government Fellow, I spent the last 12 months working … Continued

Like My Facebook Page, Please

Right Now with Kent Wyatt, ELGL Co-Founder What I Am Hearing: Michael Jordan whine from having a few teeth extracted. What I Am Reading: Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South What I Am Listening To: Motion Sickness by Phoebe Bridgers What I Am Thinking: Funfetti … Continued

2018 Clarity Award Finalists

UPDATE! Village of Buffalo Grove, Illinois takes home the top prize. The Clarity Award, presented by ELGL and Cartegraph, recognizes governments that are telling clear, compelling stories, and engaging their employees and/or their residents by moving the needle in measurable, actionable ways. After a nomination period where submissions were received from across the country, the … Continued

Now Hiring: Human Resources Business Partner

City of Tigard — Human Resources Business Partner (32 hours per week) Are you an experienced HR professional looking for part-time work in a professional HR setting while maintaining the benefits of working full-time?  If so, we hope you’ll consider joining our team!  The new HR Business Partner will work 8 hours each day, Monday … Continued

Pop Quiz with Sarah Ross Dickson, UNC MPA Student

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Sarah Ross Dickson Job Title: ‎Student … Continued

Pop Quiz with Nic Westendorf, Cities of Sherwood and Tigard

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Nic Westendorf Job Title: ‎ELGL Fellow … Continued

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