Tag: Jim Hough

The Takeaway with Jim Hough, Former Banks City Manager

“Be a mentor” simple yet often difficult advise to espouse which is a main reason for the formation of ELGL in 2010. One local government professional who has lived out this credo is Jim Hough, former Banks City Manager. We caught up with Jim last week after he returned from a grueling vacation in Italy.  … Continued

Lightning Round with David Snider, City of Sandy

David Snider Economic Development Manager City of Sandy Favorite book of all-time: “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, Douglas Adams Book that is on your nightstand right now: “End This Recession Now!”, Dr. Paul Krugman (Fill in the blank) When you wake up in the morning, you are motivated by……… Mmmmm…coffee. If you ran for … Continued

A Tool for Training Budget Committees

Courtesy of Jim Hough, Banks City Manager Budget Committee Training Presentation FY 2012-13 Each year when the Budget Committee convenes for the first meeting, some of the “newbies” on the Committee are somewhat bewildered by the arcane budgeting process, and truth be told there are probably more senior Committee members who are reluctant to admit … Continued

01.20.12 The Morning Buzz

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-94JhLEiN0&w=420&h=315] Rewind RSVP: ELGL Lunch Forum with Blazers COO Sarah Mensah Job Posting: Deputy County Administrator Afternoon Delight Current OMFOA Job Postings 01.19.12 The Morning Buzz And the Knope of the Week goes to…. Alex McIntyre, LO city manager and soon-to-be Menlo Park city manager.  Alex was one of ELGL’s first speakers and challenged us to “promote professionalism in … Continued

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