Tag: Kansas City

Mt. Rushmore with Javon Davis, City of Kansas City, MO

It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking for your top four list on a variety of topics. Javon Davis City of Kansas City, Missouri – Cookingham-Noll Management Fellow  Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter Issues Facing Kansas City Racial and economic segregation Health inequities Small tax base Gun violence Dinner Guests Barack Obama Drake Bryan Stevenson … Continued

#CityHallSelfie Hype Page

Here are the best City Hall Selfie Day promos from 2017. If you haven’t already, we hope you’ll consider becoming an ELGL member.   City of El Paso, Texas Scottsdale Police Department City of University Park, Texas City of Bryan, Texas City of Columbia, Missouri Tomorrow is City Hall Selfie Day! Take a selfie at any … Continued

Dealing with Trolls: Handling Negativity in the Age of Social Media

Link: Register for the Nov. 24 Webinar Dealing with Trolls ELGL is excited to announce a new webinar coming up in a couple of weeks! Chris Hernandez the Communications Director of Kansas City, Missouri will be chatting with us about handling negativity as a government communicator. From trolls on facebook to the local anti-government blog, every … Continued

Cuckoo for Cookingham

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]You may have noticed that we get a little cuckoo for LP Cookingham here at ELGL. Currently, during ELGL’s #MoKanELGL trip, we’re jonesing to get our photo in front of KCMO city hall (an #LPSelfie) and learn all we can about his legacy from KCMO ACMs Rick Usher and Kimiko Gilmore. But for those of … Continued

Rick Usher on Bringing Google Fiber to Kansas City

This week we had the opportunity to hear from Rick Usher the Assistant City Manager of Kansas City, Missouri about the efforts he and others went through to bring Google Fiber to Kansas City. It was an informative webinar and Rick even brought on a special guest to give her point of view.

Webinar: Bringing Google Fiber to Kansas City

The Google Fiber Experience in Kansas City When Google announced a new program to provide super fast internet to select cities, local governments around the country jumped at the idea. To bring something new and innovative to a city would be seen as a great accomplishment for elected officials and public administrators alike. But the work … Continued

Urban Center Is Budget Hole

Kansas City, Mo., Must Set Aside Millions as Complex Falls Short of Projections By ELIOT BROWN, Wall Street Journal   The tab is mounting for Kansas City, Mo., on a bet it made during the real-estate boom on an $850 million entertainment district meant to breathe new life into its struggling downtown. The lingering shortfalls come … Continued

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