Tag: Katie Babits


All of these presidential hopefuls coming out of the woodwork makes me reminisce about SNL presidential spoofs.  So enjoy today’s morning buzz on the lighter side, while we pay homage to the best satirical presidents.


And a happy St. Patty’s day to ye! A traditional holiday that easily translates to a love of #localgov, here’s to green beer, green buildings, & Park’s & Rec (because parks are green). Right Now with Katie Babits What I’m Listening To: The Dropkick Murphy’s What I’m Watching:  The Boondock Saints What I’m Reading: Irish … Continued


Happy Tuesday morning to you!  As ELGL has been illuminating the lack of diversity in the executive level of #localgov, it appears that the Academy still has some illuminating to do themselves.  Nothing shows their need for diversity better than by a collection of memes & GIFs.  Read on about the Oscars, women underrepresented in MBA … Continued


Happy Tuesday!  What better way to start the second day of the work week than with a barrage of Ron Swanson.  Also, see how states stand in a map of civil rights issues, find out how regulations struggle to prevent train wrecks in the snowy seasons, and a reminder that gentrification was being fought in … Continued


As I was traveling through the Midwest this past weekend, I was reminded of the amazingly random roadside attractions.  So along with your dose of local government happenings, you will see some of the favorite places to stop and stretch your legs. Right Now With Katie Babits What I’m Listening to – Re-listening to Serial (it’s … Continued

6 Tips for Writing a Resume by Katie Babits, Veneta, OR

In this series of articles, ELGL members will reflect on the themes from our recent survey on careers. Katie Babits, City of Veneta, OR management analyst, leads us off with six tips for writing a resume. 6 Tips for Writing a Resume by Katie Babits – LinkedIn and Twitter Upon graduating from the Missouri State University MPA program in … Continued

360 Review of Local Government with Katie Babits, Veneta, OR

Who doesn’t love a good ol’ fashioned performance reivew? ELGL loves them so much that we’re embarking on a “360 Review of Local Government.” We’re going to evaulate every single inch of the local government arena by talking to ourselves (a.k.a: other local government professionals), tech companies, journalists, professors, and anyone else who hasn’t blocked our … Continued

Deep Thoughts with Katie Babits, City of Veneta, OR

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Katie Babits City of Veneta, OR – Management Analyst Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is… …an incredible opportunity to meet … Continued

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