Tag: Matt Horn

Fantastic Flop Fridays: The Great Garbage Fire of 2010-2011

Each month, a guest columnist will share a story about a failure–and the lessons learned. This month, Matt Horn, Director of Local Government Solutions at IBTS,  shares his experience of rolling out Priority-Based Budgeting. Are you interested in sharing your story as part of this new series? Sign up here to blog.  Preamble I want to open by … Continued

A Taste of #ELGL18 with Matt Horn, IBTS

Know before you go… Meet #ELGL18 attendees before you head to Golden, Colorado. Continue the conversation in the #ELGL18 Facebook Group or by following the #ELGL18 Twitter List. Matt Horn Institute for Building and Technology Safety – Deputy Director, Local Government Solutions Connect: LinkedIn My favorite adventure in life was…. In my very early 20’s, as a military reservist, I … Continued

I Have to Ask You: Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Staff Reduction

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. By Matt Horn (Web, LinkedIn, Twitter) It’s sitting out there, glaring at you.  That ominous, hateful budget summary sheet that shows the bulkiest, most costly, fastest growing expense item in your, as-yet, unbalanced budget.   Staffing.   Millions and millions of … Continued

Ideas Worth Sharing: Enhancing Service Delivery Through Shared Services

By Matt Horn (Web, LinkedIn, Twitter), City Manager, Geneva, NY Hey, you got your Geneva in my Canandaigua!  No way, you got your Canandaigua in my Geneva! It’s the age old question:  we need more, better services, but how do we pay for them?  As with most questions, you learned the answer in Kindergarten:  share! My first … Continued

Who Are You? with Mathew Horn, City of Geneva, NY

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. Mathew Horn (LinkedIn) is the City Manager for the City of Geneva, New York. Previously, he served … Continued

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