Tag: North Texas

I Have to Ask You: Data-Driven Decision Making

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week MeghanMarie Fowler-Finn, Performance Manager at District Department of Transportation, highlights three examples of data driven decision-making.  A few hours before writing this I had just returned home from my first 12-hour shift of the year in … Continued

I Have to Ask You: Embracing Smart Benches

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week Edward Krafcik, Soofa, addresses the three biggest challenges in getting cities to embrace smart benches. How do you overcome this? Since the early days of 2015, I’ve been digging into problems facing municipalities and counties to learn how … Continued

I Have to Ask You: Is Local Government Inviting to Young Professionals?

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week Alyssa Wolverton (LinkedIn) discusses your experience as a young professional in local government. I don’t know if I am allowed to honestly answer the question “is local government inviting to young professionals?” It would help my odds … Continued

WI: Kevin Lahner, City of Burlington, City Administrator

Fifty Nifty Takeaways What do we hope to learn from this series? We hope you will gain a better understanding of the unique characteristics of local government in each state, we hope you will learn that there are others like you who are motivated to make a difference through the public sector, and we hope … Continued

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