Tag: Texas

UMAST Conference: November 8 in San Antonio

Updated: November 7 at 10:51 CST I’m sitting on the UTSA campus, finalizing the presentations for today’s #ELGLInspire and soaking in the college vibe. Seriously – the best part of my job is visiting campuses and being reminded of the hope and energy that universities exude. I’m really excited for today’s event – it’s our … Continued

#ELGLTakeoverTuesday: Town of Bartonville, Texas

Howdy Y’all! My name is Michael Montgomery and I will be operating the ELGL50 Instagram account for another exciting edition of #ELGLTakeoverTuesday. (Tuesday, September 18, 2018) For the last two years, I have served as the Town Administrator for the Town of Bartonville, Texas. Bartonville is a rural community in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. I will … Continued

Intersection of Faith & Public Service: Bless Like A Champion Today

In the series, ELGL members talk about how they balance their personal faith with their public service careers. By Gabe Reaume, City Manager of Saginaw, Texas  The Beatitudes are a series of statements about people that Jesus of Nazareth shared in the early verses of the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 5. The Beatitudes are practical … Continued

Podcast: Technology & Innovation in San Antonio, TX

Jose De La Cruz Chief Innovation Officer City of San Antonio, TX Bio | LinkedIn Craig Hopkins Chief Information Officer City of San Antonio, TX Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Using tech and innovation to improve people’s lives. Two CIOs, one city. Jose De La Cruz the Chief Innovation Officer and Craig Hopkins the Chief Information … Continued

Podcast: Planning Peeps with Kyle Kingma, Tyler, TX

Kyle Kingma Planning Manager Tyler, TX LinkedIn | Twitter Finding a human way to talk about planning. Kyle Kingma the founder of Planning Peeps and the Planning Manager for the City of Tyler, Texas joined GovLove to talk about the memes and fun spirit behind the community for planners, by planners. Kyle discussed his path into planning as well … Continued

GovLove Podcast: The San Antonio Sessions

Not to pat ourselves on the back, but the San Antonio Sessions of the GovLove podcast was some of our best work. In case you’ve been living under a rock or haven’t subscribed to GovLove, we hit the road last month and set up a mobile studio at the ICMA Conference in San Antonio. The GovLove … Continued

Making the Most of a Professional Conference

AJ Fawver, the Planning Director in Amarillo, Texas shares her perspectives on land use, planning, and community development in this series. Learn more about AJ from her GovLove interview. On the heels of another successful American Planning Association (APA) Texas chapter conference, I feel compelled to write about things to keep in mind when attending a conference geared … Continued

Planning Ahead for a Growing Senior Population

AJ Fawver, the Planning Director in Amarillo, Texas shares her perspectives on land use, planning, and community development in this series. Learn more about AJ from her GovLove interview. When we are going about the important work of planning and shaping cities, it is important to not oversimplify the group of people we serve.  After all, … Continued

Podcast: Marc Ott, Executive Director, ICMA

Marc Ott Executive Director International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Bio From City Manager of Austin, Texas to leading ICMA, get to know Marc Ott. The Executive Director of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), Marc Ott, joined GovLove to discuss his career path in local government and his first year on the job at ICMA. … Continued

Podcast: Marc Ott, Executive Director, ICMA

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