Tag: Washington

Cedar Rapids, IA vs. Bainbridge Island, WA

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Over the past two weeks, ELGL members and friends took part in ELGL City Hall Madness, narrowing the field from 64 to this week as we head into the Sweet Sixteen. Vote in the head-to-head match-ups to determine which city hall advances to the Elite Eight. Voting ends at midnight EST on February 17. Follow along and … Continued

College Place, WA vs. Durham, NC

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Over the past two weeks, ELGL members and friends took part in ELGL City Hall Madness, narrowing the field from 64 to this week as we head into the Sweet Sixteen. Vote in the head-to-head match-ups to determine which city hall advances to the Elite Eight. Voting ends at midnight EST on February 17. Follow along and … Continued

Troy, NY vs. Vancouver, WA

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Over the past two weeks, ELGL members and friends took part in ELGL City Hall Madness, narrowing the field from 64 to this week as we head into the Sweet Sixteen. Vote in the head-to-head match-ups to determine which city hall advances to the Elite Eight. Voting ends at midnight EST on February 17. Follow along and … Continued

Relive the Making Open Data Work Webinar

Big thanks to MRSC and Socrata for partnering with us to put on a great webinar on Open Data last week! We got to hear from three cities in the State of Washington about how they are using big data and what it takes to start a big data initiative. Below is a recap from MRSC … Continued

What is an Assistant To: Autumn Monahan, Issaquah, WA

[vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]What is an Assistant to the City Manager? In between other duties as assigned, council meetings, and a bewildering assortment of public inquiries, ELGL members identify the essential functions of the position.

Local Government Leadership & Self Awareness Training: Asotin County PUD

Local Government Leadership & Self Awareness Training April 28 @ 9:00 am, 1500 Scenic Way, Clarkston, WA Join ELGL and SGR for a free skills assessment and leadership seminar, hosted by Asotin County PUD. After registering online, you’ll receive a confirmation email with a link to an online assessment. Participants will complete this online tool … Continued

Watch the Startup Seattle Webinar

#SeattleStartup Rebecca Lovell from Startup Seattle shared some great lessons and insights during her webinar on how Seattle has gone “all in” on the technology startup sector of their economy. Attendees learned how Rebecca has worked to engage high school students, minorities and women in the technology startup scene. She’s also acted as a matchmaker, … Continued

Landing Your Dream Job: What Employers Are Looking For

The Association of Washington Cities has organized an interesting webinar around finding your dream job in local government. They have lined up three speakers who will talk all about what employers look for and what potential employees should be doing. Mark your calendars for Sept. 29! Landing your dream job in local government – what … Continued

Marilynne Beard, Deputy City Manager, Kirkland (WA)

We’re back with another installment of The Assistant series where we sit down with Assistant and Deputy City (& County) Managers to get their take on local government. Today we hear from Marilynne Beard the Deputy City Manager of Kirkland, Washington. Background Check Marilynne Beard (connect on LinkedIn) was hired in 1988 by the City … Continued

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