“Cross between The Atlantic magazine and Buzzfeed”
Welcome to our new member feature. We’ve all heard the excuse “I’m too busy” too many times so we’ve simplified our new member feature to illicit short, meaningful responses.
City of Boulder, CO – Assistant City Manager
Casey Earp serves as the Assistant City Manager I in the City of Boulder, Colorado where he works on project coordination, strategic planning and policy development and general organizational support. Earp graduated from Colorado State University and is working on his Master’s in Public Policy at the University of Colorado, Denver. Previously, Earp served as the Assistant to the City Manager in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
What I Am Watching: True Detective; I can’t figure out if I hate it or not yet.
What I Am Motivated By: To leave it better than you found it.
What I Am Reading: Social Physics
What I Want From ELGL: A cool network of people that share experiences about trying to navigate this field. Your good ideas J
What I Wish Local Government Did Better: Celebrate success and take credit.
What I Am Afraid of:
What I Wish I Was Doing (Instead of Completing This Questionnaire): Anything outside or inside…
What I Consider As My Career Accomplishments: Right now, my new role at the City of Boulder. Previously, working on a team that got a streetscape plan passed that had been discussed since 1984 – I wasn’t on this planet when the conversation started.
What I Am Listening To: Economist digital version – way too long to read each week. I am also a sucker for bluegrass music.
What Song/Movie Makes Me Cry: Frankenweenie
What I Wish People Knew About Me:
You can tell me if my jokes are not funny… they usually aren’t.
What I Am Wishing Would Go Away: Student Debt – across the board.
What I Think of Professional Associations: some times good, some times not good- get in where you fit in.
What I Am Doing This Summer:
Seemingly going to every wedding in the U.S. and exploring my new city.
What I Wished You Asked Me: You nailed it – queue the gifs.