Posts Tagged: village

Three Comments Newly Elected Local Government Officials Should Never Make

After years of local government service and extensive personal observations of public officials I have listed below three comments that – newly elected or appointed -local public officials should never, ever make during a public meeting. These comments have absolutely no connection with the reality of local government. 1. Based on my experience … 2…. Read more »

A Primer For Local Government Officials Who Want To Jump Start Economic Development

Any easy way to grasp “how to jump start local economic development” is to understand that every community across America {except where the sale of liquor is prohibited by a municipal law or County ordinance} has three types of bars? There are trendy upscale bars – the nightclubs, supper clubs and ethnic pubs. Places where… Read more »

How I Wound Up Working for Government

It was local government day and seniors from the local high school were invited to visit City Hall. Those students who took the field trip to City Hall were given a tour of all the City offices and then they had lunch with several members of the City Council. After lunch, they were invited to… Read more »

Incredible Time Management Tools

Time management is critical for local government administrators and managers. During my career in local government I found three tools that helped me retain control of my time. With the New Year here I thought I’d share these tools to see if you can incorporate them for your use. If this article is of value… Read more »

Seeking Local Government Acroynms

Your help is requested. During my extensive time in local government we used a variety of acroynms . Acroynms that would help us briefly describe the issue before us. Below is a list of the some of the acroynms I frequently used. If you have any, or know of any, acryonms used in local governments… Read more »

What Could Possibly Be Next?

450,000 Govies Outta Work in FY2012 Sorry for the grim news, but that that’s exactly what they reported last week. So, if you’re a government worker either for a state, county, town or village – pink slips are in the forecast. If you thought it was bad last year (300,000 jobs were cut) – brace… Read more »

Digital World Village

Vision of Digital World Village By – Srinidhi Boray (Ingine Inc) By syndication of both content acquisition and in delivery, Federal information can be disseminated to broad array of devices, from broad array of sources. eLearning & eEducation eManagement Federal funded Visual Digital Themes Invigorate ecosystem by intuitive themes Invigorate tourism (tourist attraction & museum)… Read more »