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Craig Dudek

Showing Appreciation for City Volunteers

The City of Olathe would like to know how other communities thank their city volunteers. Olathe currently has an annual Volunteer Appreciation Reception featuring an appetizer buffet, music, door prizes, and remarks by the Mayor. The event, however,... View answers and respond

Community Involvement Leadership Volunteers

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Douglas Shontz

Town Hall Meeting

An ICMA member is looking for information on town hall meetings. If you want to share you experience or innovative practices regarding town hall meetings please answer the question and I will connect you with the member. Thank you. View answers and respond

Community Involvement Elected Officials

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Mark Abeles-Allison

County Fair and Elected Official Booth

We are kicking around the idea of an elected official meet and greet booth with Town, City, Village, County and State officials at our annual county fair. Have any other fairs done this? Any downfalls/cautionary notes... View answers and respond

Management

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Council issue

I have a question for City Managers who have faced this issue before. A toxic department head is feeding information and complaints/criticisms of other departments and procedures to a councilmember. It has been my experience that the only time it... View answers and respond

Codes of Ethics Ethics Leadership Management

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Britt Lusk

Civilian/Citizen Review Board

Do any of your communities work with a Civilian or Citizens review board? We are considering starting a board but wanted to reach out to communities with experience. I am looking for answers as to how to start... View answers and respond

Community Involvement High Performance Organizations Leadership Management Process Improvement

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Howard Tipton

Employee Communication Programs

Are there several cities or counties that ICMA could point me to that are known for their employee communication programs? View answers and respond

Human Resources

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Antonia Castro-Graham

Dig Once Policies

The City of Huntington Beach is in the process of implementing our Broadband Strategic Plan. This plan calls for the City to have a Dig Once Policy. A Dig Once policy is simply coordinating street/highway construction projects with the... View answers and respond

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Michael Huggins

External Interim City Manager

What resources are available through ICMA to assist a city council in recruiting an external interim city manager while the council goes through a process to recruit and select a permanent city manager? View answers and respond

Elected Officials Legal Issues Management

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John Michrina

Commercial Movies on Municipal Cable Channel

My community operates its own municipal cable channel that is staffed with full-time employees. The municipal channel occasionally runs old black and white commercial movies on weekends. I have not seen this in my previous communities, and it... View answers and respond

Arts & Culture Technology & Data

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Interview Questions

I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for some good questions to ask either as part of a screening interview with a search firm or during an interview with the governing body or other interview panel (e.g., department directors,... View answers and respond

Management

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