#169 The GovieLovie Awards & 2017 Year End Look Back

We take the last episode of the year to recognize our favorite episodes and interviews of 2017. GovLove hosts Kent Wyatt, Kirsten Wyatt and Ben Kittelson all handed out awards in different categories to their 15 favorite episodes. The episode also covered the most listened to episodes of the year and plans for 2018. Topics: 2017 recap (1:05), Most listened to episodes (4:05), Segments! Best gifts & funniest ELGL thing in 2017 (7:55), The GovieLovie Awards (16:30), Looking ahead to 2018 (1:00:20), and Can't let it go (1:06:00). Awards: Tee Hee: #155 Practical Innovation in Syracuse & Anchorage with Sam Edelstein & Brendan Babb Data Download: #135 Harnessing the Power of Data with Leigh Tami, Cincinnati, OH 5 O’Clock Somewhere: #140 Mayor Levar Stoney, Richmond, VA Sticky: #160 Serving with Your Whole Heart in Little Rock, Arkansas with Melissa Bridges & Susan Langley Mind Opener: #104 Empathy & Disruption in City Management with Kelly McAdoo Tag Team: #147 Local Government Law: Are You Tweeting Into Trouble? With Dan Bolin & Julie Tappendorf Hire Me Now: #122 Broadening Neighborhood Engagement in Seattle, WA with Kathy Nyland Unexpected Magic: #154 Battling Homelessness in San Rafael, CA with Andrew Henning Knope of the Year: #143 Commissioner Denise Driehaus, Hamilton County, OH Brought Me To Tears: #158 Managing Crisis in Gatlinburg, TN with City Manager Cindy Cameron Ogle Dream Come True: #167 The New Urban Crisis with Richard Florida Innovation, Baby! #105 The Wellbeing Initiative with Julie Rusk, Santa Monica, CA Wonk: #162 Behavioral Insights & Benchmarking in Scottsdale, AZ with Brent Stockwell Elephant in the Room: #132 Race & Diversity in the Planning Profession with Giovania Tiarachristie I want you back again: #119 GFOA's New Executive Director, Chris Morrill

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