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).
5 O’Clock Somewhere: #140 Mayor Levar Stoney, Richmond, VA
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
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