For Part 1, roll down to 37 minutes and 18 seconds (37:18)
For Part 2, roll down to 1 hour, 7 minutes and 5 seconds (1:07:05)
Honoring State Senator Richard Stevens
We should mention that between the two parts of the TTF Report to Council, Mayor Weinbrecht reads a proclamation honoring Cary resident and North Carolina State Senator Richard Stevens for his service in public office. Senator Stevens thanks the Mayor and Council and makes a few remarks at the end.
Even though our time with the Town of Cary Technology Task Force (TTF) is almost over, I can’t stop researching. I’ve had the same experience with car and house shopping. You can’t turn off those compulsive Google searches even after you’ve found what you’re looking for.
Last week, I found this video on citizen engagement from PBS News Hour. It features a couple of tools we’ve discussed in our TTF meetings – SeeClickFix and MindMixer.
Some of my favorite moments in the video:
The quote from the mayor of Omaha on the town’s experience with their Engage Omaha citizen engagement effort:
If somebody has an idea at 3 a.m., they can go online and tell us about it.
And the story about how the hot dog vendor’s music annoyed one lady, but was actually beloved by the majority of the local folks.
Cary, NC – At last night’s meeting of the Tech Task Force, we talked at length about ordering our priorities for the final report to Town Council. Here’s my Top 10 Website Ideas for Town of Cary. Continue reading →
Based on several presentations by TTF members, and my own thoughts and ideas, I put the following email together for consideration by council for potential legislative agendas for the Town. Continue reading →
As a software developer, I reason about technology solutions in terms of a “stack.” That is, a stack describes the layers of technology, their discrete roles in the solution, and how these layered components coordinate and collaborate to produce the solution. Continue reading →