Manager’s Update: November 21, 2013
In this week’s Manager’s Update, I talk with Denise Merdon from Gilbert Parks and Recreation about the upcoming Gilbert Days celebrations. For details about the events this weekend, visit www.gilbertaz.gov/gilbert-days.
Manager’s Update: November 6, 2013
For information on personal and family preparedness visit:
FEMA’s Are you Ready at http://www.ready.gov/be-informed
Red Cross’s Plan and Prepare at http://www.redcross.org/prepare
Note: Our apologies for the background music in this video. During this interview the fabulous Gilbert Fire Department bagpipes were warming up for the Veteran’s Day Ceremony.
Manager’s Update: October 24, 2013
In this week’s Manager’s Update, I talk to Kyle Mieras in Development Services about the success of their One Stop Shop and how it’s improving the permitting process. For more information, watch the latest One Stop Shop video.
Manager’s Update: October 10, 2013
This week, I go behind-the-scenes with Digital Journalists Gardenia Lamadrid and Jessica Bautista to demonstrate how the Manager’s Update video series is shot and produced.
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Manager’s Update: September 26, 2013
In this Manager’s Update, I speak with the new Town of Gilbert Public Works Director Ken Morgan. Ken brings an extensive background in Public Works operations to the Gilbert team. Most recently working with the City of Phoenix as the Deputy Water Services Director, Ken has also served as the Operations Manager for Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities, overseeing the water distribution and wastewater collection crews in the operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of infrastructure. In addition to serving as the District Supervisor for the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District, Ken also managed the building, construction management, design, planning, and Streets operations for O’Fallon, Missouri prior to moving to Charlotte Mecklenburg.
Manager’s Update: September 12, 2013
For this weeks Manager’s Update I spoke with Carrie Bosley, the Director of Human Resources for the Town of Gilbert. Bosley gives an update on the town’s Talent Management Strategy and next steps in the coming year.
Manager’s Update: August 29, 2013
This week, I talk with Mayor John Lewis about the Annual Council Retreat. You can view the full video of the retreat presentations here: Council Retreat Presentations
Manager’s Update: August 15, 2013
This week, I sit down with our new Parks & Recreation Director Rod Buchanan. Take a look and see what he brings to the town.
To find out more about Parks & Rec. in Gilbert, Arizona visit: http://www.gilbertaz.gov/parks/
Manager’s Update: August 1, 2013
This week, I sit down with Gilbert Fire & Rescue Community Services Coordinator Jean Machnicki to talk about Drowning Impact Awareness Month. You can find out about the drowning prevention programs in Gilbert at our website at www.gilbertaz.gov/watersafety.
Manager’s Update: July 10, 2013
Due to the events related to the lives lost in the Yarnell Fire, this Manager’s Update is being posted one week early and is dedicated to the Prescott 19.
This week I talk with Assistant Fire Chief Vance Gray about the Yarnell fire and Gilbert Fire & Rescue and Gilbert Police Department’s involvement and what we can all do to help.
Join Gilbert Police and Gilbert Fire & Rescue for Guns vs. Hoses, a charity hockey game this Saturday. Admission is free and all donations will go to the 100 Club of Arizona Survivor’s fund. The event is Saturday July 13 @ 12:00, at Gilbert Polar Ice.
Donations can also be made online: http://www.100club.org.
Please look for my next update on August 1.