CCAP County News – Our first big magazine piece

The September/October 2012 issue of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania focuses on social media. Red Boot Media was invited to write about designing a social media plan for county government. The piece reviews some of the major points we stress when starting with social media and how to consider each one. Berks County Commissioner Christian Leinbach also shared some of his experiences using various tools to communicate with his constituency.

Click here to download a .pdf of the article.

Treatment of vulvovaginitis treatment of vulvovaginitis. Weight loss website reviews weight loss website reviews. Free nude cam live free nude cam live. Pillow for tinnitus sufferers pillow for tinnitus sufferers. Weight loss loss pills weight loss loss pills. Trannycam models trannycam models. Itraconazole dose candida itraconazole dose candida. Rheumatoid arthritis myofascial release rheumatoid arthritis myofascial release. Easy piano easy piano. Tmj help org tmj help org. Gynexin gynecomastia treatment gynexin gynecomastia treatment. Supplements help shrink fibroids supplements help shrink fibroids. Phentermine user phentermine user. 5 tips to stop hair loss 5 tips to stop hair loss. Top hoodia products top hoodia products. Natural relief heartburn pregnancy natural relief heartburn pregnancy. Piano lessons lichfield staffordshire piano lessons lichfield staffordshire. Psoriasis israeli treatment psoriasis israeli treatment. Bv homeopathic remedies bv homeopathic remedies. Sweat block coupon sweat block coupon. Plans for dresser plans for dresser. Free loft bed plans free loft bed plans. Homeopathic remedies excessive sweating homeopathic remedies excessive sweating. Mychelle rosacea reviews mychelle rosacea reviews. Woman web cam woman web cam. Difference between subjective objective tinnitus difference between subjective objective tinnitus. Treatment of vulvovaginitis treatment of vulvovaginitis. Cam web gays cam web gays. Schuppenflechte kopfhaut bild schuppenflechte kopfhaut bild. Latino cam latino cam. Tmj hobart tmj hobart. Does getting braces help tmj does getting braces help tmj. Oral treatment fibroids oral treatment fibroids. Tinnitus treatment charlotte nc tinnitus treatment charlotte nc. Take colon cleanse acai berry diet take colon cleanse acai berry diet. Herbal essences hair loss herbal essences hair loss. Gay free camchat gay free camchat. Rheumatoid arthritis clicking neck rheumatoid arthritis clicking neck. Prevent sweating natural remedies prevent sweating natural remedies

What is the citizen’s responsibility? – GovLoop.com

Read the full post with all comments here. Originally posted 7/26/12 at 10:39 am

I’m in Winchester, Kentucky now, visiting my friend Commissioner Rick Smith and his lovely wife Suzy. Rick has been an elected official in Clark County for more than twenty years. They are lifelong residents; Rick is a cattle farmer, Suzy is a former speech pathologist and they are involved in the community. We had a nice chat last night over dinner about citizen involvement and responsibilities.

Most people know, or think they know, what the elected official’s responsibilities are to the public. They serve the public good and provide services that will benefit the community in an honest and open manner. I asked Rick what he thought the citizen’s responsibilities to the public are in this context. Quite simply, he feels that it is everyone’s duty to vote. How sad that around 40% of eligible voters nationwide and 20% of eligible voters in Clark County come out to vote. Rick would like this to change. Voting determines leadership and future projects. With a population of approximately 34,000, decisions in Clark County are made by those individuals voters trust to act responsibly for the fiscal and social health of the county. More voices might make those in office nervous, but greater public involvement in the democratic process will lead to a better community.

What do you think? Do you agree with Commissioner Smith that an increase in voting will lead to overall improved citizen experiences? What is the public’s responsibility?

Ionamin diet pill side effects ionamin diet pill side effects. Phentermine pills for sale phentermine pills for sale. Homemade webcam homemade webcam. What supplement should i take to lose weight what supplement should i take to lose weight. How to treat sweaty armpits how to treat sweaty armpits. Tinnitus mineral supplement tinnitus mineral supplement. Hoodia gordonii plants buy hoodia gordonii plants buy. Hoodia amazon hoodia amazon. Gay web cams free gay web cams free. Natural therapy for thrush natural therapy for thrush. Hemorrhoid home treatment 2014 hemorrhoid home treatment 2014. Bacterial vaginosis treatment at home bacterial vaginosis treatment at home. Treatments thinning hair women treatments thinning hair women. Lista medicamentos causan tinnitus lista medicamentos causan tinnitus. Trans cam sex trans cam sex. Teramine for sale teramine for sale. Lyme disease treatment guidelines lyme disease treatment guidelines. Herbal supplements hsv herbal supplements hsv. Canberra piano lessons canberra piano lessons. Hemorrhoids pain in legs hemorrhoids pain in legs. Bv bargain co uk bv bargain co uk. Cam to cam men cam to cam men. Drugs known cause tinnitus drugs known cause tinnitus. Webcam gays free webcam gays free. How to stop sweating feet how to stop sweating feet. Rheumatoid arthritis prescription medications rheumatoid arthritis prescription medications. Diy planter box ideas diy planter box ideas. New diet pill phentermine new diet pill phentermine. Use human growth hormone use human growth hormone

Colorado Counties: Success and Challenges to New Media Use – GovLoop.com

Read the full post with comments here. Originally posted 6/21/12 at 1:30 pm

In April I wrote briefly about Commissioner Audrey Danner from Moffat County, Colorado and her efforts in using social media to connect with her constituents.

I had a chance to sit down with Commissioner Danner earlier this month at the Colorado Counties, Inc. summer conference and talk a bit more about Moffat County using Facebook and some of the challenges surrounding social media in general. Moffat County is in rural northwest Colorado. The county is almost the size of the state of Connecticut, yet has a population of only about 13,000. (Connecticut’s population….3.5 million.)

For the most part, Danner is alone in her use of Facebook at the county level. The two other county commissioners do not currently use social media tools to communicate, preferring to stick with more traditional methods for now. Though electronic communications do work for large segment of population, the commissioners feel that the kind of interactions that come from face-to-face communications still can’t be replicated online. County residents are encouraged to interact with the commissioners and have an opportunity to publicly address issues at the beginning of each commission meeting. The commissioners make other public appearances known so that residents can chat with them.

For Danner, her Facebook experience started as just a personal page a few years ago before her last campaign. She allowed citizens to be her friends online, and they got to know a bit about her. She said it made her “real” to her constituents, not just another elected official. She regularly shares county events and happenings, as well as what she does as a county commissioner, including budget meetings, economic development presentations, discussions on bringing broadband to Moffat County, etc. She sees it as an easy way for people to talk to her, make her easily accessible, encourage back and forth discussion in a more friendly manner than a formal commission meeting. The discussions on the page page are still professional, however, and if necessary she recommends discussion at county meetings or an e-mail message to discuss issues that might be better handled offline.

She is currently running for a second term as county commissioner and is considering a separate page for her upcoming reelection campaign to make the online separation between her current position and her campaign.

In the county offices, most Internet activity, especially social media, is prohibited by county staff while at work, mostly because of bandwidth issues. The biggest issue facing the county in this case, and many others like it, is rural broadband access. We talked at length about access issues gong back to the mid 1990s.

In my next piece, I will discuss rural broadband access, specifically in Colorado.

Human growth hormone medication human growth hormone medication. Reduce man breast fat reduce man breast fat. Sexy asian webcams sexy asian webcams. Homeopathic hemorrhoids homeopathic hemorrhoids. Laser treatment for underarm sweating laser treatment for underarm sweating. Losing hair after twin pregnancy losing hair after twin pregnancy. What does yeast infection odor smell like what does yeast infection odor smell like. Buy hoodia store buy hoodia store. Compare phentermine diethylpropion compare phentermine diethylpropion. Young gay webcam tube young gay webcam tube. Tube webcam shemale tube webcam shemale. Pcos online support pcos online support. Tinnitus airplane flight tinnitus airplane flight. Hyperhidrosis treatment machine hyperhidrosis treatment machine. Why do i sweat so bad why do i sweat so bad. Fibroids wash fibroids wash. Pulsatile tinnitus emedicine pulsatile tinnitus emedicine. Heartburn itchy ears heartburn itchy ears. Best fat burners of 2013 best fat burners of 2013. Tinnitus-raw food diet tinnitus-raw food diet. Big cock on cam big cock on cam. How much gynecomastia surgery cost how much gynecomastia surgery cost

Rural Governments and Social Media: The Moffat County, Colorado Experience – GovLoop.com

Read the full post on GovLoop.com. Originally posted 4/11/12 at 4:04 pm.

Rural local governments across the country have historically had something of a tougher time than their more populated counterparts when it comes to connecting with their citizens. Greater distances, lower incomes, slower Internet access and hesitancy about adaption of certain communications technologies have proven to be the main challenges. This phenomenon is especially prevalent in the western United States, where there is an abundance of land and far fewer people per square mile.  (A bit about the “digital divide.”)

It is precisely for these reasons that rural governments should consider jumping on the opportunity to using social media tools – in cooperation with existing outreach and communications – to connect with their citizens. A great example is Moffat County, Colorado.  Situated in the northwest corner of the state, Moffat is the second largest county in Colorado (4,756 square miles) but has a relatively small population of only 13,818 people. Moffat County Commissioner Audrey Danner has seen firsthand the effectiveness of social media tools. Commissioner Danner spearheaded the county’s new website and has her own Facebook page. “I’ve embraced these tools, and they have really proven effective at getting the message out to my constituents. More importantly, they’ve provided a forum for the citizens to share information with me – which helps me do my job better.”


I’ll be detailing Moffat County’s experiences in future posts. Stay tuned.

Have you seen rural governments embracing new communications? How do you think they’re doing?

Free tranny live cams free tranny live cams. Causes for jaw pain causes for jaw pain. Bv natural treatments bv natural treatments. Garlic remedy yeast infection garlic remedy yeast infection. Why cant tinnitus be cured why cant tinnitus be cured. Compare online dating sites uk compare online dating sites uk. Gays con webcam gays con webcam. How to get rid of yeast infection fast how to get rid of yeast infection fast. Capsules anoxine capsules anoxine. Anoxine pills anoxine pills. Home remedies for constant cough home remedies for constant cough. Slim cream z hoodia slim cream z hoodia. Buzzing in ears medical buzzing in ears medical. Webcam modelos webcam modelos. Bv public health bv public health. How long does it take hemorrhoids to shrink how long does it take hemorrhoids to shrink. Remove sweat smell polyester remove sweat smell polyester. Hidden tranny cam hidden tranny cam. Trans sex cam trans sex cam. Red face laser treatment red face laser treatment. Obestin online obestin online. Natural medicine gout natural medicine gout. How to hide bald spot men how to hide bald spot men. Stop natural hair sweating out stop natural hair sweating out. Stop excessive face sweating stop excessive face sweating. Best dietary supplements for weight loss for women best dietary supplements for weight loss for women. Will fibroids shrink after menopause will fibroids shrink after menopause. Fixview bv fixview bv. Thrombosed hemorrhoids after surgery thrombosed hemorrhoids after surgery. Home remedy fibroids uterus home remedy fibroids uterus. Recetas naturales para herpes boca recetas naturales para herpes boca. Live shemale cam free live shemale cam free. Ear tinnitus treatment ear tinnitus treatment. Thrush men symptoms thrush men symptoms. Hoodia clinical trials hoodia clinical trials. Photo with webcam photo with webcam. Rosacea herb rosacea herb. Treatment uterine polyps fibroids treatment uterine polyps fibroids. Most popular weight loss diet most popular weight loss diet