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File #: 2019-3019    Name:
Type: Presentation Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/3/2019 In control: Community and Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 9/11/2019 Final action:
Title: International City/County Manager Association (ICMA), Department of Defense, and City of Lee's Summit Leadership Program - Dr. Robert Daniel Wallace, Chief - Plans, Analysis and Integration Office, United States Army Garrison, Fort Wainwright, Alaska
Attachments: 1. 09_09_2019 Danny Wallace_Alaska.pdf
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International City/County Manager Association (ICMA), Department of Defense, and City of Lee's Summit Leadership Program - Dr. Robert Daniel Wallace, Chief - Plans, Analysis and Integration Office, United States Army Garrison, Fort Wainwright, Alaska

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International City/County Manager Association (ICMA), Department of Defense, and City of Lee's Summit Leadership Program - Dr. Robert Daniel Wallace, Chief - Plans, Analysis and Integration Office, United States Army Garrison, Fort Wainwright, Alaska

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Through a partnership between the International City/County Manager Association (ICMA),the United States Department of Defense, and the City of Lee's Summit we have been designated as one of ten communities to participate in a special leadership program. The program is focused on enhancing the Army’s Garrison (base) leadership by connecting with City Managers and their communities in the United States.

Attached to this meeting packet is information regarding Dr. Robert Wallace (Danny) , Garrison Chief assigned to the City Manager. Danny and City Manager Steve Arbo have been exchanging information about municipal-based services, community engagement, and the use of data for policy decisions. Danny will be visiting our community and meeting with organizational and community leaders September 9 - 14. He will be introduced at the Community and Economic Development Committee meeting and asked to share some of his observations regarding municipal vs. garrison activities. Below are Steve Arbo’s key observations regarding Garrison operations based upon his participation in the program:

• The population you serve is in constant transition, the typical assignment of an enlisted soldier or officer is typically three years. This makes it difficult to build a sense of community and trust when 1/3 of the population changes each year.
• Financial resources are constrained by the Federal Government and difficult to assign for other purpo...

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