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PUTTING PEOPLE FIRST: How government leaders can capitalize on federal funding to fuel an equitable future - Shared screen with speaker view
Elizabeth Ricketts
28:52
main issue: staff availability to handle requests
Sarah Smith
29:29
Good afternoon, Everyone! Sarah Smith, St. Lucie County
Liz Farmer (F&A)
30:34
Welcome everyone! Mark is asking attendees to share in the chat what challenges you are facing with implementing IIJA and/or ARPA.
Phillip Minton
31:23
I am new at my location. I don't have knowledge of any challenges yet
Celeste Hollis-Singleton
40:58
I am now the FT Grant person
Celeste Hollis-Singleton
41:06
Clayton County BOC
Michelle Cleveland
41:49
We have recommended a FT grant manager in our previous audits and are about to follow up on that. JOCO KS.
Behati Hart
42:02
Our grant writer retired in November. We have not been successful hiring. Grant writer are in high demand in Illinois
Elizabeth Ricketts
42:09
we contract out to a grant writer but unsure how we report outcomes - it has been recommended we take ARPA as "revenue loss" category
Tess Lacroix
43:14
FT Grants Manager in Boynton Beach
Maria Cabrera
43:19
In Miami, at the local level (County and Municipal), government agencies have a dedicated Grants Department, to manage the volume of opportunities.
Sandy Camp
43:48
Since I previously worked in corporate America, I am completely comfortable and conditioned to Outcome Reporting.
Behati Hart
45:57
Can you share a link to the Ebidding Solutions?
Patrick Cornell
45:59
City of Pittsburgh has 3 FT Grants Officers with Assistant Director (me) oversight as needed
Joe D'Alessandro
46:38
Philadelphia has about 7 full time grant development staff
Liz Farmer (F&A)
47:32
@Behati: Here's the link to Bonfire, which is what Barnstable County uses and is part of the GTY family of companies: https://gobonfire.com/
Phillip Minton
49:27
We are paper based; We are moving to electronic within 60 to 90.
Phillip Minton
49:29
days
Latora Francis
49:49
City of Miami Gardens is Electronic Based we use Periscope BidSync
Patrick Cornell
49:53
PGH uses online procurement postings
Phillip Minton
49:59
Question: What is the name of the system Jennifer uses for online procurement?
Joe D'Alessandro
50:21
If you can link the system to any of the broad statutory requirements of ARPA, you should be good to go
Behati Hart
50:21
Thank you
Liz Farmer (F&A)
50:23
@Robin: yes, ARPA allows for investment in technology and administrative solutions that facilitate managing your grants and reporting.
F&A
50:33
Here's the link to Bonfire, which is what Barnstable County uses and is part of the GTY family of companies: https://gobonfire.com/
Constance Jefferson
52:01
City of Rochester uses Bidnet Direct for online soliciting of bids and we are currently implementing E Procurement procedures with our largest vendors.
Liz Farmer (F&A)
54:38
This is the link to Sherpa, the budgeting solution that Joe is talking about: https://www.gtytechnology.com/solutions/sherpa
Julie Piesina
55:51
https://www.sherpagov.com/
Phillip Minton
59:32
Does anyone use the procurement module of Casell?
F&A
01:02:34
Hi Caitlin, please post your question or comment in the chat, thanks!
Rei Hulse
01:02:37
Staffing in a small city has a number of key points. Right now, finding people that want to work and also for the lower pay as compared to making sandwiches at the local wawa.
Celeste Hollis-Singleton
01:03:29
We are getting a lot of pushback from the new technology we have in place.
F&A
01:13:09
More about OpenCounter šŸ‘‰šŸ¼ https://www.gtytechnology.com/solutions/opencounter
Behati Hart
01:14:42
Did you develop Innovation Academy internally or with another agencies? Iā€™d love to connect @mariacabrera
Maria Cabrera
01:16:25
@Behati, We started with Peak Performance. This company started out of Colorado. They worked with Colorado Government to improve services out of several departments.
Mark Funkhouser
01:19:40
Going to come back to Matt and Joe for questions and reactions.
Mark Funkhouser
01:20:12
And Jenifer
Maria Cabrera
01:26:12
https://www.miamigov.com/estart/Home
Phillip Minton
01:26:52
Will you be sharing the contact info for the panelist? email/phone
Maria Cabrera
01:27:16
The Business Licensing Program started with the frontline workers. They know the work and process.
Julie Piesina
01:27:30
www.ecivis.com
Behati Hart
01:28:09
Thank you @maria
Constance Jefferson
01:28:55
thank you
Maria Cabrera
01:28:57
Thank you!
Latora Francis
01:29:01
Thank you
Sarah Smith
01:29:04
Thank you!
Julie Piesina
01:29:14
Thank you everyone!
Phillip Minton
01:29:15
Thank you everyone