City Staffer Presents at ILCMA Winter Conference

On February 9, 2023, Communications Manager Jeff Hamilton participated in a panel presentation at the Illinois City/County Management Association’s (ILCMA) Winter Conference in Normal, Illinois. The presentation titled “Don’t Get Bitten by the Social Media Beast” provided tips about how local governments can use social media to better engage with residents. The panel shared information about public engagement, the need for a good social media policy, and First Amendment considerations governments must be mindful of.