Archive: November 2010

Missions for Commissions

Scott Neal, November 24, 2010 | Posted in Scott Neal

Since I am still new here, lots of people ask me what my goals are for the City of Edina.  It strikes some people strangely that I have not entered this job with a clear set of 10 well written …
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Liquor Store Tour Day

Scott Neal, November 23, 2010 | Posted in Scott Neal

Today was my introduction to the Edina municipal liquor store operation.  My tour guide and chief professor for the day was Steve Grausam, the City’s Director of Liquor Store Operations. We started with the store outside of Lund’s at 50th …
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I’ve Got A Lot To Learn About Golf

Scott Neal, November 22, 2010 | Posted in Scott Neal

Counting Edina, I’ve worked as a city administrator/city manager in five cities in three states over the past twenty two years.  During my career I have had many opportunities to learn about the ins and outs of managing interesting public ventures or …
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Week II

Scott Neal, November 18, 2010 | Posted in Scott Neal

I’m well in to Week II now. The League of Women Voters of Edina held a very nice public reception for me on Monday night. There were 50-100 people there, I think. It was an Open House so not everyone …
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Week One In The Bag

Scott Neal, November 12, 2010 | Posted in Scott Neal

It’s Friday night at 5:31 pm and Week One is “in the bag”. It’s done. I can’t do it again. There are no do-overs to make first impressions now. I either made a good one, or I didn’t. And, by …
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Day Three

Scott Neal, November 10, 2010 | Posted in Scott Neal

The first days of any new job are precious because first impressions are important. I’ve been using my first days to meet my new co-workers. For example, this morning I met with a shift of Police Officers at their morning …
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Welcome to Edina

Scott Neal, November 9, 2010 | Posted in Scott Neal

Yesterday was my first day as Edina’s new city manager. My new co-workers gave me a very warm welcome. It’s really good to be here. I have been a blogging city manager (or a city manager blogger) since March of …
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