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UPSTART “street party” helps local entrepreneurs connect to startup resources What: UPSTART, an innovative, entrepreneurial networking event and showcase Sponsored By: NKY Tri-ED, NKY Chamber of Commerce, ASWD Law, Republic Bank, BLDG, West Sixth Brewing When: September 19, 2013  | 4:30 – 8:00pm Where: Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011 Free parking available next to Read more…

By David Spatholt, ago
Public Administration

October Training Smackdown

Beginning this week and continuing for the next month I’ll be heading off to various training, certifications, and seminars including CDBG, Affordable Housing, and KY APA. I’ll be doing my best to catalog things I learn, insights and anecdotes, as well as resources here. Because of that oncoming train-pocalypse, I Read more…

By David Spatholt, ago
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Homebrewing

Another thing I’ll likely be writing about consistently is our home-brewing. By our, I refer to the list of people I collaborate with to brew beer: Rebecca (my fiancee) and I brew small all-grain batches (1 gallon) in our kitchen. Matt, Nikki, Mike, and Emily brew as a “guild” doing Read more…

By David Spatholt, ago
Public Administration

Tax Rate Calculations

Recently, I’ve been working on tax rate calculations for cities in Northern Kentucky. This is a yearly service the ADD provides for free. Kentucky cities and special districts utilize these tax rate calculations to ensure they receive at least the same amount of revenue each year from real property and Read more…

By David Spatholt, ago
In the Past

Quitting a PhD

I’ve been contemplating for a while now what the first post should be after the “unfortunate change of hosting providers.” At the time, I was considered leaving my PhD program and trying to find a job as a planner. I ended up following through on that consideration and leaving the Read more…

By David Spatholt, ago