- March 14 ELGL Event in Bend
- 03.02.12 Knope of the Week
- It’s Madness – ELGL Bracket Challenge
- ELGL’s Call for Resumes
- March 7 ELGL Event Featuring Jim Middaugh, Metro Communications Director
- 03.06.12 The Morning Buzz
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Citizen Involvement Recruitments – Deadline extended for Enhanced Law Enforcement Service District Budget Committee. The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office has extended the deadline to recruit people to serve for three-year terms on the Enhanced Law Service District Budget Committee. The new deadline is Friday, April 6.
Clackamas County wants to hear your priorities and give you an opportunity to provide feedback about County services. There are about 5 minutes of questions in the survey. Once you are finished, you will also be given an option to take a longer survey about more specific issues in the County. http://fmrsurvey.com/DHM/CCC1/CCC1logn.htm
Brainstorm 2012 Call for Nominations — Portland Monthly Magazine – Portland Monthly is pleased to announce the call for nominations for Brain Storm 2012! Help us discover Oregon’s boldest and greatest thinkers to be profiled in the October issue. The deadline for nominations is April 20.
Milwaukie Baseball Park Citizen Task Force holds its second meeting – Field orientation and potential use presentation from second Task Force meeting posted here! Third meeting on Thursday.
In Washington County, advocacy happens during happy hour – The WTA is hosting a networking event of active transportation committees in Washington County on March 29th.
Top 14 Government Social Media Initiatives — InformationWeek – Government agencies are embracing social media, using Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms to inform and interact with the public. Take a look at the best examples of social networking in government.
Planning Advisor February 2012 – Planning for the Recovery – In his first Planning Advisor column, Joe Tovar, FAICP, Principal, Inova Planning, Communications and Design, offers advice on steps local governments can take to facilitate and stimulate economic recovery in the near term and lay the groundwork for longer-term growth and fiscal sustainability.
How to completely, utterly destroy an employee’s work – Recall your worst day at work, when events of the day left you frustrated, unmotivated by the job, and brimming with disdain for your boss and your organization. That day is probably unforgettable. But do you know exactly how your boss was able to make it so horrible for you? Our research provides insight into the precise levers you can use to re-create that sort of memorable experience for your own underlings.
Inside the UGB
- SoloPower to ramp up Portland hiring | Sustainable Business Oregon
- Federal lawsuit claims urban land reserve system violated U.S. Constitution
- Portland mayoral race will feature 23 candidates; Multnomah County commissioners draw scant opposition
- Voters have until March 13 to cast their votes on Measure 3-389
- Jim Knapp, the original organizer of the Clackamas County anti-light rail petition, today filed to run
- West Linn was low on drama but high in progress last year
- Cornelius council approves ‘Veterans Park’ name change
- Cornelius aims to clean up downtown
Outside the UGB
- Columbian.com – CRC officials defend bridge height
- Columbian.com – State finalizes transit review panel
- Columbian.com – Vancouver mulls mellowing fireworks
- Columbian.com – Kiggins Theatre to host Vancouver mayor’s State of City on March 16
- Last-day legislation allows hard-hit Oregon timber counties to use road funds for sheriff’s patrols
- Pierce council likely will have to keep setting salaries for a while