Inaugural Meeting of ELGL-Eugene – Wednesday, May 2nd, 11:30 – 12:30, Café Yumm! 730 East Broadway, Eugene.
RSVP for ELGL Forum with Patrick Quinton, PDC Executive Director – The rescheduled ELGL forum featuring Patrick Quinton, the Executive Director for the Portland Development Commission, is fast approaching. Mr. Quinton will be speaking on economic development issues in the Portland area. The luncheon will be May 2, 2012 from 11:45 AM-1:15 PM at 1900 SW 4th Ave., Room 2500 A.
Last chance to weigh in on county budget, take 5-minute survey by Monday | Multnomah County – Currently, there’s a $3.5 million gap between ongoing revenues and expenses for next year’s budget, but this may increase depending on the State’s budget.
Management Tip: 3 Ways to Handle a Colleague You Dislike.
Free Your Frontline Workers to Innovate – Not long ago, I visited a Trader Joe’s in Boston’s Back Bay. As I went to pay for my goods, I found a seemingly endless line for the cash registers.
What Every CEO Needs to Know About HR – If you ask a CEO “What does your HR leader do?” he or she is likely to say: “You got me. I just know I need to have one.”
Creating Innovators: Why America’s Education System Is Obsolete – America’s education system has become obsolete. “It needs reinventing, not reforming,” says Harvard Innovation Education Fellow Tony Wagner.
Employees, Too, Want a Say on the Boss’s Pay – As more shareholders speak up about executive compensation, one group could become an especially formidable force: workers who own stock in their own companies.
Eugene Mayor Says Community, Council Will Cope | KEZI – Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy agrees the proposed county budget cuts will be deeply felt by the cities in Lane County as well.
Lane County Budget: Is a tax measure an option? Since the proposed budget cuts were released April 24th, the question becomes: what now? Eleven Lane County departments are going to be impacted by May, including public safety, human and health services, youth services, the District Attorney’s office and more.
Lane County Voters Have History of Turning Down Tax Measures – With the county budget crumbling, we looked to past elections to see how voters felt about county tax measures. And they didn’t fare well.
Springfield Mayor Reacts to County Cuts – Springfield is the second-largest city in the county and will also be affected by Lane County’s proposed budget cuts.
Educate Yourself on Lane County Issues-Watch the “WaterCooler – Just as the final t’s were being crossed and I’s were being dotted, several Lane County officials took time out of their busy schedules to talk about the big issues facing Lane County, as the next budget proposal is rolled out. The county will be experiencing deep cuts.
Inside the UGB
- Portland’s legal stand against reinstating fired cop hangs on Oregon law that’s had little effect
- Gladstone library still faces state land-use hurdle
- Councilor alleges meeting law violations
- Police chief, city staff get pay hikes
- Warner Pacific gives city a lesson in neighborly skills
- Parrott wants a city built on sports
- Canby Ferry survey results show riders willing to pay more to keep service
Outside the UGB
- Salem works toward a trail connection
- Red-light cameras may stay: Puyallup: After reviewing videos, at least 2 council members change mind
- In Springfield’s Ward 6, a newcomer will fill City Council seat
- Capstone tax break supported
- Local cities urge Gregoire to veto part of liquor law
- Tacoma News Tribune: Know the way to Lakebay? Lost Pierce County councilor didn’t
- Save the Date: Happy New (Fiscal) Year Party is July 19
- 04.20.12 Knope of the Week
- 04.25.12 The Afternoon Delight
Social media site clicking with neighbors – Chuck Pierson had a book about raising chickens he didn’t need and was looking for a postal scale to weigh a Cub Scout pinewood derby car.
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