- RSVP for ELGL Conversation with Gov. Gregoire
- RSVP: ELGL Meets Fortune 100 Company
- 05.11.12 Knope of the Week
- 05.15.12 Morning Buzz
- How Do You Communicate?
- Nominate the Next Public Official of the Year
- Job Posting: City of Bend
RSVP: ELGL Meets Fortune 100 Company – Did you know Umpqua Bank was named to FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for the 6th year in a row? Learn more about this success from Barbara Baker, VP for Cultural Enhancement at an ELGL forum on Thursday, May 17. ELGL members and other interested professionals can reserve a spot by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, company, and position. The meeting will be held at 20085 NW Tanasbourne Drive, Hillsboro OR 97124.
King County’s Complete Streets Hopes To Reverse Health Effects Of Sprawl – Urban sprawl has changed the way we live. We’re driving more, and walking less. Researchers say that promotes a more sedentary lifestyle, and it’s making us fat. Now, some cities in King County are trying to change the health effects of sprawl — one sidewalk at a time.
Alumni Association Newsletter – Spring 2012 – The Spring issue of the PSU Public Administration Alumni Association Newsletter is out! Go to the link below to check it out!
More States, Cities Look to Test Drones – ”Eye in the Sky” is fast becoming a reality for many states and municipalities as they turn to these unmanned devices for a variety of uses like search and rescue, traffic control, and building permit checks. LIKE this post if you think drones can make government more efficient
The Rise of the Supertemp – Ed Trevisani hangs with his young sons when they come home from school. He volunteers as a Boy Scout leader, serves on nonprofit boards, and teaches management.
Stop Getting Bad Advice – People love to give advice. While it’s useful to hear what others think, sometimes they give off-target or foolish guidance. Here are a few ways to increase your odds of getting good input.
Keep Gen-Xers Engaged – Generation X may be a smaller population than Baby Boomers or Millennials, but it wields great influence in today’s organizations. People in this generation are the all-important bench strength for aging leadership. To keep them around, here’s how to keep them engaged.
Inside the UGB
- Portland proposes raising garbage rates by as much as 9.5 percent: Portland City Hall roundup
- Candidates vying for Beaverton City Council, mayoral seat
- Portland State urban renewal plan shortchanges crucial city services
- Voting today will clarify races for mayor, attorney general, more
- Let’s keep our region moving by fixing TriMet’s finances
- West Linn City Council approves hiring in-house city attorney again; rate increases for garbage and recycling
Outside the UGB
- Work on Foothills multi-use path continues
- AG candidate Holton takes issue with Rosenblum pot money
- Renton’s Parks, Planning and Natural Resources Director Receives State Honor
- Seattle faces deadline for responding to DOJ demand for police reforms, could face lawsuit
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