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- Who’s Next in the 2012 Issue and Speaker Series?
- Call for RSVPs: Economist Dr. Thomas Potiowsky, June 13
- 05.25.12 The Morning Buzz
- 05.25.12 Knope of the Week
- OMFOA Job Postings
- City Administrator Leaves North Bend
- A Guide for Using Twitter in Government
- Wheeler’s New City Manager Gets Started
- 05.25.12 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (LFO Remix)
- Take the ELGL Five Minute Challenge
Call for RSVPs: Economist Dr. Thomas Potiowsky, June 13 – ELGL is hosting a luncheon with former State Economist and current Chair of the Portland State Economics Department, Dr. Thomas Potiowsky. The discussion will be on the US recovery and the new economic environment. This information will be relevant to long-term local government revenues and anyone interested in budgeting.
Metro Council adopts new public engagement review process – The Metro Council unanimously adopted an amended version of an ordinance reorganizing how the agency monitors and improves its public engagement. With testimony from 1000 Friends of Oregon, the Coalition for a Livable Future, and Washington County Citizen Action Network supporting the new approach, the council voted to begin a new era of public involvement review replacing the former Metro Committee for Citizen Involvement.
Attract and Keep A-Players with Nonfinancial Rewards – Attracting and retaining top talent are perennial concerns among managers, in good times and in bad. With salaries frozen even as the scope of work expands, managers find it nearly impossible to lure A-players and compensate existing high performers without breaking the budget. The good news? They may not have to.
Inside the UGB
- City of Beaverton invests nearly $1.4 million in maintenance projects
- Could capping Interstate 405 be in Portland’s future? Portland City Hall roundup
- Mayor Sam Adams’ latest budget saves Buckman Pool, restores some funding for fingerprinting
- Milwaukie City Council to decide how to pay $4.1 light rail obligation
- Joint water plan expansion is put on hold
- Feathered friends welcome Tualatin visitors
- TriMet: Fare enforcement continues
- High bond rating means lower tax rate, more money for natural areas and Oregon Zoo
- Oswego Lake Access Issue Heads to Federal Court
Outside the UGB
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