- Who’s Next in the 2012 Issue and Speaker Series?
- Take the ELGL Five Minute Challenge
- 06.01.12 Knope of the Week
- The Lightning Round with Eric Chambers, City of Gresham
- 06.07.12 The Morning Buzz
- David Olson Retires; ELGL Member Is Successor
- Last Call for Luncheon with Dr. Potiowsky
RSVP: 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.
Talkin’ About My Generation with ELGL-Eugene – Please find the attached announcement regarding the upcoming lunch seminar scheduled for Thursday, June 21 in Springfield. Special thanks to Judy Williams at Lane County for putting the agenda together and Jeff Towery at Springfield for agreeing to host us next month.
Info Request: Social Gaming Policy – My organization is researching approaches taken by other cities to regulate “social gaming.” I am focusing on options for licensing, regulating and enforcing an ordinance. Please send along any documents that may aid in framing the issue. I can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Right Way to Engage Residents in a Neighborhood Redesign – In Denver, a new model of how to revitalize older, distressed public housing sites in an ambitious yet sensitive way.
Whatcom County executive: No staff cuts needed, if labor costs stay flat – Whatcom County Executive Jack Louws says county government can avoid employee layoffs in 2013 and 2014, if labor costs don’t increase.
10 Elements of Great Company Culture – Building a company culture of engaged employees takes years and requires consistent execution. I boiled down our culture strategy into 10 essential components I call the “10 Cs of Culture.”
How to Market Yourself Even if You’re Extremely Shy – Let’s face it: selling isn’t for everyone. Some people, including executives and entrepreneurs, panic at the thought of “putting themselves out there,” especially when that means asking colleagues for referrals or reaching out to past clients to drum up new business.
That Famous ‘Skills Shortage’ You’ve Heard About is a Myth – Are we good enough, smart enough, and, doggone it, do people like us? Okay, ignore that last question, and focus on the first two. The issue of whether our workers are talented enough and clever enough for the jobs that actually are out there is an enormously important one.
Inside the UGB
- City Council to clear budget confusion
- Investment Initiative lays out its plan to spark region’s economy, primarily through infrastructure
- Multnomah County and its largest union show how to keep peace and find solutions
- River users said Columbia River Crossing too short, and planner ignored them
- Auditors find Water Bureau asset plans not completed: Portland City Hall roundup
- City council overturns budget committee’s plan
- Unions to city: Stop Right 2 Dream Too fines
- Sources Say • Candidates hit rail vote hitch
- Critics charge Forest Grove is violating law that restricts funds
Outside the UGB
- Interim officials serving Prosser, Sunnyside well
- Budget Committee approves 2012-2013 city budget
- Ashland Approves “Three Strikes” System | KDRV
- Port, unions voice opposition to new NBA arena
- Talent could top county in its trash pickup rates
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