01.13.12 The Morning Buzz

Posted on January 13, 2012

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01.12.12 The Afternoon Delight

Social Media of Interest

01.12.12 The Morning Buzz

Social Media

Stay connected by following these Twitter feeds and Facebook pages.

Twitter: Management TipKATU.comTriMet Town Hall

Facebook: Tobias ReadCity of Renton, WAColorado Municipal League

And the Knope of the Week Goes To. . . . .

Matt Bailin, a recent Willamette graduate. Matt has completed a detailed analysis of the ELGL member survey. He will be presenting his findings and graphs on the blog, and will write a brief post that we’ll link to Facebook, Twitter, Linked, etc. to point people to findings. His worked has identified those steps necessary to continue the momentum of ELGL in a sustainable, long-term fashion. If any public or private sector companies are looking for survey analysis, we HIGHLY recommend Matt’s services.

Previous Knope of the Week Recipients


Input wanted on fire department priorities

What services should the Bellevue Fire Department prioritize? How satisfied are you with the department’s services? How would you like to receive information from the department?

Metro events, Jan. 14 to Jan. 16: Days of service

Martin Luther King Jr. once said “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?'” In honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 16, check out the following opportunities to get dirty, have fun and help out. The best part is, all of these events are free, and registration is easy. Follow the links below for more information.

How might the upcoming Oregon legislative session impact you? Find out at Rep. Margaret Doherty’s Town Hall on Jan. 25 from 7 to 8 p.m at Tigard City Hall .

Portlanders invited to opt-out of phone book delivery

A simple step can prevent three pounds of paper from going into a landfill.


Advice From Life’s Graying Edge on Finishing With No Regrets

At 17, I wrote a speech titled, “When You Come to the End of Your Days, Will You Be Able to Write Your Own Epitaph?” It reflected the approach to life I adopted after my mother’s untimely death fromcancer at age 49. I chose to live each day as if it could be my last — but with a watchful eye on the future in case it wasn’t.

Inside the UGB

Adams keeps local streetcar plan on track after LO balks

Portland City Council approves anti-war and corporate-personhood resolutions

Outside the UGB

Audit finds Union’s finances solid

Bottoms Up In Woodland

Budget panel prospect leaves Phoenix council in doubt about reappointment

Virgil Clarkson chosen as Lacey mayor

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