- 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 [email protected] 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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