- Event Announcement: Bill Wyatt, Port of Portland Executive Director
- 08.10.12 Knope of the Week
- Lightning Round with Debbie Matheney, Eugene School District
- In Defense of City Managers
- ELGL Presenting at 3CMA Conference
- 08.14.12 Your Morning Buzz
- What Makes Salem Tick?
- Updated (8/14 4:45 pm) Can I Get a Ride?
ELGL Willamette Valley Meeting – ELGL Willamette Valley would like to announce this month’s meeting scheduled for the 16th from 12:00-1:30 p.m. The City of Veneta will be hosting and Ric Ingham, City Administrator for the past 8.5 years, will be presenting on Urban Renewal and the City of Veneta’s experiences.
ELGL Central Oregon Event: Transforming Government – Bend Police Chief Jeff Sale and Lieutenant Chris Carney will discuss how government can no longer afford to operate in status quo mode. They will use the Bend Police Departments current transformation as an example of how the lack of funding and ever increasing costs are forcing these changes.
ELGL Forum with Charlie Hales, Portland Mayoral Candidate – Please join us on Thursday, September 13 at noon for an ELGL forum with Charlie Hales, Portland mayoral candidate. The forum will be held in Portland, exact location TBA. Special thanks to Robbie Rice for scheduling the forum.
Vote: Sales Tax in Oregon? Do you support a statewide sales tax for education in Oregon?
Measuring Minds – Smartphone Rage Prompts New Research Tactics – The accelerating switch from landline to mobile phones is undermining the ability of traditional telephone surveys to capture accurate reflections of many target groups, from young shoppers to likely voters.
In Oregon, Residents Struggle to Solve a Pesticide Mystery – Herbicide has become a crucial tool for the state’s $13 billion timber industry. But in spite of precautions, lab results suggest that harmful chemicals are find ing their way into residents’ bloodstreams.
Towns for Sale – News items pop up regularly about entire towns and villages going up for sale. In April, Buford, Wyo., sold to a Vietnamese buyer for $900,000. The same month, a couple bought the tiny town of Wauconda, Wash., for $360,000. In May, the French “ghost village” of Courbefy sold to an American photographer for about $643,000.
1 Thing New Hires Can Do that Others Can’t – New hires can see a bright orange extension cord in plain sight.
Inside the UGB
- Tom Miller lost Tucson transportation job after background check: Portland City Hall roundup
- Positively Clackamas group calls September anti-light rail measure ‘constitutionally flawed’
- Boeing expansion good news for Gresham
- Hillsboro finance committee votes to support nine programs, projects
- Refinancing bond debt saves Hillsboro $3.6 million in interest
- Tigard City Council approves final land-use plans for high capacity transit
- Fluoridate Portland’s water
- Travel Back to 2011 With Leaked Strategy Memo From Charlie Hales’ Campaign
Outside the UGB
- Roseburg city councilor running for mayor
- Kennesaw Employees May See Pay Raises
- Connell official pleads innocent to theft, money laundering
- Columbian.com – SHE’S BAAAAAAACCCCKKKK!
- Sunnyside Interim City manager Frank Sweet arrested
- Lincoln City planners seeking a sign
- Salem offers amnesty program
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