Tag: Benton County

Pop Quiz with Lili’a Neville, Benton County, Oregon

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Lili’a Neville Job Title: Public … Continued

New Sensation with Amy Jauron, Corvallis/Benton County Economic Development Officer

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxLKo9APWMU?feature=player_detailpage&w=640&h=360]   Since ELGL is not a big fan of icebreakers and since we would rather not know what animal you want to be, this  feature will serve as a way of introducing new members. While you won’t learn about their favorite animal, you will learn about their ideal Sunday morning, which dead people … Continued

New Sensation with Justin Powell, City of Greenville, SC, Budget Administrator

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV-QGQVZv0k&w=420&h=315] Since ELGL is not a big fan of icebreakers and since we would rather not know what animal you want to be, this  feature will serve as a way of introducing new members. While you won’t learn about their favorite animal, you will learn about their ideal Sunday morning, which dead people would … Continued

New Sensation with Kevin Perkins, Benton County

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV-QGQVZv0k&w=420&h=315] Since ELGL is not a big fan of icebreakers and since we would rather not know what animal you want to be, this blog feature will serve as a means of introducing new members. While you won’t learn about their favorite animal, you will learn about their ideal Sunday morning, which dead people … Continued

The Takeaway with Barbara Simon, City of Hillsboro Public Affairs Manager

Barbara Simon City of Hillsboro, Public Affairs Manager Contact: Barbara.Simon@hillsboro-oregon.gov What one or two factors helped you know it was time to retire?  Did you time your retirement date so you can become a Hillsboro Hops fanatic during the inaugural season? I am part of the proverbial baby boomer generation and my age was a determining … Continued

The Takeaway with John Anderson, Troutdale City Manager

Former city and county manager John Anderson is enjoying the type of retirement that will be the envy of many ELGL members. John plays tennis a few times a week and goes downhill skiing as often as possible. He also enjoys canoeing and has taken a number of trips, including a cruise on the Danube River, river … Continued

1st Day for New Benton County COO

By Bennett Hall, Corvallis Gazette-Times | Posted: Monday, February 27, 2012 7:00 am Dennis Aloia was looking for a change when he applied to be chief operating officer of Benton County, and that’s just what he’s going to get. After living their entire lives within 10 miles of the Great Lakes, Aloia and his wife, Jean, decided to … Continued

02.10.12 The Afternoon Delight

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E82ozXyNjk&w=420&h=315] Rewind ELGL Meets Pinterest August 15, 2012 Luncheon: Bruce Goldberg, OHA Job Posting: City Manager, City of Banks State and Municipal Bankruptcy, Municipal Bonds, and State and Local Pensions ELGL Thanks TriMet General Manager Neil McFarlane 02.10.12 Knope of the Week 02.10.12 The Morning Buzz Social Media Stay connected by following these Twitter feeds and Facebook pages. Twitter: City of Springfield … Continued

12.22.11 The Afternoon Delight

  “Knope of the Week” Nominations Due by 5:00 p.m Today Send your nomination to oregonelgl@gmail.com. What Makes a Good Urban Park City parks have been endangered by suburban flight, privatization and design overkill. Here’s a short list of basics for planning true public spaces. http://bettercities.net/news-opinion/blogs/peter-katz/15519/what-makes-good-urban-park Boost Your Career with Social Media: Tips for the … Continued

12/17/11: The Morning Buzz

It’s Still Real to Me, Dammit [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvTNyKIGXiI&w=420&h=315] December Luncheon Feedback Survey If you attended the ELGL Lunch Forum with Kate Brown, please complete the below meeting evaluation. (Thanks to Kathy’s email yesterday you should know whether you did or not.) It is short and your feedback on the luncheons would be helpful. We’ll use … Continued

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