Tag: City of West Linn

Deep Thoughts with Zach Pelz, City of West Linn

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Zach Pelz City of West Linn — Associate Planner (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is….. Like a warm breeze on a summer day… where … Continued

A Tale of Two Cities: Reflections From a Dual MPA Internship Experience

This is the first installment in a new ELGL original content series titled “A Tale of Two Internships” by University of Kansas MPA graduate Ashley Graff.  Graff recently obtained a shared internship with the City of West Linn and the City of Sherwood.  In this series, Graff provides perspective on the experience of working for … Continued

10.26.12 Knope of the Week – Corporate/Organization Members

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdhLJim5JxI&w=560&h=315]   The 45th Knope of the Week has been selected after a week long search for the individual(s) or group who has done the most to advance the mission of ELGL. In case you haven’t yet memorized the ELGL mission statement, here it is in its entirety, THE MISSION of the Oregon Emerging Local … Continued

The State of Affordable Housing

Locked Out: The Failure of Portland-Area Affordable Housing The Oregonian’s Brad Schmidt spent months analyzing data and interviewing experts for this series on the failure of local governments and agencies to fulfill a fundamental goal of the nation’s 44-year-old Fair Housing Act: to give everyone, regardless of color, a fair shot at living in a decent neighborhood. … Continued

04.20.12 The Afternoon Delight

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDnlU6rPfwY&w=560&h=315] Rewind RSVP: The First 90 Days Discussion Forum Inaugural Meeting of ELGL-Eugene Ask the Manager – The First 90 Days Save the Date: Happy New (Fiscal) Year Party is July 19 Breaking News: Partial Remand of UGB Ordinance Advisory Board Openings Job Posting: City Manager Job Posting: Tacoma Management Fellowship 04.20.12 Knope of the Week 04.20.12 The Morning Buzz The Social Network Stay … Continued

In the News: ELGL Plugging the Public Sector

Plugging the public sector ELGL caters to next generation of local government leaders BY CLAIRE OLIVER The West Linn Tidings, Mar 29, 2012 Word about ELGL has spread mostly through the Wyatts’ grassroots efforts. “There’s just been such an interest across all disciplines to come together,” she said. “It’s different than anything that exists right now, … Continued

ELGL member Chris Kerr Appointed West Linn Economic Development Director

Congratulations, Chris. ELGL loves the photo. WEST LINN – Senior Planner Chris Kerr has been appointed West Linn’s first Economic Development Director. This appointment is made in direct response to the West Linn City Council’s unanimously adopted goals for 2012, which includes the specific dedication of staff to manage a sustainable economic development strategy for … Continued

02.17.12 The Afternoon Delight

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXb6bjCCtuY&w=420&h=315] Rewind ELGL Meets Pinterest Info Request: Branding Your Community U.S Attorney for Oregon Highlights ELGL Forum in October Posting Job Openings ELGL Advisory Board Meeting March 14 ELGL Event in Bend Job Posting: Assistant City Manager Welcome City of Ashland New City Administrator 02.17.12 Knope of the Week 02.17.12 The Morning Buzz Social Media Stay connected by following these Twitter feeds and Facebook … Continued

02.17.12 Knope of the Week

The votes are in and the results have been tabulated: after a week of nominations and voting by our community, ELGL is thrilled to announce the winners of the Knope of the Week!  And the winner of the 11th Knope of the Week goes to . . . . Justin Cutler (La Pine Park & … Continued

01.06.12 The Afternoon Delight

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpKAA2VxWY8&w=560&h=315]   ELGL In Case You Missed It 01.06.12 The Morning Buzz Job Posting: City Manager Job Posting: Coordinator, Coalition of Communities of Color Job Posting: Assistant City Manager – Riverside, OH RSVP for ELGL Meeting with Patrick Quinton, PDC Executive Director What’s Going On, What’s Going On City of West Linn News & Information Check out what is … Continued

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