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Gaining Support for a Sustainability Plan with Nyssa Rivera

Nyssa Rivera works for the City of Forest Grove, OR. Her column will walk you through the creation and adoption of a sustainability plan. Gaining Support for a Sustainability Plan by Nyssa Rivera- LinkedIn and Twitter In October of 2011, the City of Forest Grove convened a Sustainability Institute which was attended by sixteen residents. These residents … Continued

Deep Thoughts with Rachel Sykes, PSU MPA Student

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. Rachel Sykes Portland State University – MPA Student Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is………an exciting conference that will help me network, learn, and eat … Continued

02.25.14 Your Morning Buzz

25 maps and charts that explain America today Transaction Wire GOP votes Parrish off House leadership team John Dingell to Retire After Nearly 60 Years in House Arts Commission begins search for new director Manager who oversaw Cover Oregon health insurance exchange project blasted state managers for “misinformation” Troutdale businessman Andy Gainer files ethics complaint … Continued

02.20.14 Your Morning Buzz

Google Fiber, Ultrahigh-Speed Internet, May Expand to 34 New Cities Transaction Wire Lane County Announces Finalists For Administrator  Vandalia chooses three to interview for city manager’s job Sugar Land names 2 new assistant city managers North Arlington hires former Hackensack city manager as administrator CANYON LAKE: Council still facing city manager choice Wall resigns to … Continued

01.27.14 Your Morning Buzz

The 13 Weirdest Interview Questions You’ll Hear in 2014 TRANSACTION WIRE Ryan Kilpatrick leaves as Douglas director of community development RIVERSIDE: Retired fire chief got six-figure leave payout Chesapeake city manager’s year: So far, so good Former Ashland library director remembered HIGH 5 All Aboard: Why America’s Second Rail Boom Has Plenty Of Room To … Continued

08.13.13 Your Morning Buzz

Except for All the Details, Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Sounds Awesome   High 5 A Former Engine of the G.O.P., the Town Hall Meeting, Cools Down – Though Republicans in recent years have harnessed the power of these open mic, face-the-music sessions, people from both parties say they are noticing a decline in the number of meetings. Hackers … Continued

10.09.12 Your Morning Buzz

 [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfcNoMnKjrY&w=560&h=315]  Trending Goshen Deemed Significant? Transforming Goshen, a small, unincorporated town south of Eugene off I-5 and Hwy 58, was designated as a specific goal for 2012 by the Lane County Board of Commissioners in this year’s State of the County Address, and now Goshen has been declared a “Regionally Significant Industrial Area” (RSI) … Continued

09.02.12 Your Sunday Sermon

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7-PM_4aeE4&w=420&h=315] Backspin UNC MPA Program Job Postings Job Posting: Financial Analyst – Wake County, NC Job Posting: Budget Assistant to the Governor Job Posting: Westside Economic Alliance Introducing PSU Public Service Innovation Lab 09.1.12 Your Saturday Post Participate ELGL Forum with Charlie Hales, Portland Mayoral Candidate – Please join us on Thursday, September 13 at noon for an ELGL forum with Charlie Hales, … Continued

Sen. Wyden’s Annual Washington County Town Hall

Senator Wyden has scheduled his annual Washington County Town Hall; the session will be held this coming Saturday at 10:00 am at the Forest Grove Senior Center.     Washington County Town Hall Meeting Date: March 17, 2012 Time:         10 a.m. Location: Forest Grove Senior Center 2037 Douglas St. Forest Grove

12.22.11 The Morning Buzz

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVmq9dq6Nsg&w=560&h=315]   “Like” Us on Facebook and “Follow” Us on Twitter Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Oregon-Emerging-Local-Government-Leaders-Network-ELGL/119925604759677?ref=tn_tnmn Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/OregonELGL ELGL Member Survey What began as a small networking luncheon group has grown to a 210-member organization.  The brief online survey inquires about your preferences for the group, and aims to learn more about how ELGL can continue to be a … Continued

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