Tag: Gresham

Oregon Local Government Fellowship: Apply Now

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The application period for the 2017-2018 Oregon Local Government Fellowship is closed. The Oregon cities of Gresham, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, Sherwood, Tigard, and Tualatin are pleased to continue the this unique local government fellowship for the fifth year in a row. This fellowship is part of the ICMA Local Government Management Fellows program. In this unique … Continued

#ELGL15 Sponsor: City of Gresham, OR

We’re stoked to announce another #ELGL15 sponsor: City of Gresham, OR! Connect: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube Head west from McMenamins Edgefield and you’ll land in the City of Gresham, home of Randy Couture AND Katie Harman. Gresham is more than just the birthplace of two famous people, it is a city of opportunity and home to over 100,000 proud … Continued

Job Posting: City of Gresham, OR Program Technician – Solid Waste & Recycling Outreach Specialist

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The City of Gresham is pleased to accept applications for a Program Technician – Solid Waste and Recycling Outreach Specialist position. The successful candidate will perform in an outreach capacity supporting the Recycling and Solid Waste Division of the Environmental Services Department with the City. This is a limited term part-time (.75 FTE) position … Continued

Webinar: Local Government Gets Mobile with Apps

Register for the webinar on March 18 #ELGLInnovation Join ELGL for a webinar to discuss local governments experience with mobile apps. A panel of local government all stars will share their experience developing, implementing, and finding the right constituent relationship management (CRM) solution for their communities. We will talk about what drove interest in developing a mobile … Continued

What Can Local Governments Do About Gangs?

Joe Walsh the City of Gresham, Oregon’s Gang Prevention Policy Coordinator is sharing his expertise with an article on what local governments can do in the battle against gangs. Joe reveals that gangs aren’t just a big city problem and local governments have a key role to play in combating gang activity. The local government … Continued

Capping off an MPA Program

The end is in sight Last week I began the final step in completing my MPA program at Portland State University. The 509, as it’s affectionately known, is an “organizational experience” where almost-graduates apply what they have learned in the classroom out in the real world. It’s essentially an internship with a defined project and scope established on … Continued

Combatting Gresham’s Gang Problem a Webinar

ELGL is excited to announce a new webinar on June 4th at Noon (PT) for our members from coast to coast. Joe Walsh a Gang Prevention Policy Advisor will be talking with ELGL about how the City of Gresham, Oregon is combatting an emerging gang problem in their neighborhoods.

Local Government’s New Normal with Erik Kvarsten, City Manager of Gresham, Oregon

The Mission: Local Government’s New Normal is an original ELGL blog feature by contributor Dan Englund that provides an educational, supportive lens into the “new normal” of local government by examining local issues, solutions, and stories from compelling government professionals and their cities or counties.  For the inaugural episode, we talked to Erik Kvarsten, City … Continued

2014 ELGL Organizational Members

Organizational Members As the 2014 ELGL membership drive gets into swing, we want to highlight our Organizational Members which includes 10 memberships for individual emplyees and colleagues.  These memberships give access to free webinars, lunch-and-learns, and networking opportunities throughout the year, plus paid members also receive priority registration at limited-seating events like the annual conference and high … Continued

11.16.13 Your Morning Buzz

‘Batkid’ Fights Crime in San Francisco Transaction Wire Don Mazziotti retires as Beaverton’s director of Community and Economic Development Former Gresham Councilor Josh Fuhrer gets the city job he resigned to seek Fire chief considering city manager position Adairsville hires interim city manager Stockton re-opens city manager search City Council to interview final administrator candidates … Continued

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