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Knope of the Week: Parks and Rec

Cry Buckets at These #ThankYouParksCrew Tweets The greatest television show ever made about local government is coming to an end. LITERALLY! Parks and Rec, one of the spiritual founders of ELGL, is ending a seven-year run this January. Fortunately (or unfortunately) Parks and Rec introduced much of America to local government for the first time ever. (We … Continued

Knope of the Week: Garrett Jacobs, Code for America

Inspiring. Wake Up Call. Better than a Latte Not many organizations have done more to bring government into the digital age than Code for America. This week, Garrett Jacobs from Code for America gave us a first-hand look into the work of Code for America.  Code has accomplished a lot but it’s clear that we … Continued

Knope of the Week: Chris Fick and Tom Potiowsky

Compelling. Interesting. Impressive.    The dynamic duo of Chris Fick and Dr. Tom Potiowsky are the winners of the Knope of the Week. Chris and Tom presented findings from a recent property tax report released by Northwest Economic Research Center. Attendees at this week’s forum learned how we can continue the push for property tax reform … Continued

Knope of the Week: Leah Treat, Portland Bureau of Transportation Director

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40Nqzx4Z1FA   And the winner is…. Leah Treat Director of the Portland Bureau of Transportation ELGL joined forces with Oregon ITE to co-host a lunch this week with Leah and it was fantastic! Leah talked about her background, working  with Commissioner Steve Novick, and the move from Chicago to the West Coast. To thank her … Continued

Knope of the Week: Bill Monahan, City of Milwaukie, City Manager

American City & County Magazine Highlights Knope of the Week What is the Knope of the Week? It’s ELGL’s way of recognizing an individual or group of individuals who have excelled in promoting the public sector. Recipients may come from the public or private sector and are nominated by ELGL members. Recipients receive an incredible amount of recognition … Continued

Knope of the Week: Dr. Charles Heying, Author of Brews to Bikes

American City & County Magazine Highlights Knope of the Week What is the Knope of the Week? It’s ELGL’s way of recognizing an individual or group of individuals who have excelled in promoting the public sector. Recipients may come from the public or private sector and are nominated by ELGL members. Recipients receive an incredible amount of recognition … Continued

Knope of the Week: Dan Bauer, Deborah Scroggins, Kevin Campbell, Mary Beth Henry

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OIqkmMC1sw&w=560&h=315] After a long holiday break including a brief jump off the fiscal cliff, the Knope of the Week is rested and ready to anoint the standouts in the local government arena for 2013. This year recipients will not only the incredible fame and glory associated with the award, but they will be recognized … Continued

Knope of the Week: Guest Bloggers

After a long holiday break including a brief jump off the fiscal cliff, the Knope of the Week is rested and ready to anoint the standouts in the local government arena for 2013. This year recipients will not only the incredible fame and glory associated with the award, but they will be recognized with a … Continued

10.05.12 Knope of the Week – Mary Beth Henry

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdhLJim5JxI&w=560&h=315] The 42nd 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 Government … Continued

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