Tag: League of Oregon Cities

Local Focus: Banning the M-Word

Local Focus is the League of Oregon Cities’ monthly magazine covering current city issues and trends. It is distributed to 3,500 city officials each month, primarily mayors, city councilors and city managers. ELGL has agreed to write a monthly article for the publication. Classifying and categorizing objects is a deeply ingrained aspect of human nature. Most … Continued

ELGL Born and Bred

ELGL continues to build a partnership with the League of Oregon Cities (LOC). Executive Director Mike Cully is committed to strengthening local government in Oregon and partnering with ELGL. He remarked about ELGL, Another example of collaboration is really a grassroots alignment with an organization founded on the principal of recognizing, promoting and helping the … Continued

December 2017: Laugh, Cry, and Think

ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt is making you Laugh, Cry, and Think while dishing out the #BigLocalGovBaller designation. Here’s what you missed in October. December 22 ELGL Twitter Chain goes back to the Mountains. ELGL Sconnie nabs second place. CAL ELGL takes the bronze. December 19 There’s only one way to catch the Christmas spirit…. See Foo … Continued

November 2017: Laugh, Cry, and Think

ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt is making you Laugh, Cry, and Think while dishing out the #BigLocalGovBaller designation. Here’s what you missed in October. November 29 #ELGLTwitterChain Mountain ELGL retains the title. ELGL Sconnie wins the silver and ELGL Ohio takes the bronze. Region/% Change Midwest – 0.13% Southeast – 0.06% Southwest – 0.12% California – 0.20% Northwest – 0.25% Northeast … Continued

Pasadena, CA vs. Mosier, OR

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Over the past three weeks, ELGL members and friends took part in ELGL City Hall Madness, narrowing the field from 64 to this week as we head into the Elite Eight. Vote in the head-to-head match-ups to determine which city hall advances to the Elite Eight. Voting ends at 11:59 EST on February 24. Follow along and fill out … Continued

San Francisco, CA vs. Mosier, OR

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Over the past two weeks, ELGL members and friends took part in ELGL City Hall Madness, narrowing the field from 64 to this week as we head into the Sweet Sixteen. Vote in the head-to-head match-ups to determine which city hall advances to the Elite Eight. Voting ends at midnight EST on February 17. Follow along and … Continued

Forum Announcement: The Crazy, Mixed-Up World of Oregon Property Taxes

Governing: OR’s Complicated Property Tax Rates Favor Higher-Valued Houses ELGL is excited to announce a lunch forum in partnership with the League of Oregon Cities. As anyone familiar with Oregon property taxes knows there is a lot of pressure on local governments and confusion for citizens in the current system. The LOC is working actively to … Continued

Report: Property Tax System Unfairly Influencing Housing Market

Report: Oregon Property Tax Capitalization Inequities created by Oregon’s property tax system are significantly influencing the housing market Media Release: Media Release – NERC prop tax report Tom Potiowsky, Knope of the Week recipient and director of Northwest Economic Research Center (NERC) has issued a report on the impact of property taxes on property values. The League of … Continued

New Sensation with Emma Williams, Oregon Metro

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 would they … Continued

New Sensation with Nick Herrera, State of Oregon

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jujG5X9iZs&w=560&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

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