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OCCMA Student Scholarship for #ELGLPopUp in Portland, OR

The Oregon City/County Managers Association (OCCMA) has graciously sponsored five student attendance spots at the #ELGLPopUp conference in Portland, Oregon on October 12. The scholarship covers the full conference cost. This scholarship opportunity is available to current students only in any degree field. To be eligible for the scholarship, the below form must be completed … 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

OCCMA Scholarship Program

OCCMA is committed to providing quality educational opportunities to municipal professionals. In furtherance of that goal, OCCMA is pleased to announce a limited availability of conference scholarship funds for the 2015 Annual Summer Conference to be held July 7-10 at Mt. Bachelor Village in Bend, Oregon.

Put Me In Coach: Upcoming OCCMA Events

http://youtu.be/YqY7e4bP9PQ OCCMA Coaches Gallery Are you an emerging leader looking for a mentor?  Are you wanting to figure out what city management is all about?  If so, check out the new Coaches Gallery on the OCCMA website! The Coaches Gallery provides a one stop shop for you to view and select from a list of … Continued

Midwest ELGL Leader Bridget Doyle Featured in OCCMA Newsletter

This week one of Bridget Doyle’s ELGL articles appeared in the Oregon City/County Management Association’s (OCCMA) quarterly newsletter! The article, “Journalists with ‘Quotas’ are Looking for Stories… Let’s Help,” was first featured as a part of Bridget’s column Communication Breakdown. Her analysis of how journalism’s shift in the internet age has impacted local governments is a … Continued

ICMA Webinar: Taking Smart Risks

The Oregon chapter of ICMA, OCCMA, would like our ELGL members to be aware of an upcoming free webinar! The California ICMA chapter will be hosting a webinar on Taking Smart Risks. This webinar will include such topics as: when is it make sense to take a risk and when doesn’t it? Read on for … Continued

OCCMA Webinar: Effective Ways to Increase Revenues

Our friends at the Oregon City/County Management Association, the state branch of ICMA, wanted to get the word out about an upcoming Coaching Webinar. Mark your calendars for Wednesday March 19th from 1:00 to 2:30 pm for this exciting opportunity to learn about strategies to increase revenues for local governments. The Details What: Webinar on … Continued

The OCCMA Conference, the ICMA President, and ELGL … Oh My!

The 2013 OCCMA Conference This summer I had the opportunity to represent ELGL down at the OCCMA Conference in Bend, OR.  Since our co-founders have kids to take care of, they sent me and my exceptional photography skills to let our members know what was happening at the Seventh Mountain Resort.  Now that I’ve had … Continued

Going to the OCCMA Conference? Join ELGL on Tuesday Night!

Next week from July 9th – 12th the Oregon City/County Management Association is having its annual conference in Bend, OR.  To bring together ELGL members that are down there we will be hosting a happy hour on Tuesday night. Come join ELGL on July 9th at 6:45pm at  Crow’s Feet Commons.  Kick off the OCCMA … Continued

Want to Attend the OCCMA Conference This Summer?

This scholarship opportunity has been extended – applications are now due by Friday, June 21! ELGL is pleased to partner with the Oregon City/County Manager’s Association (OCCMA) to offer an opportunity to attend their annual conference July 9-12 in Bend, Oregon.  Selected participants (up to two) will receive free admission to the conference, and a … Continued

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