Tag: Oregon Cities

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

Info Request: Social Gaming Policy

My organization is researching approaches taken by other cities to regulate “social gaming.” I am focusing on options for licensing, regulating and enforcing an ordinance. Please send along any documents that may aid in framing the issue. I can be reached at [email protected]

Reminder: RSVP for ELGL Forum with Rob Cornilles

Updated: A few spots remain for the special ELGL meeting with Rob Cornilles. Your friends and colleagues are more than welcome to attend. Café Allegro will be offering a set menu for the event. RSVP to [email protected] ELGL Hosts Rob Cornilles on January 5 Rob Cornilles, candidate for U.S. Congress for Oregon’s 1st congressional district, will speak at … Continued

West Linn Leadership Academy

The West Linn Leadership Academy identifies, educates, and engages future West Linn leaders, and creates sincere and lasting relationships amongst a cohort of civic-minded volunteers. Application deadline extended to January 11, 2012. Annually, the City of West Linn convenes the leadership academy for selected participants. Over the course of six meetings, participants receive in-depth training on … Continued

NLC: Planning for Stronger Local Democracy

From National League of Cities website: As a culmination of NLC’s work over the last decade responding to the challenges of governing democratically, NLC’s democratic governance project presents Planning for Stronger Local Democracy: A Field Guide for Local Officials. This tool kit is designed to assist city leaders in strengthening local democracy by cultivating a … Continued

ICMA Call for Ideas

ICMA is pleased to announce a Call for Ideas for educational sessions to be offered at ICMA’s 2012 Annual Conference, October 7-10, in Phoenix/Maricopa County, Arizona. Session ideas are invited within the eight theme and career tracks developed by the 2012 Conference Planning Committee. Additional details at: http://icma.icanmakeitbetter.com/

Clackamas County Emerging Career Networking Group

We want to share a unique program with you, started in Clackamas County. ELGL members Rosalynn Greene ([email protected])  Sustainability Analyst and Karen Pearson ([email protected]), Human Resources Program Coordinator – Workforce Planning have been instrumental in getting the program after the ground. The mission of the Emerging Career Networking Group (ECNG) is to connect newly hired and existing Clackamas County … Continued

You Ain’t Cool, Unless You Opt In

From Metro website, “Check out the results from our recent survey on active transportation. Almost 4,000 members told us about their priorities for walking, biking, and public transit infrastructure to inform the regional Active Transportation plan.” http://panel.decipherinc.com/images/uploads/optin/Metro_Active_transportation–Nov5.pdf Please consider joining the Opt In panel to have your voice heard in planning the future of the … Continued

ELGL Book of the Month: The Google Story

The Google Story by David A. Vise Social phenomena happen, and the historians follow. So it goes with Google, the latest star shooting through the universe of trend-setting businesses. This company has even entered our popular lexicon: as many note, “Google” has moved beyond noun to verb, becoming an action which most tech-savvy citizens at … Continued

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