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Podcast: Engaging the Entire Community on Planning & Middle Housing

Sophie McGinley Assistant Planner City of Eugene, Oregon LinkedIn Cody Kleinsmith Climate Resiliency Analyst Lane County, Oregon LinkedIn Connecting with Gen Z and underrepresented populations. Sophie McGinley, Assistant Planner for the City of Eugene, OR, and Cody Kleinsmith, Climate Resiliency Analyst with Lane County, OR, joined the podcast to discuss how local governments can engage … Continued

Podcast: Creating a State of the City Event with Kent Wyatt, Tigard, OR

Kent Wyatt Communications Director City of Tigard, Oregon LinkedIn | Twitter Late night in Tigard. Kent Wyatt, Communications Director for the City of Tigard, Oregon, joined the podcast to talk about the City’s creative approach to the annual State of the City address. He discussed how to make the State of the City more authentic … Continued

Podcast: Recruiting in the City of Bend, OR with Eric King & Stephanie Betteridge

Eric King City Manager City of Bend, Oregon Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter Stephanie Betteridge Chief Innovation Officer City of Bend, Oregon LinkedIn Attracting aspiring local government leaders. Eric King, City Manager, and Stephanie Betteridge, Chief Innovation Officer, joined the podcast to talk about a new recruitment. The City is hiring for a Strategic Initiatives … Continued

Podcast: Workforce Equity with Ben Duncan, Multnomah County, OR

Ben Duncan Chief Diversity and Equity Officer Multnomah County, Oregon Bio | LinkedIn Community organizing in government. Ben Duncan, Chief Diversity and Equity Officer for Multnomah County, Oregon, joined the podcast to talk about his career working on equity issues which began with environmental justice and health issues. He discussed the County’s Workforce Equity Strategic Plan … Continued

Change is your Purpose

Today’s Morning Buzz is brought to you by Dan Weinheimer, City Manager of Newberg, OR (Twitter and LinkedIn) What I’m listening to – Fireworks from neighbors’ driveways and backyards. What I’m reading – Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates Greek philosopher Heraclitus has been quoted saying “Change is the only constant in life.” With … Continued

Podcast: Building Inclusive Communities with Juan Carlos Gonzalez

Juan Carlos Gonzalez Councilor Oregon Metro Bio | LinkedIn | Twitter It does not happen by accident. Councilor Juan Carlos Gonzalez from Oregon Metro, the regional government for the Portland, Oregon area, joined the podcast to talk about his choice to run for office and how to build inclusive communities. He talked about engaging with … Continued

Podcast: Advocating for Public Records with Ginger McCall

Ginger McCall Former Public Records Advocate State of Oregon LinkedIn | Twitter Improving transparency in government. Ginger McCall, the former Oregon Public Records Advocate, joined the podcast to talk about her time in the State of Oregon and the importance of providing transparency to the public. She discussed the events that led to her resignation … Continued

Podcast: Trends in Human Resources with Kylie Bayer, McMinnville, OR

Kylie Bayer Human Resources Manager City of McMinnville, Oregon LinkedIn | Twitter Human Resources as a strategic partner. Kylie Bayer, the Human Resources Manager for the City of McMinnville, Oregon, joined the podcast to share the issues and trends that she sees affecting the human resources industry in local government. From pay equity to sabbaticals, … Continued

Podcast: Hiring a City Manager with Mayor Rick Rogers, Newberg, OR

Rick Rogers Mayor City of Newberg, Oregon Bio | LinkedIn Behind the scenes of recruiting a City Manager. Mayor Rick Rogers from the City of Newberg, Oregon joined the podcast to talk about how they are approaching hiring a new City Manager. He describes the community and what the City Council is looking for in … Continued

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