Tag: Portland State University

Taking the ‘Fire’ Out of ‘Fire Department’

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Here’s your chance to learn from Phil Keisling and Kent Robinson about their recent Governing Magazine article titled “Why We Need to Take the ‘Fire’ Out of ‘Fire Department’.” Click here to register for this free ELGL webinar with Phil and Kent on August 18 at noon (PDT).  You’ll learn about the research behind their … Continued

Just One Thing: Lessons in Leadership From ICMA President Bonnie Svrcek

Join ELGL on July 18, 2013 at Noon for a presentation from ICMA President Bonnie Svrcek. The forum will be in the 8th floor conference room at the Columbia Square office building at 111 SW Columbia St, Portland OR, so bring your lunch and come learn with us. ICMA President Svrcek is encouraging local government leaders to … Continued

School’s Out for Summer: Reflecting on Year One of MPA

Kittelson’s Corner [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBEcLxnXVAc] Warm summer breezes drift through the air, blue skies perfectly complement the green of the Willamette Valley, and bright yellow school buses no longer delay traffic every morning and afternoon.  Its official, school is out for the summer to be replaced by long days and countless baseball games.  This summer break is … Continued

Portland’s Artisan Economy: Brews to Bikes

ELGL is hosting a lunchtime forum on August 20, 2013 to learn about how the Portland region’s economy is changing.  Come eat lunch with us at the Metro Council Chambers as we listen to Dr. Charles Heying, Portland State University Professor of Urban Studies and Planning. Join Dr. Heying at this lunchtime session (sorry, no … Continued


Congratulations to the ELGL members who graduated today from the PSU College of Urban & Public Affairs with a Masters of Public Administration.

Agenda for ELGL Conversation with Dr. Thomas Potiowsky

The discussion will be on the US recovery and the new economic environment. This information will be highly relevant to long-term local government revenues and anyone interested in budgeting or economics. Agenda for ELGL Conversation with Dr. Thomas Potiowsky

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