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#ELGL18: State of the City with Scott Lazenby, Author & City Manager

#ELGL18 takes place May 16, 17, and 18 in Golden, Colorado. In the coming days, we’ll announce each of the speakers and sessions. You can register for #ELGL18 here. State of the City Scott Lazenby, Author and City Manager Podcast: Between Two Interns with Scott Lazenby Author of Playing with Fire and State of the … Continued

Pop Quiz with Scott Lazenby, City of Lake Oswego, OR

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Scott Lazenby Job Title: City Manager … Continued

Local Government’s New Normal with Scott Lazenby, City Manager of Lake Oswego, Oregon

Balancing community aesthetics/environment and individual private property rights; shifting project work during the recession; planning for boom/bust industries; MPA “Lite” University; economic development is maybe not so tangible; and why student loans should be illegal — this is Local Government’s New Normal in Lake Oswego per Scott Lazenby, Renaissance Man and LO City Manager. The … Continued

The University of Lake Oswego: Best Two Years of Your Life

A Non-Traditional MPA ELGL heard a rumor about the City of Lake Oswego creating some sort of local government university and naturally this innovative idea is something that we had to learn more about.  It turns out that City Manager, Scott Lazenby, wanted to find a way to provide some additional training and education to … Continued

Book Smart with Erik Kvarsten, Gresham City Manager

Book Smart with Erik Kvarsten Gresham City Manager This week ELGL caught up with Erik Kvarsten, the philosopher of city managers and someone who always has reading recommendations that will expand your horizons. Some of you may remember Erik’s presentation at an ELGL forum in 2011 which left many of us quoting philosophers while dealing … Continued

Book Smart with Scott Lazenby, Author of Playing with Fire

Scott Lazenby, Sandy City Manager and Playing with Fire Author Have you finished your holiday shopping? If not, ELGL can help you.  In addition to an ELGL membership which is on the list of most boys and girls, books are always a good gift for the government worker on your list. While there were tons … Continued

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