Tag: Tigard

Finalists for the Local Government Social Media Awards

The University of Oregon’s School of PPPM Local Government Social Media Awards (LGSMA) are showcasing the best of public sector social media. The awards are part of a graduate student project in the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management at the University of Oregon—in the course PPPM 633: Public Management. The students use the awards … Continued

Budget Friendlier LinkedIn Recruiting

By Brandi Leos, Senior HR Business Partner for the City of Tigard, Oregon (LinkedIn and Twitter) What I’m listening to: Nike’s Run NYC playlist (because I need to get back to it and there is nothing better than some classic East Coast jams) What I’m reading: Taking Charge of ADHD, the complete authoritative guide for … Continued

Pop! Pop! #ELGLPopUp Honor Roll

Pop! Pop! #ELGLPopUps arrive in Charlotte, Dallas, Kansas City, and Portland on September 22. Thanks to our sponsors your #ELGLPopUp ticket is reasonably priced at $25/students, $50/ELGL members, and $75/non members (includes ELGL membership). In the lead up to the #ELGLPopUps, we’ll introduce you to our sponsors and how they are strengthening local government. Interested in becoming … Continued

Institutional Knowledge with Bill Monahan, Part 2

As a part of the Institutional Knowledge project, we are recording the wisdom and experience of retiring and retired leaders in local government. If you know someone who could add something to this project, let me know! You can reach out to me on Twitter/ LinkedIn or send me an email. Former City Manager of Milwaukie, OR & Tigard, … Continued

Institutional Knowledge with Bill Monahan, Part 1

As a part of the Institutional Knowledge project, we are recording the wisdom and experience of retiring and retired leaders in local government. If you know someone who could add something to this project, let me know! You can reach out to me on Twitter/ LinkedIn or send me an email. Cities of Milwaukie, OR and Tigard, OR … Continued

Oregon Local Government Fellowship: Apply Now

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The application period for the 2017-2018 Oregon Local Government Fellowship is closed. The Oregon cities of Gresham, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, Sherwood, Tigard, and Tualatin are pleased to continue the this unique local government fellowship for the fifth year in a row. This fellowship is part of the ICMA Local Government Management Fellows program. In this unique … Continued

Job Opening: Oregon Local Government Fellowship

This unique and highly competitive “shared fellowship” arrangement allows fellows to work and learn from four different local government organizations while working in half-time limited duration (20 hours per week, for six months) positions. The position will perform entry level professional work for a variety of departments, which may include: Administration, Community Development, Finance, Public … Continued

#ELGL15 Sponsor: City of Tigard

We’re pumped to announce another #ELGL15 sponsor: City of Tigard, OR  Connect: Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter Link: City of Tigard Job Openings The City of Tigard is a clean, livable city located just minutes southwest of Portland in Washington County. Tigard recently completed a strategic planning process that outlined goals to make Tigard “the most walkable … Continued

Finance Documents as Communications Tools Presentation

Last night ELGL members gathered over some good beer, nachos, and comprehensive annual financial reports. Toby LaFrance the finance director at the City of Tigard and Casey Camors the finance director at the City of Milwaukie gave a presentation on how they use financial documents as effective communications tools. Ben KittelsonSr. Budget & Management Analyst … Continued

Part III: Inside the Twitter Race – State of the City Edition

Towards the end of 2013, Patrick Preston, Hillsboro public affairs manager, decided to issue a challenge to neighboring jurisdictions. They wanted to expand their social media presence and specifically focus on making their Twitter account more accessible and active. So they contacted other nearby cities and a competition was born.  The race was on to … Continued

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