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Deep Thoughts with Inessa Vitko, TriMet Public Affairs

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Before you head to #ELGL14, read Inessa’s article on how to get around – #ELGL14: Ride TriMet! Inessa Vitko TriMet Public Affairs Connect: LinkedIn … Continued

03.27.14 Your Morning Buzz

Your #TBT Favorite Sleepover Movie Edition (Mine’s Labyrinth – What’s Yours?) Upcoming Webinar with Leigh Gallagher, Author of The End of the Suburbs An Evening with Chris Jordan: Changing Organizational Structure #Trending on ELGL Resetting the Fifty Nifty Project MS: Parker Wiseman, City of Starkville, Mayor Webinar: Performance Excellence with Aimee Kaslik Local Government’s New … Continued

Government Communication & TriMet’s Winter Weather Response

Ben Kittelson talks with the Public Information Officer of TriMet, Roberta Altstadt, and shares his views on government communication. There is a sense of distrust and anti-government fervor in the American psyche and the negative views and anti-government movements at the national level have trickled down to local governments. Everything from recall efforts to uncomfortable and … Continued

02.10.14 Your Morning Buzz

Rob Ford Unveils YouTube Talk Show ‘Ford Nation’   TRANSACTION WIRE Hoffman: State wants new appeals process for managers Residents to weigh in on city manager selection process Patty Murray to seek fifth Senate term Alliance city manager awarded prestigious certification Costa Mesa hires interim recreation manager Work continues on fire chief search, public-safety analysis … Continued

01.29.14 Your Morning Buzz

The State of the Union: Make it stop Rep. Michael Grimm confronts reporter after State of the Union TRANSACTION WIRE Chris Christie, other big GOP names invited, not confirmed for Oregon conference Novi’s city manager moving to Texas Former Annapolis city manager accepts state job Sparks: City manager surprises with decision to retire early City manager staying … Continued

New Sensation: Michael Enloe, TriMet In-Street Facilities Designer

What better way to learn about a new ELGL member than a series of extremely personal questions that may or may not be work related. That is our goal in the New Sensation feature. Whether it is learning about a person’s top accomplishments in the last 24 hours or learning about the inside of their … Continued

Josh’s Job Search Interviews Olivia Clark, TriMet

As part of ELGL’s expanded offerings, we introduce you to our newest feature, “Josh’s Job Search.” (See related article: New Blog Feature: Josh’s Job Search) Josh will be conducting informational interviews with key figures in the region. If you have suggestions for him, send him an email at [email protected] An Informational Interview with Olivia Clark TriMet Executive Director, … Continued

New Blog Feature: Josh’s Job Search

As part of ELGL’s strategic plan to expand its offerings, we introduce you to our newest feature, “Josh’s Job Search.” Josh graduated with a Bachelor of Science in General Social Science, Applied Economics, Business & Society Focus from the University of Oregon in June 2012. His work experience includes time at the University of Oregon … Continued

Lightning Round with Petra Schuetz, Coburg City Administrator

Petra Schuetz City Administrator City of Coburg Favorite [recently read] book of all-time: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami  Seven Types of Ambiguity by Elliot Perlman Book that is on your nightstand right now: Wildwood by Colin Meloy is on the top of the pile. (Fill in the blank) When you wake up in the morning … Continued

Updated: So (More) People Are Reading the Blog….

Many thanks to The Oregonian for their continued coverage of local government and the professionals who are working everyday to improve our communities. From Yuxing Zheng, The Oregonian Clackamas County government: Mark Stotik, a labor and employee relations manager, really admires his boss, Employee Services Director Nancy Drury, he tells the Emerging Local Government Leaders blog.    From … Continued

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