Art at Hillsboro baseball park to respond to Hops fans with lights and music
Welcome Newest Member:
Lauren Stott, Northern Illinois MPA, Administrative Intern
Join ELGL: Students (free), individuals ($20), and organizations ($250)
March 1: ELGL Conference Planning Committee Meeting
March 7: Tiffany Couch, Financial Investigation and Forensic Accounting
April 11: Greg Baker, Damascus City Manager
April 17: K.L. Wombacher, Hillsboro Hops General Manager
October 4: ELGL Annual Conference at the Kennedy School
The High Five
Does Light Rail Really Encourage People to Stop Driving? No, but it does pull them off buses, if a new study of British systems is any indicator.
Poll Finds Oregonians Open to Property Tax Changes – Lawmakers in Salem are considering many changes in Oregon’s property tax system, hoping to address issues of fairness,compression and, in some cases, they’re trying to bust the limits created by ballot measures over the past 23 years.
Springfield bidding for fan favorite in contest – The city’s idea for mobile health care units could become a reality if it wins a philanthropic contest
Time to bag it – Within weeks Eugene shoppers must give up their plastic habit
Is Boston Ready for an Apartment Building That Bars Cars? The architect Sebastian Mariscal begins his plans for any future project with the same question, one that has little to do with the aesthetics of a building or the experience of the people who will one day use it. “When I design a building,” he says, “the first thing I have to resolve is my parking.” He means, by this, that he must weigh requirements in most city codes mandating aspecific ratio of off-street parking spaces for each new unit of housing or office space.
I’m Just a Bill
Sen. Tim Knopp moves to protect Oregon seniors & disabled
‘Keep right’ driving law proposed for Oregon
Committee will hear prison reform bill
A dozen gun control bills introduced
Death penalty opponents seek Oregon vote
The Fiscal Cliff
Kitzhaber calls sequester a “meat-axe approach” and says “the math just doesn’t add up”
Will the real CRC project please stand up?
Why most Americans are yawning over ‘sequester’ – and why that matters
Union Gap refers its judge to the state for mishandling money & bad behavior
Survey: Budget impasse is holding back economy
Spending Cuts Are Only One Skirmish in 2013 Budget Wars
Who would get hit hard by cuts? Depends who you are.
Commissioner Saltzman puts $10,000 toward Children’s Levy renewal: Portland City Hall roundup
Forest Grove City Council approves annual goals and prioritizes projects
PPS extends no-bid consulting contract to Yvonne Deckard, former city HR director
Property owners want to split from Damascus, join Happy Valley
New Damascus political action committee will support comprehensive plan, unity
Wilsonville urges Obama, congressional leaders to stop sequester
Beaverton decides against placing construction bond on May or September ballot
Lawsuit threatens Sunrise highway project
Hillsboro idea part of online popularity contest
Audit for Lake Oswego water project
Multnomah County set to take a long look at building a new courthouse
Commissioners won’t put I-205 toll to May vote: Clackamas County Roundup
Yakima County proposes big hike in fees to developers
Answers won’t come until Lebanon hires a new city manager
Retired Laguna Niguel city manager leaves with fond memories
Trial begins for suspect in Mill City City Hall fire
Pacific mayor fires second city clerk
Obie’s plan for downtown Eugene gets green light
57 applicants for Bainbridge police chief
Interim Vancouver police chief aims for top job
Washougal-Camas fire merger backed
Clark County extends development-fee holiday
Councilmember’s healthful-snack proposal may not be easy to swallow
A year later, Tacoma councilman’s business still lacks license
The Career Center
444 Most Popular Job Interviewer Questions To Prepare Yourself With – Some of these questions are what you’d expect. Some of these questions frankly don’t make much sense. And some of these questions are shocking and possibly offensive.
Younger Workers Need a Career Narrative – Senior executives in professional firms aspire to match the right people to the right work, but here, these senior executives don’t have enough to go on. Facing pressure to staff a project quickly, there’s little to stop them from assuming that Greg wants his next assignment to be just like projects he’s done in the past.
A Call to Action
Willamette University MBA for Business, Government and Not-for-Profit Management Preview Day – Willamette University’s Early Career and Career Change MBA is hosting a Preview Day for prospective students on Saturday, March 2nd from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. You are invited to visit the Salem, Oregon campus, connect with current students, experience a sample class, meet Willamette MBA alumni and answer your questions about life in the Willamette Early Career and Career Change MBA program.
Join live chat Wednesday with Oregon’s Suzanne Bonamici – U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici will take questions from the public during a live web chat this Wednesday, Feb. 27, starting at 12:15 p.m. (PST).
VOTE: Mayors Challenge Fan Favorite Selection – The Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge is a competition designed to inspire America’s mayors to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges and improve city life.
Hillsboro planners available to talk ‘shovel-ready’ development, infrastructure in North Hillsboro on Thursday – Hillsboro’s Planning Department is hosting an open house on Thursday to discuss plans to make 330-acres of farm land “shovel-ready” for development.
The World Wide Web
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