01.18.12 The Alex McIntyre Memorial


Alex McIntyre accepts post in California

New Comprehensive Study Finds Oregon Cities Struggling Financially

Celebrate the Value of Professional Management

Jobs Jobs Jobs

New Date for ELGL Forum with Patrick Quinton, PDC Executive Director

RSVP: ELGL Lunch Forum with Blazers COO Sarah Mensah

01.18.12 The Morning Buzz

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 Milwaukie Baseball Stadium Community DiscussionCity of BothellLa Grande Observer


David Snider is the City of Sandy’s new Economic Development Manager. Beginning in the summer of 2011, Snider worked as a management intern for Sandy, and as part of a capstone project, developed a citizen involvement plan for the city. He also had previous internship experience in the City of Banks.


Cornelius City Council Meeting
The Cornelius City Council will meet in Executive Session at 6:30 p.m. this evening, in accordance to ORS 192.660(2)(a) to consider the employment of a public officer. Followed by a council meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 1310 N. Adair Street. The public is encourage to attend the public meeting.

And if you’ve got some free time, North Clackamas is seeking volunteers for reading, mentoring programs

The North Clackamas School District is looking for more volunteers to help with the following programs.


Cities to see job gains, but many struggle

Almost all U.S. metropolitan areas will see job growth in 2012, but for many areas it will still take years for employment to return to pre-recession levels, according to a report released on Wednesday by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

The world’s fastest-growing metro economies aren’t in the U.S. or Europe

The economic power of the world, much like its population, is increasingly concentrated in metropolitan areas. But given the economic turmoil of recent years, the health and wealth of these metros varies significantly from place to place. According to a new report on the largest 200 metros from the Brookings Institution, the top performing metro economies today are largely outside of the typically successful U.S. and Western Europe, and can vary greatly even within countries.

Inside the UGB

Busting the myth of Portland as strip club capital

Eileen Brady addresses questions about ‘co-founder’ label on Think Out Loud

Portland transportation officials list job losses, prompting union ire: Portland City Hall roundup

Commissioner Jim Bernard remains Clackamas County vice chairman after contentious vote

Hoffman will not run again

Portland City Council questions city human resource manager, police chief on police premium pay for biometric screening

Cities want updates as Metro’s climate scenarios work moves forward

Outside the UGB

Tacoma: city keeps mum on police concessions to avert layoffs

Oregon Legislature prepares to open

Special congressional election in Oregon tests Democrats

Yakima Council votes 4-3 to resume city manager search

City Hall renovations are running ahead of schedule

Can Talent get by without a city police department?

Shrinking the government smartly

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