03.01.12 The Afternoon Delight


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Clackamas County Community Survey – Online poll measures public opinion on county services and initiatives.

City of Vancouver invites applications for a position on the Clark County Arts Commission

Building Leaders in Your Organization – Internal Training Programs  – Leadership development is a primary objective for most local governments.

Clackamas County, Oregon – Clackamas County accepting nominations for 2012 citizen award.

Open House on Fanno Creek Trail – There will be a public open house on Thursday, March 1st, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Elsie Sturh Center (in the Fir Room) with a formal presentation at 6:30 pm.


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Congress Shouldn’t Act as a National Zoning Board – Seven years after the Supreme Court affirmed the right of cities to use eminent domain to secure land for proposed private commercial development, and after more than 40 States that have reassessed and limited their own state eminent domain laws in response, a bipartisan group of federal lawmakers is still seeking to legislatively overturn the decision in Kelo.

GAO: Overlapping government programs cost billions – The 428-page study by the Government Accountability Office details several significant cases of duplication, overlap or lack of coordination between agencies and programs. 

Inside the UGB

Worst signs.