Talkin’ About My Generation with ELGL-Eugene – Please find the attached announcement regarding the upcoming lunch seminar scheduled for Thursday, June 21 in Springfield. Special thanks to Judy Williams at Lane County for putting the agenda together and Jeff Towery at Springfield for agreeing to host us next month.
ELGL Social Hour at OCCMA Conference – Learn more about ELGL and how our membership is redefining the future of local government in Oregon!
Jefferson Smith or Charlie Hales? Which Portland mayoral candidate should ELGL invite to speak at an upcoming forum?
Portland Sunday Parkways – Looking for a little volunteer work before playing at Sunday Parkways? Sign Up as an Intersection Superhero – McCoy Park; 9:45-1:30. Only 8 more days left to fill all the spots!
What should OPB know about Bend for our next Our Town? Are you familiar with Central Oregon? Do you live in Bend? Think Out Load is headed that way for the next in the Our Town series. What should we talk about on the show? Fill out our Public Insight Network query!
Citizens’ report stalls Rockaway’s city budget approval – Minutes before the City Council was to vote on adopting the 2012-13 city budget, a group of Rockaway Beach citizens presented a report claiming serious financial irregularities and potential illegalities in the proposed budget.
The Brown Act and the Perils of Electronic Communication – Are your council members aware of the potential pitfalls associated with electronic communication? Be sure to read this article about the Brown Act, email and more.
Fired up over merger – Eugene and Springfield fire officials hope to save money by consolidating.
Rosenblum is a legal pioneer – When Ellen Rosenblum takes the oath in 12 days as Oregon’s 17th attorney general, she will have come full circle in her legal career.
Forget the Career Ladder – It’s really a lattice, with lateral moves helping people build their careers these days. A new book recommends focusing on developing skills rather than striving to get to the top.
Work Abroad, Get Ahead – As companies continue expanding into foreign markets, the need for employees that are willing to relocate is creating new opportunities that can offer a rich new experience and fast-track careers.
Why Top Talent Leaves: Top 10 Reasons Boiled Down to 1 – Eric Jackson, a fellow Forbes blogger I follow and find both funny and astute, wrote a really spot-on post last month about why top talent leaves large corporations. He offered ten reasons, all of which I agreed with – and all of which I’ve seen played out again and again, over the course of 25 years of coaching and consulting. The post was wildly popular – over 1.5 million views at this writing.
Inside the UGB
- Portland City Council to consider parking meters for central eastside industrial district
- Outstanding in their fields
- Proposed increases in city budget
- Connector study says no mega highway needed
- Troutdale approves Title 13 changes
- City leaders at odds over zoning
- Sandy’s violet green swallows are nesting, thanks to the city and local businesses
- Tigard city manager takes pay cut
Outside the UGB
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