Bainbridge candidates all have experience running smaller cities – The Bainbridge Island City Council is determined to hire a manager with real experience running a city.
Could Changes to Early Voting Rules Hurt Urban Voters? When it comes to early voting, some states say one size fits all — and urban counties cry foul.
City Fiscal Conditions in 2012 – NLC’s 2012 City Fiscal Conditions report is here! The annual report reveals that city budgets are still feeling the effects of a lagging economy, but despite the challenges cities are better able to meet financial needs this year than in 2011.
Inside the UGB
- Portlanders defined by their values, not their jobs
- Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce still hopeful for Cabela’s store, urges city to recruit
- Former state Rep. Greg Macpherson, businessman Skip O’Neill lead campaign fundraising in Lake Oswego mayoral, council race
- After Portland fluoride decision some Milwaukie residents ask: Does Milwaukie add fluoride to its water?
- City, county team up to require chemical disclosure
- Gain Share hearing generates mixed signals
- Council vote won’t end fluoride fight
Outside the UGB
- Lebanon candidates request hiring delay
- City exploring uses for Carnegie building
- Audits: California city spent millions in questionable transactions
- Politics of Place: Pragmatic coastal residents strive to thrive again
- City Council to consider gun club land deal
Elections, politics in Oregon, southwest Washington: Live chat with Jeff Mapes, Monday, noon – Join our chief political reporter Jeff Mapes Monday at noon for a live chat discussion about today’s most pointed political issues.
RSVP: ELGL Forum with Clackamas County Administrators Steve Wheeler, Nancy Newton and Laurel Butman – Please join us on Wednesday, September 19th at noon for an ELGL forum with Steve Wheeler, Clackamas County Administrator and his two Deputy County Administrators, Nancy Newton and Laurel Butman. The forum will be held in Clackamas County Development Services Building, 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR 97045.
A Conversation with Jefferson Smith – Our third meeting for the busy month of September will be with Jefferson Smith – City of Portland Mayoral Candidate. This event will take place on September 28th at noon. Our meeting will be brown bag so please feel free to bring your lunch.
How to Find Balance Between Leadership and Management – In Leading Change, the Leaders as Chief Transformation Officer, Warren Bennis said, “Management is getting people to do what needs to be done. Leadership is getting people to want to do what needs to be done. Managers push. Leaders pull. Managers command. Leaders communication.”
6 apps for savvy jobseekers – One of the great things about the increased prevalence of tablets and smartphones is the incredible array of apps that help you work better, smarter, and faster—and that includes looking for a job.
Happiness is … a great place to work – The Oregonian has teamed up with a polling firm to identify the top workplaces in Oregon and southwest Washington.
40 Mom-Tested Tips for Balancing Work and Family – Wondering how to create a better morning routine, stay involved in your child’s life while you’re at work or make the most of your evenings at home? Get tried-and-true advice on ways to juggle work and family from other working moms.
The Social Network
10 gems from Reuters’ social media ‘cheat sheet’ – It’s debatable whether one should call something a “cheat sheet” if anyone can access it or add to it, but Reuters Social Media Editor Anthony De Rosa’s public cheat sheet for reporters using social media is unquestionably handy.
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