Michelle Tagmyer, City of Beaverton, Project Specialist Public Information
April 11: Greg Baker, Damascus City Manager
October 4: ELGL Annual Conference at the Kennedy School
The High Five
What If the Entire World Lived in 1 City? Two Yale architects pose the question in an ambitious research project.
Code Enforcement Goes High-Tech – CityScan uses street-mapping technology and public records to find hidden violations.
Property tax push met with skepticism by leaders – City and school officials got resistance Thursday as they argued for the first substantive changes in Oregon’s property tax limits since the 1990s.
Are sequester’s cuts sharp enough to pop D.C.’s bubble? Recent American history is strewn with examples of regional economies that grew dangerously dependent on a single industry: Los Angeles with aerospace in the early 1990s, Northern California with tech at the turn of the millennium, Detroit with auto manufacturing and Las Vegas with home building in the mid-2000s. When shocks rattled those industries, those regions bled jobs, and their economies sputtered.
Post Offices With Character, and Maybe a Sale Price – Preservationists are fighting what they consider shortsighted decisions to sell architecturally distinctive post office buildings.
I’m Just a Bill
The Fiscal Cliff
The Career Center
The ELGL Resume Book…It’s Back – ELGL is now accepting entries for the 2nd edition of the Resume Book. We encourage all ELGL members to submit a resume whether you are employed or you are looking for employment. Non-ELGL members can also submit a resume but members will receive priority placement in the book.
Op-Ed: It’s About the Work, Not the Office – Corralling workers in one place doesn’t necessarily lead to productivity or innovation.
Become Your Own PR Agency – “Any publicity is good publicity.” Ummm… sure. Maybe for celebrities, but many organizations know that’s not the case. However, you shouldn’t be so focused on preventing or reacting to bad press that you forget to be proactive about good press.
The World Wide Web