01.06.12 The Morning Buzz

And the Knope of the Week Goes To. . . . .

Megan Messmer, ELGL project coordinator, PSU MPA student, City of Dayton intern, and City of Banks intern. Megan did a seamless job coordinating and managing the ELGL Forum with Rob Cornilles. She made all visitors feel welcome including Beaverton School Board members, Rob Cornilles’ staff, and two trackers. Post-meeting, Megan handled inquires from the Democratic Party of Oregon and follow up with meeting attendees.

Previous Knope of the Week Recipients

ELGL: In Case You Missed It

Three Point Plan for Job Creation from Rob Cornilles

Much of Rob’s discussion at yesterday’s ELGL Forum focused on this three-point plan for job creation. Further details can be found on this webpage.

What’s Going On, What’s Going On

Applications for Oregon City Commission Vacancy now accepted through Feb. 3rd

City Commission Position No. 3 is currently vacant and the City Commission is accepting applications for appointment until February 3, 2012, 5:00 p.m.

New Open City Hall Topic – City Seeks Input on Upcoming Year’s Priorities

The City of Lake Oswego has posted a new question on its online town hall forum, Open City Hall. Open City Hall allows people to give direct input to Council and staff on current issues without having to attend a meeting, plus you can read what others are saying about important Lake Oswego topics. It’s easy and convenient! The current topic will assist the City Council and City Manager as they make project and policy choices for 2012.

Around the Northwest

Oregon AG race starts on odd note

Washington County transportation chief says future plans will prioritize bicycle infrastructure

Finalists for Cornelius city manager include former Beaverton Mayor Rob Drake

Lewis & Clark Law Professor States Public Has Right to Paddle on Oswego Lake

New Selah mayor puts police chief on leave

Mayor: ‘People of Bend Can’t Afford to Do All This at Once’

Phoenix city manager will vacate post a month early

Wilsonville City Council approves location for new skate park

Oregon regulators give Portland 5-years plus to fix sewage spills in southwest’s Fanno Creek

Should Portland spend $1 million for parking meters it doesn’t need? Mayor Sam Adams says no

Reception for City Administrator Finalists in Ashland

Cost of UP retreat comes in less than half of budget

Salem seeks residents’ help to trim costs by $10.5 million

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