04.09.12 The Morning Buzz


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Tigard Seeks Comments on Pacific Hwy (99W) Intersection Improvements – The City of Tigard and the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) are considering several designs to improve traffic congestion and safety where McDonald and Gaarde Streets intersect with Pacific Highway/99W.

Volunteer for an ICMA Member Committee by May 11 – Give your time and talent to an ICMA Committee or Task Force. ICMA is launching five new opportunities, in addition to ongoing member committees.

Preparing for Recovery: Share Your Input – As part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s continuing effort to elicit input for its publication,Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 102: Recovery Planning for State and Local Governments, you are invited to start conversation threads on FEMA’s  “Recovery: State and Local Planning Guidance” page.

Distinguished Service Award and Honorary Membership Nominations Due April 23 – At its June meeting, the ICMA Executive Board will consider nominations for ICMA’s Distinguished Service Award and Honorary Membership.


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Management Tip: Expand Your Mentoring Network

What millennials and boomers really think – and what that means to your cause.


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Proper procedures using roundabouts – When and how do we use signals in the roundabout?

More workers joining unions – Oregon is one of the top states in the country when it comes to union membership, with more people joining unions here each year, according to figures recently released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Stop? Go? States shape dilemma of yellow light – Just about any driver knows the feeling: That moment when you’re approaching an intersection, and the traffic light turns yellow. But you’re in no man’s land. You’re not sure whether to stop or go ahead.

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