05.03.12 The Morning Buzz





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ELGL Central Oregon – Roundtable on Innovation May 11, noon- 1 p.m., location tbd. Participate in a facilitated roundtable to discuss ideas to encourage innovation in the public sector.  Bring your ideas and be prepared to join the conversation! Coordinated by Justin Cutler, Colleen Miller, and Robyn Christie.

City of Redmond, Oregon – Are you an individual with a deep commitment to the betterment of Redmond for all citizens? Do you want to keep Redmond moving forward? If you feel you can make a difference, please consider serving your community on the Redmond City Council. The position of Mayor and three City Council positions are up for election. Terms begin January 2013. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, a registered voter, and a resident of the City of Redmond for at least one year prior to the date of the election.



Bend Police Lay Out Proposed Service Cuts – News Story – KTVZ Bend – One Bend city councilor called the police department’s current budget situation “dismal” Wednesday night as Police Chief Jeff Sale presented a list of planned service cuts.

‘It’s like a reality TV show’ – La Pine recreation director Justin Cutler offered manager’s job for Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District.

Region sorts through land puzzle to boost employment – State review raises questions about local industrial sites

Budget-crunched Eatonville considers options – Eatonville’s downtown is a study in contrasts. There are empty buildings, including a well-known eatery that closed last year. There also are new businesses that seem to be doing well.

Tacoma’s deputy city manager to receive $65K in severance, accrued leave pay – Tacoma’s outgoing Deputy City Manager Rey Arellano will receive nearly $65,000 in severance and accrued time off pay under terms of his recent resignation.



When Choosing a Job, Culture Matters – Some organizations will excite you. They’ll stimulate your success and growth. Others will be stressful. They may lead you to quit before you’ve accomplished much or learned what you hoped to.

Management Tip: When to Share Bad News

Managers Who Think Highly Of Themselves More Likely To Discriminate: Study – Who’s most likely to discriminate against obese workers? Managers who think they’re good looking.

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