05.26.12 The Morning Buzz



Every weekend...

Call for RSVPs: Economist Dr. Thomas Potiowsky, June 13 – ELGL is hosting a luncheon with former State Economist and current Chair of the Portland State Economics Department, Dr. Thomas Potiowsky. The discussion will be on the US recovery and the new economic environment. This information will be relevant to long-term local government revenues and anyone interested in budgeting.


Yup, It's a Sin

Metro Council adopts new public engagement review process – The Metro Council unanimously adopted an amended version of an ordinance reorganizing how the agency monitors and improves its public engagement. With testimony from 1000 Friends of Oregon, the Coalition for a Livable Future, and Washington County Citizen Action Network supporting the new approach, the council voted to begin a new era of public involvement review replacing the former Metro Committee for Citizen Involvement.



Attract and Keep A-Players with Nonfinancial Rewards – Attracting and retaining top talent are perennial concerns among managers, in good times and in bad. With salaries frozen even as the scope of work expands, managers find it nearly impossible to lure A-players and compensate existing high performers without breaking the budget. The good news? They may not have to.

Inside the UGB

Artsy Fartsy

Outside the UGB


 Social Network

just selective

Stay connected by following these feeds.