06.22.12 The Morning Buzz





RSVP for ELGL Forum with Former Governor Barbara Roberts – Please join us on Thursday, July 12, for an ELGL brown-bag session with former Oregon Governor and current Metro Councilor Barbara Roberts.

ELGL Social Hour at OCCMA Conference – Learn more about ELGL and how our membership is redefining the future of local government in Oregon!

Settin’ the Table – You are invited to take a seat at Oregon’s Kitchen Table – an experiment to connect all Oregonians to real decisions in Salem.


garage/yard sales

Maricopa County, Arizona, Wrangles Over Funds Spent Investigating Obama’s Residency Status – The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office spent nearly $10,000 to send a deputy to Hawaii to investigate documents related to President Barack Obama’s residency status, a cost that included more than $3,500 in overtime payments.

Meet the Millennial Mayors – Typical signs of adulthood may have been delayed for some Millennials, but not this group.

How Commuity Colleges Can Spur Economic Development – A school in Dayton, Ohio, is training high-skilled workers to build drones, one of the city’s budding industries.

Measuring the Sustainability of a Community – Two models explore just how much progress neighborhoods are making.



3 Ways Next-Gen Leaders Can Bring More Tech to Government – Younger workers may not feel they have a big voice when it comes time to ask for permission to use iPhones at work or to make a suggestion about a hot new technology.

Welcome to the Bossless Company – Welcome to the bossless company, where the hierarchy is flat, pay is often determined by peers, and the workday is directed by employees themselves.

Inside the UGB

So me.

Outside the UGB

He really wouldn't. ;)

Social Network


Twitter crashes hard, Internet freaks out – Cue the collective Internet freakout! Twitter went down for several hours on Thursday afternoon, depriving users of a place to complain that Twitter was down.

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