06.27.12 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!

RSVP: ELGL Happy New (Fiscal) Year Social – Celebrate the start of FY 2013 and the recipient of the “Knope of the Year” award.

What Should Hillsboro Name Its New Baseball Team? Vote in the ELGL poll.

Join Opt In, Metro’s online opinion panel – Help shape the future of the region by joining Opt In, Metro’s online opinion panel. You’ll be entered into drawings to win gift cards, event tickets and more.

Clean Water Services Customer Awareness & Satisfaction Survey – Take a few minutes to let us know how we are doing, your feedback is appreciated!


The Secret Conservative War on Zoning – The controversial American Legislative Exchange Council appears to be behind a new effort to unravel local zoning and regulatory authority across the country.

Green Building’s Growing Pains – The proliferation of green building standards and evaluations mean more choices about which program to prioritize.

Hillsboro OKs contract to bring minor league baseball’s Yakima Bears to town – City leaders approved an agreement with the Yakima Bears to bring minor league baseball to Hillsboro next year.

Stockton, Calif., to become largest city to declare bankruptcy – Officials in Stockton said Tuesday that mediation with creditors has failed, meaning the Central California city is set to become the largest American city ever to declare bankruptcy.


Funny Music Ecard: This is a picture of how talented Justin Bieber is!

Failing Job Search 101 – Some job applicants sail into interviews totally unprepared; knowing absolutely nothing about the company with which they’re talking.

On Our Radar: A Vision For Your Career? Set a vision statement for your career; tips from a beekeepers; Kilt Fridays for Pixar employees; more.

How to Look and Act Like a Leader – To reach the top, executives must learn how to exude “presence.” Some tips: Don’t nod your head and do clean up your look. For one vice president, an image makeover helped her gain the managerial gravitas that she needed.

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