Only Two One-Point Safeties Have Ever Happened In NCAA Football History, And Brad Nessler Called Them Both
ELGL News and Notes
Newest Member: Candy Cates, Oregon Health Authority, Operations and Policy Analyst
Join ELGL: Students (free), individuals ($20), and organizations ($250)
January 15: Bill Wyatt, Port of Portland Executive Director
The High Five
A Hopeful ‘Crossroads’ for Portland – With a growth boundary hemming its suburban edges, Portland, Oregon, has long been focused on the now en vogue practice of redeveloping former industrial land, especially in the central city. As far back the 1990s, rail yards to Portland’s north gave way to the Pearl District’s condos and art galleries. In the 2000s, the real estate boom brought larger half-block condos, a new medical school campus and even an aerial tram to the newly christened South Waterfront district.
How retrofitting a California suburb for walkability is spurring economic development – A terrific street redesign is assisting economic development in a southern California community that has suffered from changing economic conditions but is nevertheless seeing significant population growth. This is a story of municipal foresight, excellent recent planning, and green ambition.
Resilience Is About Relationships, Not Just Infrastructure – As cities prepare for climate change in earnest, the importance of community connections cannot be overstated.
Andrews reflects on legacy of parks, open spaces in Hillsboro – The 57-year-old nurse practitioner served two four-year terms representing Ward 1, Position B. The city charter mandates that Andrews step aside, but she can run again later for her same seat, or run against her former colleagues if she chooses.
Congress Aids Oregon Electric Motorcycle Maker in Budget – The fine print of Congress’s Jan. 1 budget deal includes a tax credit rewritten by Oregon lawmakers to benefit home-state motorcycle manufacturer Brammo Inc.
The Fiscal Cliff
The Career Center
The One HR Truth Every Leader Needs to Know – Many HR practitioners are bogged down with admin but the heart of HR is people – their stories, passion and purpose.
Why Failure Is Good for Leaders – Integrity, leadership, vision – we all know that’s what great leaders are made of. But that’s no longer enough, says author Annmarie Neal.
The Top Five Reasons Employees Will Quit In 2013 – It doesn’t take much to convince an employee that their time’s up with a company.
Online Forest Grove survey to stay open as the number of electronic responses multiplies from past years – The survey is available on the city’s website or at the direct link here.
The World Wide Web