2020 Local Government Spring Conference

Join us in Hermiston on April 24 for the 2nd Annual Local Government Spring Conference. It's a great opportunity to network others in local government and learn about issues impacting cities.

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The League of Oregon Cities supports Oregon's cities by connecting city leaders and state legislators, advocating for cities' needs, sharing vital information, and helping build vibrant, resilient communities that Oregonians are proud to call home.

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2020 Legislative Session Preview

2020 Legislative Session Preview

City Government, League of Oregon Cities, Legislation

LOC, Jan. 17, 2020

Cap and trade remains a key priority for legislators as they completed their final "Legislative Days" this week. The short session starts on February 3. more

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on New Carbon Pricing Proposal

Senate Committee Holds Hearing on New Carbon Pricing Proposal

City Government, League of Oregon Cities, Legislation

LOC, Jan. 17, 2020

The new bill is similar to HB 2020 from the 2019 session, but with significant revisions.  Here’s a breakdown of the key components and how the new bill will affect cities.  more

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City of Ontario seeks bigger bite of pot pie

City Officials, Mayor, City Council, City Manager

Argus Observer, Jan. 16, 2020

...into their short legislative session on Feb. 3, a letter from the City of Ontario has been sent out. City Manager Adam Brown sent out an email on Wednesday morning announcing that a letter has been drafted... more

Welcome aboard: Ontario Police Department swears in new officers

City Officials, City Council, City Manager

Argus Observer, Jan. 16, 2020

...Officer Wesley Shaw stands with his family and Ontario Police Chief Steven Romero, left, in the Ontario City Council chambers following being sworn in during an official ceremony on Wednesday morning. Ontario... more

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Request an LOC Training in Your City

The LOC provides valuable training on a variety of topics created specifically for city officials.  Request one of our trainings at a time and location that works best for your city:

  • Intro to Budgeting  
  • Public Contracting  
  • Ethics  
  • Public Meetings  
  • Public Records  
  • Land-Use  
  • Council Roles and Responsibilities

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