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Full 2019 Bill Summary Now Available

Full 2019 Bill Summary Now Available

League of Oregon Cities, Legislation

LOC, Sep. 20, 2019

The LOC’s comprehensive review of bills during the legislative session is now available. more

LOC Sticks to Principle on Public Records

LOC Sticks to Principle on Public Records

City Officials, League of Oregon Cities, Legislation

LOC, Oct. 04, 2019

The LOC continues to advocate against holding the Public Records Advocate separate from the rest of the executive branch, invariably reducing accountability. more

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Forest Grove's Tom Johnston dies of leukemia

League of Oregon Cities, Mayor, City Council

Forest Grove News Times, Oct. 14, 2019

...president since 2009. His public service went beyond the City Council as well. TJ was active in the League of Oregon Cities, having served on numerous committees. He also represented the city's interests as... more

The City of Wilsonville addresses its PERS burden

Mayor, City Council

Wilsonville Spokesman, Oct. 14, 2019

...address its Public Employment Retirement System (PERS) obligation during a meeting Oct. 7. Wilsonville City Council unanimously voted to apply to participate in the state's employer incentive fund, where they... more

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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:

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  • Council Roles and Responsibilities

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