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Secretary of State Releases Audit on Local Use of CRF Funds

LOC, Oct. 23, 2020

The audit offers helpful reminders about keeping records to justify your expenditures, including noting which guidance is being relied upon, checking submissions for math and classification errors, and a suggestion that higher risk expenditures may be replaced with lower risk expenditures prior to the final deadline. more

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95th LOC Annual Conference Virtual Content Available

LOC, Oct. 16, 2020

If you missed a session or want to re-watch any of them, all conference virtual content is now available on the conference platform for the next 12 months. To access this content, registered conference attendees can use the same link that was used to attend the event.  more

Herrera elected first Latino to League of Cities board

Keizer Times, Oct. 26, 2020

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City chooses familiar face to serve as public works director

City Officials, City Government, City Manager

Newberg Graphic, Oct. 26, 2020

...agency hired by the city, Novak Consulting Group, over the past several months. He joins new Assistant City Manager Kezia Wanner among the new faces added to city staff over the past month. The search for the... more

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