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Special Statewide Call on a New Program for Lodging Tax Administration

LOC, Jan. 19, 2021

Join us this Friday, January 22 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. for a special all cities and counties call with the Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR) to discuss a new option for state administration of local lodging taxes. more

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Elected Essential Workshop Videos Now Available

LOC, Jan. 15, 2021

Watch Now! The LOC’s Elected Essentials training program provides newly elected officials, experienced elected officials, and city staff with free training on the basics of municipal governance in Oregon.   more

Council accepting applications for vacant Ward 2 position

Mayor, City Council

Lebanon Express, Jan. 20, 2021

...Mary Gentle, are in the midst of a move to central Oregon. During the session, Stauder thanked the mayor and her fellow councilors, as well as the city staff, for all of their assistance during her time... more

Drilling continues on city’s new well

City Council

La Grande Observer, Jan. 20, 2021

...course well.” Equipment breakdowns have also contributed to the rate of drilling, Owen said. The City Council voted in April 2020 to hire Schneider Water Services of St. Paul, near Salem, to drill the... 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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