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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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On the Agenda: Eugene council to consider banning Styrofoam takeout containers

Legislation, City Government, City Council, City Manager

Eugene Register Guard, Nov. 16, 2019

...discussion or action that local elected leaders will be taking up during meetings this week. Eugene City Council What: Restrictions proposed for single-use bags, Styrofoam takeout containers. Summary:... more

Council poised to pay $350,000 to URM building lawyers

Mayor, City Council

Portland Tribune, Nov. 16, 2019

...convince building owners to fork out the money to retrofit their buildings. The council vote was 4-0. Mayor Ted Wheeler was not present. A total of 70 people applied to be on the committee. Their work group... 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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