Oregon City Attorneys Association

2019 Government Law Review

Presented by the OSB Government Law Section and the Oregon City Attorneys Association

Friday, September 27, 2019
Sunriver Resort
6.5 CLE credits pending

Hotel Information: A block of rooms for Thursday and Friday nights have been secured at the Sunriver Resort. If you wish to utilize the discounted room rates, you must reserve your room no later than Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-547-3922 and asking for the group rate associated with the "Oregon City Attorneys Association Fall CLE." Rates range from $189 to $259 per night. Taxes and resort fees also apply. The Sunriver Resort, assuming availability exists, has agreed to honor the discounted room rates for the three day prior to the three days after the date of the conference for those conference attendees who wish to stay in Sunriver area for an extended period of time.

Preliminary Program

8:00 – 8:30             Registration and Continental Breakfast.

8:30 – 8:45             Welcome.                                                                                                                    
   Douglas McGeary
, 2019 Gov’t Law Section Chair
   Nancy Kerns, 2019 OCAA President

 8:45 – 9:45             Cyber Attacks – What Municipal Attorneys Need to Know                              
   Brian Sniffen, Wildwood Law Group
   Handout - Cyber Attacks

9:45 – 10:30            Municipal Taxing Authority                              
   Chad Jacobs, Beery Elsner & Hammond                             
   Handout - Municipal Taxing Authority

10:30 – 10:45          Break.

10:45 – 11:45          Governing Bodies in Conflict – The Municipal Attorney’s Role                                      
   Robert Taylor, City of Portland
   Steven Dingle, Lane County
   Douglas McGeary, McGeary Law Firm
   Josh Soper, City of Sherwood                             
   Handout 1 - Team Optimization Proposal
   Handout 2 - CVI Overview
   Handout 3 - Governing Bodies

11:45 – 12:00          OSB Gov’t Law Section Annual Meeting.                                                                

12:00 – 1:00            Lunch, Networking.

1:00 – 2:00             A Lawyer’s Guide to Employee Disciplinary Actions                       
   Steve Norman, CIS
   Handout - Disciplinary Actions

2:00 – 3:00             Oregon’s Ethics Law –Advising Municipal Clients
   Kristina Kraaz, City of Springfield
   Susan Myers
,  Oregon Government Ethics Commissions                             
   Handout 1 - Oregon Ethics Law
   Handout 2 - Brade Advice Letter
   Handout 3 - McGrane Staff Opinion
   Handout 4 - Kraaz Advice Letter
   Handout 5 - Towery Advice Letter
   Handout 6 - Stokes Staff Opinion

3:00 – 3:15             Break. 

3:15 – 4:15             The Reinvention of Single-Family Zoning in Oregon
   Mary Kyle McCurdy, 1000 Friends of Oregon
   Lauren Sommers
, City of Eugene
   Erin Doyle
, Washington County                                                                                                                                   
   Handout 1 - Single Family Zoning
   Handout 2 - House Bill 2001
   Handout 3 - DLCD Key Elements of House Bill 2001

4:15 – 5:00             The 2019 Legislative Session in Review
  Erin Doyle, Washington County                             

5:00 – 5:15             OCAA Annual Meeting