Contact Us

Jim McCauley, Legislative Director

Oversight of League's legislative program; advocacy issue areas: transportation and telecommunications
jmccauley@orcities.org
503-540-6593

 

Vacant - Intergovernmental Relations Associate

Advocacy issue areas: land use, housing, eminent domain, building codes
 

Vacant - Intergovernmental Relations Associate

Advocacy issue areas: finance and taxation, economic development
 

Jenna Jones, Intergovernmental Relations Assistant

Legislative research, monitoring and tracking; correspondence and reports
jjones@orcities.org
503-540-6608

Tracy Rutten, Intergovernmental Relations Associate

Advocacy issue area: water, wastewater, environment and natural resources, energy, public contracting
trutten@orcities.org
503-540-6576

Scott Winkels, Intergovernmental Relations Associate

Advocacy issue areas: ethics, public safety, community corrections, courts, personnel, PERS, collective bargaining
swinkels@orcities.org
503-540-6568

Full Portfolio Area Index

*If more than one staffer is listed, the staff member with primary responsibility to inquiries is indicated by an asterisk

9‐1‐1

McCauley

Air Quality

Rutten

Airports

McCauley

Animal Regulations

Winkels

Annexation

McCauley

Ballot Measures

Winkels

Business Licenses

Winkels

Building Codes/Permits/Inspection

McCauley

Cable TV

McCauley

Downtown Development

McCauley

Drug Enforcement

Winkels

Earthquakes/Geologic Hazards

McCauley

Economic Development

McCauley

Elections

Winkels

Electric Restructuring

Rutten

Emergency Management

Winkels

Eminent Domain/Condemnation

McCauley

Employee Wellness

CIS

HR ‐ Personnel/PERS – Legislation & Committee

Winkels

Collective Bargaining/Unions

*Winkels, LGPI

Labor Relations

Winkels

Prevailing Wage

Rutten

Quality‐Based Selection (QBS)

Rutten

Endangered Species Act

Rutten

Energy

Rutten

Enterprise Zones

McCauley

Environment

Rutten

Ethics

*Winkels, Mulvihill

Federal Legislation

McCauley

Finance, Municipal

McCauley

Fish and Wildlife

Rutten

Floods

McCauley

Franchise Fees, Agreements

McCauley

Gas Tax, Local

McCauley

Hazardous Substances

Rutten

Historic Preservation/Main Street Revitalization

McCauley

Homeless

Winkels

Housing

McCauley

Human Resources

Winkels

Human Service Programs

McCauley

Incorporation of Cities

Mulvihill

Infrastructure

Rutten (Water), McCauley (Transp.)

Infrastructure Finance

McCauley

Initiative & Referendum

Winkels

Insurance (employee benefits, liability, property/casualty)

CIS

Legislative/Intergovernmental Relations

McCauley

Land Use / Development

McCauley

Libraries

Winkels

Liquor Control

Winkels

Local Improvement Districts

McCauley

Natural Disasters

Winkels

Natural Resources

Rutten

Parking

McCauley

Parks & Recreation, Open Space

McCauley

Payday Loans

Winkels

Population Data

McCauley

Property Taxation

McCauley

Public Contracting, Purchasing

Rutten

Public Records

*Mulvihill, Winkels

Public Rights of Way

McCauley

Public Safety (fire, police, courts, corrections, juveniles)

Winkels

Public Utilities Commission

Rutten

Public Works

McCauley

Railroads

McCauley

Recall of Elected Officials

Winkels

Revenue

McCauley

Smoking/Tobacco

Winkels

Solid Waste

Rutten

State Shared Revenues (9-1-1, Liquor, Marijuana, Cigarette, and Highway)

McCauley

Streets/Transportation Infrastructure

McCauley

Systems Development Charges (SDCs)

McCauley

Taxation

McCauley

Telecommunications

McCauley

Transient Lodging Tax

McCauley

Traffic Safety, Regulations

McCauley

Transportation

McCauley

Urban Growth Boundary

McCauley

Urban Renewal

McCauley

Water, Wastewater and Storm water

Rutten

Wetland

McCauley

Workers’ Compensation

*Winkels, CIS