On-Demand Trainings

Couldn't attend an LOC training?  Now you can watch them on-demand!  Once you register and purchase a training below, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to watch the recorded training at a time that works for you.

To view the step-by-step registration process, see How to Register for LOC Training and Events.

For questions, contact Lisa Trevino, Member Engagement Director, at ltrevino@orcities.org.
 

playbutton.pngOregon Public Contracting Basics

Speaker: League of Oregon Cities Staff

This course will provide a broad overview of practical tools for Oregon public contracting law, including:

  • Overview of Oregon’s public contracting/purchasing laws; and
  • Overview of Oregon’s administrative rules

Attendees will learn how to identify and understand the broad range of public contracts and how to navigate the procurement process. 

LGMC: #6 - 4 hours

PLEASE NOTE: This training is a recording of a live Zoom training. Once you register and pay for this training, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to watch the recorded training.

Cost: $59

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Free DEI Video Library

Watch videos from recent LOC training sessions and conferences that offer candid converstions and perspectives on diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • Better Talk About Race
  • City Accommodations (Understanding Disability and Our Responsibilities as City Officials)
  • How Small Communities are Approaching Equity and Inclusion
  • How to Engage Diverse Leaders in Communities
  • Race in Oregon: A Historical Perspective
  • Race, Equity, and Leadership (REAL) 
View the DEI Video Library

playbutton.pngCity Planning in Oregon

Speaker: John Morgan, Center for Public Service Senior Fellow

This training will provide an introduction to city planning in Oregon, including:

  • A brief history of Oregon land use laws and their implication for cities;
  • Basic principles of planning;
  • The role of key members of the city government, including the city council, the planning commission, and other advisory boards, city management, city attorney, and professional planning staff;
  • Engagement in the planning process by residents, businesses, and other interested parties; and
  • "Dos and Don’ts" based on legal and ethical principles.

LGMC: #5 - 6 hour

PLEASE NOTE: This training is a recording of a live Zoom training. Once you register and pay for this training, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to watch the recorded training.

Cost: $59

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playbutton.pngPublic Works 101

Speakers: Peter Fernandez, Public Works Director, Salem & Eileen Stein, Interim Deputy Director, Clackamas County

This training will provide an overview of public works services and issues, including:

  • History of public works;
  • Interaction between cities and other public works agencies;
  • Public works organizational structures;
  • Financing and budgeting for public works;
  • Interaction between public works and city planning;
  • Legal issues;
  • Overview of public works services (operations); and
  • Capital construction.

LGMC: #4 - 6 hour

PLEASE NOTE: This training is a recording of a live Zoom training. Once you register and pay for this training, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to watch the recorded training.

Cost: $59

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playbutton.pngPublic Budgeting 101

Speaker: Ross Schultz, Experienced Former Finance Director and City Manager

This general municipal budget training is intended to orient members of city budget committees, including council members, and city staff contributing to budget development.  

This LOC training will provide attendees with a high-level understanding of:

  • The budgeting process and the budget lifecycle; 
  • The roles and responsibilities of key players in the budget lifecycle;
  • Information on Oregon Budget Law and typical sources of revenue and expenses
  • Basic principles of public meetings and ethics as they apply to local government and budget committee service
  • Continuous improvement of your budget presentation; and
  • Resources for further learning.

Please note: this training was not designed to cover budget law in detail, but rather to provide an overview to a wide variety of city representatives who may be encountering this process for the first time.  The LOC encourages staff responsible for budget preparation to also take advantage of the resources available through the Oregon Department of Revenue, such as the comprehensive yearly webinar recordings and technical assistance staff.

LGMC: # 1- 3 hours

PLEASE NOTE: This training is a recording of a live Zoom training. Once you register and pay for this training, you will receive an email confirmation with a link to watch the recorded training.

Cost: $59

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