LOC Bulletin

The LOC Bulletin is your city's best resource for the most up-to-date coverage of important legislation, training, LOC resources, upcoming events, grant opportunities and more.

Each and every week the LOC Bulletin brings the latest news of interest to Oregon's cities directly to your email inbox.

Current Issue:

April 12, 2024

Past Issues:

April 5, 2024

  • 2024 Bill Summary Now Available
  • ARPA Annual Reports Due by April 30
  • Watch Now: RMA Webinar for Local Governments
  • BEAD Challenge Process Webinar Set for April 11
  • ODOE Programs Opening for Local Governments

March 29, 2024

  • Women in Elected Leadership Invited to Take Survey
  • Only One Week Left to Register for the 2024 LOC Spring Conference in Klamath Falls!
  • OMA “If I Were Mayor…” Student Contest Submissions Due April 5
  • Key Deadlines Approaching for Safe Streets and Roads for All Grants
  • 2024 Waste-to-Energy Technical Assistance for Local Governments

March 22, 2024

  • United States Supreme Court: Public Officials Can Be Held Liable for Blocking Critics on Social Media
  • Keynote Speaker Announced for LOC Spring Conference
  • Women in Elected Leadership Invited to Take Survey
  • Federal Agencies Release Critical Guidance for Securing Water Systems
  • Bulk Citation Order Now Open

March 15, 2024

  • Need Infrastructure Funding? Take the Survey Now!
  • ODOE Hosting Webinar on EECBG Funding
  • Bulk Citation Order Opens March 22
  • PNW Bridge Maintenance Conference Set for April 30 – May 2
  • "How to Lobby for Policies" Video Added to Lobbying 101 Toolkit

March 8, 2024

  • LOC Regional Meetings Start March 21
  • Oregon Court of Appeals Largely Rejects Challenge to the CFEC Rules
  • New Q&A Video Added to Lobbying 101 Toolkit
  • LOC Makes Significant Progress on Legislative Priorities in 2024 Short Session 
  • Legislature Finalizes Funding Bills

March 1, 2024

  • Deadline Coming Soon for Resilience Hubs and Networks Grant Opportunity
  • Apply Now to Serve on the LOC’s Annual Conference Planning Committee
  • Housing and Infrastructure Bills Pass the Senate
  • UGB Expansion Clarification Bill Passes the House
  • Measure 110 Reform and Recreational Immunity Advance
  • Industrial Lands Bills Advance Out of Committee

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