Local Focus

The LOC's magazine has topical, in-depth articles that matter to city officials.

Published quarterly, the Local Focus is emailed to more than 7,000 city officials.  Subscribe by emailing loc@orcities.org.

Current Issue - Fourth Quarter 2023

Cover Feature 

"All of Us Have a Role"
State, Municipal Collaboration Key to Addressing Affordable Housing Crisis

OHCS Leader Details LIFT Funding Process

Other Features

  • LOC Recognizes Legislators with the North Star
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion…and Now,
    Accessibility: Why it Matters to Oregon Cities
  • HB 2110A Brings Amendments to Municipal
    Audit Law
  • Water Conservation Tips for Fall and Winter
  • Around the State – City Stories:
    Canby, Butte Falls, Gladstone, Wilsonville and Florence

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