Special Statewide Call on Lodging Tax Administration

Join us January 22 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. for a special statewide call with the Oregon Department of Revenue to discuss a new option for state administration of local lodging taxes.

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Statewide Conference Calls

Every Friday at 10:05 a.m.

Each week, the LOC holds a conference call with our members and selected partners to discuss topics related to COVID-19, statewide emergencies, funding opportunities and other urgent topics for cities.

How to Call In

Members are welcome to join in by phone, online or by downloading the Free Conference Call app.

Dial in by phone:
(516) 387-8432
No access code required

Join online/via web:
https://join.freeconferencecall.com/loc2020
Online meeting ID: loc2020

Using the Free Conference Call App:
Download and join using the app to lower the demand on phone networks:  iPhone  Android

Listen to Recent Conference Calls

Each week, we are joined by our partners from Governor Brown's office, the Oregon Health Authority, the Office of Emergency Management, and other invited guests to provide up-to-the-minute information and answer your questions.

Friday, January 15
Listen to a recording of the call

Friday, January 8
Listen to a recording of the call

Friday, December 18
Listen to a recording of the call

For audio files of previous calls, please contact loc@orcities.org.

Special Conference Calls for City Leaders

Winter Housing and Shelter Call

The LOC hosted a special city leaders conference call on November 13, 2020 focused on shelter and housing. Cities large and small across Oregon are struggling with a lack of shelter and resources to meet the needs of your unhoused residents and serve your communities. 

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COVID-19 "Freeze" & New OSHA Rules

A special statewide conference call was held November 20, 2020 that focused on helping cities meet their obligations under the state’s temporary COVID workplace policies. We were joined by Oregon OSHA Administrator Michael Wood, who explained how to meet the new infectious disease control plans to prevent workplace spread and answered listener questions.

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Funding Resources with Business Oregon

City elected officials and staff were joined on December 18, 2020 by the LOC and Business Oregon for a discussion of assistance programs available to Oregon businesses. 

Learn more and access the recording