Due to the ongoing health concerns from COVID-19, the LOC office is closed until further notice and all staff is teleworking.  The entire LOC team continues to support our members using electronic communication, and will be utilizing teleconferencing tools to facilitate meetings.  We're still here for you - contact us for information and resources via phone or email.

Governor Kate Brown Announces Phase 2 of Building a Safe and Strong Oregon

Governor Kate Brown announced details about Phase 2 of reopening, under her framework for building a safe and strong Oregon.  more

Oregon Moves Into Phase 2, Explained

June 3, 2020
Governor Kate Brown has released details of Phase 2 of reopening, under her framework for building a safe and strong Oregon. 
 

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LOC Conference Call for City Leaders Discusses Reopening Oregon's Cities

Our Friday statewide conference calls include staff from the Governor's Office, Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Office of Emergency Management. They answer your questions and provide up-to-the-minute information on the status of reopening Oregon.  

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Have a Question About Reopening Your City? Ask the LOC

We are encouraging members to submit their questions about Coronavirus and reopening Oregon's cities. We will respond directly via email and your question may be featured as a “Question of the Week” on this website.

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Free Webinar: Practical Tips for Reopening your City Government

These are uncharted waters and cities need to be prepared to handle the “new normal.” The leaders of the employment team at Markowitz Herbold - Laura Salerno Owens and Kyle Busse - answer frequently asked questions on workplace re-openings, and provide practical tips and policies to help minimize your workplace liabilities. 

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