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Our view | Blight isn’t just a Pendleton problem

The Pendleton Development Commission made the right decision last week when it directed its advisory committee to go back to the drawing board on a series of proposals to address city blight. 89 more words

East Oregonian

Future Skills in Australia - Local government and workforce perspectives

The Local Government Workforce Development Group (LGWDG) comprises representatives from each state and territory Local Government Association and provides advice on workforce matters to the Australian Local Government Association. 733 more words


GovLove Podcast for Emerging Local Government Leaders

I joined Kirsten Wyatt of the US Emerging Local Government Leaders’ GovLove podcast to talk about scenarios, strategy, foresight, play and the power of drawing. 11 more words


4th Street parking garage eminent domain case gets two initial rulings: Hearing delayed

In the eminent domain that case the city of Bloomington is pursuing to acquire more land to build a replacement parking structure on 4th Street, the court issued two preliminary rulings on Tuesday. 699 more words


Rivah time in Virginia

Have your calendar handy?

A few dates for you to include in your calendar now, while it is so darn hot outside. These are important dates having to do with voting and we know that voting is fundamental to citizenship. 70 more words

Local Government

Lightwater Country Park gets its first Green Flag Award

Surrey Heath Borough Council announce double celebrations as Lightwater Country Park achieves its first Green Flag Award, and Frimley Lodge Park its 19th.

Lightwater Country Park has been recognised by the Green Flag Award scheme as one of the best in the country. 

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Environment & Nature

Stop wasting money

A new report commissioned, and part funded by the Local Government Association, has found that ‘middle tier’ oversight functions for academies cost some 44% more than for local authority maintained schools. 499 more words