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Congratulations to the City of Fremantle Safety Officers who saved a man’s life on the Fremantle traffic bridge!

The man’s vehicle was involved in an accident and his airways got blocked so our very astute Safety Officers took care of that, cleared his airways, administered CPR, and kept him alive with a defibrillator on standby until the ambulance arrived. 14 more words


Election Fever!

You know that an election is on its way when the council bulldozer, normally out of action for repairs caused by being unwise enough to start it up, is seen, not alone, but in company with the council road leveller, also usually hors de combat for similar reasons. 652 more words

Costa Rica

Frog Ferry makes plea for city dollars before budget vote

State Library Ed. Note: Please contact the State Library to request this article if you are unable to access.  503-378-8800, library.help@state.or.us

Founder Susan Bladholm says project may lose out on state funds if Portland pulls $200,000 grant. 70 more words

City Of Portland

How to bring location to life

Emily Griffiths, Head of Data Quality and Analytics,
Josh Gooch, Senior Spatial Data Analyst, Luke Studden, Supplier Manager, Gayle
Gander, Head of Marketing

our annual conference, we wanted something special to show how address and… 1,128 more words

Accountability for Public Funds at Local Governments; Re: Olisa Agbakoba v Minister for Finance

Dr. Olisa Agbakoba filed a Suit at the Federal High Court, to stop allocation of public funds to unelected and unaccountable Local Government Councils, running into Trillions of Naira. 232 more words


How to be a hummingbird

I’ve recently been working in a short term local government communications role where I helped the Mayor make awesome speeches.

Now, there are some speeches that are a bit ho-hum – anything to do with the ‘turning of a sod’, for instance – but then there are others that are given to people who are passionate contributors to a community. 274 more words