Entries by Ross Williamson

Lose Those Liability Gaps

Ross Williamson Like most of you, the attorneys at the Local Government Law Group started the New Year by making New Year’s resolutions. But, as local government junkies, some of our resolutions can be a little “different”. This year, we skipped the weight loss resolution. Instead, we are resolving to help our clients lose those […]

Construction project in your future? Remember 1.5% for green energy!

Ross Williamson From our Spring 2015 e-newsletter Is your public entity considering a new building, or the major renovation of an existing building? If so, you need to consider whether state law requires the inclusion of green energy technologies in your building project. Oregon law requires public entities, including local government entities, to spend 1.5% […]

Executive Session Update

Ross Williamson From our May 2017 e-newsletter Last year, the Oregon Government Ethics Commission (OGEC) made changes to its administrative rules that interpret the executive session statutes. Although these rules are now close to one year old, it is time for a little reminder to make sure these rule changes stick in your memory for […]