Are you confused about the difference between a General Law county and a Home Rule county?
On Tuesday, October 17, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center, 1624 W. Harvard Ave. in Roseburg, the League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley will feature Joe Leahy and Bill Van Vactor speaking about different forms of county governance.
Mr. Leahy teaches Local Government Law at U of O Law School. He was City Attorney for the City of Springfield and is Legal Counsel for the Springfield Utility Board.
Bill Van Vactor was Lane County Legal Counsel for 15 years and then Lane County Administrator for 15 years. Lane County operates under a Home Rule Charter.
The League is nonpartisan, and encourages informed voting.
The meeting is free and open to the public. There will be time for questions. For more information, call 541-672-1914.
Join us for the Money in Politics Study Consensus Meeting on Jan. 19. The Annual Program Planning meeting will be on Jan. 28 when soup will be served.
The Money in Politics Study Consensus Meeting on Jan. 19 will be at the Mercy Education Center at 2475 Stewart Parkway, Roseburg (next to Office Max) at 7PM to 8:30PM.
Here are the PDFs you will need to read in advance:
Please bring copies with you if possible.
The public is invited to attend an informative and respectful community discussion.
Moved by the recent tragic event at Umpqua Community College, Lisa Nikedem, of Moms Demand Action will be speaking in Roseburg on Thursday, October 29, 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Douglas County Public Library, 1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd, Roseburg, Oregon.
For more information about this group, you may go to momsdemandaction.org
Want to know?
Please attend the Health Care Forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Umpqua Valley free to the public on Monday, December 8th from 5:30 p.m.to 7:30 p.m. at the Douglas County Public Library, 1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd in Roseburg, Oregon.
The forum will feature four local health care leaders:
- Dr. Bob Dannenhoffer of the Umpqua Health Alliance and Architrave,
- Linda Mullins of the Umpqua Community Health Center,
- Dawnelle Marshall of Douglas County Public Health, and
- Janet Holland of the Community Health Alliance.
The public will have an opportunity to ask the panel questions.
Light refreshments will be provided.
For more information, contact Jean Galleher at 541-459-2189.
Media: Download the press release here.
Health Care Enthusiasts, download the flyer to post around town here. Thank you!
Updated on 11/21/14
Do you have an interest in what the League of Women Voters does in our community? Please come learn more about us…at an informational evening & ice cream social!
Tuesday, September 24
First Presbyterian Church
823 SE Lane, Roseburg
The League is non-partisan and welcomes both genders. For more information call 541-679-5597.