Community Visioning and Strategic Planning Workshop

Erik Jensen will be the instructor for the League of Oregon Cities' training on community visioning and strategic planning. Erik has led several community visioning and strategic planning processes, including the international award-winning Hillsboro 2020 Vision, and will be sharing the elements that make these plans become reality.

Sign-up today to learn about community visioning and strategic planning in this one day workshop.

Details below:

Date: December 8, 2017
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Sherwood Police Department


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Cedar Mill Creek Flood Remediation Collaborative Project Team Meeting

The Oregon Solutions’ Cedar Mill Creek Flood Remediation Collaborative Project Team continues to move forward. At the group’s second meeting they reviewed and approved their work plan schedule. In addition, the Technical Advisory Committee for the project continued the orientation presentations, with more information on the issues and challenges related to flooding in the Cedar Mill Creek watershed. 


For more information on this collaborative effort, please visit the project website:

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Finalists named for Cannon Beach city manager.

We are pleased to announce Kevin Greenwood, Peter Jankowski, and Bruce St. Denis have been selected as the finalists for the position of City Manager in Cannon Beach, OR.


The City of Cannon Beach is looking for their next City Manager!

The City of Cannon Beach is now recruiting its next City Manager.  Cannon Beach (population 1,710) is one of Oregon’s most popular tourist destinations due to its unparalleled beaches, thriving arts community, boutique stores, quality restaurants and brewpubs, and boundless recreation opportunities. The city, home of the iconic Haystack Rock, was deservedly listed by National Geographic as one of the 100 Most Beautiful Places and 21 Best Beaches in the World.

Cannon Beach is a close-knit village whose residents care deeply about their community.  Volunteerism and public involvement are hallmarks of the town, with strong support for local non-profit organizations, an ethos of environmental stewardship, and robust participation in public policy development processes. With its festive atmosphere, Cannon Beach is home to numerous prominent events including the Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest, Savor Cannon Beach, the Stormy Weather Arts Festival, and Haystack Holidays.

If you or someone you know is interested in the position, please visit for position details, application materials, and instructions on how to apply.  The position is open until filled; first review of applications is on September 8, 2017. 

City of Gresham's Human Resources Retreat 2017

Last week, Jensen Strategies facilitated the City of Gresham’s Human Resources day-long retreat.  We enjoyed working with this dynamic and creative team.