MRSC Insight Blog
Posts for April 2015
You are a busy manager trying to fill a vacant position. You've advertised the job and received applications. How should you screen the applicants?
This post summarizes how Clark County’s citizens developed and passed a home rule charter in the 2014 general election.
In 2015, the Washington State Archives released important Advice Sheets regarding texting, which local government officials and staff should thoroughly review.
Washington state law creates a penalty for employers who contribute to unemployment compensation via an experience-based payroll tax and who fail to respond adequately to ESD unemployment benefit inquiries.
This is part two of a four-part series on the subject of sick leave benefits for local government employees, focusing on identifying issues to think about and questions to discuss regarding paid sick leave benefits.
The Washington State Supreme Court issued an interesting decision last week addressing, primarily, whether the names of public employees that are the subject of ongoing investigations of unidentified, alleged misconduct are exempt from disclosure under the Public Records Act (PRA).
In real estate or economic development discussions we hear it’s all about location, location, location. When it comes to good governance, whether in Council-Manager or Mayor-Council-Administrator forms of local government, it’s all about communication, communication, communication.