Local governments are responsible for promoting public health, safety, preservation of the community, and preventing blight; all of which make communities livable. This workshop explores tools you can add to your toolbox by exploring livability codes and programs to promote a better quality of life for your community.

Special Presenter: Patty Mulvihill, General Counsel for the Oregon League of Cities.

Patty Mulvihill is the General Counsel to the League of Oregon Cities, having previously served as an Assistant General Counsel to the League. In her role as General Counsel, Patty provides legal advice to League employees and its Board of Directors. She also provides training on municipal fundamentals to elected and appointed officials across the state of Oregon, serves on various committees that focus on municipal legal matters, and provides facilitation and mediation services to municipalities. 

Prior to joining the League, Patty was the City Attorney for Bloomington, Indiana.  She spent more than 12 years working as in-house counsel for the City of Bloomington, wherein she primarily provided legal support to the Office of the Mayor and the City’s Police and Planning Departments. Her experience includes contract law, employment and labor law, general municipal practice, litigation, and legislative drafting.

To learn more about Patty Mulvihill or the League of Oregon Cities, visit online at www.orcities.org, on Facebook at League of Oregon Cities, or on Twitter at @OregonCities.

Have questions? Please contact Lisa Abbott, Vice President of Economic and Community Development, at lisaabbott@regionalopportunityinc.org.