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Submit Nominations for OCL Board of Directors by April 8

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The OCL Nominating Committee is seeking nominations to fill vacant Board positions. New members of the OCL Board of Directors will be elected at the annual meeting on June 10, 2015 for three-year terms beginning in September. Nominees to the Board should be OCL members who will support OCL’s mission, be active in OCL activities... Read more »

Nominations for OCL Civic Education Award Due March 30!

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The Levi L. Smith Civic Education Award honors an outstanding citizen or organization that has contributed to the field and practice of civic education in Central New York. Recipients have demonstrated understanding of and commitment to citizen education and involvement in public affairs. Submit your nomination to OCL by March 30, 2015. The award will... Read more »

“Consensus: Who Does What & What it Costs.”

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Shape the Future of Syracuse and Onondaga County — You’re invited to join Consensus – the commission on local government modernization – as it kicks-off a series of community conversations across Onondaga County on the future of local governance. The Commission is one of the outcomes of OCL’s 2005 “Strategic Government Consolidation.” City Hall Commons... Read more »