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Springfield City Club

Springfield City Club regularly holds programs on the first and third Thursday of each month (although there may be occasional adjustments). All programs are open to the public. Admission is free for members. There is a suggested donation of $5 for non-members. No need to register in advance. Just show up. The Hilton Garden Inn always offers a lunch for $13.

Current Programs

December 5 — Impeachment: Political Shenanigans or Constitutional Remedy

The Congress seems consumed by the possibility of an impeachment proceeding directed against the President of the United States. Stuart Chinn, from the University of Oregon law School, will present an objective assessment of the nature an purpose of impeachment as laid out in the U.S. Constitution. Stuart Chinn writes and teaches on constitutional law, legislation, and legal and political history. At Oregon Law, he is the associate dean for…

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December 19 — Managing the Oregon and California Forest Lands

For many years, counties in Oregon received significant revenuefrom the federal government on account of lands owned by the federal governmentand managed by the Bureau of Land Management. This money was consideredcompensation for the fact that a large amount of timber land was not subject toproperty taxes. These lands (the Oregon & California Forest, have been thesubject of controversy, particularly since the federal payments have essentialdisappeared. Chris Cadwell a retired…

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