Search for city recorder begins

The Falls City City Council approved a contract with the Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments, or COG, to conduct a search for a city recorder.


Public agenda for June 14

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Dallas gets ‘mostly good’ marks

Citizen survey shows positive outlook on police, fire; low on streets

A community survey the city of Dallas conducts every two years shows, by most measures, citizens view the town positively — with a few exceptions.


Public agenda for June 7

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Rec coordinator will return to city of Dallas

Job duties have been expanded to include creating new festivals, helping with more fun runs, writing grants

The person who fills the city of Dallas’ recreation coordinator, a position restored to the 2017-18 budget, would be expected to organize activities from wine events to running ones, and for an age range of toddler to senior citizen.


Public Agenda for May 24

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County facilities bond fails

Repairs and updates to Polk County’s facilities will have to wait.

SW Polk bond approved

Chief Fred Hertel, Southwest Polk Rural Fire Protection District’s administrator, is breathing a sigh of relief after voters on May 16 approved the district’s 15-year, $5.2 million bond.

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Proposed increase for aquatic center

Dallas’ Administration Committee recommended a 10 percent rate increase at the Dallas Aquatic Center.

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Election brings good news for fire district, bad news for county

Southwestern Polk bond passes, while the county's goes down in narrow vote.

Chief Fred Hertel, Southwest Polk Rural Fire Protection District’s administrator, is cautious about his reaction to the district getting a “yes” vote on its 15-year, $5 million bond.


Public Agenda for May 17

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Dallas Committee approves 2017-18 city budget

The Dallas Budget Committee approved the city’s 2017-18 budget, but not without a debate over the $30,000 added to pay for a recreation coordinator.

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Board of Directors sees contested races in two zones

Central School District Board of Directors has five seats up for election on May 16. Zones 2 and 5 are contested.

Dallas adds money for street repairs

The Dallas Budget Committee voted to add an extra $50,000 to the 2017-18 budget for street repair.


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