In a tie-breaking vote by Mayor John Oberst, Barney & Worth Inc. was chosen March 3 to lead Monmouth’s community engagement process.
Dallas possibly seeking opt-out options
DALLAS — A bill seeking to amend parts of Measure 91, the initiative that legalized the production and sale of recreational marijuana in Oregon, would allow local governments to prohibit or tax sales within their boundaries.
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Astound Broadband is coming to Dallas and Monmouth.
Gerald Melin is the new face on the Falls City City Council, filling the vacancy left when former councilor Terry Ungricht was sworn in as mayor in January.
The city of Dallas is considering adopting new “citizen involvement” rules when it comes to planning and land use decisions.
Polk County Public Works, working with the cities, will soon begin to untangle the jurisdictional issues when it comes to roads.
The city of Independence will no longer charge $400 to reconnect a customer’s sewer service, but high connection fees remain for water.
The Falls City City Council has increased the rates it will charge Luckiamute Domestic Water Cooperative in hopes of spurring further negotiations on a contract to sell water to the utility.
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The Falls City City Council accepted the resignation of City Attorney Lane Shetterly on Thursday.
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The Falls City Fire Department has been granted nonprofit status by the Internal Revenue Service, allowing the agency and its firefighters to continue a long tradition of donating to community causes.
Fees that were scheduled to be increased were based on personnel costs, City Manager Scott McClure said.
The Falls City Alliance “saved the falls,” but now it may need help to make the loan payment on the property it purchased to provide access to the town’s namesake.
The hearing will offer residents a chance to comment or ask questions about the proposal.