Things are looking up for the city of Independence as far as the budget is concerned, Budget Officer and Finance Director Gloria Butsch said at the April 29 budget meeting.
Dallas’ 2015-16 budget increased slightly from the current fiscal year, but will essentially offer a “status quo” level of service.
Mayor to serve as interim leader
The city of Falls City began its search for a permanent city manager just in time to see its temporary manager leave.
The city of Dallas is hoping to keep a $300,000 grant it received for rail improvements on the former Weyerhaeuser mill site connected to a project that never come to fruition.
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.