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Minet better, but not good

Monmouth Independence Networks (Minet) has made strides when it comes to taking care of its expenses and debt, but still has work to do, according to Doug Dawson, president of CCG Consulting out of Florida.

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What to do about streets?

Proponents of the proposed residential street repair bond for the city of Dallas say the time is now to fix the streets before the problem becomes worse.

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Trevor Barre saves a life

Trevor Barre is a little squeamish when it comes to things involving medical emergencies.

PUBLIC AGENDA

PUBLIC AGENDA: April 20

Dallas introduces 2016-17 budget

Fiscal plan as proposed Monday maintains current services and adds staff

The proposed 2016-17 budget for the city of Dallas contains no cuts and will add a few employees.

Falls City considers hiring own engineer

With a number of infrastructure planning projects underway or impending, Falls City Mayor Terry Ungricht is understandably feeling a little overwhelmed.

Polk County part of group to sue federal government

Seventeen counties to file lawsuit over BLM timber plan

Polk is one of 17 counties planning to sue the federal government following the release of the resource management plan for the Bureau of Land Management’s lands in Western Oregon.

Polk’s budget plan approved

Committee ‘tentatively’ approves the county’s 2016-17 fiscal year budget

POLK COUNTY — Following four days of hearings, the Polk County Budget Committee “tentatively approved” the 2016-17 budget with no major changes from the proposed budget.

PUBLIC AGENDA

PUBLIC AGENDA, April 6

PUBLIC AGENDA

PUBLIC AGENDA, March 30

Monmouth renews liquor licenses

The Monmouth City Council decided to recommend the Oregon Liquor License Commission renew the licenses at establishments in town.

Well trouble: Monmouth needs to install $700,000 filtration system

In 2012, an untreated water sample from a Monmouth well came back positive for E.coli.

Dallas Street hearing slated

The Dallas City Council is holding a public hearing Tuesday on the proposal to ask voters for a 10-year, $10 million bond to pay for residential street repair.

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Monmouth looks to find $100K savings

City will cut costs, increase revenue

The city of Monmouth’s budget committee asked city officials to find ways to save $100,000 in the 2016-17 budget.

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IndyWorks app may streamline service to citizens

See something awry in the community? Don’t try to remember to let city hall know about it later; download the IndyWorks app for free and report it on the spot.

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