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Indy looks to add positions with 2015-16 budget

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.

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Dallas city budget stays ‘status quo’

Dallas’ 2015-16 budget increased slightly from the current fiscal year, but will essentially offer a “status quo” level of service.

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Falls City manager leaves post Friday

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.

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Grant could bring life to old mill site

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.

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Monmouth selects firm for visioning process

In a tie-breaking vote by Mayor John Oberst, Barney & Worth Inc. was chosen March 3 to lead Monmouth’s community engagement process.

Bill would give cities local power over pot

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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New Internet provider targets Dallas, Monmouth

Astound Broadband is coming to Dallas and Monmouth.

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Falls City selects councilor to fill vacant position

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.

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Dallas planning update to ‘citizen involvement' rules

The city of Dallas is considering adopting new “citizen involvement” rules when it comes to planning and land use decisions.

Road jurisdiction examined

Polk County Public Works, working with the cities, will soon begin to untangle the jurisdictional issues when it comes to roads.

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Indy will decrease reconnection fees

The city of Independence will no longer charge $400 to reconnect a customer’s sewer service, but high connection fees remain for water.

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City, co-op water dispute heats up

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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Falls City city attorney resigns

The Falls City City Council accepted the resignation of City Attorney Lane Shetterly on Thursday.