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Monmouth looks at use-of-force policy

Updated wording to come back to council Oct. 17

Monmouth council tables some proposals, discusses city's growth.

Charter to pass franchise fees to customers

The city of Dallas is considering establishing a utility license requirement and fee for all utilities operating in the city’s rights-of-way and a new internet modem license.

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Dallas City Council tames decorum standards

The Dallas City Council approved changes to its rules on Sept. 18, including removing from decorum standards a requirement that councilors act “in manner appropriate to the dignity of their office" outside council meetings.

PUBLIC AGENDA

Public Agenda is a listing of upcoming meetings for governmental and nongovernmental agencies in Polk County.

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Code services cleans up

Being a code services specialist is more than writing parking tickets and issuing warnings to homeowners to clean up their properties.

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Gala Park renovations back on track

Weather, contractor delays postponed project progress over the summer months, city says

Renovations at Gala Park, at the corner of Uglow Avenue and Hankel Street, are back on track after weather and contractor delays postponed the project over the summer.

Indy acquires new water rights

The city of Independence just bought water — and a lot of it.

PUBLIC AGENDA

Public Agenda is a listing of upcoming meetings for governmental and nongovernmental agencies in Polk County.

New logo, website for Independence

The city of Independence has a new logo, featuring the Cooper Block tower before it was repainted.

Efforts underway to repeal SB 719

State representatives Mike Nearman and Bill Post and a former Oregon House candidate, Teri Grier, have filed an initiative to place Senate Bill 719 before voters in November 2018.

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Traffic sparks concerns

Monmouth resident wants changes at intersection of MES

Paul Sieber, a resident of Monmouth for longer than four decades, is looking for a change in his neighborhood.

PUBLIC AGENDA

Public Agenda is a listing of upcoming meetings for governmental and nongovernmental agencies in Polk County.

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State money could help Dallas street repairs

Transportation legislation passed by the Oregon Legislature this last session will help local governments solve part of their street maintenance needs.

Indy council to rework pot law

The public comment section of the Independence City Council meeting on Aug. 8 began with a comment from Alex Andrade, owner of Blackbird Indica, asking the council to reconsider the licensing process for marijuana businesses in Independence.

Committee discusses council decorum

Members of the Dallas City Council will not be required to abide by the same social media rules as city employees.

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