The city of Falls City is establishing an agreement for the city of Independence to conduct Falls City’s municipal court.
Polk County Assessor Doug Schmidt announced that his office will no longer process manufactured home ownership transfer applications, but it will still help residents with applications.
Telecommunications companies who provide data services in Independence will now be affected by a 7 percent franchise fee on gross profits, or $500, whichever is greater.
Public agenda for Feb. 22
If voters say yes, $10 million would go toward building upgrades
Voters will be asked to decide whether to provide $10 million to the county for repairs and maintenance at several facilities in the May 16 election.
Sewer bills in Monmouth will likely increase, though a few customers will see a decrease, because the way bills are calculated are set to change.
Marijuana retail, processing and production facilities have been added to the Monmouth zoning code through a legislative amendment passed unanimously at the Feb. 7 council meeting.
Public agenda for Feb. 15
The Falls City City Council approved its draft water master plan Thursday, authorizing it to be sent to the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Water Resources Department for review.
The Dallas Urban Renewal Agency will begin negotiations with a consultant to complete a fiscal analysis of Urban Renewal District.
Public Agenda for Feb. 8
The Polk County Board of Commissioners is holding two public hearings regarding the proposed up to $10 million bond for maintaining existing county facilities on Feb. 15 at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
ODOT studies show roundabouts reduce injury accidents by 75 percent
Studies nationwide show that modern roundabouts reduce fatal crashes by 90 percent.
The city of Dallas is looking at its options for a future police facility.
Public Agenda for Feb. 1