Government

 

City examines tourism, event money

The Dallas City Council will review possible changes to the policy governing how its transient lodging tax, known as the hotel/motel tax, revenue is distributed.

June 20, 2018 noon read more..


Dallas district to pay legal fees

The Dallas School Board approved paying $204,126.54 in legal fees to an attorney who represented a student and parent in a special education due process complaint.

June 20, 2018 noon read more..
    

Efforts to end roundabout fail

The Polk County Board of Commissioners and Public Works Director Todd Whitaker made a final bid to change the minds of Oregon Department of Transportation engineers about installing a roundabout at Clow Corner and Highway 99W.

June 6, 2018 noon read more..
  

Indy looks at housing needs

Independence city staff hope to use a state grant to get more information about usable lands and the cost to develop housing units in the Southwest Independence Concept Plan area.

May 30, 2018 noon read more..


Dallas looks at housing, rent

The city of Dallas applied to have a housing supply and needs analysis conducted with money provided through the Department of Land Conservation and Development.

May 30, 2018 noon read more..
 

County ponders next steps

Voters in Polk County rejected a bond measure for maintenance and preservation of the Polk County Courthouse complex during the May 15 primary election.

May 23, 2018 noon read more..


Pope may be headed to runoff

Commissioner Craig Pope’s bid to win Board of Commissioner’s seat No. 2 during the May 15 primary election is coming down to the wire – and possibly a recount.

May 23, 2018 noon read more..