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

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Hunt, Barnes vie for spot on Dallas School Board

Three seats on the Dallas School Board are up for election on May 16, but only one is contested, Position No. 1.

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URD budget includes money to buy armory

The Dallas Urban Renewal District proposed 2017-18 budget includes money to purchase the old armory property, help pay for Dallas Downtown’s RARE program participant, and continue street and building façade improvement projects.

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Committee approves FC budget

The Falls City Budget Committee approved the city’s 2017-18 budget Thursday, on the same night it was presented.


Public agenda for April 26

Bill targets dam safety

A bill is working its way through the Oregon House of Representatives requires operators of “high hazard” dams — which includes Dallas’ Mercer Dam —to develop an emergency action plan.

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URA considers old armory property

Urban Renewal committee recommends buying land for development

The Dallas Urban Renewal Agency Board reversed course on its decision last year to not purchase the former Dallas Armory site on Church Street in downtown.

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Proposed budget would add more staff

The proposed 2017-18 budget for the city of Dallas adds more staff and reflects a belief that unemployment will remain low and housing growth strong.

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Green Haven, Falls City agree on rates

The city of Falls City and Green Haven RV Park have reached an agreement on how the park should be charged for water until the city completes a water rate study.

Utilities add online management

Customers of Monmouth’s utilities can now pay and manage accounts online.

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Public agenda for April 19


Public Agenda for April 12

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Marijuana facility moves forward

Indy processing, grow business approved amid controversy

Organic Investments, a marijuana processing and growing facility, got the green light from the Independence City Council after its business plan was appealed twice.

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Monmouth approves ‘inclusive’ resolution

After hearing from dozens of WOU students, residents, council says yes

The Monmouth City Council received a standing ovation from Western Oregon University students and Monmouth residents who filled Volunteer Hall at the council’s April 4 meeting.

May brings elections

Ready or not, another election is around the corner.


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