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July 24, 2012
Volunteers needed for library board
DALLAS -- The city of Dallas is seeking volunteers to serve on the Dallas Public Library Board.
Those appointed will serve a three-year term and be required to attend one afternoon meeting each quarter. The board is comprised of five citizen members appointed by the Dallas City Council.
The board is responsible for developing and recommending to the council long-range plans for the library and investigating sources of funding for services and facilities. Board members participate in the city's annual budget process, and make recommendations for policies conducive to efficient and effective operation of the library.
Application forms can be picked up at City Hall, 187 SE Court St., Dallas; downloaded at www.dallasor.gov/committee; or mailed by request. Applications will be accepted until Friday at 5 p.m.
For more information: Emily, 503-831-3502.
County road work set for next week
POLK COUNTY -- Polk County Public Works crews will be chip sealing on various roads in the county next week. This work should not necessitate a road closure, however you should expect delays during the project.
The schedule is as follows:
Monday -- Rickreall Road, from Highway 99W to Highway 22; Oak Grove Road, from Highway 22 to Highway 51; and Church Street, from Dallas city limits to end of pavement.
Tuesday -- Fort Hill Road, from the old connection to Highway 18 to the Yamhill County line; Mountain Springs Road, from Gooseneck Road to end of pavement; Sawtell Road, from Highway 22 to Highway 18; and Steel Bridge Road, from Highway 18 to end of pavement.
For more information: Polk County Public Works, 503-623-9287.
Teen artwork sought for 'The Place'
DALLAS -- Polk County's Public Health Department is seeking 15- to 18-year-olds to submit artwork to be displayed at "The Place For Teen Health," the department's teen health clinic.
Those who enter the contest have a chance at winning prizes, including the grand prize -- an iPod Nano -- and Visa gift cards for runners-up.
To enter the contest, teens must create an original piece of art that "expresses what the Polk County community means to you."
Entries must be submitted on 22-inch-by-28-inch poster board by Tuesday. Those needing help finding art supplies can call Public Health at 503-623-8175, ext. 2418.
For more information about "The Place for Teen Health," visit www.facebook.com/theplaceforteenhealth or its website at www.co.polk.or.us/ph/place-teen-health.
Watershed group seeks coordinator
INDEPENDENCE -- The Luckiamute Watershed Council is still accepting applications for its council coordinator position.
This employee will manage the administration of the
LWC, and perform oversight of obligations related to existing grants, securing additional funding for new projects and conducting outreach to the public.
Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Aug. 3.
For more information about the job: Suzanne Moellendorf, LWC chairwoman, at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.luckiamutelwc.org.