CITY

Monmouth City Council

, 7:30 p.m., Monmouth City Council Chambers, 160 S. Warren St., Monmouth. Every first Tuesday.

Independence City Council

, Independence City Hall, 240 Monmouth St., Independence. The second and fourth Tuesday, the second at 7:30 p.m. and the fourth at 7:30 a.m.

Dallas City Council

, 7:30 p.m., Dallas City Hall, 187 S.E. Court St., Dallas. Every first and third Monday.

Independence Parks and Recreation Board

, 6 p.m., Independence City Hall, 240 Monmouth St., Independence. Every second Monday.

Independence Historic Preservation Commission

7 p.m., Independence City Hall, 240 Monmouth St., Independence. Every third Wednesday.

Dallas Planning Commission

, 7:30 p.m., Dallas City Hall, 187 S.E Court St., Dallas. Every second Tuesday.

Economic Development Commission

, call City Manager Roger Jordan 623-2338 for meeting times and locations as they rotate.

Dallas Library Board

, 4 p.m., Dallas Civic Center, 945 S.E. Jefferson St., Dallas. Every third Monday, odd months.

Monmouth Planning Commission

, 7:30 p.m., Monmouth court building, Monmouth. Every first and third Wednesday.

Independence Planning Commission

, 7 p.m., Independence City Hall, 240 Monmouth St., Independence. Every first Monday.

City of Dallas Administrative and Public Safety committees

, 4 p.m., Dallas City Hall, city manager's conference room, 187 S.E. Court St., Dallas. Every fourth Monday, odd months.

City of Dallas Building and Grounds and Public Works committees

, 4 p.m., Dallas City Hall, city manager's conference room, 187 S.E. Court St., Dallas. Every fourth Monday, even months.

Dallas Cemetery District No. 4

, 9:30 a.m., every second Monday, 2065 S.W. Fairview Ave. (Meets every month except January and July).

Monmouth Park and Recreation Board

, 7:30 p.m., Monmouth City Council chambers, 160 S. Warren St., Monmouth. Second Wednesday, every month.

Falls City City Council

, 7 p.m., every second and last Monday. The second Monday at Falls City City Hall, 299 Mill St., Falls City; the last Monday, at the fire hall, 320 N. Main St. Call 787-3631.

Falls City Planning Commission

, 7 p.m., Falls City Hall, 299 Mill St. Every third Wednesday.

Falls City Utility Advisory Board

, 7 p.m., city hall, 299 Mill St. Every last Wednesday.

COUNTY

Polk County Dog Control Board

, 7 p.m., first-floor main conference room, Polk County Courthouse. Second Monday. Every other month.

Polk County Planning Commission

, 7 p.m., first-floor conference room, Polk County Courthouse, Dallas. Every first and third Tuesday.

Polk County land-use hearings

, 7 p.m., first-floor conference room, Polk County Courthouse, Dallas. Every second Tuesday.

Polk County Board of Commissioners

, 9 a.m., first-floor conference room, Polk County Courthouse, Dallas. Every Wednesday.

Polk County Fair Board

, 10 a.m., main building, meeting room no. 2, Polk County Fairgrounds, Rickreall. Every third Thursday. Call 623-3048.

Polk County Commission on Children and Families

, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Room 322B, third floor, Academy Building, Dallas. Every fourth Tuesday.

Southeast Polk Area Advisory Committee

, 7 p.m., Washington Federal Savings Bank, Monmouth. Every fourth Monday. Local Area Advisory Committees are an active and integral component of Polk County's land use planning formula. Groups, made up of volunteer members, advise the county on land use issues for their areas. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

The Eola Area Advisory Committee

meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of every month in the West Salem Public Library, 395 Glen Creek Road NW (east of Roth's IGA). For more information, contact Nancy Bonney at 364-7528.

The Dallas Area Advisory Committee

meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of every month in the Commissioners' Hearing Room in the Polk County Courthouse. For more information, contact Brigid Horbinski at 623-8398.

ENVIRONMENT

Rickreall Basin Watershed Council

, 7 p.m. at Polk County Courthouse Conference Room, Dallas. Every fourth Thursday. Call Diane at 623-9237 for more details.

Ash Creek Water Control District

, 7 a.m. at Farrol's Restaurant in Rickreall. Every first Thursday.

Polk Soil and Water Conservation District

, 6:30 p.m. at Farrol's Restaurant in Rickreall. Every fourth Tuesday.

Glen and Gibson Creeks Watershed Council

, 7 p.m. at West Salem Public Library. Every third Thursday. Call Diane at 623-9237 for more details.

SCHOOLS

Dallas School District Board

, 7:30 p.m., 111 S.W. Ash St., Dallas, every second and fourth Monday.

Central School District Board

, 6:30 p.m., 1600 Monmouth St. Every first Monday.

Falls City School District Board

, 6:30 p.m., Falls City High School. Third Wednesday of each month.

Faith Christian School

, board meetings, 6:30 p.m., every third Monday.

FIRE& PUBLIC SAFETY

Southwest Polk Rural Fire Protection District Board of Directors

, 7:30 p.m., Dallas City Hall. Every second Monday. Call city hall at 623-2338 for location as it varies.

Dallas Fire Department Officers

, 7 p.m., Dallas Fire Station. First Wednesday, every month.

Polk County Fire District No. 1 Board of Directors

, 7 p.m., Central Fire Station, 1800 Monmouth St. Every second Monday. Call 838-1510.

PALS

, Property managers and landlords gather for education from law enforcement and other professionals regarding crime prevention and other relevant information. Free. DALLAS: Every first Tuesday, 8 a.m., Dallas Civic Center. INDEPENDENCE: Check this notice for updated meeting information. Meetings usually held in the conference room, Ash Creek Mobile Home Park, 141 S. 17th St. Independence.

CHAMBERS & BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

Monmouth-Independence Area Chamber of Commerce

board, noon. Every fourth Wednesday. Call the Chamber, 838-4268 for location as it varies.

Monmouth-Independence Area Chamber of Commerce

open forum, 11:30 a.m., Amador's Alley, 870 N. Main St., Independence. Every second Wednesday.

Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce forum,

noon, Dallas Civic Center, every third Monday. Call Lori Wilcox, 623-2564 for reservations for catered lunch.

Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce board

, noon, second and fourth Mondays. Call Lori Wilcox at 623-2564 for location.

SERVICE CLUBS

Dallas Action Together

, noon to 2 p.m., second Thursday of every month, Dallas Resource & Referral Center, 326 Main St., Dallas.

Jennings Lodge No. 9 A.F. & A.M. Masons

, 7:30 p.m., 140 N.W. Clay St., Dallas. Every third Wednesday. Call Bruce Smith, 623-4498.

GFWC Independence Women's Club

, 1 p.m. Every first Tuesday. 340 Third St., Independence.

Dallas Jaycees

, 7 p.m. Every second and fourth Thursday. Call 831-0531 for meeting location.

Dallas Rotary Club

, noon, Dallas Civic Center, 945 S.E. Jefferson St., Dallas. Lunch catered by Cynthian Cafe. Every Tuesday.

M/I Rotary Club

, noon, Independence First Baptist Church, 1505 Monmouth St., Independence. Every Thursday.

Dallas Kiwanis Club

, noon, Dallas Civic Center, 945 S.E. Jefferson St., Dallas. Lunch catered by Cynthian Cafe. Every Wednesday.

Lions Club

, noon, Farrol's Restaurant, 670 Highway 99W, Rickreall. Every Monday.

GFWC Dallas Woman's Club

, 2 p.m., Dallas Civic Center, 945 S.E. Jefferson St., Dallas. Every first Tuesday.

Pythian Sisters

, Willamette Temple No. 45, 7 p.m., Mason Temple, 140 N.W. Clay St. Every first and third Thursday.

FALLS CITY

-- Falls City's ordinance committee will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, to discussed the proposed new city charter.

The meeting will be held in the Falls City Hall library room at 299 Mill St.

More information is available by calling 787-3631.

DALLAS

-- The Polk County Dog Board will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 3:30 p.m. in the Polk County Courthouse.

Comments from the public will be heard and individual cases will be announced at the hearing. Recent revisions to the Oregon Revised Statues and new County Ordinances will also be discussed.

The meeting is handicapped accessible. If you need to make special accommodations, contact the Board of Commissioners at least 24 hours in advance at 623-8173.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.