A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Woodburn and the Woodburn Urban Renewal Agency, Marion County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 will be held in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 270 Montgomery Street, Woodburn. The meeting will take place on the 13th day of May, 2017 at 9:00 am. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 3, 2017 at 270 Montgomery Street, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm and can also be found on the City of Woodburn website www.ci.woodburn.or.us.
This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.
The meeting may also include a public hearing to discuss possible uses of state revenue sharing funds.
Woodburn Police Chief Jim Ferraris recently penned an opinion piece clarifying the role of local police regarding immigration issues.
He also stated that hate crimes will not be tolerated by his department.
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METCOM 911 dispatch center, which serves much of rural Marion County as well as portions of Linn and Clackamas counties, is one of seven dispatch agencies (Clackamas County, Clatsop County, Clark County WA, Columbia County, Multnomah County, Washington County and Marion/METCOM service area) to launch the text to 911 service on Aug. 23.
Individuals will now be able to text emergencies via 911 if calling isn’t an option, however voice communications is still preferred.
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