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Two Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) Transportation Webinars Scheduled

LOC, Dec. 03, 2021

With the passage of the IIJA in early November, more than $5.4 billion in federal funds will be distributed to Oregon over the next five years.  Two upcoming webinars will provide an overview of how transportation funding will be funneled to cities. more

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Oregon OSHA Pauses Federal Vaccine Rule Implementation

LOC, Nov. 19, 2021

Legal challenges to the requirement were filed in multiple federal courts, which resulted in a stay being granted. more

Ice skating and winter festival brings people to revamped Umatilla

City Manager

Hermiston Herald, Dec. 07, 2021

...festival had to go with another plan. “We decided we’d get an ice-skating rink,” she said, “and the city manager, David Stockdale, ran with that idea, and thought we should just buy one because it would be... more

Salem city manager Steve Powers announces retirement

City Government, Mayor, City Council, City Manager

statesmanjournal.com, Dec. 06, 2021

...Steve Powers enough for his outstanding work on behalf of the city over the past six years,” Salem Mayor Chuck Bennett said. “His highly professional leadership during this period of COVID, homelessness,... more

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