Commissioners on Wednesday, Feb. 8 will also consider adding funding to a contract with the Oregon Health Authority for operating public health services, such as disease prevention and education.
Program leaders say the $250,000 recently awarded by Marion County will help create around a dozen new jobs in Salem for divested teens and young adults involved with Isaac’s Room, which seeks to provide life skills and mentorship.
Commissioners on Wednesday will also hear a presentation from the Strategic Economic Development Corporation with a report on their work over the past quarter.
Then-Deputy Jerry Wollenschlaeger was charged in 2019 for $12 in play left on a lottery machine by a patron who had stepped away, according to the state’s police licensing agency. A judge dropped the charge following a $1,500 civil compromise.
On Wednesday, commissioners will consider spending $846,000 on software that would help protect sensitive information from a data breach, such as health records and identities of county employees and citizens.
Commissioners on Wednesday will also consider two contracts, each projected to cost over $2 million, for repairing the wildfire-damaged street on Southeast North Fork Road and rebuilding part of Hollywood Drive.
Ramirez was the first Latino elected Marion County Sheriff, described by colleagues and friends as a natural leader and mentor.
Commissioners on Wednesday will consider awarding federal funding to Church at the Park and Catholic Community Services Foundation for substance abuse disorders services.
County officials have until 2026 to spend nearly $68 million in federal aid and are awaiting requests for reimbursement when construction and other projects are completed.
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Commissioners on Wednesday will also consider awarding federal funding to Soaring Heights Recovery Homes for purchasing a Keizer property to provide transitional housing.