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.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: Marion County commissioners consider youth mentorship funding
Commissioners on Wednesday will also hear a presentation from the Strategic Economic Development Corporation with a report on their work over the past quarter.
State revokes former deputy’s certification over dishonesty, misconduct
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.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: Marion County commissioners consider data protection software
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.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: Marion County commissioners consider addiction treatment funding
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.
Raul Ramirez, retired Marion County Sheriff, dies at age 71
Ramirez was the first Latino elected Marion County Sheriff, described by colleagues and friends as a natural leader and mentor.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: Marion County commissioners consider addiction treatment funds
Commissioners on Wednesday will consider awarding federal funding to Church at the Park and Catholic Community Services Foundation for substance abuse disorders services.
Marion County has federal funding on standby for infrastructure improvements, homeless 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.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: Marion County commissioners consider funding for overseeing people unable to aid and assist
Commissioners on Wednesday will also consider awarding federal funding to Soaring Heights Recovery Homes for purchasing a Keizer property to provide transitional housing.
YOUR GOVERNMENT: Commissioners consider pandemic funds for Catholic Community Services renovation
The Marion County Board of Commissioners will also hear an update on travel and tourism to Salem.