Commissioners on Wednesday approved buying new public works vehicles and expanded contracts with the state for mental health and addiction treatment.
Commissioners on Wednesday approved a $750,000 agreement with the state to maintain a county program through which prosecutors help families resolve matters related to child support. The contract lasts four years.
Commissioners on Wednesday approved garbage rate increases for landfill demolition and items including refrigerators, air conditioners and medical waste.
Commissioners on Wednesday voted to solicit a construction contractor to manage water and wastewater improvements in the communities of Brooks and Hopmere. The work is part of a county effort to boost economic development in the unincorporated area.
The Salem-Keizer School Board on Tuesday unanimously renewed a Safe and Welcoming Schools resolution, which says schools won’t keep information about student or family immigration status.
Commissioners on Wednesday approved a plan for spending federal money on housing services such as down payment assistance and building new affordable homes.
Commissioners on Wednesday approved a $1.2 million contract with B2 Community Care to purchase and open a residential treatment home for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities as well as severe mental illness.
Commissioners on Wednesday unanimously approved a $300,000 contract with the city of Woodburn to provide mobile crisis services.
Commissioners on Wednesday approved a $2 million state grant to help recruit behavioral health providers to move to Marion County.
Commissioners on Wednesday approved Marion County’s $688.9 million budget for the upcoming year, as well as an additional $15.2 million to the county’s existing budget.