Commissioners on Wednesday approved federal funds to upgrade Santiam Hospitals emergency power system. They also approved a homeowner rehabilitation program for low-to-moderate-income Marion County residents.
The Salem-Keizer School Board unanimously approved the district’s budget for the 2023-24 school year and selected two rising seniors, Linda Pappas and Patrick Hirsig-Gutierrez, as student advisers.
Commissioners on Wednesday will also consider contracts to add two nurses and a body-scanning security system at the Marion County Juvenile Detention Center.
Commissioners on Wednesday will also consider spending $500,000 on drug testing for the county’s Health and Human Services Department
Commissioners on Wednesday will also consider adding $34.9 million to a contract with a software firm for managing law enforcement records.
Commissioners on Wednesday will also hear a presentation from the Strategic Economic Development Corporation, also known as SEDCOR, with a report on its work over the past quarter.
Commissioners on Wednesday will also consider awarding federal funds to a nonprofit for redevelopment of Highland Cottages. The complex will have six affordable units for a county program that provides childcare and addiction treatment for parents.
Commissioners on Wednesday will also consider a $1.1 million contract with the Oregon Health Authority to help county residents eligible for Medicaid get access to medical and social services.
Commissioners on Wednesday will also consider approving two $150,000 contracts with local ambulance services to provide free vaccines for respiratory illnesses.
Salem travelers may once again have a way to fly south without first heading to Portland as city councilors consider new deals to restore commercial air service.