Commissioners on Wednesday will also hear a presentation from the Strategic Economic Development Corporation with a report on their work over the past quarter.
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The lawsuit filed on Friday, Jan. 13, alleges Duarte Papa-Vicente, 27, was arrested and jailed on a warrant that had been withdrawn.
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: Commissioners to hold public hearing on raising garbage rates in unincorporated Marion County
A Marion County proposal calls for increasing garbage rates in unincorporated areas of the county by 2.8% for urban residents and 1.1% for rural residents.
The county will use state money to staff four teams of mental health workers to respond to lower-risk crisis calls around the county, including in Salem city limits. County officials say that could take up to six months or more.
The state funding is intended to provide housing assistance and behavioral health treatment. County officials say they will seek proposals from local providers to help fill gaps through services such as residential treatment homes.
The value of homes and residential land in Marion County jumped nearly 27% in 2022 — but Measure 50 will limit tax increases to 3% in most cases.
Created in 2018, Marion County’s Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program is intended to get people who are homeless or struggling with addiction away from the criminal justice system, and into services.
More than 100 people had to evacuate their homes this weekend as the Vitae Springs Fire burned nearly 165 acres.
The new case comes about a month after state health officials first detected monkeypox in Marion County.