Officials with Malheur County and the public company overseeing the Treasure Valley Reload Center in Nyssa acknowledged the troubled project could have been “better structured to promote transparency” in a settlement with the Malheur Enterprise.
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State legislator aims to get out of deposition in public records lawsuit
In legal filings, Greg Smith argued a lawsuit accusing him of illegally destroying and withholding public records as part of his economic development work in Malheur County should be dismissed.
Senator defends push for $3 million; records contradict his rail project claims
An investigation by the Malheur Enterprise established the numbers State Sen. Lynn Findley discounted in fact had been in the senator’s files for a month prior to his legislative appearance.
A rail spur cast as a $2 million surprise was required in reload center plans
Managers of the Treasure Valley Reload Center outside of Nyssa are seeking yet more taxpayer money for their beleaguered project, this time to belatedly install a rail spur they maintain was optional when, in fact, it was not.
Million-dollar jump in costs adds new strain to struggling Nyssa rail project
Project managers disclosed last week that converting farmland into an industrial site for the project in will take an extra $1.2 million that was not in their budget.