Sunday, September 12, 2004

A Real Countywide library system - worth $51 more in taxes a year?

So, a house with $175,000 assessed value will require $51 more in yearly taxes. Hmm.

Will there be a reduction in taxes we pay now from the discontinued libraries, should this pass? Multnomah County passed their levy - then say the county divert operating funds and got cutbacks. What's to prevent that from happening here?

The libraries website sure doesn't tell us more about the report cited, and neither do other web searches.

Saturday, September 11, 2004

Public invited to sleep in Clackamas County Jail

So, we can't afford to staff the "E" and "F" blocks built as part of the jail, because Sherf Pat can't find the $$ to pay for the nine deputies needed, turfing out about 600 crooks a month because there's no room for them.

Any suggestions as to which programs should be cut from the county budget to provide the funding? This County finance website could provide some useful information for your analysis.

Thursday, September 09, 2004

County legislative candidate forum

Come see the Demopublicans and Republicrats who want to rule you!

Thursday, October 7, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Gladstone Senior Center, 1050 Portland Ave. in Gladstone, the 'senior Citizen Welfare Establishment will host a Forum, to provide State legislators and legislative candidates who represent Clackamas County an opportunity to express their ideas on issues of concern to the elderly, persons with disabilities and low-income residents of the County.