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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Panel settles on lower police-fire bond

Written November 13th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

If the city council goes along with the recommendation of a panel of citizens, and it almost certainly will, Albany voters next May will decide on an $18 million bond issue to pay for a new police headquarters and downtown fire station. The amount is $2.3 million less than the proposal voters rejected in 2013.


A ‘fresh look’ at police, fire projects

Written January 28th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Albany’s plans for a new police headquarters and downtown fire station will get a review of all the angles, from whether they are necessary at all to where and how they might be built. That’s apparent from the first meeting Tuesday night of a review committee co-chaired by former state Sen. Frank Morse and retired […]


Albany panel includes critics

Written January 17th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

  That’s one huge committee that’s been recruited to review the plans for Albany’s proposed new police headquarters and downtown fire station, and it includes both supporters and critics of past city council policies and spending decisions. Former state Sen. Frank Morse and retired Sheriff Dave Burright announced the members’ names this morning (Jan. 17). There are […]


 
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