HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

For now, city’s stuck with an empty bank

Written April 25th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The Albany Revitalization Agency, also known as the city council, met Monday to hear about the collapse of the plan to have Gerding Builders redevelop the former downtown branch of the Wells Fargo Bank. Council members thanked Gerding for its efforts but offered no ideas on what to do next.


Trash disposal price hike sails through council

Written November 11th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

A couple of members grumbled a little, but in the end the Albany City Council unanimously approved Republic Services’ price hike of 5.9 percent for trash collection and disposal in 2022.


Inflation: Trash disposal going up as well

Written November 8th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Inflation is showing up in different places, and next year it will hit your bills for trash collection in Albany. Republic Services will increase its prices just under 6 percent starting Jan. 1, the company has told the city council.


 
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