EP City Council

The Eagle Point City Council heard from several different parties at their May 8 meeting. The first being Ron Fox with SOREDI who was speaking about Enterprise Zones. Fox reported that Jackson County is looking for new areas to include in these zones. When an area is included a business that qualifies can then apply…

SC debates speed and sewer issues

“It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.” Joseph Joubert Taking this quote to heart, Shady Cove City Council debated nearly everything during their May 3 meeting, settled most issues and left some for another day. The single issue no one had need to debate…

Leaking water tank a concern

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The Eagle Point City Council met in a special workshop to discuss the leaking of one of the tanks that provide the city with water. The 3.6 million gallon tank was built in late 1996 and has been leaking ever since.  Now that the city has the new 4 million gallon tank online it is…

Little Butte Watershed annual meeting

Little Butte Watershed Council will be having their annual meeting March 28 at 6pm.  The meeting will be held at the Ashpole Center in Eagle Point. For more information contact Tim Weaver at 541-646-1684.

Handling of speed limit an issue in Shady Cove

In Greek Mythology the mortal Atlanta was a swift runner and huntress raised by a she-bear. This month’s Shady Cove students of the month Kristen Pariani and Sondra Smith are surely both Atlantean in nature. Each are literal huntresses and are fleet of foot and mind. Pariani excels in maturity, her studies and in three…

Town halls

Rep. Mike McLane and Sen. Doug Whitsett will be in Shady Cove and Eagle Point to hold Town Hall get-togethers. They will be at the Shady Cove City Council Thursday, Mar. 15 at 6:30 p.m. The regular council meeting is going to be short and they will follow it with their discussion. Then on Friday…

EPPD promotions, year end report and last 20 yr. in EP before Feb.28 council

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About 50 people attended last week’s  Eagle Point City Council meeting including several Cub Scouts. One of the Cub Scout members opened the meeting by leading the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. Police Chief Vern Thompson presented certificates to officer Steve Frantz who was promoted to Sergeant Detective and to Dustin LaFord, who was…

SC reviewing sheriff’s 8% increase request

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” Charles Dickens. March 1st was one of those in between days and the Shady Cove City Council found themselves cleaning up some winter issues in preparation…

EP city recorder honored by council

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UR Community Center seeks fee reduction from Shady Cove

The Upper Rogue Community Center addressed the Shady Cove City Council at their Jan. 19 regarding Transportation System Development Charges (SDC) and the cost of a  power line relocation when the addition to the center was underway. The power line bill was $4,823, The total transportation SDC was $12,979.27. The URCC has paid $7,908.98. The…

New SC deputy, water workshop Jan. 12

Though there’s been little rain in the area lately January is still a very wet month for Shady Cove, as they start the new year by diving into an ongoing issue. The Jan. 5 Shady Cove Council study session centered on a presentation given by Larry Menteer and Ivan Gall from the Oregon Water Resources…