EP agrees to join other cities & Medford Water seeking water conservation grant

Eagle Point authorized a three year option for water rights with Robert and Deborah Russell. The original option was dated Dec. 23, 2008. Date for burying the time capsule has officially been changed to Feb. 11, 2012. Items continue to be needed for the capsule. For information call Dena at the City of Eagle Point,…

Eagle Point and Medford Water settle 5 year contract

After months and months of discussion with the Medford Water Commission, a five year agreement was finally reached and approved by the Eagle Point City Council. One of the issues of concern for Eagle Point was Medford Water’s ability to sell surplus water, which could leave Eagle Point (and other communities with no water.) Medford…

Medford water issues to be heard by Eagle Point Council May 24

Eagle Point, Central Point, Phoenix and Talent have put their concerns over water rate increases and water rights before the Medford Water Commission in recent months. The coalition has met with the Medford water board upon several occasions and had other sessions scheduled which apparently have been canceled by Medford Water Commission Manager Larry Rains….

Eagle Point will join RVTD in grant request to study EP needs

Issues dealing with water and transportation consumed much of the discussion at the Feb. 22 Eagle Point City Council meeting. First on the agenda was the Medford Water Commission rate increase. Medford is increasing rates to save funds for the future Duff II treatment plant. The increase for Eagle Point is .067 cents per 1,000…

Contract changes proposed by Medford Water concern Eagle Point

{gallery}/11_16_10/chief{/gallery}There was a definite variety of action items at the Nov. 9 Eagle Point City Council session. The retirement of Police Chief John Meeker, the hiring of Vern Thompson as the new police chief and approving Santa’s Shop are all covered in separate articles. Bids were opened on Nov.9 to construct Centennial Plaza and that…

EP garbage rates to increase July 1

Springtime at the Eagle Point Museum is a beautiful sight thanks to the care of Helen Wolgamott Waste collection fees will increase effective July 1, for Eagle Point customers served by Southern Oregon Sanitation. The rate increase comes as operating costs at the Dry Creek Landfill have increased and that increase gets passed along to…

EP Budget consider seconomy; doesn't include commercial growth in budget.

The City of Eagle Point budget reflects the slow down in the building industry by planning on just 50 new building units for the 2008-09 fiscal year as opposed to the current year of 60 and the several years previous when there were a couple of hundred annually. The budget also holds revenue at the…