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Day: May 20, 2013

Keizer City Council Meeting

 

KEIZERTIMES/File photo
KEIZERTIMES/File photo

CITY OF KEIZER MISSION STATEMENT

KEEP CITY GOVERNMENT COSTS AND SERVICES TO A MINIMUM BY PROVIDING CITY SERVICES TO THE COMMUNITY IN A COORDINATED, EFFICIENT, AND LEAST COST FASHION

AGENDA

KEIZER CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR SESSION

Monday, May 20, 2013

7:00 p.m.

Robert L. Simon Council Chambers

Keizer, Oregon

 

 

 

  1. 1.    CALL TO ORDER

 

 

  1. 2.    ROLL CALL

 

 

  1. 3.    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

  1. 4.    PUBLIC TESTIMONY

 

This time is provided for citizens to address the Council on any matters other than those on the agenda scheduled for public hearing.

 

 

  1. 5.    PUBLIC HEARINGS

             

  1. a.    Pastabilities – The Healthy Dish Liquor License Application

 

  1. b.    Housing Needs Analysis and Economic Opportunities Analysis

 

 

  1. 6.    ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION

           

  1. a.    City Council Position Number Two Appointment Process

 

 

  1. 7.    CONSENT CALENDAR

 

  1. a.    RESOLUTION – Authorizing the City Manager to Sign Building Permit Agreement

 

  1. b.    Approval of April 15, 2013 Regular Session Minutes

 

 

  1. 8.    COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

  1. a.    Proclamation – Volunteer Recognition for Randy Coonrod – KPIC

 

 

 

  1. 9.    OTHER BUSINESS

 

This time is provided to allow the Mayor, City Council members, or staff an opportunity to bring new or old matters before the Council that are not on tonight’s agenda.

 

  1. a.    New Business or Old Business Issues

 

 

10. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS

 

To inform the Council of significant written communications.

 

 

11. AGENDA INPUT

                                   

                        June 3, 2013

                                    7:00 p.m. – City Council Regular Session

 

 

                        June 10, 2013

                                    5:45 p.m. – City Council Work Session

 

 

                        June 17, 2013

                                    7:00 p.m. – City Council Regular Session

 

 

12. ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

Upon request, auxiliary aids and/or special services will be provided.  To request services, please contact us at (503)390-3700 or through Oregon Relay at 1-800-735-2900 at least two working days (48 hours) in advance.

Nelson, Price named Distinguished Young Women

 

Michelle Nelson and Alexandra “Lexi” Price were named the 2013-14 Distinguished Young Women of Keizer in the scholarship program Saturday, May 11. (KEIZERTIMES/Eric A. Howald)
Michelle Nelson and Alexandra “Lexi” Price were named the 2013-14 Distinguished Young Women of Keizer in the scholarship program Saturday, May 11. (KEIZERTIMES/Eric A. Howald)

By ERIC A. HOWALD
Of the Keizertimes

It’s not uncommon for the contestants in the Distinguished Young Women of Keizer scholarship program to be labeled as “pageant girls,” but the stereotypes associated with such a label couldn’t be further from the truth, said Michelle Nelson.

“For the past few weeks everyone has been calling me a pageant girl, but it’s not like that. We were all really happy to be doing it and we were all backstage signing each other’s programs,” Nelson said.

Nelson and Alexandra “Lexi” Price were named the 2013-14 Distinguished Young Women of Keizer at the scholarship program held Saturday, May 11, at McNary High School.

Price, who claimed several of the individual scholarships in addition to the DYWK title, said the process of preparing for the program was the culmination of an effort to push herself outside her comfort zone.


To read the complete article and other news from around the Keizer area, pick up a copy of the May 17 issue of Keizertimes, available at stores all around the area. To subscribe for just $25 a year, click on the ‘Subscribe Today’ link at the top of the page, call 503-390-1051 or visit our office at 142 Chemawa Road North in Keizer.

Fire District open house May 20

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The Keizer Fire District will hold its annual Emergency Medical Services Open House and Safety Fair on Monday, May 20.

The fair will be held at the district’s fire station, 661 Chemawa Rd. N.E., in Keizer from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The event will feature the equipment and services provided by the Keizer Fire District and 12 other agencies and organizations that provide emergency services and safety messages to area residents. Visitors can receive safety information on a variety of subjects, meet people with expertise in many life safety fields and enjoy free refreshments.

Activities include the opportunity to get in a Keizer Fire District ambulance and other equipment of the District. There will be free blood pressure checks, information on the safe installation of infant and child car seats and information on Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT). Safety information will be provided on electrical safety, disaster preparedness, boating safety and water safety

Agencies and organizations participating in this year’s open house include Salem Electric, Keizer Police Department, Willamette Valley Communications Center (9-1-1), Marion County Sheriffs Marine Patrol and Salem Hospital. Several organizations will be on hand to provide awareness information about cancer, diabetes, and traffic safety information.