Voters to Decide on Measure 02-86

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Voters will decide Tuesday night if they want to pass Measure 02-86, a levy proposition that would close the Osborn Aquatic Center and the Chintimini Senior Center. Larry Pegg, 71 of Corvallis, says he has been going to the Senior Center for 20 years. “Time flies when you’re having fun,” he said. … Continue reading »

November 2013 Special Election Results

Some voters in Oregon took part in the Special Election on Nov. 5, which included several measures dealing with money. Here are the current results as of 8 p.m. Tuesday from the elections in Lane and Benton counties: Lane County: Measure 20-217: River Road Park and Recreation District 5-year renewal of local option tax for … Continue reading »

Special Election Day: Money Measures

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Tuesday is Special Election Day in counties across Oregon. In Lane County, three money measures are on the ballot. Two of them would raise taxes and the other would renew a tax. One of the three measures is a $62.5 million school bond for the Springfield School Distruct. It’s the largest of … Continue reading »

November Ballots Due Tuesday

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Election Day in Tuesday, which means it’s the last day to drop off your ballot. Postmarks don’t count, so it’s too late to mail it in. But you can still drop it off at drop sites in the River Road area, Springfield and Junction City. You can also take it to … Continue reading »

Corvallis Measure Would Expand City

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis voters will soon be asked to decide whether they want to expand city limits. Measure 02-87 is a proposed annexation on 49th Street near Southwest Nash Avenue. If it passes in the November election, nearly 10.5 acres would be zoned for low density housing. Some neighbors living on 49th Street say … Continue reading »

Last Day to Register to Vote

EUGENE, Ore. – Tuesday is the last day to register to vote in Lane County’s November 5 special election. Voters who live in the Springfield or Junction City school districts, or the River Road Park and Recreation District are eligible to vote. Measures in the school districts will ask voters to approve bond measures to … Continue reading »

Corvallis Seeks Property Tax Increase

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Two issues will appear on the November ballot for this year’s special election. The first seeks approval of an 11-acre annexation into the city. The site is north of Nash Avenue between southwest 49th and 53rd streets. Also at issue is a five-year increase in the property tax rate. If approved the … Continue reading »

Junction City Proposed School Bond

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Voters will be asked to approve a $32.4 million school bond in November. Officials say the money would be used to replace Laurel Elementary, improve the grandstand and lights at the high school and replace lighting and ceilings at the middle school. The bond would cost a $180,000 home about an … Continue reading »

Election Features Springfield Measure

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – On the November 5 ballot is a $62.5 million school bond in Springfield. If approved, much of the money would be used to replace Hamlin Middle School, which was built in 1957. Other improvements include upgraded technology infrastructure, improvements to heating equipment, better handicap access and more security. If the bond is … Continue reading »

River Rd. Park Asks Voters for Funding

EUGENE, Ore. — Special elections take place on November 5, and key issues from around western Oregon will appear on the ballot. In Eugene, the River Road Park and Recreation District is asking voters for funding. The district says it’s nearing the end of a five-year operation levy. Voters passed the existing levy in 2008 … Continue reading »

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