Creswell Deputy Surcharge Struck Down

CRESWELL, Ore. — On Monday, Creswell City Councilors could not agree whether or not to have residents foot the bill to fundĀ a third deputy. The ordinance would charge residents 6 dollars every month. But the ordinance failed because the vote was not unanimous. Four councilors were in favor of it and 2 were opposed to … Continue reading »

Council Votes to Add Deputy

CRESWELL, Ore — The Creswell City Council took two major steps Monday night towards improving public safety in its area. The council voted unanimously to fund and request a third Lane County Sheriff’s deputy. A number of people spoke at the meeting expressing their concerns surrounding public safety. “Response time here in town. I mean … Continue reading »

Creswell Appoints Interim Leadership

CRESWELL, Ore. — The City of Creswell has a new interim city administrator after the former city administrator resigned during the middle of a meeting. Creswell Mayor David Stram called an emergency meeting Saturday to appoint someone to the available position. The council unanimously approved the appointment of Jamon Kent as interim city manager. This … Continue reading »

Creswell Responds to Resignations

CRESWELL, Ore. — Three local city officials called it quits. The city administrator and two councilors for the City of Creswell turned in letters of resignation Monday night. While City Administrator Mark Shrives’ resignation was expected, that of the two councilors–Mike Anderson and Jean McKittrick–was much more of a surprise. While some say it was … Continue reading »