The Ashland Chronicle
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What is happening with the Ashland Budget for 2017-2019?

What is happening with the Ashland Budget for 2017-2019? Ashland Budget Committee Meeting -  May 11, 2017 On May 11th, the council chamber was filled with citizens. Many chose to speak on various issues. Some spoke to the need for a new employee to oversee the Climate Environmental Action Plan (CEAP). Others asked questions regarding the budget and its process. …

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HCAO-Talent Invites Support for Healthcare Resolution to the City Council of Talent - May 17, Wednesday at 6:45

HCAO-Talent invites your support in presenting a healthcare resolution to the City Council of Talent. This resolution confirms that the citizens of Talent expect their state legislature to implement comprehensive, affordable, inclusive healthcare for all Oregonians. Please join us at this meeting. _______________________________________ Talent City Council Meeting May 17   Wednesday 6:45 pm Old Talent Community Hall 206 E Main Street …

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FYI! Information Is Power - Update With City Response

Below is the original email to the city administrator and to the mayor; the city administrator's response; a response to his email May 9, 2017 Gentlemen: When a city employee retires from the City of Ashland, PERS (Public Employees Retirement System) rules state that they may be hired back by the city for no more than 1,039 hours in a …

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Abbreviated pundit roundup: Comey scandal goes from bad to worse for Disappointment

Source: Abbreviated pundit roundup: Comey scandal goes from bad to worse for Trump

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Joe Kennedy Lays Out The Disappointment-Russia Corruption In 3-Minutes & Beckons Americans To Rise Up

Source: Joe Kennedy Lays Out The Trump-Russia Corruption In 3-Minutes & Beckons Americans To Rise Up

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Who Is at the Helm of Our City?

When a city employee retires from the City of Ashland, PERS (Public Employees Retirement System) rules state that they may be hired back by the city for no more than 1,039 hours in a calendar year. Mike Faught, Director of Public Works, retired on March 31, 2017 and was rehired on April 1, 2017.  He is considered a “new hire” …

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Exclusive Coverage of Ashland's Budget Committee Meetings - Watch for the Commentary and Analysis Here - First Meeting, May 11, 6:00pm at Council Chamber

Citizens of Ashland need to know what is happening with their tax dollars.  On what is our money being spent and why? Are the citizens on the Budget Committee receiving the information that they need to proceed with the budget? William Gates, a former citizen member of the Ashland Budget Committee member, and Carol Voisin, a former City Councilor, will …

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