At the City Council meeting on July 15, 2014, the City Council voted unanimously to appoint Ken Lorensen to fill the open position on the City Council.  Councilor Lorensen will serve the remainder of the current term.  The term will expire on December 31, 2016.  After taking his oath, Councilor Lorensen joined the Council for the remainder of the meeting. Councilor Lorensen is a semi-retired public works contractor.  In the past, he has volunteered hours of service to the City on various projects, including the City Hall and Community Center building and the Kitchen.  He is currently helping with two projects:  a structure to cover the train in the park, and the library project. Congratulations to Councilor Lorensen.  Halsey appreciates your service!
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July/August Dates 7/25 -- Utility Payments Due **NEW DATE** 8/6 -- Library Committee Meeting 7:00 pm, Location TBA 8/9 -- The Mill Shindig, 2:00- 7:00, 32655 Boston Mill Dr., Shedd, OR 8/13 -- Ford Leadership Class Kick-off Meeting, 5:30- 8:30, Halsey Community Center 8/16 -- Library Painting Party, 9:00 am 8/19 -- City Council meeting 7:00 pm, City Hall 8/20 -- Central Linn Elementary Back to School Fair, 8:00 am- 5:00 pm, CLES 8/25 -- Utility Payments due, 5:00 pm
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Ford Institute Leadership Program

The Ford Institute Leadership Program is coming to the communities of Halsey, Shedd, and Tangent.  The program is provided by Rural Development Initiatives and paid for by the Ford Foundation.  The class is for leaders and potential leaders from our three communities.  Classes meet on one Friday and Saturday each month in September, October, November and December.  The Ford Family Foundation will give a $5,000 matching grant for a community project chosen by the class.  The kick off meeting for the class is Wednesday August 13th at 5:30 pm in the Community Center.  It will be catered.  If you’ve registered for the class, see you there!  If you missed the on line registration, you can register with a paper application that can be picked up at City Hall.

Congratulations, Councilor Lorensen!

2014 City Council Election

At the 2014 General Election on November 4th, the position of Mayor and three Councilor positions will appear on the ballot.  The filing period for interested candidates begins on June 4th, 2014 and all filing requirements must be completed by 5:00 pm on August 26, 2014. Mayor:  One (1) candidate elected to serve a two (2) year term. Beginning: January 1, 2015 Expiring:   December 31, 2016 Council Members: Three (3) candidates elected to serve four (4) year terms. Beginning: January 1, 2015 Expiring:   December 31, 2018 The candidate must be an Elector and must have resided within the City of Halsey during the twelve (12) months prior to being elected. Election packets for those interested in running for office may be obtained during regular business hours beginning June 4, 2014 at the Halsey City Hall, 100 W Halsey St, Halsey, OR 97348. To download and print an election packet, click here. Form more information, contact the Elections Filing Officer at (541) 369-2522 or at or click here. 
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