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April Dates 4/2– Library Committee Meeting ,  1:00  pm, City Hall Conference Room 4/4-- Red Cross Blood Drive, 12-5:00 pm, Community Center 4/5 -- Cobra Booster BBQ, 4:00 pm, Central Linn HS 4/8 -- City Council Meeting, 4:30 pm City Hall 4/8 -- CL School District Public Meeting, 6:00 pm, CL Elementary School 4/15-4/16-- Road Closure on Hwy 288 for repairs at railroad crossing 4/19-- Easter Egg Hunt, 10:00 am, Halsey Memorial Park 4/20-- Happy Easter! 4/21-- Utility Payments due 5:00 pm, City Hall 4/26 -- Spring Clean-up Day, 7:00 am
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Union Pacific Railroad will be closing Highway 228 at the Railway Crossing in order to make repairs.  Hwy 228 will be closed from 8:00 am on Tuesday April 15th until 3:00 pm on Wednesday April 16th.  Residents should plan to detour to the “H” street crossing.  Large trucks should detour through Tangent or Harrisburg, if they can.  Please plan ahead! 
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing _cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442, or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Upcoming Road Closure

Achievement Day Pancake Breakfast

The Halsey Shedd Rural Fire District will be hosting their annual breakfast on Saturday, May 17th. Come and enjoy pancakes, eggs and ham.  The cost will be $4 per person or $15 for a family of 4.  Breakfast will be served from 7:00am until 11:00am.  For more information, contact the Halsey Shedd RFD at 541-369-2419.

Spring Clean up Day

The 2014 Spring Clean-Up Day is set for 4/26/2014. If you need assistance in moving items to the curb for the day, please contact City Hall. Please have items to the curb by 7:00 am.  Items not at the curb by 7:00 am will not be picked up.  Click the button for a list of what can be picked up:

Easter Egg Hunt in the Park

Halsey United Methodist Church and the Central Linn Lions Club are sponsoring a Community Easter Egg Hunt for children preschool to 5th grade Saturday, April 19th 2014 at the Halsey City Park. Join in the fun at 10:00 a.m. when the kids converge on our city park to find over 1000 Easter eggs!  This is a great family–fun event.  Bring a basket or bag to collect your eggs.  For more information, call: (541) 995-6185.
Spring Clean-up List

Street Repairs

Spring is here, and with that comes a chance to fix the damage the winter weather has done to the streets.  The Public Works staff is out and about with hot patch, filling potholes.  Please keep an eye out for them and give them a wave.  Thank you for your patience!

14th Annual City Wide Garage Sale

We are planning the annual City of Halsey City-Wide Garage Sale! This year the date is Saturday May 3rd from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.   If you are interested in hosting a garage sale this year and would like your home put on the official map, please contact Halsey City Hall.  This year we are asking for a $8 donation to help offset the cost of printing the garage sale ads.  The City advertises in several newspapers and provides free maps at the Halsey Select Market and Shoppe of Shalom. Sign up sheets are in the Newsletter, can be filled out at City Hall, or can be downloaded here:
Garage Sale Sign-up
CITY OF HALSEY PUBLIC NOTICE – TREES AND NOXIOUS VEGETATION All Residents and Property Owners in the City of Halsey, Notice is hereby given:  Per Ordinance 2008-382, Section 18, between May 15 and September 30 of any year, no owner or person in charge of property shall allow noxious vegetation to be on the property or in the right of way of a public thoroughfare abutting on the property.  THIS INCLUDES MOWING THE PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAY BORDERING YOUR PROPERTY “Noxious Vegetation” includes:  (a) weeds more than 10 inches high; (b) grass more than 10 inches high; (c) poison oak; (d) poison ivy; (e)  blackberry bushes that extend into a public thoroughfare or across a property line; (f) vegetation that is (1) health hazard, (2) fire hazard, (3) traffic hazard . .  The City will be aggressive in abating this Ordinance. The City is willing to abate the nuisance on a particular parcel of property at the request of the owner for a fee of $65.00 per hour.  Even in the absence of such request, the City intends to abate all such nuisances 10 or more days after the final publication of the notice and charge the cost of doing so to the owner or person in charge of the property, or the property itself. Contact City Hall if you have any questions. 100 W. Halsey Street Halsey, OR 97348 541-369-2522  Ronda Fischer, City Administrator