April/May Dates4/26 -- Spring Clean-up Day, 7:00 am5/1 -- Ford Institute Leadership Program Informational Meeting 5:30-8:30 pm, Halsey Community Center5/3-- City Wide Garage Sale, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, City of Halsey5/3 -- Breakfast & Booksale, 8:00 am - noon, Community Center5/3 -- Bloom ‘n BBQ, 11:30-2:30 pick up and 3:00-7:00 dinner, Central Linn Elementary School5/7– Library Committee Meeting, 5:00 pm, Library Building5/8 -- Live and Learn Preschool Open House, 12-1:00 pm, Central Linn Elementary5/13 -- City Council Meeting, 7:00 pm City Hall5/15 -- Noxious Weed Ordinance begins5/17 -- Achievement Day Pancake Breakfast, 7-11:00 am, Halsey Shedd RFD5/20 -- Utility Payments due, 5:00 pm, City Hall5/20 -- First Budget Committee Meeting, 6:00 pm, Community Center
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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:
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:
CITY OF HALSEYPUBLIC NOTICE – TREES AND NOXIOUS VEGETATIONAll 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 StreetHalsey, OR 97348541-369-2522 Ronda Fischer, City Administrator
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. It will run for five years. Each year will be a separate class. 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. There is an informational meeting on Thursday May 1st at 5:30 pm in the Halsey Community Center. If you are interested, or know someone who you might want to nominate to participate, it’s a great time to learn more about the program.