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September Dates 8/28 -- Red Cross Blood Drive, 1:00 to 6:00 pm, Halsey Community Center 9/2 -- Effective Organizations Planning Meeting, 5;30 pm, Community Center 9/7 -- Labor Day, City Hall Closed. 9/8 -- City Council Meeting, 7:00 pm, Halsey City Hall 9/10 -- Central Linn Lions Club, 6:00 pm, SV United Methodist Church 9/25 -- Utility Payments Due 10/3 -- Fall Cleanup Day, 7:00 am 10/10 -- Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event at Sweethome Sanitation
PO Box 10 Halsey, OR 97348 Phone (541) 369-2522 Fax (541) 369-2521 cityrecorder@cityofhalsey.com
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Effective Organizations Planning Meeting

You are invited to an “Effective Organizations” Planning Meeting.  The planning meeting will be held on Wednesday September 2 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm in the Halsey Community Center. -- Free Dinner, and information about the Ford Institute and Non Profit    Association of Oregon, and resources to support you -- Learn about and plan the Effective Organizations Workshop -- Share about your community’s needs and policies The Effective Organizations Workshop is for anyone involved with a non-profit, civic, community or government entity that is interested in gaining skills, tools, and networks that will better support and enable your organization to acheive its goals and mission. If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to Alexis at fordprogram@nonprofitoregon.org or 503-239-4001 ext. 115.
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Red Cross Blood Drive

The Red Cross Blood Drive is today, Friday, August 28 from 1:00 to 6:00 pm in the Halsey Community Center.  Be a hero, save a life!  You can sign up on line at www.redcrossblood.org, or at Halsey City Hall, or stop by and see if they have an open spot.  They’ll give you cookies and juice!

The Library is Open!

Thanks to the hard work of our wonderful librarian and amazing volunteers, the Halsey City Library opened on Tuesday, August 25th at 6:00 pm.  A fun time was had by all.  Stop by the Library sometime soon and sign up for your library card, and check out a few of the new books on the shelves! For more information about the library, including hours, policies and upcoming events, go to our new library page on this website.  For information about how this project came together, check out our library project page.  Soon our catalogue will be available on line as well!
Linn-Benton Alert Emergency Notification System
Linn-Benton Alert is an Emergency Notification System that allows public safety officials to provide rapid notifications in case of emergency, evacuation, and other urgent events.  You can subscribe to it, and you can choose how you want to be notified:  Landline phone, cell phone, text messaging, or email.  This service is available to anyone who lives, works, or has family, friends or property in Linn or Benton Counties.  All information is confidential and won’t be sold.  To sign up, go to www.linnsheriff.org/

School Starts Soon!

If you want to help students who don’t have enough, remember that the Giving Center in the Halsey Community Center is a great place to leave extra school supplies.  All the supplies are given to the Central Linn School District for distribution to students who need them.  If you’ve got space in your budget for a couple of extra packs of pencils or crayons or paper or notebooks, they will get used, and they’ll help a local kid!  School supplies lists are available below:
Grades K-3 Grades 4-6 Home

Voluntary Water

Conservation Notice

Due to a small decline in the water levels in our wells, we are asking the residents of Halsey for a voluntary reduction of water usage until further notice.  The  reduction is essential to preserve proper recuperation in the well levels due to low winter rain, snow run-off, and high summer water   usage.  There is not a water shortage yet, but we are hoping through voluntary conservation we can prevent the need for any kind of mandatory water conservation.  Any assistance you can provide with this issue is greatly   appreciated.  Thank you. Andy Ridinger City of Halsey Public Works