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Saying it's been the "worst kept secret;" Jason Carr, Executive Director of the Partnership to End Poverty announced that they organization will be ending at the end of 2013.

 

Carr says the Partnership's finding source has tied their hands.  "Part of the issue is that- the grant agreement with the Northwest Area Foundation, we cannot use the remaining dollars that we have for 2013 as an endowment or investment to continue the partnership. Essentially, they wanted the funds to be expended out to help make investments in the region. And so the Board was really as a crossroads, they can't really use this as an investment."

 

Carr says the structure of the organization has changed and its hard to raise money for what they're doing.

 

He adds that they have organized a steering committee to possibly identify another option for the future.

 

Traffic & Weather

 

 

 

King Solomon Lane closed between Ferguson Road and King David. (7/25)

 

Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

Oregon State University off-site improvements for intersection reconstruction, July 11 – August 3,    7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at intersection of Chandler Avenue and Yates Drive.

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 

R.A.B. Construction:

 

Murphy Road and Parrell Road closed with detours. (9/30)

 

Powell Butte Highway at Neff and Alfalfa Market Roads (8/31)

 
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