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THe city council this week unanimously approved supporting the ro m tax increase that is going before voters in November.

 

It would icnrease the Deschutes County room tax from 7 to 8 percent.

 

Redmond Mayor George Endicott says their tourism promotion funds will be used for one purpose.

 

"Probably the one single biggest driver of putting "heads in beds" in Redmond is the fairgrounds.  So it's really important to Redmond this issue get all the support it can."

 

70 percent of the funds would go toward tourim promotion, the rest would go to public safety and economic devleopment mainly for the arts.

 

Traffic & Weather

 

 

 

 

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

 

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.

 
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