Support is building inside the Oregon State Capitol for trying to convince voters to vote for a sales tax as a way to solve the state's budget shortfall. J.O. Wilson with Associated Oregon Industries says they see a sales tax as a way to improve the economy and create jobs. Tax reform has a long way to go in the legislature before it can be referred to voters.
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.