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Page 15 Hells Canyon Journal May 2'1, 1998 l PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING A meeting of the Board of Directors of Pine Valley Cemetery Maintenance District will be held on June 9, 1998 at 7 p.m. at the District Office, 126 E. Church St., Halfway. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1998, as approved by the Pine Valley Cemetery Maintenance Distdct Budget Committee. A summary of the budget is presented below. A copy of the budget may be inspected or obtained at the District Office, 126 E. Church St., Halfway, between the hours of 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. This budget was prepared on a basis of accounting that is consistent with the basis of accounting used during the preceding year. Major changes, if any, and their effect on the budget are explained below. Baker County City of Halfway May 22, 1998 Chairperson, Helen Gover, 742-6796 FINANCIAL SUMMARY OF ALL FUNDS Adopted Approved Budget Budget 1997-98 1998-99 Anticipated Requirements Total Personal Services $9,554.00$10,456.00 Total Materials & Services 4,438.00 5,175.00 Total Capital Outlay , 16,250.0818,405.96 Total Transfers 1,000.00 1,000.00 Total Contingencies 3,647.33 32.62 Total Anticipated Requirements 34,889.41 35,069.58 Anticipated Resources Total Resources Except Property Taxes 22,500.08 24,405.96 Total Property Taxes Required to Balance Budget 12,389.33 10,663.62 Total Anticipated Resources 34,889.41 35,069.58 Anticipated Tax Levy Total Property Taxes Required to Balance Budget 12,389.33 10,663.62 Discounts Allowed, Other Uncollected Amounts 847.13 1,184.85 Total Tax Levy 13,236.46 11,848.47 Tax Levies By Type Permanent Rate Limit (rate limit 0.1358) 13,236.46 0.1358 Statement of Indebtedness Debt Outstanding NONE Debt Authorized, Not Incurred NONE FUNDS NOT REQUIRING Actual Data Last Year 1996-97 Equipment Reserve Fund Total Capital Outlay Total Unappropdated or Ending Fund Balance3,250.O0 Total Requirements 3,250.00 Total Resources Except Property Taxes 3,250.00 Sale of Lot Reserve Fund Total Capital Outlay Total ~or Ending Ft.~I Balar~e 11,181.86 Total Requirements 11,181.86 11,100.08 Total Resources Except Property Taxes 11,181.86 11,100.08 A PROPERTY TAX TO BE LEVIED Adopted Approved Budget Budget 1997-98 1998-99 4,250.00 5,250.00 4,250.00 5,250.00 4,250.00 5,250.00 11,100.0811,955.96 11,955.96 11,955.96 Milltown Hill Dam Gets More Public Review Proponents and opponents coho and cutthroat trout, ful for the life of the project. of the proposed Milltown Hill which are now protected un- Douglas County first for- Dam in northern Douglas der the federal Endangeredmally asked commissioners County made their opinions Species Act. Douglas County to waive fish passage at the known Friday, May 15, about contends that providing fish proposed dam at the Decem- whether the OregonFish and passage would cost from $36 ber, 1997, commission meet- Wildlife Commission should to $47 million. Not onlywould ing. At that time, the pro- waive fish passage require- that make the project pro-posal did not include cost es- ments for the project, hibitively expensive, said the timates or other information Commissioners accepted county, but a fish ladder for options that included fish public testimony on the issue would require much water to passage, so commissioners during their regular monthly operate and probably deferred a decision until staff meeting, which was held in wouldn't function very well. could provide that informa- Roseburg. In addition to In addition to providing in- tion. The new information MilltownHill, commissioners stream mitigation to help was presented at the Friday heard other issues including downstream fish, Douglas meeting prior to public testi- a briefing on fall big game County planners would agree mony. hunting seasons, a request to improve habitat for pond Douglas County commis- from the Yakima Indian Na- turtles, white-taileddeer(an- sioners, planners and others tion to dipnet spring chinook other federally protected spe- testified that the project had at Willamette Falls and sev- cies) and other wildlife, long been in the works, would eralinformationalreports. Department staff pre- serve an important purpose The key issue of the day sented abriefoverview aswell for the county and would im- was fish passage at the pro- as information on coho prove fish and wildlife habi- posed Mflltown HiU Dam. The salmon use of the proposedtat above and below the 1997 Oregon Legislature dam area and expectations project. They also disputed passed House Bill 2607 el- about monitoring fish habi- concerns that the project lowing the commission to tat if the project is built. Un- would not generate enough override fish passage require- der the newly proposed revenue to fund proposed ments at dams if the project Memorandum of Under- mitigation projects over the provides a net benefit for fish. standing between the depart- long term. Douglas County planners ment and Douglas County, Thepubliccommentperiod developed a proposed plan re- the county must issue a habi- closed May 22. Commission- distributing a portion of we- tat mitigation monitoring re- ers will make a final decision ter from the dam's storage to port every five years. Theon the fish passage waiver at other tributaries providing proposed MOU states that the Friday, June 5, commis- new or improved habitat for mitigation must be success- sion meeting in Portland. D.E. Lockett PLUMBING Liccnscd (CCB #70107) Bonded & Insured Rt. 1 Box 204, Halfway, OR 742-6330 or 742-5888 FUNDS REQUIRING A PROPERTY TAX TO BE LEVIED [ Pine Valley Interiors 1 ActualDats Adopted Approved It u no rr co. II I LaRue [I Residential.Commercial | ' Last Year Budget Budget I~ TITLE INSURANCE & ESCROWS I[ I I Blinds ' Fabric Samples Shades I 1996-971997-98 1998-99II FAST FRIENDLY ~ERVICE II I Sanitary Service , Draperies. Upholstery.Accessories I J Drapery Hardware. Parts. Installation | General Fund IJ LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED Jl I Serving Pine Valley I Repalm: Blinds. Shades. Hardware | Total Personal Service~ 9,085.239,554.0010,456.00[I 541-523-6477 III and the Snake R!ver Areas I Larry & Ann Wershey. Leslie Ayhens | Total Matedals and Services 5,045.994,438.00 5,175.00II F~ 523-9372 ]l Total Capital Outlay 363.16 900.00 1.2o0.00 I M SL'S rC II I 742-6857 l(541'742"6797 CB#,,2303 J Total Transfers 3,450.001,000.00 1,000.00. Total Contingencies 3,647.33 32.62 Total Unappropriated or Ending Fund Balance7,405.92 Ter eson Construction Total Requirements 25,350.30 19,539.3317,863.62 ,~r Fine Woodworking Total Resources Except Property Taxes 13,270.36 7,150.00 7,200.00 PropertyTaxes~toBalance 12,079.94 12,389.3310,663.62 CAD ~ Planning Total Resources 25,350.30 19,539.3317,863.62 Property Taxes Required to Balance 12,389.3310,663.62 Custom Homes Estimated Property Taxes Not to be Received B. Discounts, Other Uncollected Amounts 847.13 1,184.85 Remodel Total Tax Levy 13,236.4611,848.47 Permanent Rate Limit Levy (rate limit 0.1358) 13,236.460.1358 NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING A public meeting of the Budget Committee of Baker County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, t998 to June 30, 1999 will be held at the Baker County Courthouse, County Court Chambers, 1995 Third Street, Baker City, OR 97814. The meeting will take place on the 3rd day of June, 1998, at 1:00 p.m. A copy of the budget document will be available for inspection at the meeting, or obtained at the Baker County Courthouse, County Commission Chair's officebetween the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., and between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. This is apublic meeting where deliberation of the Budget Commit- tee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee. Baker County complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Assistance is avail- able for individuals withdtsabitities by calling 523-8200. TDD 523- 8208. ,,~:, : ";:I~ ~. ,:~ : ! Gary Paul Dehlin DBA GPD Construction Licensed & Bonded CC8 #117070 14 yrs, experience New Construction Remodel 742-5623 "Serving Ranchers & Farmers Since 1939" 1-800-541 - 1612 Parrs - Service - Sales HOLLINGSWORTHS' INC. Ontario, OR 208-549-2341 Weiser, }D ........ 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