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County Begins Formation of Resource Advisory Committee The Oregon State Univer- ronmental and land manage- sity Extension Office for mentpolicy.Carrhasworked Baker County has taken the with the Baker County Plan- lead in following up on a new ning Office to identify indi- approach to support Baker viduals who might be inter- County's natural resourcein- ested in participating in the dustries. The new approach process. was first introduced at the "We are working to target Baker County Forum in April, individuals who can get this where widespread interest process started," said Carr. and support for the concept of "Ultimately, everybody who "county empowerment" was wants to be involved in this expressed, process will have an opportu- The concept of county era- nity." powerment recognizes that Commissioner Cole first counties have the ability to learned of the process by at- positively affect the destiny tending a workshop in Enter- ofnaturalresourceindustries prise coordinated by the through the formation of a Wallowa CountyOSUExten- Natural Resources Advisory sion Office. Over 40 attend- Committee (NRAC) and the ees of the Baker County Fo- adoption of ordinances that rum attended a specialwork- specify the county's position shop provided by Wallowa on natural resource issues. County OSU ExtensionA ent ' rhis concept was brought John Williams. Attendees of to us by Commission Chair- the forum were supportive of man Brian Cole at the fo- further advancement of the rum," said OSU Extension process Agent, Jay Carr. "Brian wanted to explore if this ap- Page 15 Hells Canyon Journal June 6, 2001 Photo by David Baker LOTS OF ELBOW GREASE -- Pine Eagle High School cheerleaders are sanding and staining the picnic tables and benches at the Halfway Lions Park as a United Youth Fund project. The team includes (I-r) adult leader Zara Chetwood, cheerleaders Sarah Harrington, Hannah Hanley, Joey Gover and Danielle Gilmore, and Lion Verdell Davis. Verdell made necessary repairs to the tables before turning them over to the girls to finish. The tables sustained heavy damage because they've been used as skateboard ramps. proach would be beneficial to our farming, ranching, tim- ber, and mining industries. It is." The county empowerment approach, now utilized by dozens of counties through- out the country, utilizes local experts to examine critical issues affecting the county and to recommend specific language that the county can consider in new ordinances (county law). These ordinances must be considered by federal agen- cies as they implement envi- NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING A meeting of the Richland City Council will be held on June 14, 2001, at 7:00 p.m. at 104 Walnut Street, Richland, Oregon. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1,2000, as approved by the City of Richland Budget Committee. A summary of the budget is presented below. Acopy of the budget may be inspected or obtained at Richland City Hall, 89 Main St. between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 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 Richland Chairperson, Fred L. Riggs, Mayor RNANCIAL 541-893-6141 unm Total Personal Services Total Materials and Supplies Total Capital Outlay SUMMARY OF ALL FUNDS Adopted /q Woved Budget Budget 2000-01 2001-02 $50,689.00$54,505.00 97,675.00 11,417.00 135,570.00110,845.00 Total Debt Service 25,000.00 10,988.00 Total Transfers 15,375.00 15,988.00 Total Contingencies 6,000.00 7,362.00 Total Requirements 330,309.00311,105.00 AnUcilmt l P, um rco Total Resources Except Property Taxes 322,983.00303,666.00 Total Property Taxes Estimated To Be Received 7,326.00 7,439.00 I'EVOLUTION TotaIResources 330,309.00311,105.00 I David Duchovny & Julianne Moore Eetlmetod Ad Val~tem Property Tluum I (3:45) 6:35 8:50 Daily in sci-fiTotal Property Taxes Required to Balance Budget 7,326.00 7,439.00 I (12:15) Sat./Sun. comedy Plus: Estimated Property Taxes Not To Be Received 601.00 646.00 r =.I~I_~~' H-A-RB A Loss Due to Constitutional Limits -0- -0- B. Discounts Allowed, Other Uncollected Amounts 601.00 646.00 PG13 A WWll action drama stamnLI Total Tax Levied 7,927.00 8,085.00 Ben Afleck, Alec Baldwin, I~]1 Tax Lovlee By Type Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Dan Akroyd I Permanent Rate Limit Levy (rate limit 1.1624) 1.1624 1.1624 ~ (3:35) 7:15 Daily (12:05) Sat./Sun *ANIMAL STATEMENT OF INDEBTEDNESS A comedy starring Rob Schneider Debt Outstanding As Summarized Below EetJmated Debt Out~andlng at Beglnnlng of Budget Year PG13 MSHREK FJa America's #1 ahimated family film 0 Daily (12:20) Sat./Su~ iGHTWAD TUESDAY atinee Times in ( ) SUBSCRIBE to the Hells Canyon Journal July 1, 2001-2002 Approved Budget Year I..{m~Tmrm Bonds $45,000.00 Total Indebtedness 45,000.00 FUNDS NOT REQUIRING A PROPERTY TAX TO BE LEVIED A .COm Adopted Approved last Year Budget Budget 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 Water Bond Debt Fund Total Debt Service 9,263.00 8,875.00 t0,988.00 Total Requirements 9,263.00 8,875.00 10,988.00 Total Resources 9,263.00 8,875.00 10,988.00 FUNDS NOT REQUIRING A PROPERTY TAX TO BE LEVIED Actual DataAdopted Approved Last Year Budget Budget 1999-00 2000-01 2001-0= WMer Utility Fund Total Personal Services $15,031.00 $18,225.00 $20,715.00 Total Materials and Services 13,095.0052,910.0053,365.00 Total Capital Outlay 9,932.00 10,000.008,000.00 Total Transfers 12,513.0011,375.0012,988.00 Total Contingencies 2,000.00 2,342.00 Total Unappropriated Ending Fund Balance27,874.00 Total Requirements 78,445.0094,510.0097,410.00 Total Resources Except Property Taxes 78,445.00 94,5t0.0097,410.00 Sewer Utility Fund Total Personal Services 9,852.00t5,865.0017,150.00 Total Materials and Services 7,892.0017,600.0017,650.00 Total Capital Outlay 7,337.0015,045.009,810.00 Total Transfers 3,250.002,500.00 2,000.00 Total Contingencies 2,000.00 2,900.00 Total Unappropriated/Ending Fund Balance 35,406.00 Total Requirements 63,737.0053,010.0049,510.00 Total Resources Except Property Taxes 63,737.00 53,010.0049,510.00 State Tax Street Fund Total Personal Services 3,846.00 5,350.00 5,980.00 Total Materials and Services 4,446.00 6,850.00 6,930.00 Total Capital Outlay 2,923.00 7,250.00 2,500.00 Total Transfers 250.00 500.00 -0- Total Contingencies 1,000.00 715.00 Total Unappropriated/Ending Fund Balance 12,398.00 Total Requirements 22,503.0020,950.0016,125.00 Total Resources Except Property Taxes 22,503.00 20,950.0016,125.00 Building Reserve Fund Total Materials and Services 1,541.007,500.00 26,350.00 Total Capital Outlay 55,000.00 102,275.0090,000.00 Total Debt Service (property contract)" 16,125.00 Total Unappropdated/Ending Fund Balance 18,981.00 Total Requirements 75,522.00 125,900.00 116,350.00 Total Resources 75,522.00 125,900.00 116,350.00 FUNDS REQUIRING A PROPERTY TAX TO BE LEVIED General Fund Total Personal Services Total Materials and Services Total Capital Outlay Total Transfers Total Contingencies Actual DataAdopted Approved Last Year Budget Budget 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 $9,011.00 4,907.00 2,991.00 Total Unappropriated/Ending Fund Balance 7,476.00 Total Requirements 24,385.00 Total Resources Except Property Taxes 16,965.00 Property Taxes Estimated To Be Received 7,420.00 Total Resources 24,385.00 Estimated Property Taxes Not To Be Received B. Discounts, Other Uncollected Amounts Total Tax Levied Permanent Rate Limit Levy (rate limit t .1624/1,000) $11,249.0010,660.00 12,815.00 7,122.00 1,000.00 535.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 t ,000.00 1,405.00 -0- -0- 27,064.00 20,722.00 19,738.00 13,283.00 7,326,00 7,439.00 27,064.00 20,722.00 601.00 646.00 601.00 646.00 7,927.00 8,085.00 1.1624 1.1624