Nov 26 2014

Parents Night Out

Need a date night? Want to start your holiday shopping? Drop your kids off for a night of games, crafts, and activities. The Parent’s Night Out will be on Friday, December 12th from 6:30 – 9:30 pm at City Hall. Snacks will be provided. Children must be at least 4 years of age and be potty trained to participate.

 

Space is limited so please RSVP by December 8 to Brittany at brittany.kennedy@adairvillage.org or 541-745-5507.

 

Nov 26 2014

Cookie Exchange

 

The first annual Adair Village Cookie Exchange will be on Thursday, December 18th at 7:00 pm at City Hall. Bring two dozen of your favorite cookie and copies of the recipe to share with your neighbors! Please arrange them on a platter or basket (get creative there will be a prize for best presentation). Bring a few extra to sample and share (at least 1 dozen). Don’t forget a bag or tray to take home your treats. Holiday attire encouraged. There will be prizes for most festive cookie, tastiest cookie, and best holiday attire.

 

Please RSVP by December 12 by calling Brittany at 541-745-5507 or emailing brittany.kennedy@adairvillage.org

 

Nov 15 2014

COLD WEATHER

If you will be out of town for any extended period during the winter months and would like to have your water service turned off in case of a freeze, please contact City Hall at 541-745-5507.  We will work with you and turn off the water to help protect your home.

Many of the homes in the two loops have water pipes running through the attic and they are often not insulated.  It is worth your time and money to have a professional look at your system in your attic and make sure the pipes are insulated.

With winter comes the threat of damage to your home from snow, ice and freezing. Did you know that homeowners file five times as many claims for damage due to burst pipes than claims for fire damage? Protect your pipes with these tips.

Turn on the taps

Let the water drip in extreme cold. Even if the water does freeze, this will relieve some of the water pressure and keep the pipe from bursting.

Open cabinets

Leave the cabinets open under your kitchen and bathroom sinks. This keeps warm air circulating around your pipes.

Wrap the pipes

If your pipes are in areas that don’t get warm air, consider insulating them with insulation sleeves or wrapping. You can get foam rubber or fiberglass sleeves at your local hardware store, or call a plumber to do it for you.

Seal the gaps

Cracks in your home’s outside walls or foundation should be caulked to keep cold air away from your pipes.

Drain your pipes

If you’re taking a trip in the winter, consider draining your pipes to prevent them from bursting. Shut off the main valve and then turn on all the taps (hot and cold) and let the water run until the pipes are emptied.

Nov 13 2014

City Council and Joint Public Hearing November 18th

141118-Joint Public Hearing Agenda-Draft

 

The City Council meets at 6:00 PM and will continue through their agenda until 6:55 PM.  Then, they will close the Council meeting and move into the Joint Public Hearing at 7:00 PM.  City Planner Don Driscoll will present the update to the Comprehensive Plan.  City Council meeting may continue after the Joint Public Hearing.

141118 Agenda-Final

-  Attachment A-141007 CCMinutes-Draft

-  Attachment B-1 – Bills through 141022

-  Attachment B-2 – Bills through 141105

Attachment B-3 – Bills through 141118

-  Attachment C-Community Service Officer Report

-  Attachment D-Public Works Report

-  Attachment E-City Administrator’s Report

-  Attachment F-BCSO Report

StaffReport-Attachment G-Financial Reports

-  Attachment G-Financial Reports by Line Item

-  Attachment G1-Financial Reports by Fund

StaffReport-Attachment H-City Administrator Succes

-  Attachment H-1 Competencies Responsibilities

-  Attachment H-City Administrator Competencies sion

StaffReport-Attachment I-Coffee Shop LoI

Attachment I-Coffee Shop Letter of Intent

Nov 13 2014

Building Permits

As of December 01, 2014 the City will no longer taking permit applications. Permits will have to be filed with Benton County. More information can be found on their website, http://www.co.benton.or.us/cd/building/permits.php or by calling 541-766-6819.

Nov 05 2014

Leaf Pick Up

Leaf pickup days have been scheduled with Republic Services. There are three days scheduled, all are Mondays:

November 10th
November 24th
December 15th

We will have the streets swept on November 12th and probably December 16th.

Rake your leaves into the street the weekend before the pickups. Please move all cars off the streets between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm on November 10th and 12th. This will allow a thorough pickup and cleaning.

Oct 14 2014

Joint Public Hearing for Comprehensive Plan on November 18th

The Adair Village Planning Commission and City Council will hold a Joint Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, beginning at 7:00 PM.  This hearing will provide opportunity to the public to provide input on the update of the Adair Village Comprehensive Plan.   The joint Public Hearing will be followed by both a Planning Commission Meeting and a City Council Meeting.

 

The Comprehensive Plan has been under review and editing by the Planning Commission for over a year and by the City Council over the last three months.  The focus of the Planning Commission’s work has been the Goals and Policies portion of each of the eight Sections.  The attached narrative has also been updated by staff and is part of the complete rewrite of the Comprehensive Plan.  The nine sections (including the Map section) are available below.

Cover-Comprehensive Plan 2014

Table of Contents-2014 Comprehensive Plan

  -  Section 9.100 Planning

  -  Section 9.200 Environment

  -  Section 9.300 Population & Economy

  -  Section  9.400 Housing

  -  Section 9.500 Land Use

  -  Section 9.600 Public Facilities & Services

  -  Section 9.700 Transportation

  -  Section 9.800 Growth Management 

  -  Section 9.900 Maps

Oct 14 2014

No October Planning Commission Meeting

The Adair Village Planning Commission will not meet in October.

There will be a Joint Public Hearing with the City Council in November to review and take testimony on the update to the City’s Comprehensive Plan (please see item above).

Oct 02 2014

Tuesday, October 7 City Council Meeting

The Adair Village City Council will meet at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at City Hall. The Council will meet in Executive Session at ~6:45 PM on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at City Hall under ORS 192.660 (2) (e) “To conduct deliberations with persons designated by the governing body to negotiate real property transactions.”  Attachments are available below.  The eight sections of the Comprehensive Plan contain more than 120 pages.

141007 Agenda-Final

Attachment A-140902 CC Minutes-Draft

Attachment B-1 Billings Through 140918

Attachment B-2 Billings Through 141002

Attachment C-Community Service Officer’s

Attachment D-Public Works Report-201409

Attachment E-City Administrator’s Report

Attachment F – Sheriff’s Report

Staff Report-Attachment G-Financial Report

Attachment G-Financial Report By Line Item

Attachment G-Financial Report By Fund

Attachment H-Financial policies and procedures  Available at meeting

Staff Report-Attachment I-Comp Plan Update

-  Table of Contents

-  Section 9.100-Planning

  -  Section 9.200-Environment

  -  Section 9.300-Population and Economy

  -  Section 9.400-Housing

  -  Section 9.500-Land Use

  -  Section 9.600-Public Facilities & Services

  -  Section 9.700-Transportation

  -  Section 9.800-Growth Management

Attachment I-2-DLCD Review Schedule

Attachment I-3-Comp Plan Summary

Attachment K-Staff Report-WMCP Contract

 

Sep 16 2014

Adair Village Youth Program Survey

We are conducting a survey about the Adair Village Summer Youth Program. We would really appreciate input from parents whose children attended the Summer Youth Program. Please fill out the survey (see link below) and return it to City Hall.

Youth Program Survey

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