Keizer City Council meets on Monday, Nov. 21st at 7 p.m. in regular session.
Shane Witham has almost three decades of institutional knowledge and planning under his belt. A Keizer native, Witham is a cheerleader for the city.
Soraida Cross now has the time to do what she loves: serve her community and others.
The northwest Keizer resident is running for Keizer City Council, Position 4 in the November general election. Though she is unopposed in her campaign, she said she is running as if she had opposition.
Husseman says he is running because he wants to serve his community.
“I don’t want to sit on the sidelines in an observational role,” said Husseman. “I’ve speculated what kind of positive changes can made in the world. This is a test for me. I can serve with people I grew up with.”
The Oct. 3 City Council session focused primarily on new supplemental budget items which the council has reviewed, including $395,000 for city employee and police pay raises and combined benefits. Mayor Cathy Clark was excused from the meeting along with Councilor Roland Herrera, so Council President Smith led the regular[Read More…]
A public hearing on a proposed supplemental budget for the City of Keizer will be held on Monday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in the council chambers. Supplemental budget items under discussion forappropriation include: Sewer Fund – $150,000 of additional revenue to account for the sewer rate increase effective Jan.[Read More…]
The Volunteer Coordinating Committee met on Sept. 8 to nominate several individuals to fill upcoming vacancies on the Budget Committee and the Planning Commission, all of whom City Council approved unanimously during theSept. 19 session. Position 1 on the Budget Committee will be filled by Marlene Parsons. This position was[Read More…]
Keizerites are about to be squeezed a little more, financially. The city’s Finance Officer Tim Wood reported to City Council during the Sept. 19 session that most Keizer residents would be facing a more than $20 annual hike in their wastewater management fees in 2023 and 2024. Wood said an[Read More…]
City Council opted out of offering grant funds to local food trucks.(LOGAN TURBES/Keizertimes) If you were one of the people who recently approached the city about using grant funds to help start up your own food truck business, prepare to be disappointed. Keizer City Council voted Sept. 19 not to[Read More…]
Effective Oct. 10, Keizer city employees will receive a 1.5% pay increase. This, combined with a leave cash-out option for up to 80 hours per employee, is expected to cost the city an additional $132,000, paid out in the remainder of the fiscal year. In August, the two employee unions[Read More…]