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Welcome Councilor Isom!
Want   to   understand   how   your   taxes   are   spent?      Want   to   have   a   voice   in which priorities and projects get funded next year?  This is your chance!   The   City   of   Halsey   is   looking   for   citizens   who   are   willing   to   serve   on   the Budget Committee for building the 2019-2020 budget.  The   committee   generally   meets   two   to   three   times   March   through   May. Budget   Committee   Members   need   to   be   valid,   registered   voters   who   have resided within the city limits of the City of Halsey for at least one year.   The   City   Council   will   need   to   approve   the   Budget   Committee   members.     Applications   for   the   Budget   Committee   can   be   picked   up   at   City   Hall,   and must   be   received   by   Tuesday   March   5th   2019   to   be   appointed   in   time   to serve this Budget season. If   you   are   interested   or      have   questions   about   the   Budget   process,   please feel welcome to contact City Hall.
Budget Committee Members Needed
Councilor   Michelle   Isom   was   elected   in   the   November 6th   general   election.      She   was   sworn   in   at   the   January 8th   City   Council   meeting.      We’re   excited   to   have   her as     a     new     member     of     Council.     Congratulations, Councilor Isom!  
Part Time Municipal Clerk
For   personal   reasons,   Cliff   Jones   was   unable   to   accept   the   nomination   to the position of Mayor.  This creates a vacancy on Council.  In   their   regular   meeting   on   Tuesday   January   8th,   Council   declared   the Mayor’s   position   to   be   vacant.      The   City   will   accept   applications   for   the position   of   Mayor.      They   will   review   them   and   then   will   appoint   a   mayor   to complete the current term.    To   be   eligible   to   serve   on   Council,   you   must   be   registered   to   vote   and   have           resided within the city limits of the City of Halsey for at least one year. The   Mayor   runs   the   Council   meetings.      The   City   Council   meets   on   the second   Tuesday   of   every   month   at   7:00   pm.      There   are   also   occasional special   meetings   or   work   sessions.      The   Mayor   also   serves   on   the   Budget Committee,   which   meets   1-3   times   in   April   and   May   each   year.      The   Mayor is   a   liaison   with   City   staff,   signs   Ordinances   and   Resolutions   and   financial reports and deliver’s the City  Administrator’s annual review. If   you   are   interested   in   the   position   of   Mayor,   please   stop   by   City   Hall   and pick   up   an   application,   or   click   HERE .   Applications   need   to   be   submitted   to the City by February  5th, 2019.   If   you   have   any   questions   about   what   the   Mayor   does   or   what   it   requires, please contact City Administrator Hilary Norton at 541-369-2522.
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Upcoming Events Saturday, Jan. 19th -Book Signing with Halsey author Mike Mackessy, Library, 10am-2pm Monday, Jan.  21st - Martin Luther King Day, City Hall Closed Weekly Events Coffee & Donuts Wednesdays at 9am, Community Center. All are Welcome!
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City   of   Halsey   and   the   American   Red   Cross   are   hosting   an   upcoming blood   drive   on   Febrary   5th   in   the   Community   Center   from   10   am   to   4   pm. Please join our lifesaving mission and schedule an appointment today! To   schedule   an   appointment,   you   may   call   us   at   541-369-2522,   or   click the link HERE .  Hope to see you there!  
New Artwork in City Hall
At   the   end   of   November,   The   City   installed   beautiful   new   artwork      in   the Council Room that was done by Gale Everett, titled “From the Land”. This   artwork   was   inspired   by   the   very   essence   of   Halsey:   its   agriculture. In   her   last   Council   meeting   in   December,   Mayor   Marjean   Cline   said   was proud to have helped acquire it. The   City   would   like   to   thank   the   Central   Linn   Community   Foundation   for helping   to   pay   for   the   artwork,   as   well   as   an   additional   grant   that   the City   recently   received.   Details   about   the   grant   will   be   released   at   a   later date.
The   City   of   Halsey   is   accepting   applications   for   a   part   time   Municipal   Clerk.     This    is    a    clerical    position    working    under    the    direction    of    the    City Administrator/City   Recorder.      The   best   qualified   candidate   will   be   a   team player    with    strong    oral    and    written    communication    skills    and    excellent customer   service.      This   position   performs   basic   accounting   functions   and assists    with    utility    billing.        This    position    will    also    take    the    lead    in    file organization   and   records   management.      This   person   will   prepare   meeting packets   post   agendas,   attend   evening   Council   and   committee   meetings   and prepare minutes.  The   position   requires   previous   customer   service   experience,   good   oral   and written   communication   skills,   and   a   professional   appearance   and   behavior.     Competence      with      computers      should      include      word      processing, spreadsheets,     databases,     and     experience     with     or     ability     to     learn government   accounting   and   utility   billing   software. The   successful   candidate must   possess   the   ability   to   use   tact,   discretion,   confidentiality   and   courtesy when   working   with   the   public,   the   Council,   and   City   staff.      A   High   School Diploma   or   equivalent   is   preferred.      This   position   is   about   20   hours   per week.      Salary   Range   $12.18   -$15.90/hour   DOE   +   benefits.      Contact   City Hall   at   541-369-2522   for   an   application   and   a   full   job   description,   download HERE   or   email   hilary@cityofhalsey.com.      Send   a   cover   letter,   resume,   and completed   City   of   Halsey   application   to   City   Administrator,   City   of   Halsey, PO   Box   10,   Halsey,   OR   97348.      Applications   may   be   emailed   or   faxed   to (541)   369-2521.      Applications   must   be   received   by   5:00   p.m.   on   Friday, February 1st in order to be considered in the initial round.  EOE