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Low-income residents eligible for energy bill help
Lane County will receive another $500,000 in federal funds Federal Funds
Funds deposited to regional Federal Reserve Banks by commercial banks, including funds in excess of reserve requirements.
These non-interest bearing deposits are lent out at the Fed funds rate to other banks unable to meet overnight reserve to help low-income residents pay home heating.
The money is the county's share of $200 million in Low Income Home Energy Assistance, or LIHEAP LIHEAP Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program , emergency funds for states. Oregon received more than $2 million in federal aid.
The money will help about 2,000 homes in the county, which has more than 6,600 households on waiting lists for assistance.
The funds supplement about $900,000 received by the county in November, putting the program at $1.4 million for the winter.
The Lane County Human Services Commission disburses the funds through intake agencies around the county.
Qualified low-income households may receive up to $320 per year toward energy costs such as electric, gas, oil, propane and firewood supplies. For details and how to apply, call 682-3835.
Springfield police panel has opening
SPRINGFIELD - Springfield has an opening on its 10-member Police Planning Task Force and the city's looking for Looking for
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The task force provides citizen input to the police chief regarding long-term strategies and development of police policies and procedures Policies and Procedures are a set of documents that describe an organization's policies for operation and the procedures necessary to fulfill the policies. They are often initiated because of some external requirement, such as environmental compliance or other governmental .
The deadline to apply is Feb. 28. Applications are available in the city manager's office at City Hall, 225 Fifth St. The position is for a citizen-at-large representative. The term will be from April 2003 to April 2007.
The City Council recommends that applicants attend at least one task force meeting before the appointments are made. The next meeting will be Thursday at the Springfield Police Department.
For more information about the task force or for future meeting information, call Michael Harman, 726-3729.
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YACHATS - Tickets are now on sale for a Sunday concert by the Oregon Coast The Oregon Coast is a geographical term that is used to describe the coast of Oregon along the Pacific Ocean. Stretching 362 miles from Astoria to the California border, the Oregon Coast is unique in that the whole coastline is public land. Chamber Orchestra to benefit the Yachats Youth and Family Activities Program.
The program features a solo by principal clarinetist Shannon Dickey doing Carl Stamitz's "Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra." Other music includes works by Corelli, Rosetti, Rossini, Satie and Schubert.
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Sunday's performance will be at 2 p.m. at the Yachats Commons. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased at the door or in advance at Toad Hall
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City Club to resume Patriot Act discussion
Discussion of the Patriot Act will continue today at the City Club of Eugene's Tuesday After Five meeting.
Hope Marston of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee The National Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization which encourages local communities to take an active role in the ongoing national debate about threats to civil liberties guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, such as the USA PATRIOT will speak. The meeting will be at 5:15 p.m. at Cafe Paradiso, 115 W. Broadway.
Cicero Society to hear volcano lecture
The Cicero Society will meet at noon Thursday in the Wildish Room of the Town Club, Citizens Building, 975 Oak St.
Julie Roberge, Ph.D. candidate in geology, will present "Volcanos in the Pacific Northwest." For details, call 937-2942.