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COOS BAY

TODAY

Budget Committee - 6 p.m., Council Chamber, City Hall, 500 Central Ave. Revenue enhancement possibilities; approval of 2002-03 budget. 269-8912.

City Council - 7 p.m., Council Chamber, City Hall, 500 Central Ave. Wastewater pump station design contract; sidewalk stencil notices regarding leash law and skateboard rules; telecommunications business license; executive (nonpublic) session regarding litigation; urban renewal waterfront project amendment. 269-8912.

South Coast Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 123 Ocean Blvd. S.E. PFLAG state board representative to speak; public invited. 267-6508 or 267-3173.

WEDNESDAY

Oregon International Port of Coos Bay Budget Committee - 7 p.m., Conference Room, Port Office, Suite 300, 125 Central Ave. 267-7678.

COOS COUNTY

TODAY

Board of Commissioners - 9 a.m., Commissioner Pete DeMain's Office, Courthouse, 250 No. Baxter St., Coquille. Work session on insurance issues regarding pipeline. 6:30 p.m., Upstairs Conference Room, Annex. Informational meeting on natural gas use. 396-3121, ext. 225.

WEDNESDAY

Board of Commissioners - 8 a.m., Commissioner Pete DeMain's Office, Courthouse, 250 No. Baxter St., Coquille. Administrative work session. 9 a.m. Executive (nonpublic) session on hiring. 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m., Commissioners' Courtroom, same location. Hearings on road naming, vacation 573. 3 p.m., Executive (nonpublic) session on hiring. 396-3121, ext. 225.

COTTAGE GROVE

WEDNESDAY

Planning Commission - 7 p.m., City Hall, 400 E. Main St. Work session. 942-3340.

CRESWELL

TODAY

High School Site Council - 7:30 a.m., Library, High School, 33390 E. Nieblock Lane. 895-6000.

WEDNESDAY

School Board - 7 p.m., High School Commons, 33390 E. Nieblock Lane. Budget issues; student transportation services; education management. 895-6000.

ELKTON

WEDNESDAY

Grade School Site Council - 3:30 p.m., Library, Grade School, 15656 Highway 38. Reading Week summary; city cleanup; issues for next year. 584-2115.

FLORENCE

Helmet safety event: A program for elementary school students and their parents to demonstrate how bike helmets save lives will be offered by the Western Lane County SAFE KIDS program Wednesday.

Local emergency service organizations will be involved and some helmets will be available to give to children who need them.

The program, which begins at 4 p.m. in the Rhododendron Elementary School parking lot, will include instruction on proper use of the helmets, information on their effectiveness, and the laws regarding helmet use.

TODAY

Florence PTA - 7 p.m., Library, Rhododendron School, 2221 Oak St. Teacher appreciation; state convention awards; year-end wrap-up; remarks from Siuslaw Middle School Principal Larry Martindale on student transitions to middle school program; parents with students in fifth grade particularly urged to attend. 997-2070.

WEDNESDAY

Siuslaw School Board - 6:30 p.m., District Office, 2111 Oak St. Qualified zone academy bonds; science textbook presentation. 997-2651.

Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group - 5:30 p.m., Room C, Peace Harbor Hospital, 400 Ninth St. Speaker Kent Wiles from National Multiple Sclerosis Society talks about programs and services offered by the society. 902-1565 or 902-7683.

Port of Siuslaw Commission - 2 p.m., Port Office, 1499 Bay St. Review draft request for proposals for boardwalk development; 4 p.m. executive (nonpublic) session to discuss real estate transaction. 997-3426.

HARRISBURG

TODAY

Government Committee - 7 p.m., Library (enter through administrator's door), City Hall. Farmers market; review, update of city ordinances. 995-6655.

Personnel Committee - 5:30 p.m., City Hall. Evaluations of public works employees. 995-6655.

WEDNESDAY

City Council - 7 p.m., City Hall, 354 Smith St. Support for creating parks and recreation district; amendments to personnel policy on sick leave and vacation. 995-6655.

LANE COUNTY

Land watch group sets meeting: LandWatch of Lane County will hold its annual meeting Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Tsunami Book Store, 2585 Willamette St. in Eugene. The meeting is open to the public.

The nonprofit group promotes responsible land use policies, works to protect farm and forest land, and aims to preserve the quality of life in Lane County.

Thursday night's agenda includes a welcome from President Robert Emmons; an update on the group's joint office with 1000 Friends of Oregon and Friends of Eugene, at 120 W. Broadway; reports on the attempted rezone in the Siuslaw River flood plain near Lorane; and a report on the proposed county ordinance on siting cell phone towers.

Jim Just of Friends of Linn County and 1000 Friends of Oregon will discuss the Willamette Valley Alternative Futures Project and answer questions on growth issues in the valley.

For more information, call 741-3625.

Fair board has vacancy: Applications are being accepted to fill one three-year position on the five-member Lane County Fair Board.

The board meets monthly and is responsible for supervising the business management of the Lane County Fairgrounds. It sets the fair admissions, entry fees and rental rates for buildings and equipment as well as rental rates for commercial exhibitors; reviews and approves contracts; hires and supervises the fairgrounds director; and approves the annual budget submitted to the county commissioners.

The deadline for applying is May 24. Application forms are available in the commissioners' office on the Plaza Level of the Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave. in Eugene. For more information or to request applications, call 682-4203.

TODAY

Board of Commissioners - 9 a.m., Commissioners' Conference Room, Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. 682-4203.

Budget Committee - 6:15 p.m., Harris Hall, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. Annual budget message. 682-4203.

Planning Commission - 7 p.m., Room 368, Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. Work session, including revisions to telecommunications facility siting standards. 682-3656.

WEDNESDAY

Board of Commissioners - 9 a.m., Commissioners' Conference Room, Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. Discussion of proposed county road that would connect site of proposed National Guard armory to East 30th Avenue. 682-4203.

Children and Families Early Childhood Planning Team - 3 p.m., Bob Straub Room, Public Service Building, 125 E. Eighth Ave., Eugene. 682-7492.

Vegetation Management Committee - 7 p.m., 3040 N. Delta Highway, Eugene. 682-6908.

LOWELL

WEDNESDAY

Budget Committee - 7 p.m., City Hall, 207 E. Third St. Budget message and public discussion; 2002-03 budget can be viewed or obtained between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. at City Hall. 937-2157.

MARCOLA

TODAY

Mohawk Watershed Partnership - 7 p.m., Library, Mohawk Junior-Senior High School, 38300 Wendling Road. Dumping in Drury Creek area; shelter for high school. 744-9614.

NEWPORT

Coastal erosion workshop: An free afternoon workshop to provide information on control of coastal erosion and runoff of chemicals and sediment will be conducted Wednesaday in the Guin Library Conference Room and the Hatfield Marine Science Center.

The workshop will run from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The instruction is intended to help property owners, homebuilders, general contractors and local government officials.

Sponsors include the Oregon Coastal Zone Management Association, the Lincoln Soil and Water Conservation District and the Umpqua Soil and Water Conservation District. For more information, call 265-8918.

NORTH BEND

Kindergarten roundup: Parents of children who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1 should plan to attend one of two North Bend School District kindergarten roundups.

The program provides for an opportunity for parents to register their children, meet school staff and learn about the kindergarten curriculum.

Parents of children who live north of the Coos Bay Bridge should attend a meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at the North Bay Elementary School Library. For parents of in-town children, the meeting will be May 16 at 7 p.m. at the Bangor Elementary School Multipurpose Room.

Those attending are asked to bring their child's proof of age and immunization record.

If parents can't attend the meeting in their area, they should register their children by contacting either Bangor Elementary School at 756-8304 or North Bay Elementary School, 756-8351.

PLEASANT HILL

WEDNESDAY

Rural Fire Protection District Board - 6 p.m., 36024 Highway 58. Budget committee. 747-8016.

VENETA

TODAY

Park Board - 4 p.m., City Hall, 88184 Eighth St. 935-2191.

YONCALLA

WEDNESDAY

School Board - 7 p.m., Library, High School, 292 Fifth St. Review 2002-03 budget and approve it or set another date for consideration. 849-2782.
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