Following a second reading Monday, the Roseburg City Council approved an ordinance establishing the Diamond Lake Urban Renewal district.
Douglas County is about to receive a lot more state funding for transportation, and the county commissioners propose creating a new non-taxing transportation district to administer the funds.
A proposal to create an urban renewal district along Diamond Lake Boulevard and surrounding areas in East Roseburg was popular with those who spoke at a hearing before Roseburg City Council on Monday evening.
The former executive director of the Downtown Roseburg Association was removed from her position because she questioned the relationship between the association and Roseburg city government, according to documents from the Oregon Employment Department.
Roseburg’s been growing slow and steady since 2010, slower than most Oregon cities, but faster than most other cities within Douglas County.
At a brief ceremony in front of the Roseburg Public Library Thursday morning, Oregon Community Foundation officials presented a $100,500 grant award to Roseburg City Manager Lance Colley.
The Roseburg Public Library has received a $100,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation, which will help pay for creation of a state-of-the-art children’s library and a library for teens and pre-teens.
Newly hired Roseburg Library Director Kris Wiley has a unique challenge ahead of her. She’s about to take on a library that was shut down by the county a year ago, then taken over by the city. It’s set to reopen in October with a skeleton crew and help from the Douglas Education Service District.
Candidates for Reedsport city councilor or mayor must wait until June 18 to pick up information packets and filing forms from the Reedsport city recorder.
The Roseburg City Council Monday accepted an offer from Douglas Education Service District to lease a portion of the Roseburg Library building.
Roseburg residents interested in running for city councilor or mayor can now pick up filing forms in the city recorder’s office at Roseburg City Hall, 900 SE Douglas Ave.
Sutherlin City Manager Jerry Gillham recently sent a letter to a former Sutherlin city councilor threatening a $1 million lawsuit for alleged defamation.
The city of Roseburg’s proposed fiscal year 2018-19 budget includes funding for a brand new department — the library department.