A federal judge is expected to make a ruling Tuesday on what parts of Measure 114, if any, should go into effect this week. The measure is set to take effect Thursday.
That measure is facing numerous legal challenges and even the Oregon Department of Justice is asking the judge to put the Permit-to-Purchase on hold for two months, citing concerns that it can be implemented on time.
The Oregon Association of Polie Chiefs on Monday said the infrastructure and resources don’t yet exist to make it happen and says it supports a motion in federal court to put that permit system on hold. Read more
Deschutes County has launched a virtual open house asking for community feedback on its updated Transportation System Plan (TSP).
There are currently 17 proposed projects that are scheduled to be completed by 2040.
The projects vary in size and cost. But size doesn’t necessarily correlate to priority. A $50 million project proposing an interchange that connects 19th Street just south of the fairgrounds to the highway likely wont see any groundbreaking for years to come. Read more