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One of the most common inquiries we receive in the Planning Department is whether short-term vacation rentals are permitted within the City of Jacksonville. Because this is one of […]
The evening of March 4, 2017 was bittersweet for city residents and the Jacksonville Police Department during an open house retirement celebration to honor Sergeant Dan Moore. Dan served the city for 22 years, coming […]
Due to concerns voiced by many members of the community, the multi-year process of updating Jacksonville’s municipal code section has been temporarily called-off. In a statement to the Jacksonville Review dated February 13, 2017, Jacksonville […]
At the February 7, 2017, City Council meeting, Mayor Paul Becker honored city resident Linda Kestner as the 2016 Person of the Year. Linda donates her time to numerous city and regional organizations including, Jackson […]
After 22 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Jacksonville, Sgt Dan Moore has retired.
Please help us celebrate his dedication and service by attending his open house style retirement party. Snacks will be provided. […]
More than 1700 Jacksonville voters, representing a whopping 77% turnout, cast their ballots for candidates and measures. As of 11/9/16 at 2:00 pm, the unofficial election results are:
- Mayor Paul Becker wins re-election. Becker received […]
October 28, 2016–The Oregon Association of Municipal Recorders (OAMR) recently installed Jacksonville City Recorder Kimberlyn Collins, as 2016-2018 OAMR Treasurer. Ms. Collins received the oath of office at the association’s annual conference banquet held at […]
I was privileged to act as secretary in drafting the proposed, new Jacksonville charter. As the time for voters to cast ballots approaches, I must respond to some misconceptions about the new charter.
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After the recent approval of a $4 increase in the monthly fire protection surcharge, the Public Safety Committee investigated how this increase would affect the residents who were participating in the fire protection surcharge discount […]
From Whitman Parker, Publisher Jacksonville Review and Southern Oregon Wine Scene
The case for re-electing Paul Becker is simple: For six years, Paul Becker has been an excellent mayor, demonstrating a keen ability to listen to […]