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280 Garfield St.
The library provides free services to residents living within the City of Woodburn or surrounding rural areas of Marion County, with services available to all others for a fee. The library is a member of the Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service,...
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Woodburn City Administrator Scott Derickson is one of five finalists for the position of city manager in McMinnville, according to a release.
Scott Derickson has served ...
Scott Derickson has served as city administrator of Woodburn since 2008.
Before then, Derickson served as county manager for Clatsop County for five years and as city manager of Warrenton from 2000-2003.
Derickson has a bachelor of cience in planning, public policy and management and a master's in public affairs from the University of Oregon.
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Woodburn City Administrator Scott Derickson said, "Given the proximity to the Woodburn Aquatic center, the City Plaza, Library and Chemeketa Community College, the City's vision for more educational access and community investment; A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village provides Woodburn a very exciting opportunity.
Derickson went on to say that, "the redevelopment of the Association Building, combined with the regional draw of the children's museum, could help bring new investment to Woodburn's Old Downtown.
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"We will not be able to take on a major street improvement project in the foreseeable future," said Woodburn City Administrator Scott Derickson.
Woodburn City Administrator Scott Derickson explained that in a special meeting earlier in June, members of the city council had developed a set of proposed goals the city hopes to implement.
According to Woodburn City Administrator Scott Derickson, the city has received an anonymous donation of $15,000, with a request that the money go toward obtaining two new dogs for the Woodburn Police Department.
Yet Woodburn City Administrator ...
Yet Woodburn City Administrator Scott Derickson was quick to point out the decision is not a ruling against the city.
The UGB amendment has not been taken off the table, he said.
"That's not what they did," Derickson
said the UGB expansion is critical to job creation and the city's economic vitality.
"Given this unprecedented economic downturn, Woodburn's high unemployment rate, and the potential for job creation for our community, we will continue to move this project along to the best of our ability," he
The process and history of the city's efforts in the expansion is "complicated," Derickson
said the city is fortunate to still be able to work with investors who are "anxious to bring industrial development and jobs to the property to be included as part of the proposed UGB expansion," despite the lengthy public process associated with the case.