The Marion Area structure in midtown Salem (Caleb Wolf/ Unique to Salem Press Reporter)

The Marion Area Board of Commissioners will certainly fulfill Wednesday to think about renting home to give temporary sanctuary for individuals displaced by the Santiam Canyon wildfires, acquisition of opioid therapy medicines, and also a number of agreements associated with it the elimination of winter months tornado trees and also veggie deposits.


The board will certainly think about accepting a lease of land for 2.06 acres of uninhabited land with a store structure to be made use of as temporary entertainment sanctuary for woodland fire survivors “or for various other objectives, such as by [the] Area, “according to the product’s schedule evaluation kind. The area will certainly be sublet to a 3rd party to construct small temporary houses at 112 E. Central Ave in Gates, with the lease running out October 31, 2023. The lease price would certainly be $ 60,000 every year, wherein the overall agreement quantity ought to not go beyond USD 120,000.

Commissioners will certainly likewise think about accepting an agreement under which Marion Area Health And Wellness & Person Providers’ alcohol and also medicine program would certainly get opioid therapy medicines from health care firm Cardinal Health and wellness. The yearly expense is approximated at no greater than $ 500,000, with the general agreement not surpassing $ 1.5 million over a duration of 3 years.

They might be taking into consideration accepting the acquisition of a 2022 Vactor 2100 Plus Flusher Vac Vehicle for Marion Area Public Functions for roadway upkeep. The vehicle, which sets you back $ 470,790, would certainly change one that is “previous its valuable life,” according to the schedule evaluation kind.

They will certainly think about accepting a $ 250,000 agreement with CDR Maguire, Inc., a nationwide particles elimination firm that has experience in the Federal Emergency situation Monitoring Firm’s paperwork demands. The firm’s duties consist of examining present area paperwork techniques, advising enhancements, and also looking after particles elimination professionals according to the schedule evaluation kind.

They will certainly likewise think about accepting agreements with 3 business – TFR Enterprises, Inc., Hill Sight Tree Providers LLC, and also O’Malley Brothers Firm – to eliminate winter months tornado trees and also veggie particles by September 30, 2022. Each agreement is anticipated to set you back $ 500,000.

Fulfilling information: The commissioners will certainly fulfill at 9 a.m. on Wednesday in the Legislator Hearing Area at 555 Court Road NE. The conference will certainly be transmitted reside on YouTube.

– Ardeshir Tabrizian


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