month : 11/2020 2 results

Initiative to convert hotels and motels into shelters for homeless moves forward locally

by Kevin McNamara | KTVL News FULL ARTICLE & VIDEO Jackson County, OR (KTVL) — The Oregon Joint Legislative Emergency Board has approved a total of $65 million dollars in CARES Act funding over the past couple of months for use in purchasing hotels and motels to convert into transitional and permanent housing in what is being titled 'Project Turnkey'. Oregon State Representative Pam Marsh had been pushing for the funding since the project started to come together ...

OREGON’S EMERGENCY BOARD APPROVES STATEWIDE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION INVESTMENT

(Photo courtesy of Sean Roberts) Oregon's Emergency Board has approved a $1.4 million investment into a statewide emergency notification system. FULL ARTICLE & VIDEO Jayda McClendon (KDRV) MEDFORD, Ore. -- Oregon's Emergency Board has approved a $1.4 million investment into a statewide emergency notification system. The system will incorporate various local ones that are currently in use. It will be up to local governments to structure their own notification systems. ...