minhead.gif (11357 bytes)approved Approved 11/10/99

October 28, 1999


Viking Sall Hall, Junction City - 6:30 p.m.

1. WELCOME Introductions

Commissioner Peter Sorenson, Vice Chair, presided. Present from the Board of Commissioners: Bill Dwyer, and Anna Morrison. County Administrator Bill Van Vactor and Recording Secretary Melissa Zimmer were also present.

Present from the Junction City Council: Herb Christensen, Mayor Bev Fiske, Carla Wall and Winn Wendell.

2. DISCUSSION Safer Communities Measure

Dwyer and Chief Deputy John Clague reported on the Safer Communities Measure.

Mayor Fiske stated the Junction City Council does not take any stands on money measures.


Morrison reported she was pleased with the thoroughness of the Junction City Jail tour.

Van Vactor asked about the status of the state prison.

Roberta Likens, City Manager, reported they are in the process of forming a 20 member committee with regard to the prison. She added it will be a medium facility prison with a 400 bed facility, employing 100 people. She estimated it would be completed in 2003.

Clague asked if it could be possible for the state and the county to share common systems at the facility.

Sorenson suggested to have someone from the County on the planning committee for the prison.

There being no further business, Commissioner Sorenson adjourned the meeting at 7:25 p.m.

Melissa Zimmer, Recording Secretary

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