The Urban Renewal Advisory Committee will discuss the river parkway, west end development and downtown parking at its meeting at 7 tonight at the Little Vert Theater, 345 S.W. Fourth St.

The committee also will discuss upper floor development in downtown, implementation of the recommendations from the Oregon Downtown Development Association and other business.


The Farmers Market is seeking volunteers and suggestions for improvement at its annual meeting of at 1 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Community Room of City Hall, 500 S.W. Dorion Ave. It also will nominate new board members.

Community members are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. For more information about the meeting, call Scott Fairley at 278-8094.


THE PENDLETON SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL HOST TWO COMMUNITY MEETINGS to help the district develop a strategic plan for the next 10 years. The public may attend one of two sessions: 7 p.m. Monday at the Pendleton High School commons or 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Sunridge Middle School commons.

The district has hired Paul Koch Consulting Inc. to facilitate the process. Koch has worked with city governments and school districts to develop strategic plans.

The district views the public as an integral part in the strategic plan process, said Superintendent Jim Keene. Anyone with questions about the community meetings should contact Tami Calvert at the district office at 276-6711.


Pendleton Commons is sponsoring a presentation on CAFOs, or confined animal feeding operations, in northeast Oregon at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Conference Room in Shari's Restaurant, 319 S.E. Nye Ave.

Kendra Kimberuskis with the Oregon Friends of Farmers, will speak about Three Mile Farms and several new applications for CAFOs that have been filed with the Oregon Department of Agriculture.

For more information, call 377-0960.


The School Board will meet in executive session to hear complaints brought against school board members at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Library Room at the Helix School, 120 Main St.

The executive session will be held pursuant to ORS 192.660 (2) (b). Afterward, the board will remain in executive session to review and evaluate the employment-related performance of Superintendent Barbara Ceniga.

At the end of the session, the board may reconvene in public session to take action on matters discussed in the executive session.

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