March 13, 2007 11:00 pm



The Union City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Wednesday, March 21st, 2007, at 7 PM, in the Leonard Almquist Council Chambers, Union City Hall, 342 S. Main Street, on the application of (Shawna Opie) for a conditional use application for a home occupation. The legal description is (04S 39E 13DC, tax lot 900). The applicable criteria are found in the Union City Zoning Ordinance 337, Sections 3 and 5. A copy of the application and all documents and evidence submitted to the City are available for inspection at no cost at the Union City Hall during normal business hours (9 AM - 1 PM, Mon., Tues., Thurs., & Fri.: & 5 - 7 PM Wed.). Copies will be provided upon request, at reasonable cost, and mailed if requested. A copy of the staff report on this application will be available for inspection at no cost no less than seven (7) days prior to the public hearing during regular business hours or copies will be provided upon request at reasonable cost.

Testimony may be presented orally at the hearing or by written statement presented at or before the hearing. Testimony and evidence must be directed toward the applicable criteria or to other criteria in the Zoning Ordinance or Land Use Plan that are believed to apply. Failure to raise any issue with sufficient specificity to afford the City Council and other parties an opportunity to respond to the issue will preclude appeal based on that issue.

If you have questions or need additional information, contact Jeff Wise Administrator/Recorder at City Hall 541-562-5197. If you have a disability requiring any special materials, services, or assistance, please contact City Hall at least 48 hours before the hearing. The Council Chambers are handicapped accessible.

Publish: March 14, 2007

Legal no. 2713




A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the La Grande Cemetery Maint. Dist. of Union County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 207 to June 30, 2008, will be held at 401 12th Street, La Grande, Oregon. The meeting will take place on the 10th day of April, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after April 3, 2007 at 401 12th Street between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.

Publish: March 14, 28, 2007

Legal no. 2712




to add two year term

Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, May 15, 2007, a Special District Election will be held for the purpose of electing:

Two (2) Directors

One (1) Director

to fill the following positions and terms, including any vacancy which may exist on the board of:


Position to be voted upon Length of Term Area of Residency

Two Directors 4 yr terms At Large

One Director 2 yr term At Large

The election will be conducted by mail. Drop sites for voted ballots are available at each of the city halls, except Summerville, and the Union County Clerk's office in Union County.

Each candidate who wishes to be on the ballot for an office listed above must file a Declaration of Candidacy along with either payment of $10 or submission of at least 25 valid signatures from electors residing within the district. You may obtain the necessary forms at any district office or the Union County Clerk's Office. All materials relating to filing as a candidate for a Special District must be returned to:

Union County Clerk's Office

1001 4th St, Ste D

La Grande OR 97850

The filing deadline for this election is March 15, 2007, at 5:00 p.m. You may not file prior to February 3, 2007.

The filing deadline for the 2 yr term is March 21, 2007, at 5:00 p.m.

This legal notice is to be published in THE OBSERVER.

Robin A. Church

Union County Clerk

Dated 3/12/2007

Publish: March 14, 2007

Legal no. 2715