Public notices for the day of May 3, 2011

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Public notices for the day of May 3, 2011 NOTICE TO
INTERESTED PERSONS

T. Dwain Spooner has been appointed Personal Representative (hereafter PR) of the Estate of Elma May White, Deceased, Probate No. 11-04-8331, Union County Circuit Court, State of Oregon. All persons whose rights may be affected by the proceeding may obtain additional information from the court records, the PR, or the attorney for the PR, All persons having claims against the estate must present them to the PR at:
Mammen & Null, Lawyers, LLC
J. Glenn Null, Attorney for PR
1602 Sixth Street - P.O. Box 477
La Grande, OR 97850
(541) 963-5259
within four months after the first publication date of this notice or they may be barred.

Publish: April 19, 26, May 3, 2011
Legal no. 4331

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Elgin Cemetery Maintenance district, Union County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012, will be held at 300 N 7th Ave., Elgin, OR. The meeting will take place on May 17, 2011 at 2:30 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive public comment on the budget. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 10, 2011, at 300 N 7th Ave., Elgin, OR, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

Publish: May 3, 10, 2011
Legal no. 4342
The City of North Powder is eligible to apply for a 2011 Community Development Block Grant from the Oregon Business Development Department. Community Development Block Grant funds come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The grants can be used for public facilities and housing improvements, primarily for persons with low and moderate incomes.
Approximately $15 million will be awarded to Oregon non-metropolitan cities and counties in 2011. The maximum grant that a city or county can receive is $2,000,000.
The City of North Powder is preparing an application for a 2011 Community Development Block Grant from the Oregon Business Development Department for the “North Powder Water System Improvement Project”, located in the City of North Powder, County of Union, Oregon. The purpose of this project is for the final engineering design and construction of improvements to the North Powder Water System. It is estimated that the proposed project will benefit at least 489 persons, of whom 64.2% will be low or moderate income.
A public hearing will be held by the City Council at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the Wolf Creek Grange, 215 E Street, North Powder, OR 97867. The purpose of this hearing is for the North Powder City Council to obtain citizen views and to respond to questions and comments about: community development and housing needs, especially the needs of low and moderate income persons, as well as other needs in the community that might be assisted with a Community Development Block Grant project; and the proposed project.
Written comments are also welcome and must be received by May 16, 2011 at City of North Powder, P.O. Box 309, North Powder, OR 97867. Both oral and written comments will be reviewed by the North Powder City Council.
The location of the hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. Please contact Beth Wendt, City Recorder, at 541-898-2185, if you need any special accommodations to attend or participate in the meeting.
More information about Oregon Community Development Block Grants, the proposed project, and records about the City of North Powder’s past use of Community Development Block Grant funds is available for public review at the North Powder City Hall, 635 Third Street, North Powder, OR 97867 during regular office hours. Advance notice is requested. If special accommodations are needed, please notify Beth Wendt, City Recorder, at 541-898-2185 so that appropriate assistance can be provided.
Permanent involuntary displacement of persons or businesses is not anticipated as a result from the proposed project. If displacement becomes necessary, alternatives will be examined to minimize the displacement and provide required/reasonable benefits to those displaced. Any low and moderate income housing which is demolished or converted to another use will be replaced.

Publish:  May 3, 2011
Legal no. 4356