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Bentz sets series of town hall meetings

The state representative will review the 2017 legislative session and the statewide Transportation Package and will preview issues likely to come up in the future.

Published on October 2, 2017 3:30PM

Last changed on October 2, 2017 3:35PM

Rep. Cliff Bentz

Rep. Cliff Bentz


Rep. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, will hold a series of town hall meetings across District 60 over the next three months, including one in Dayville.

At each meeting, Bentz will review the 2017 legislative session and the statewide Transportation Package and will preview issues such as water measurement and fees, carbon cap and trade, wildlife management, Department of Environmental Quality rules regarding cleaner air and storm water discharge, tax reform, the public employee retirement system and other issues that are likely to come up in the future, according to a press release.

“It is important to share what has happened and is likely to happen in Salem, and these meetings also provide an opportunity for people to share their concerns with me,” Bentz said.

“Although I have already met with and reported to each of my five County Courts (Malheur, Baker, Grant, Harney, and Lake counties) and several of the area chambers of commerce, these meetings have been held during the middle of the day when most ranchers and farmers cannot attend. These next six meetings are scheduled in the evenings and in smaller towns so that people who live far from the county seats and work during the day have a better chance of being able to attend.”

Dayville: Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m., Dayville School, 285 School House Drive.

Jordan Valley: Thursday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. (MST), Lions Hall, 902 US 95/Bassett St.

Crane: Thursday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m., Crane Union High School, 43277 Crane Venator Lane.

Haines: Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m., Haines School, 400 School St.

Adel: Monday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m., Adel School, 18286 Twenty Mile Road.

Halfway: Time to be determined, Pine Eagle High School, 375 N. Main St.

Contact Bentz’s District Office in Ontario with any questions at 541-889-8866 or via email at rep.cliffbentz@oregonlegislature.gov.



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