May 15, 2007

May 16, 2007


  • Redmond's new police chief, Ron Roberts, is on the job and committed to community policing, he says. Roberts, no relation for former chief Lane Roberts, joined the Redmond department from Eugene, where he was a lieutenent.

High Desert Disposal has proposed to the Redmond City Council adding yard debris pickup within city limits (for a fee) and decreasing the frequency of recycling curbside recycling pickups.

The Downtown Urban Renewal Advisory Committee is discussing adding controls over signage in the core downtown areas. Changes might include types and sizes of signs as well as the materials used.

The city cemetery is filling up much slower than the city itself. With fewer burials versus cremations and more residents opting to be buried elsewhere, the city estimates that the cemetery has 50 years of space left.

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