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Banks City Councilor Mark Gregg flew to Poland to aid refugees after invasion of Ukraine

While the world looked on in shock as Russian troops invaded Ukraine in late February, Mark Gregg, a Banks resident, firefighter with Hillsboro Fire & Rescue and current Banks city councilor, flew to Poland with three other Empact Northwest volunteers to help manage the refugee crisis that was unfolding on[Read More…]

Council ends development moratorium, requires developers find own water for new subdivisions

The Banks City Council unanimously passed a resolution ending the city’s moratorium on new development and instituted a new policy requiring developers of subdivisions to provide 100 percent of their own water for each new house built. The city currently is undergoing its largest-ever public works project, replacing water lines that[Read More…]

City council talks zoning, forestry, audits and more at April 13 council meeting

Banks City Hall. Photo: Brenda Schaffer At the council work session, where councilors discuss items of import but do not vote or make decisions, councilors discussed an expiring police services levy, an overview of federal stimulus funds from the American Rescue Plan, a discussion centered around finding a new city[Read More…]

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