Recalls, resignations, elections and open positions mean that local governments are trying to fill a number of open spots, including seats on the city council, the fire board, and several boards and commissions. Elections for four city positions will be held in November The city of Banks has begun to[Read More…]
Tag: Stephanie Jones
The Banks City Council now has two vacancies after former councilor Mike Rainey recently stepped down and Erica Harold-Heine announced her resignation in early May. Banks Mayor Stephanie Jones said Rainey told her he “just doesn’t have the time with his new business to devote to it.” Harold-Heine told the[Read More…]
The annual State of the City address by Banks Mayor Stephanie Jones was held Thursday, May 5 at Banks Fire District 13 headquarters. There, Jones acknowledged the volunteers and staff that make the city tick and highlighted some of the work that happened in the last 12 months in the[Read More…]
Banks City Councilor Erica Harold-Heine resigned from the Banks City Council Wednesday, May 4 over what she described as bullying from fellow councilor Pete Edison and a lack of leadership from Mayor Stephanie Jones in addressing the issue. Jones and Edison denied her claims.
Department of Forestry (ODF) Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) could have disastrous effects on regional economies — especially those in and around Banks and Gales Creek — according to Portland-based Hampton Lumber, which operates a lumber mill on Commerce Street in Banks.