NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Jefferson County, Oregon, will receive "safety-net" revenues under the "Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000", PL 110-343. PL 110-343 requires each county to expend 15 to 20 percent of its "safety-net" payment on various kinds of projects pursuant to Title II and III of the legislation or, alternatively, to return that portion of its safety-net payment to the U.S. Treasury. Jefferson County Board of Commissioners elected to designate 15 percent of its safety-net payment for Project Funds under Titles II and III. Of the percent allocated above, 7% has been allocated to `county projects' under Title III and 8% has been allocated to Title II for the Federal Fiscal Year 2012, which runs from October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012. Title III `county projects' may include:
    Category (1): Activities under the Firewise Community
    Category (2): Reimbursement for Search, Rescue, Firefighting
    or Other Emergency Services on Federal Land
    Category (3): Develop Community Wildfire Protection Plan
    Applications for Jefferson County Title III proposed "county projects" are available at the following location: Jefferson County Commissioners, 66 SE `D' Street, Suite A, Madras, Oregon 97741. Applications may be sent or dropped off at the same location, but must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2012. For additional information regarding PL 110-343 Title III qualified county projects, please contact Jeff Rasmussen, County Administrative Officer at the above address, by phone (541) 475-2449, or email at jeff.rasmussen
   Publish: August 15, 2012
   AUGUST 7, 2012
   POSITION: Transportation / Maintenance Secretary II
   Twelve Months (Probationary Permanent Position)
   LOCATION: Transportation / Maintenance Building
   DATE POSITION BEGINS: August 20, 2012
   HOURS: 8 Hours / Day 5:00 am - 2:00 pm or 7:45 am - 4:45
   STARTING WAGES: $14.49 / Hour
    * Demonstrated aptitude for successful fulfillment of assigned
    performance responsibilities
    * Experience with secretarial duties in a school transportation
    department preferred.
    * Knowledge of State student transportation reporting
    * High School Diploma
    * Bi-Lingual preferred
    * Such additional requirements as the Board may require.
   GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, performs responsible secretarial and clerical work in a school building office. Workers provide secretarial services for assigned supervisors and perform varied office clerical tasks. Work requires responsible contacts with students, parents and others. Employees exercise considerable independence and judgment in performing their assigned duties.
    Employee must have good working knowledge of business English, spelling, arithmetic, and modern office practices, procedures, and equipment; good understanding of school office operations, and area and central office organization. Ability to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures and the ability to apply these to work problems; ability to maintain clerical records and prepare reports; ability to work effectively with students, and administrative and instructional staff, school employees and the central office staff. Skill in the operation of a typewriter and in operating word processing and computer equipment. Good human relations and communications skills.
   APPLICATION PROCESS: In District applicants need to submit a letter of interest, updated resume, and letters of recommendation. Outside candidates should apply with District application, current resume, and letters of recommendation. District application can be found on district website or at Jefferson County School District office.
   Jefferson County School District 509-J
   Attn: Caree King
   445 SE Buff Street
   Madras, Oregon 97741
   Phone: (541) 475-6192 Fax: (541) 475-6856
   E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
   Jefferson County School District is an equal opportunity employer
   Jefferson County School District 509-J Employment Opportunities
   445 SE Buff Street Human Resource Department
   Madras, OR 97741 541-475-6192
   Publish: August 15, 2012
    A Public Hearing is scheduled before the City of Madras Planning Commission to take testimony on a proposed Conditional Use (File # CU-12-2). The applicants, Madras Gospel Mission and Freedom Christian Fellowship, have requested approval for a woman's shelter. The subject property is addressed 937 SE Kierra Place and located on tax lot #13400 in Township 11, Range 13, and Section 12 CD. The subject property is located within the Single-Family Residential (R-1) Zoning District.
    The approval criteria from the proposed Conditional Use, include the follow but not limited to: Sections 8-12.3 .1(B) 8-12.4.8 (Supplementary Provisions, and 8-12.6(1)(2) (Conditional Use, and Article 9 (Administrative Provisions) the Madras Zoning Ordinance (No. 723).
   DATE: September 5, 2012
   PLACE: City Hall Council Chambers
    Madras, Oregon
   TIME: 7:00 p.m.
    Any one wishing to present testimony may do so in person at the public hearing or by submitting written comments in advance of the public hearing to the Community Development Department, 71 SE "D" Street, Madras, Oregon, 97741. The file will is available for review at the City of Madras Community Development Department and upon request copies will be provided at a cost of $0.25 a page.
   Publish: August 15, 2012
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