Budget Committee Meeting

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Baker City, Baker County, State of Oregon to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016, will be held at Baker City Hall, 1655 First Street in the City Hall Council Chambers. The meeting will take place on the 19th day of May 2015 at 4:00 p.m., and if needed, additional meetings will be held at 6:00 p.m. on the 20th, 21st and the 27th days of May 2015. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. At this meeting, a special time will be reserved to receive written or oral comments on the possible use of State Revenue Sharing Funds. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 11, 2015 at the office of the City Finance Director, City Hall, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.

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Request for Proposal: City Attorney

The City of Baker City invites proposals for contracted legal services for the City.  Proposals are due to the City Manager’s Office by 5:00 p.m. on May 20, 2015.  The City seeks services encompassing the traditional scope of work including legal counsel, opinions, consultation and coordination with special counsel.  This is not a full-time position, it is anticipated that the City Attorney services would be typically 15 to 20 hours per month.   Attendance at occasional meetings will be required, including meetings with Staff and Council meetings as specified by the City Manager or City Council.  Typically the City Attorney does not attend City Council meetings.  The City presently contracts with Baum Smith, in LaGrande Oregon for City Attorney services.  

For questions, contact the City Manager, Mike Kee, by phone, 541-524-2040 or email mkee@bakercity.com

Proposals must be mailed, or hand delivered no later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Submissions via e-mail or fax will not be accepted.

Restrictions on communications and requests for information are delineated within the RFP package.   All communications, including questions, are to be directed to City Manager Mike Kee, PO Box 650, Baker City OR 97814, by phone at 541-524-2040 or email at mkee@bakercity.com

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Police Reserve Officers

The Baker City Police Department is seeking to add several members to its service of Reserve Police Officers.  Reserve Officers ride with full time Officers in patrol assignments, assist with special events, and may assist with the service of search warrants, scene or person security, and investigations of various types.  The selection process includes application, written test, interview, and background investigation.  A physical agility test will be included during the Reserve Academy scheduled in January of 2016.  Eligible candidates may begin service prior to the academy and upon completion of department provided training can begin patrol assignments with Officers.  Applicants with prior full time or reserve law enforcement experience may have some training requirements waived.
Applications are available at the Baker City Police Department, 1768 Auburn Ave Monday-Friday from 10 AM-4 PM.  If you need further information or have questions please call 541 524 2014 and leave a message for Reserve Commander Jerry Boyd; he will return your call.

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