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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LONGVIEW CITIZENS’ COMMISSION ON SALARIES OF ELECTED OFFICIALS

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LONGVIEW CITIZENS’ COMMISSION ON SALARIES OF ELECTED OFFICIALS

 

            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the LONGVIEW CITIZENS’ COMMISSION ON SALARIES FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS of the City of Longview will meet on Monday, March 23rd, at 5:00 p.m., in the City Hall Training Room, for the purpose of presenting their proposed salary schedule for Councilmembers, the Mayor Pro-Tem, and the Mayor; for obtaining public input thereon; and for finalizing salary figures. 

 

Determination of severe weather event

Determination of severe weather event

Pursuant to Ordinance No. 3357 codified as LMC 7.30, Severe Weather Shelters, City Manager Kurt Sacha has determined that a severe weather event is imminent based on forecasted cold weather conditions beginning Saturday, March 7, 2020. Low temperatures in the Longview area are currently predicted to be at or below 35 degrees beginning that night and for the next several days.

Grass, weeds and overgrown vegetation

Grass, weeds and overgrown vegetation

COWLITZ ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL 2020 ANNUAL MEETING

COWLITZ ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL 2020 ANNUAL MEETING

Longview Public Library Seed Library Opening

Longview Public Library Seed Library Opening

Longview Public Library is very excited to announce the opening of a seed lending library. Starting March 2, Longview Public Library cardholders will be able to check out up to six packets (three of crop seed and three of flower or PNW native seed) per season (spring, summer, and fall), to take home and grow. The seed collection will be located in one of our old card catalog cabinets on the Main floor. Participants are encouraged to save and return seeds of plants marked "easy."

Rotary Club of Longview's "People of Action" Newsletter

Rotary Club of Longview's "People of Action" Newsletter - February 26

The Longview Public Library and WordFest offer writing workshop series in 2020

The Longview Public Library and WordFest offer writing workshop series in 2020

In partnership with WordFest, Longview Public Library is bringing back the Introduction to Fiction and Memoir Writing Workshops with local author Alan Rose. This is an 8-week series that will be held Monday nights, from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., starting March 30 and running through May 18. Topics include character development, plotting, settings, dialogue, and more!

Free Estate Planning Question and Answer Session

Free Estate Planning Question and Answer Session

Join the Longview Public Library for an information session on the ins and outs of planning your estate. You will learn about what you can do to protect your assets, designate beneficiaries, and pass your belongings on to your family or others.
The Longview Public Library will be hosting the Estate Planning Question & Answer Session on March 18 at 5:30 p.m. with Brian Brault, Estate Planning Attorney at Walstead Mertsching. This is a free presentation for informational purposes and is open to the public.

Longview City Info Weekly

Free Tickets to Local Plays and Performances Ready for Check Out on March 11

Use your Longview Public Library card to check out tickets to Stageworks NW, and Columbia Theatre for FREE! The Culture Card program has tickets available for checkout starting March 11 for these upcoming shows:

 

Stageworks Northwest, Longview Theater:

Clue – On Stage! – May 1st – May 24th (2020)

PORT OF LONGVIEW EXCEEDS 2019 BUDGET PROJECTIONS

PORT OF LONGVIEW EXCEEDS 2019 BUDGET PROJECTIONS

Port’s diverse cargo mix offsets anticipated reductions in grain exports

Longview, WA- Port of Longview Commissioners complimented port staff for revenues exceeding 2019 budget projections at a workshop on Wednesday, February 26th. The budget projected lower revenue resulting from global market conditions that had adversely affected several grain products. However, imports of wind energy components, foreign steel and soda ash exports saw marked increases and combined to help the Port exceed the budget projections.

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