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Letters to the editor: July 23, 2021

... residents have applauded the courage of Berschauer and Mary Starrett in pulling the plug on the misguided Yamhelas Westsider Trail project. Berschauer did not cause the problem. She inherited it from previous commissioners ...

Riverbend to county: If you want the money, help us get expansion

... committee, instead directing the committee to reopen applications. Higgins was an outspoken advocate for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. This month, the committee reiterated its desire to have Higgins appointed. Starrett ...
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Letters seek Berschauer resignation

... allegation alludes to the role that Berschauer played in ending the county’s efforts to build the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, obligating itself to repay the grant funds it had received for that project. However, ...

Letters to the editor: July 9, 2021

... the vast majority of residents. And you have cost the county $1.1 million with your vote to kill the Yamhelas Westsider Trail — real money diverted from programs for our families! The trail was something ...
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Carlton Fire Chief Terry Lucich discusses his deep concerns for the potential fire dangers posed to local homes and businesses this upcoming fire season. He said fires could especially get out of control along the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail corridor, where vegetation has not been properly maintained and nearby houses are at risk.

 
‘Everyone is very nervous’ as officials prepare for wildfire season

... creating a hazard on the old railroad grade, which the county had been considering turning into the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. Could the city trim the overgrown blackberries and other plants along the trail, ...

Letters to the editor: June 4, 2021

... shrunken. “Most of the board members you visited with last night are strong supporters of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, so we would like to hear more from you about your vision of a growing, healthy park ...

Commissioners allocate funds to repay trail grants

... funds, to repay grants that had been awarded for construction of a bridge over Stag Hollow Creek for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. The grants also paid for the design of culverts spanning two smaller unnamed creeks. After ...

Letters to the editor: May 14, 2021

... government, the board of commissioners must rescind its harmful actions terminating development of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail and enforcement of gun safety laws. This message was recently communicated to the board ...

Funds from Rescue Act boost county’s budget

... asked how much of the attorneys’ time would be freed up by the county’s decision to end the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. Initially, Boenisch told her, none. “So I can tell you that none of the outside ...

Berschauer withdraws demand for trail bridge engineering audit

... with the manager of the contractor the county hired to build a bridge over Stag Hollow Creek for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, Yamhill County Commissioner Lindsay Berschauer told her colleagues last week that she ...

 
Letters to the editor: April 30, 2021

... seeking to potentially take over ownership of the former rail corridor eyed as as prospective route of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, sets up an interesting test for County Commissioners Lindsay Berschauer and Mary Starrett: Are ...

Ruiz: Why should we have to pay for transparency?

... decisions. Case in point: The county is now on the hook to pay more than$50,000 in attorney’s fees due to a Yamhelas Westsider Trail approval by Commissioners Kulla and Olson that the current board is no long willing ...

Commissioners considering ending trail master plan work

Yamhill County Commissioners last week proposed ending a master plan for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, but delayed a vote so staff can again ask Oregon Department of Transportation if doing ...

 
Kulla: Reform Oregon land use to make system fair and just

... steadily expanded the types of crop processing allowed on farmland over the years. 4) Development of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail on former railroad right-of-way acquired by the county specifically for that purpose. A ...

Board seeks grant audit; says no to LUBA appeal

... forensic audit of county staff’s handling of a state grant for the bridge intended to serve the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. However, they said, they would not support an appeal in defense of county attorney ...

Gun law sanctuary approved; commissioners continue trail debate

... only state laws. Commissioners are continuing to discuss whether to proceed with a master plan for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, and various other matters related to the ownership of the trail. Last week, after ...

Letters to the editor: March 26, 2021

... affordable housing, the pandemic or climate change, Commissioners BS are focusing on the biggies: Killing the Yamhelas Westsider Trail project and designating Yamhill County as a gun sanctuary — because, as we all ...

ODOT turns down invite to negotiate repayment with board

... how the county will repay more than $687,000 in grant money intended to pay for bridges serving the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. Commissioners, led by Lindsay Berschauer, said last week they wanted to hold those ...
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State begins seeking trail grant replacement

... wants to begin negotiations of the repayment of $687,000 in grant funds used on the now-discontinued Yamhelas Westsider Trail.  Meanwhile, County Administrator Ken Huffer told commissioners during a Thursday ...

Yamhelas trail supporters plead to keep plan alive

... residents recently wrote letters to county commissioners urging them to finish the master plan of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail.  Commissioners, who last month discontinued a conditional use permit to build ...