Sen. Arnie Roblan to speak at ONA

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State Sen. Arnie Roblan, D-Coos Bay, will speak to the Oceanside Neighborhood Association, a Tillamook County-sanctioned citizens advisory committee, on Saturday, Feb. 7, 10 AM, in Oceanside.

Sen. Roblan, whose Senate District 5 extends 200 miles from south of Coos Bay to the northern tip of Bay Ocean Spit on Tillamook Bay, has been asked to address legislative issues involving the Oregon Forest Practices Act that cover chemical spraying in the Short Creek watershed, which serves as the drinking water for Oceanside and nearby Cape Meares.

In addition to Oceanside, the communities of Cape Meares and Netarts have been invited to attend. The meeting will be in the Oceanside Community Hall at 1550 Pacific Avenue.

Sen. Roblan is chair of the Senate Education committee and serves on the Ways and Means Committee as well as the Ways and Means education subcommittee.

The Oceanside Neighborhood Association, which was accepted by the Tillamook Board of Commissioners as a citizen advisory committee in 1998, represents the community of about 350 residents and several businesses. About 200 Oceansiders are active in the organization.

Rosie Shatkin

Legislative Policy Advisor
Sen. Arnie Roblan, SD 5
(Coos Bay, Florence, Newport, Tillamook)
Office: 503.986.1705
Cell: 541.999.5327

Cape Meares Pump Station

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A miscalculation involving the pump station in Cape Meares has caused a delay in putting it into operation.

Plans are being developed in order to remedy the situation ASAP.  We apologize for the delay.

Pump Station Installed in Cape Meares

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On Tuesday, December 30, a 10-ton pump station was installed in Cape Meares to provide water service to residents who live at elevations higher that where the new tank was located.  The installation went well.  The pump station will be tested for the next several weeks before it becomes operational.