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Public wants vote before Malheur County commits millions, survey shows

Larry Wilson, Malheur County commissioner, and Dan Joyce, Malheur County judge. (The Enterprise/Joe Siess)

Public sentiment overwhelmingly favors a public vote on any plan by Malheur County to invest $14 million of county funds in industrial development, according to an online survey conducted by the Malheur Enterprise.

Nearly 8 out of 10 respondents said there should be a vote. Another 14% think commissioners should act on spending only after conducting public hearings. 

Only 2% think the members of the Malheur County Court – Judge Dan Joyce . . .