Citizens can have say on Malheur County plan to tap ‘rainy day fund’ for land buy

Malheur County Commissioner Don Hodge

VALE – The public can speak out at a hearing Monday, Dec. 30, about Malheur County’s plan to dip into the county budget to buy industrial land in Nyssa.

The Malheur County Court will conduct the public hearing at 9 a.m. at the courthouse. Anyone can address the court about the budget change being proposed.

The commissioners intend to take $969,900 from the county’s rainy day fund to close a gap to pay $3 million for empty land north of Nyssa . . .