Rail board calls special Saturday meeting to question engineers over construction matters

Supplies await installation at the Treasure Valley Reload Center north of Nyssa on April 29, 2022. (The Enterprise/LES ZAITZ)

UPDATE: 6:30 p.m. FRIDAY - The rail board will address tough questions to engineers about project costs and supplies, according to the list released.

UPDATE 4:30 P.M. FRIDAY – The company president explains the reason for the meeting and that one of the board members will lead questioning, not face questions.

NYSSA – The board of Malheur County Development Corp., overseeing construction of the Nyssa rail center, has called a special meeting for 2 p.m. Saturday, an unprecedented event announced with little explanation.

Greg Smith, Malheur County economic development director, issued notice of the meeting just 24 hours ahead of time. He didn’t respond to an email seeking . . .