The Hermiston City Councill has called a special meeting for Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at the Stafford Hansell Building in Hermiston to consider an ordinance ratifying the creation of the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center Authority.

The Umatilla County Commissioners ratified the intergovernmental authority March 9.

The commissioners will also be meeting at the same time. The two entities are then expected to sign the IGA after completion of the meetings.

If approved, the authority Board of Directors would consist of Dennis Doherty, Chet Prior, Ed Brookshier, Dan Dorran, Buzz Brazeau, Vijay Patel and Dave Bothum.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.