The Hermiston City Council faces a full docket for its Monday night council meeting as members are scheduled to hear from an Oregon Department of Transportation official and consider annexing four acres of land.

Marilyn Holt, District 12 manager of ODOT, will address the council during the meeting, followed by committee reports, including a Library Board report.

The council will also vote on a resolution to receive state revenue, including liquor taxes, cigarette taxes and gasoline taxes. According to a memo to council members from city manager Ed Brookshier, Oregon cities must adopt such a resolution prior to the beginning of each fiscal year in order to receive the revenue from the state.

The revenues annually amount to about $1 million, with the gas tax providing about $670,000 each year.

Octavio Rodriguez has also requested the city annex approximately four acres north of Big 5 Sporting Goods into the city boundary for commercial use, and the council will consider setting a hearing date for the proposal.

The Council will also consider a citizen’s request to turn the intersection of Southwest 9th Street and West Joseph Avenue into a four-way stop.

The City Council meeting is a public meeting, and will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, May 9, at City Hall.

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