Schools officials ask city to ease charges for water
February 20, 2019
In response to a proposal from the Sweet Home School District to waive water fees for irrigating its fields, Sweet Home city staff will explore some ideas and report back to the City Council's Administration, Finance and Property Committee.
District Supt. Tom Yahraes and Business Manager Kevin Strong presented the request during the committee's meeting Friday, Feb. 15.
Yahraes outlined the large number of community events and activities that use the district's facilities, many of them on the fields in question. Activities include, for example, the Oregon Jamboree, sports, car shows and pol...