City Council discusses the shutoff, crime and speeding
September 21, 2022
The Sweet Home City Council slate was packed Tuesday, Sept. 13, with topics ranging from local crime solutions to speeding to the recent public safety power shutoffs that left much of the city in the dark.
The Sept. 9-10 outage impacted roughly 5,000 customers in the city for up to 20 hours as Pacific Power and Consumers Power Inc. sought to thwart fire danger from east winds and low humidity forecast for that weekend in the Oregon Cascades.
"I want to commend our city staff, police department and public works," Sweet Home Mayor Greg Mahler said. "They did a phenomenal job and were very p...