Weekly Newsletter Update 7/30/21

Email: SaveChehalemMountain@gmail.com

Website:  www.SaveChehalemMountain.com

Mailing Donations: 

Payable to Save Chehalem Mountain

15532 SW Pacific Hwy C1B#331, Tigard, OR 97224

DONTATION RELATED:

Thank you to those who have donated recently it is greatly appreciated!  Your donation will go directly to Attorney Fees.  All others working for Save Chehalem Mountain to protect our home values, our water, the environment & businesses are 100% volunteer and have always been unpaid.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  WAG Holdings, LLC (18505 NE Jaquith Road) Water Application #G-18843 request to drill a well to irrigate over 20+ acres of cannabis was on a second hold at the Oregon Water Resources Dept.  The hold expired on 7/5/21. We are monitoring the situation daily, will keep you updated and are in contact with OWRD & Water Attorney.

View application: HERE.  View Resident’s comments: HERE.

WATER RELATED:

As of July 15, 2021, until further notice, the City of Molalla has issued a Stage 1 Water Alert for its customers due to ongoing drought conditions: https://www.cityofmolalla.com/publicworks/page/water-curtailment-alert-stage-1

Rescheduled: County Water Task Force:  MON AUG 23RD 10:00 – Noon. This public meeting will be held in person (location to be determined) hosted by Yamhill County Commissioner Casey Kulla.  It is intended to identify problems and brainstorm solutions regarding usage of water in our area.  We have requested this meeting also be available by Zoom.  Stay tuned for more info.

Per Casey, We will be dedicated to ground water discussion, centered around a presentation by Justin Iverson of Oregon Water Resources Dept. on groundwater quality and quantity, monitoring, water rights, the designations for different groundwater areas mean, and more. Please be prepared with questions, from “does my pond improve ground water supply?” to “can the county deny land use applications due to lack of water?” to “what recourse do I have if my well runs dry after others install new wells?”

IN OTHER RELATED NEWS:  

Oregon Sending Marijuana Inspectors to Hemp Grows: https://hempindustrydaily.com/oregon-sending-marijuana-inspectors-to-hemp-grows/

OLCC Cracking Down on Illegal Cannabis Grows Backed by New Legislation: https://kobi5.com/news/olcc-cracking-down-on-illegal-cannabis-grows-backed-by-new-legislation-154463/

WILD FIRE SEASON:

Please consider carrying a fire extinguisher in your car.  This simple & easy task could save lives and a wildfire from spreading.  During last year’s Chehalem Mtn fire, a Resident on Neugebauer put out a grass fire with an extinguisher he had in the car.

READY, SET, GO!  Join TVF&R’s online presentations to learn about creating/maintaining defensible space around your home, forming emergency plans and preparing emergency kits.  Visit www.tvfr.com/395 to sign up for one of the scheduled Zoom presentations.  Dates: 8/19 & 9/16 both at 7:00pm.

Please Donate toward Attorney Fees & Volunteer a little time

We NEED your help!

THANK YOU

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