Lily Schoen _ Midnight Garden

Agenda for SOS Public Meeting – Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Good Evening SOS!

Our next meeting is tomorrow, January 28, 2014, at the Newman United Methodist Church in Grants Pass located at 132 NE “B” Street from 5:15 PM-6:15 PM.


AWARENESS Raising Art Show – February 6, 2014

Joanne Alvarez, Cheri AdkinsKay Smith, Camille Benedict and Nadine Patel 

  • The ART is good!!!
  • How Mucho? Tickets are only $25 and include Hors d’oeuvres and Wine Tasting
  • Jim Frick is the Auctioneer!
  • Don Monetti from KCMD shall be “MC” for the event
  • Where? Roux 26 in Grants Pass (We will have the entire restaurant and plan to fill it!
  • When? February 6, 2014 from 6PM-9PM
  • What does the $25 ticket include? 4 tickets for 4 wine tastes and for Hors d’oeuvres
  • There will be a Harpist and maybe, just maybe, Joe Krauss will dance?
  • Wineries participating thus far are TroonBridgeview, Schmidt and Fiasco
  • Next Meeting is at Roux 26 on January 27, 2014 @ 6:00 PM
  • Go on-line to purchase tickets or e-mail Nadine Patel at
  • Peter Tamshiro also has tickets and you can contact him at his business at Platinum Financial or by e-mail at
  • Join this committee, e-mail JoAnne:


Jail/Juvenile Justice Levy Committee UPDATE  – Pat Fahey


GOAL: 2,200 Signatures

Collected Signatures to Date:


Percent of Goal:




DEADLINE: February 19, 2014

*These numbers are being tallied by Connie Roach and updated every day

  • PLEASE bring in your completed petition sheets to the meeting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • The Levy is being run by a PAC and we are providing information regarding the PAC’s efforts
  • A word about signatures…
  •  A BCC Letter has been approved and signed, it shall be presented and read by Keith Heck at tomorrow’s meeting
  • Connie Roach/FAQ Section—Are they on the SITE yet?
  •  IF you have questions that you have encountered regarding the upcoming levy, please forward them to Pat Fahey ASAP. Please, don’t be shy!
  • Pat’s committee will next meet at his Southern Oregon Sanitation (SOS) Office on Redwood Avenue on Sunday, February 2, 2014 @ 1:00 PM
  • Pat Sign-UP Schedule is posted on the website
  • Door-to-door/Neighborhoods Signatures; per Steve Marshak, please walk your neighborhoods and gather signatures like he has been doing! It’s a great way to get others involved with making our home safer!
  • If you have a completed petition, please bring it to the meeting or e-mail Pat or myself or drop them off at Southern Oregon Sanitation (SOS) Office on Redwood Avenue; or bring it to the next Securing Our Safety meeting! Do not take it to the County Assessor’s Office.
  • Join this committee, e-mail Pat:


Medically-Assisted-Treatment (MAT) Committee  Toni Webb

  • The next meeting at Women’s Health Center shall be on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 @ 5:00 PM

    The brochures are done and shall be in tomorrow; anyone wishing brochures should contact Archie Lidey or Toni

  • Our next step is to begin designing the center
  • Join this committee, e-mail Toni:


SOS “Run for the Law” Committee

Bill West/Holly Lidey


  • Where are we at?
  • We are on FACEBOOK!
  • Sponsors
  • Conservative estimates of participation in this run, in our county of 82,000 is:  1000
  • Our County NEEDS this wake-up event!
  • The next BIG meeting for this Committee is: January 23, 2014 at Club Northwest @ 5:15 PM
  • Join this committee, e-mail Bill:

St. Patrick’s Day Run For The Law

10k Run or 5k Walk/Run & Kid’s Dash

March 15, 2014

Go to to register


State Session Report

State Representative Wally Hicks


The Hardrock Mining Committee Update/What’s the Next Step? The Summit! Michael Cope

Join this committee, e-mail Michael:


Radio Ads We have the Questions !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


VICTIM’s Forum

  • Dr. Steven Marshak’s Idea /CJ City Councilor Dr. John Gardiner /Penny Mueller; letter to CJ Mayor…



Amber GarzaGordon Edstrom


Lottery Committee Update Cliff Thomason

Gold Beach Summit

Join this committee, e-mail Cliff:


Timber Committee Update Next Week with Jim Frick

Join this committee, e-mail Jim:



MISSION: “A citizen-voiced plan to provide for a secure, stable and sustainable Josephine County.”

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