SOS Public Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Thank you Veterans!

Our next meeting is Tuesday, November 12, 2013, at the Newman United Methodist Church, located at 132 NE “B” Street in Grants Pass from 5:15pm to 6:15pm.


·      Timber Committee Update Jim Frick

·      Citizen-Voiced Plan Jay Meredith

·      City and County Government Working Together Keith Heck

                      17-57  City of Grants Pass Police & Fire

                              (WITH 11 OF 11 PRECINCTS COUNTED)

                              Yes  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     5,471   61.91

                              No.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     3,366   38.09

                                              Total .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .     8,837

                             Over Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .         5

                              Under Votes .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .        45


·      POKER NIGHT Fund Raiser at the Pub Jay Meredith


SOS Texas Hold’em Fundraiser

Help Us Achieve, “A Citizen-Voiced Plan to provide for a secure, stable and sustainable Josephine County.” 

DO YOU FEEL LUCKY?                                                                                                                         

1stPrize $500 gift card

      Top 15 Finishers receive Prizes!

WHEN:    Thursday, December 5, 2013

5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

WHERE: Wild River Brew Pub

                    533 NE F Street, Grants Pass

COST: $50 includes stone–oven baked Pizza, salad, and dessert along with your buy-in to the tournament!

ONLY 100 Tickets will be sold!

Here is the online announcement:

Anyone interested in a ticket should contact Jay at or by calling Jay at 541-218-1227.

You can also RSVP for a ticket on our Facebook event page:

If you would like to sponsor a prize for our fundraiser, please call Jay! (541-218-1227)


Warriors coming thus far include: Jesse Wallace, Jim Goodwin, Jay Meredith, Dave Daniel, Archie Lidey, Holly Lidey, Pat Fahey, Jamie Williams, Mark Bost, John Nicklason, Toni Webb and

Who else?


·       The Hardrock Mining Committee—What’s the Next Step? Michael Cope/Jay Meredithand “Tellurium”


The next Timber Advisory Committee Meeting will feature a presentation
about the Mineral Wealth of Southern Oregon from Tom Wiley and Andree Pollock from the Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
(DOGAMI). Tom gave an excellent talk last year and we are looking
forward to this one.

The meeting will be at 1:30 to 3:00 on November 12, 2013 in the Marie
Hill Conference Room which is located in the Josephine County
Corrections Office (old Washington School).

We want this to be a success! Please attend if you can. Josephine County Commissioner Keith Heck will be there, will you?


·      The Immediate Change Committee’s First Project

Jubilee Park, Cave Junction

Jody Nigh/Shane Simon/Cheri Adkins UPDATE

Our Goal is: $1,000



·      Justice of Peace Committee Update Dave Corsi

If you would like to join this committee, please e-mail Dave at


·      Medically-Assisted-Treatment (MAT) Committee Toni Webb Awareness Campaign Brochure; planning of the MAT Center—“If we build it, they will come”; next meeting is at 5:30 PM at the Women’s Health Center on November 21, 2013; e-mail Toni if you would like to join this committee:

·      Fund-Raising Art Show February 7, 2014 this date is set; Cheri AdkinsJoanne Alvarez,Kay Smith and Amber Garza are having their first meeting tonight! If you would like to join this committee, please e-mail Joanne at  

Who else?

Thanks for saving our community!

“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” Unknown

You really ARE making a difference!



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

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