December 27, 2017
The City of Union has begun posting for the job of City Administrator/City Recorder and accepting applications effective December 27, 2017. The application process is being coordinated through the local WorkSource Oregon office in La Grande. In order to apply for this position and for further information on the application process job applicants will need to register in iMatchSkills by going online to http://www.iMatchSkills.org or by visiting a WorkSource Oregon office.
Closing date for this application process is January 12, 2018 at 5 p.m.
City of Union will not renew Union County Sheriff Contract, current contract ends September 30, 2016.
Contract negotiations reach impasse between City of Union and Union County Sheriff’s Department.
The City of Union continues our commitment to work with our community to prevent and solve crimes through existing police services of the Union County Sheriff Department and the Oregon State Police Department.
The City of Union, on behalf of the citizens of Union taxpayers have been attempting to negotiate for the past 9 months a new service contract with the Sheriff’s Department but have reached an impasse over service costs and the basis for those services provided by the Sheriff’s Department.
The city hereby expresses profound appreciation for the high level of care and professionalism rendered by both Union County Sheriff and his deputies and Oregon State Police. Knowing these skilled and dedicated professionals are policing our communities give great comfort as we transition to a similar model of policing provided to our sister communities La Grande, Cove, North Powder, Imbler and Summerville.
For more information contact
City of Union
Sandra Patterson, City Administrator
NOVEMBER 8, 2016 ELECTION
August 29, 2016
City of Union
List of Candidates for office January 2017
November 2016 Election
Mayor’s position a term of two years:
Council Member position #1, a term of four years:
Council Member position #3, a term of four years:
Claude D. Morgan Jr.
Council Member position #5, a term of four years:
John Patrick Farmer
The above names are as they will appear on the November 8, 2016 ballot, the length of term, and the office they are running for.