The independent. (Vernonia, Or.) 1986-current, August 04, 2005, Page Page 21, Image 21

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    Action Ads
Help Wanted for Childcare Assistant.
16 or older with own transportation.
Willing to work all hours. Some experi-
ence needed. Kristina 503-429-3094.
Park Host. The City of Vernonia is
seeking a contracted Park Host. The
City owns a park with primitive and
recreational vehicle campsites known
as Anderson Park. The work to be per-
formed by the Park Host includes all
services generally performed for the
maintenance and upkeep of Anderson
Park property including, but not limited
to: 1. Be a positive representative of
the City and Parks, promoting return
visits by tourists and encouraging vol-
untary contribution to the parks. 2.
Collect Fees. 3. Pick up trash in and
around parks buildings and grounds.
4. Provide security presence at Ander-
son Park area, including informing vis-
itors of park rules and directing visitors
to clean up after themselves and their
pets. 5. Oversee the general care of
the park. 6. Report on areas requiring
attention to the Public Works Fore-
man. The hours of service will be ap-
proximately 64 hours per month. The
City agrees to provide, in compensa-
tion, a recreational vehicle space and
utilities including water, sewer,
garbage, electricity and telephone. If
interested in this position please pick
up an application at City Hall, 1001
Bridge St., Vernonia OR 97064. As a
contract employee, a business license
would be required. No calls please.
Position closes August 8th – 5 pm.
The City of Vernonia is an Equal Op-
portunity Provider and Employer.
Civil Clerk
Columbia County, Oregon
Position #05-122
DUTIES: Provide adv. civil process
and secretarial duties in Sheriff’s Of-
QUALIFICATIONS: HS + add’l college
level; 4 yrs secr/clerk exp w/at least 2
yrs exp in law enforcement or related
field. Full background check, including
criminal, drug and psychological test-
ing required.
SALARY: $2312-$3044; appt usually
at beg. of range.
TO APPLY: County application form is
<> or obtain
from Columbia County Civil Service,
230 Strand, St. Helens, OR 97051;
Phone: 503-397-3874.
DEADLINE: Must be received by 5:00
p.m. on August 10, 2005; postmark not
acceptable; fax apps not acceptable.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Vernonia Cares Food Bank is open
every Tuesday and Thursday from
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with emer-
gency food boxes at 627 Adams Av-
enue. 503-429-1414.
Kala Cota’s Preschool
& Child Care
State Certified
16 years experience
Child Care
Monday - Friday
Hours Negotiable
Reasonable Rates
State Licensed
The County’s largest thrift store of-
fers unbelievable bargains on clothing,
furniture, tools and household items.
There is something for everyone at
The Starting Over Store behind Weird
Harolds (St. Helens). Ph. 503-366-
0325. Closed M & T, Open Wed, Thurs
& Fri. 10-6, Sat & Sun 10-4.
Garage Sale, August 5 & 6, 9-6 p.m.,
complete 50-gallon fish tank, $100
OBO. Books, miscellaneous items.
1200 Ruth Ave.
Multi-Family Moving Sale, 500 A St.,
Vernonia. Fri., Sat., Sun., Aug 5-7,
from 9am-dark.
P08/04> until 5:00 p.m.
on Monday, August 15, 2005.
Position: The position will be based
strictly on an as-needed basis. Incum-
bent will be responsible for technical is-
sues such as compliance with
Statewide Planning Goals, specific
use-standards, and other related
items. Attendance at Planning Com-
mission Meetings is not mandatory –
unless circumstances require it. Total
time needed should average between
5 to 10 hours per month: Hours may in-
crease or decrease as needed.
Requirements: Prospective Bidders
must have verifiable land-use planning
experience within the State of Oregon.
The Bidder should supply a Qualifica-
tions Statement, a list of references
and/or projects completed, and an
amount of compensation requested
monthly or hourly. Bidders must also
list any possible conflicts or interest
within the City’s Urban Growth Bound-
ary (Note: Failure to disclose possible
conflicts may result in disqualification
from the bidding process or termination
of services).
All submitted bids will be opened on
the date, time and place listed above
by the City Administrator, with a recom-
mendation made to the City Council at
its Council Meeting that night.
The City of Vernonia is an Equal
Opportunity Provider and Employer.
ABC Preschool. Now accepting reg-
istration for the 2005-2006 school
year. 3 year old and 4 year old class-
es. First come, first served. $25.00
registration fee required. Call Jeanne
Mohr at 503-429-4796 for more infor-
Lulu's Antique
Repair & Caning
Furniture: Quality, good condition
living, dining, den, family, and bed-
room, area rugs, newer upright freez-
er. 503-429-0973.
Hay for sale, $1.50 to $2.50, Vernon-
ia. 503-429-0273.
Firewood for sale. Call Trever, 503-
Wanted: Your prayer requests. Do
you need the power of prayer in your
life? Send your requests to: Ladies
Bible Study, Prayer Requests, Vernon-
ia Christian Church, 446 Bridge St.,
Vernonia OR 97064.
Collectibles and Estates. One piece
or house full. Cash paid. 503-429-
Annual Jamboree Yard & Estate
Sale. Aug. 5-6-7. 8 til 5 Friday &
Saturday, 8 til 3 Sunday. 10 miles
north of Vernonia on Hwy 47 (at
Mike’s tree farm). Follow signs.
Many antiques, guns, glassware,
oak icebox, pine cupboard, collecta-
ble pictures, 5 legged oak table,
unique oak sewing machine, oak
sideboard with mirror, beautiful old
dresser, very interesting old combi-
nation oak table/couch, horse
drawn mower, old tools, mirrors,
rabbit cages, stainless rodent
cages, aluminum rabbit carriers,
stainless trays, stainless feed cups,
1996 Geo Metro (needs clutch),
kerosene lamps, bell collection, lots
of old books, antique reference
books. Huge sale as usual. Too
much to list.
If your furniture isn't
becoming to you, you
should be coming to me.
Antiques Bought & Sold
429-7633 Eves.
We can save you work, help sell your
items or buy you out completely. Call
Darlene 503-728-3654, cell 503-308-
Publish August 4, 2005
Action Ads
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1350 Knott Street
Vernonia, Oregon
Mondays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturdays (2nd and 4th) 10:00 a.m.
to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
LOST YOUR DOG? Call the Colum-
bia County Animal Shelter in St. He-
lens at 503-397-3935.
Recycle your magazines at St.
Mary’s Church, 2nd & 4th Saturdays.
Questions? Call 503-429-8092 or 503-
Trivia answers
(from page 17)
1. Ghost Room.
2. Timberline Lodge.
3. It originally was a Mont-
gomery Ward store and
warehouse, and only two let-
ters in the roof sign needed
to be changed for the new
4. 1935.
5. 1964 Summer Games in
6. About 100.
Notice of Openings for Tree
City Committee Positions
The City of Vernonia is seeking in-
dividuals interested in serving their
community on a new “ad hoc” commit-
tee. The purpose of this committee
would be to investigate the feasibility of
a City Tree Ordinance and City Tree
Board. The purpose of the Tree Board
would be to study, investigate, develop
and administer a written plan for the
care, preservation, pruning, planting,
replanting, removal or disposition of
trees and shrubs in parks, along
streets, and in other public areas. The
committee would make recommenda-
tions to City Council.
Persons interested in serving on
this committee should submit a request
to serve to City Council or call with in-
quiries to Kate Conley, City Recorder,
at 503-429-5291. All requests must be
submitted to Kate Conley, City
Recorder at City Hall, 1001 Bridge St,
Vernonia OR 97064 by August 31,
The City of Vernonia is an Equal
Opportunity Provider and Employer.
Publish July 21 and August 4, 2005
Request for Bids
City of Vernonia – Planning Consul-
tant. The City of Vernonia is seeking
sealed bids for the services of Planning
Consultant. These bids will be received
by the City Recorder for the City of Ver-
nonia at Vernonia City Hall, 1001
Bridge St, Vernonia OR 97064; by fax
at 503-429-4232; and by email at <city
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The INDEPENDENT, August 4, 2005