Reduced timber revenue has been impacting Oregon's public sector for years, and the trend is not expected to change.
Lane County is developing its 2015-2017 strategic plan, focusing on how to do more with less. After a workshop in June, Commissioners identified three priorities: health and safety, infrastructure, and vibrant communities. They hope to continue to tailor the plan to residents' concerns.
County spokeswoman Anne Marie Levis says the passing of the sheriff's levy was a helpful indicator: