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November 16, 2023

Camas officials to talk revenues

One year after voting 4-3 against taking a 1% property tax levy increase to help fund essential city services, Camas officials are again set to consider not only taking the only property tax levy increase allowed under state law, but also the possibility of using the City’s “banked” 1% increase it did not collect in 2023.

November 16, 2023
Clark Public Utilities workers inspect a community solar project constructed in 2015, in Vancouver's Orchards neighborhood. (Contributed photo courtesy of Clark Public Utilities)

Camas considers joining climate agreement

Camas officials are considering joining an interlocal agreement (ILA) that could lead to cooperative climate change planning throughout Clark County.

November 16, 2023
Election signs for Camas City Council, Camas mayoral and Camas School Board races stand on a vacant piece of property near the intersection of Southeast 192nd Avenue and Southeast Brady Road, near the Camas-Vancouver border, Oct. 28, 2023. (Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

Election night results hold in local races

One week after the Nov. 7 election, with nearly 100% of ballots now counted, the initial results showing voters preferred Camas-Washougal incumbents have held true.

November 9, 2023
The Camas Public Library is viewed from Northeast Fourth Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. (Kelly Moyer/Post-Record files)

Camas Council OKs library contract, Children’s Learning Hive work

Despite one official’s stated “hesitation” to fund city projects not related to public safety in the wake of an unexpected revenue shortfall, the Camas City Council this week unanimously approved a $479,000 consultant contract key to updating and improving the Camas library.

November 2, 2023

Camas Council decision leads to uncertainty

As Camas City Council members begin to reevaluate the City’s 2024 budget in light of unanticipated declines to the City’s property and sales tax revenues, the fates of 22 staff positions and several projects already approved and funded during the Council’s 2023-24 budget process are up in the air.