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JACKSON COUNTY, OREGON
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MEDFORD, OR 97501
May 25, 2019
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County Close-Up

Thank you for visiting the Jackson County Close-Up page. You will find a series of video stories that show what is happening around the County.

You will discover what the different departments do and what drives them to work so hard for the citizens of Jackson County. You will find better understanding of why they are so committed to a safe and healthy place to live.

You will meet the people that work for you and what is on their minds. You will find out how citizen involvement shapes the direction of the county and about rules of governance.

We will discuss hot topics, things you may not know, and we may even surprise you. Enjoy your time as you look 'Close-Up' with your Jackson County Government.


Community Service Award:  Edith Tavalaro

Community Service Award: Edith Tavalaro

Retired at 90—and back to work at 92! Edith Tavalero, who has both worked and volunteered at the Food and Friends organization for more than 20 years, is this month’s Community Service Award recipient.

Dick Rudisile: Jackson County’s Budget Wizard

Dick Rudisile: Jackson County’s Budget Wizard

Retiring budget committee member Rick Rudisile has served Jackson County for 19 years. 

Retiring budget committee member Rick Rudisile has served Jackson County for 19 years. 

Gary Montgomery: A Tireless Advocate for Homeless Youth

Gary Montgomery: A Tireless Advocate for Homeless Youth

Gary Montgomery is the Maslow Project’s longest standing volunteer; his selfless devotion to helping homeless youth is why we presented him with the Community Service Award.

Gary Montgomery is the Maslow Project’s longest standing volunteer; his selfless devotion to helping homeless youth is why we presented him with the Community Service Award.

Excellence in Service Award:  A Life of Volunteering

Excellence in Service Award: A Life of Volunteering

From recruiting volunteers to volunteering herself, Becky Snyder is recognized for her commitment to our community.

From recruiting volunteers to volunteering herself, Becky Snyder is recognized for her commitment to our community.

Wildfire and Smoke:  Permission to do...

Wildfire and Smoke: Permission to do...

County Close-Up - Citizens Shaping The County

People from every political spectrum shared their thoughts at the wildfire and smoke public hearing. They concluded that it is time to do something different than the policies of the past.

Community Service Award: Karen Walters

Community Service Award: Karen Walters

County Close-Up - Citizens Shaping The County

As a Central Point teacher and 14-year volunteer for multiple organizations, Karen Walters has a special place in her heart for helping children. 

Going Above and Beyond for White City:  The...

Going Above and Beyond for White City: The...

Serving her local community has been a way of life for Joy Reich for the past 29 years. Now we want to officially recognize her incredibly selfless efforts.

Citizens Shaping the County - Development...

Citizens Shaping the County - Development...

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