Sweet Home water treatment plant
The IFA provided the city of Sweet Home a $7.5 million loan from the Safe Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund for the construction of a new water treatment plant.
Information to help public agencies, contractors and subcontractors understand and comply with Oregon's prevailing wage rate (PWR) law, including handbooks and forms. http://www.oregon.gov/BOLI/WHD/PWR/index.shtml
Guidelines for preparing wastewater planning documents and environmental reports for public utilities financed by Oregon DEQ, Business Oregon IFA, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Rural Community Assistance Corporation. Oregon Wastewater Planning Guide
Information about state of Oregon laws and policies for public contracting. http://www.oregon.gov/DAS/EGS/PS/
U.S. Census Bureau Fact Finder Site. This site can be used to obtain population, housing, economic, and geographic data: http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en
Portland State University Population Research Center. This site provides census and other information on the population of Oregon and patterns of past, current and projected future populations in Oregon and of the implications of such patterns for key issues facing Oregon. http://www.pdx.edu/prc/
A 2011 report by Ernst and Young on the best states for business, pronounced Oregon has the second-lowest business taxes on new investments.