I have open office hours for drop-in visits. by Pat Farr

 

My Commission office on the upper floor of the Lane County public service building has 16 feet of windows facing the main hallway of the administration floor.  I keep my blinds open so it is easy to see when I am in there.

My County Commission office is open for inspection.

My County Commission office is open for inspection.

County Commissioners who previously worked in this office opted to keep the blinds closed and work in private.  That is not my choice.  I keep open office hours for drop-in visits usually on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 am until noon.  A visitor can confirm that I have not been called away or that I am not out of town by calling the front desk at 541-682-4203.  No appointments are necessary during those hours, but a call ahead will confirm that I am there.

Or just walk by.  You’ll see me.

Other hours appointments are easy to get:  call the same number and ask Deeni, who manages the front desk, to set one up.

PS:  you might notice the neon “O” that I keep lighted on the far end of my office.  Since Debi and I met on campus at the University of Oregon when we were freshmen before we had attended even our first class we both maintain a strong allegiance with the Ducks.  Our daughter Hayley attended Oregon State University, so don’t judge too harshly, Beaver fans.  Our son Patrick has an advanced degree from University of Arizona and is currently a graduate student at Arizona State.  Evan, our younger son, graduated from Lewis and Clark and mastered and PhD’d at University of Virginia.  So we have plenty of good feelings for other schools, but the neon “O” will stay lit.

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