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LIVING IN McMinnville MCMINNVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT PARKS AND REC The city maintains more than 289 acres of parkland and offers a full schedule of year-round recreational programs. Classes and pro- grams provided by the city range from youth soccer and city soft- ball leagues to classes in dance, fitness, arts and crafts, and sum- mer-fun programs for children. The publicly supported McMinnville Community Center has an 850-seat theater, indoor running track, gymnasium, racquetball court and meeting rooms available for rental by civic groups, indi- viduals and businesses. The Aquatic Center features two indoor pools, a spa pool and weight room. There are 12 outdoor public tennis courts in McMinnville. A private, 18-hole golf course is locat- some 700 multiple-family housing units have been constructed in ed in the city and two public courses are nearby. the city over the past few years. CULTURE FIRE PROTECTION Gallery Theater, one of the state’s leading community perform- McMinnville’s Fire Department continually maintains a Class 3 ing arts centers, presents numerous plays and musicals throughout insurance rating. Modern equipment, strong leadership, volunteer- the year, plus many special events. The community theater also of- ism and an ongoing training program help provide McMinnville fers performing arts classes. with one of the lowest fire insurance rates around. The McMinnville Community Center provides facilities for perform- LAW ENFORCEMENT ing arts, convention services, recreational sports, special interest class- es and meetings. The McMinnville Parks and Recreation Department, McMinnville’s Police Department, with 34 sworn officers, 10 based at the community center, has programs and facilities for all non-sworn officers, a 6-member reserve unit, and over 35 volun- ages. Information about these many year-round services is available teers, provides around-the-clock protection to residents and by calling (503) 434-7310 or www.ci.mcminnville.or.us. property. The Yamhill County Sheriff’s office is also headquartered in McMinnville. Linfield College shares a wide variety of cultural events with the com- munity throughout the year, drawing on its worldwide academic and MEDICAL cultural affiliations to enrich both school and general communities. Willamette Valley Medical Center serves the community with a full The McMinnville Public Library, which is affiliated with the staff of physicians and nurses working in a beautiful, welcoming facil- Chemeketa Cooperative Regional Library Service, gives local resi- ity with state-of-the-art equipment. Nearly 500 employees and more dents access to materials from the libraries across a three-county than 100 volunteers help provide a wide range of medical services, area, the state and the nation. The library is open Tuesday through including cardiology, imaging services, inpatient and outpatient sur- Saturday and offers a collection of over 90,000 items, areas for qui- gery, emergency services, intensive care, women’s health care, reha- et study, and programs for all ages. bilitation services, cardiopulmonary services, and even sleep studies. HOUSING therapy with a focus on patient comfort, privacy, and convenience. -The hospital’s new Cancer Center provides radiation and chemo residents. New housing developments dot the landscape of the UTILITIESMcMinnville offers a wide variety of housing opportunities to its city. New-house prices start as low as $140,000 and range upward McMinnville Water and Light’s history dates back to 1889 and toward $350,000. Recent growth in the community has resulted in continues today to provide low cost, reliable water and power ser- an increased demand for rental housing. To meet the demand, vices with a foundation based on local control of these vital 5


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