2020 Census Is Coming

At Monday night’s meeting, The Dalles City Council heard from a representative of the US Census Bureau with some early information about that process. Mark Czornij (CHORE-knee) told the council preliminary efforts are starting this year:

He said pay was from $14.50 to $16 an hour, the hours were flexible, workers were paid weekly and paid for their training time. People can sign up online at 2020census.gov/jobs.

He also pointed out how important an accurate count was for each city, county and state because it not only determines how many of the 435 members of the House are from each state, but how federal dollars are split among those various governments: