[LandUse-News] Land Use News from DLCD
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Tue Jan 17 15:52:29 PST 2006
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Jan. 17: (Whittier Daily News, Calif.) Forum to discuss land use in Valley
INDUSTRY - San Gabriel Valley cities are gearing up to showcase what they have to offer developers and businesses...
Jan. 17: (The Oregonian) City asks to wall off Cornelius Wal-Mart
CORNELIUS -- While much of the talk at a hearing on a proposed Wal-Mart store centered on traffic concerns, a request from neighboring Forest Grove took at least one planning commissioner aback: Officials want Wal-Mart to build an 8-foot-tall wall at the back of the store, along the boundary line between the two cities...
Jan. 17: (Statesman Journal) City clears way for garden hotel
The Silverton City Council has adopted a motion that would allow a hotel to be built at The Oregon Garden...
Jan. 17: (Daily Journal of Commerce) Tigard's downtown planning process honored
The city of Tigard's efforts to transform its downtown area into a higher-density, mixed-use urban village were honored with the 2005 Good Governance award from the League of Oregon Cities...
Jan. 16: (Ashland Daily Tidings) Croman awaits new life
In 1996, the Croman Mill, on the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Mistletoe Road, ceased processing timber products and shut down...
Jan. 16: (Editorial, Ashland Daily Tidings) Economic plan too long ignored
As the board of directors of a multi-million dollar business, the Ashland City Council's inattention to economic planning has been subpar since the group took office a year ago...
Jan. 13: (Guest Opinion, New West Politics) MEASURE 37 IN COURT: THERE'S GOT TO BE A BETTER WAY
The Oregon Supreme Court allowed 90 minutes Tuesday for oral arguments in the appeal of MacPherson vs. Dept. of Administrative Services, better known as the Measure 37 court case...
Jan. 13: (Eugene Register-Guard) Help at hand for parkway decision
Mayor Kitty Piercy and Oregon's top federal highway official on Thursday announced the selection of a group that specializes in resolving environmental-based disputes. The goal: Help metro area leaders and residents find a possible alternative to the long proposed and controversial parkway...
Jan. 13: (Daily Journal of Commerce) Metro Council drafting measure to acquire green areas
The Metro Council is drafting a measure to acquire and preserve regionally significant natural areas, greenways and stream corridors from willing sellers...
Jan. 13: (Capital Press) MEASURE 37 GETS ITS DAY IN SUPREME COURT
SALEM - Oregon Supreme Court justices on Jan. 10 poked and prodded at Measure 37, the state's controversial land-use law, during oral arguments of an appeal challenging a lower court ruling that the law is unconstitutional...
Jan. 11: (The Oregonian) LAND-USE HEARING IS A HOT TICKET
Only in Oregon would a land-use controversy require a ticket line, overflow seating and a live television feed...
Jan. 11: (Statesman Journal) SKEPTICISM GREETS LAND-USE CHALLENGE
They are on opposite sides of the legal arguments that the Oregon Supreme Court heard Tuesday about Oregon's property-compensation law. But after attending the 90-minute hearing Tuesday, two landowners said they think the justices may uphold the law, which voters approved in 2004...
Jan. 11: (Medford Mail Tribune) COURT HEARS COUNTY'S ARGUMENTS
Jackson County threw its support behind Measure 37 at the Oregon Supreme Court Tuesday, arguing the property rights initiative is constitutional...
Jan. 11: (AP, Corvallis Gazette-Times) MEASURE 37 GETS AIRING IN FRONT OF STATE SUPREME COURT JUSTICES
SALEM- Opponents of Oregon's nationally watched property compensation law came in for skeptical questioning Tuesday by justices on the state's highest court...
Jan. 10: (Eugene Register-Guard) Downtown project gets a green light
In spite of concerns about wielding the club of condemnation, the Eugene City Council on Monday sent a strong signal that it wants to explore helping private property owners redevelop a key part of downtown...
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