[LandUse-News] Land Use News from DLCD - May 19, 2009
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Tue May 19 16:50:01 PDT 2009
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May 19: (Bend Bulletin) $1.5M grant may be last piece of fund puzzle for Skyline Forest
An effort to create a 30,000-acre community forest west of Bend received a $1.5 million boost Monday, as the U.S. Forest Service announced a grant to the state that could help purchase Skyline Forest...
May 19: (Ashland Daily Tidings) Noise: An amplified appeal
A question of noise comes before Jacksonville's City Council tonight when it hears an appeal of a decision to allow unlimited amplified music events at Nunan Estate...
May 18: (Medford Mail Tribune) Nunan Estate wants its plans untouched
JACKSONVILLE A historic venue that has already booked summer weddings could find itself in a difficult spot if the City Council reverses a Planning Commission decision that allows the business to host an unlimited number of amplified music events...
May 17: (Guest Commentary, Bend Bulletin) Metolius resort isn't the answer
Everyone who has expressed an opinion about the Metolius River and its basin has agreed that it is a very special place and should be protected...
May 15: (Baker City Herald) Residents talk about power line concerns
Residents of Northeastern Oregon got a brief chance to bring their concerns about Idaho Power Co.s proposed 500-kilovolt transmission line to members of the Oregon Department of Energy's Energy Siting Council Thursday night...
May 15: (Bend Bulletin) What's in store for former BLM land?
The Bureau of Land Management is one step closer to fulfilling a 150-year debt to Oregon, after a transfer of 640 acres of Crook County land from the federal government to the state happened earlier this year...
May 15: (Bend Bulletin) Proposed cell towers draw opposition
AT&T Wireless has applied for more than 20 wireless antennas across Deschutes County, and plans for one structure in particular - a 100-foot-tall tower at a site on Bradley Road east of Sisters - have drawn opposition from some neighbors...
May 13: (Baker City Herald) Resident urges caution on property rules
Christopher Christie had three minutes to speak his mind at Tuesdays City Council meeting, so he only got through half of the two pages of prepared remarks he was ready to deliver...
May 13: (Ashland Daily Tidings) Croman zoning debated
At least three Planning Commissioners are unhappy with redevelopment plans for the Croman Mill site - and there's little they can do about it, they found out at their Tuesday night meeting...
May 13: (Editorial, The Oregonian) Planning out the Rose Quarter
Now that Portland seems to have moved its minor-league baseball designs back to the far southeast corner of the city, it's fair to wonder what the city, the business community and the inner eastside neighborhoods would do with the Rose Quarter and the Lloyd district if they had their druthers...
May 13: (Daily Journal of Commerce) Architects, planners hope to learn from students
Local architects and urban planners on June 12 will meet with high school students and teachers from Portland and Southwest Washington to gain input about how to design better schools...
May 13: (Bend Bulletin) House passes Skyline Forest bill
SALEM - Creation of a community forest west of Bend moved one step closer to reality Tuesday when the state House of Representatives approved House Bill 2228 in a vote that split the Central Oregon delegation...
May 13: (Bend Bulletin) Planner to talk about resort mapping
Peter Gutowsky, principal planner in the Deschutes County Community Development Department, will give a presentation on the destination resort remapping process at the League of Women Voters lunch at 11:30 a.m. May 21...
May 12: (Ontario Argus Observer) Ontario council OKs land deal
ONTARIO - The city of Ontario is closer to having one large parcel of land open for industrial development after officials approved a series of ordinances regarding a 77-acre slice of property near the Ontario airport...
May 12: (Ashland Daily Tidings) Planners stump for funds
The Ashland Community Development Department may avoid more staff cuts after losing three people earlier this year due to the economic recession and a fall-off in construction...
May 12: (Medford Mail Tribune) Some question downtown projects
An effort to revitalize downtown Medford may have turned into a gamble that depends too much on the success of the $100 million The Commons project, some locals involved in urban renewal have warned...
May 12: (The Oregonian) Washington County quickly changes flawed population growth analysis
Ponder this: In 50 years, Washington County's population could be greater than Multnomah and Clackamas counties' -- combined. Far-fetched? You betcha...
May 10: (Editorial, Roseburg News-Review) Cooperation key to addressing Costco concerns
The compromise worked out this week in Costco's bid to build a store in Roseburg is a positive step forward that makes a lot of sense...
Cliff Voliva | Communications Officer
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