[LandUse-News] Land Use News from DLCD - July 13, 2010
cliff.voliva at state.or.us
Tue Jul 13 09:55:02 PDT 2010
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July 13: (Eugene Register-Guard) Main Street Vision: Springfield officials hope the travel corridor can be a destination
SPRINGFIELD - The route to a revitalized downtown runs directly through the state Department of Transportation bureaucracy, according to an urban design plan presented to the City Council on Monday night...
July 13: (Eugene Register-Guard) Study suggests strategies for West 11th
With or without bus rapid transit on Eugene's West 11th Avenue, the City Council on Monday indicated that steps will be taken to ease traffic congestion and enhance safety on the busy street...
July 13: (Statesman Journal) Council again to consider hens in yards
The issue of backyard hens in Salem drew a crowd to Monday's city council meeting...
July 12: (Portland Tribune) Money Magazine names Beaverton, Hillsboro in top 100 places to live
When it comes to small-town living on the West Coast, it doesn't get much better than Washington County. CNN's Money Magazine named Beaverton and Hillsboro as two of the Best Places to Live in America in its survey of 100 small cities...
July 12: (The Oregonian) Comment period on urban, rural reserves ends Wednesday for Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington counties
The Portland area's novel attempt to make long-range land-use choices is about to run the gantlet. Wednesday is the deadline to file objections to agreements...
July 10: (Editorial, McMinnville News-Register) Decision on Riverbend shows 'gotcha' mentality
Once again, there's proof positive that Oregon's land use regulatory system is incomprehensible and wasteful. The latest evidence is this week's decision by the Land Use Board of Appeals...
July 10: (Newberg Graphic) LUBA reverses landfill decision
The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) issued a final order in the appeal of the Riverbend Landfill expansion, concluding that Yamhill County went against state land use law in authorizing expansion of the landfill...
July 9: (Portland Tribune) Casino backers unveil vision
If you've ever dreamt of floating down a "lazy river" in an inner tube, then sitting down to an elegant dinner before catching an IMAX movie or spinning the roulette wheel - all under one roof in East County - well, some developers have a plan for you...
July 9: (Daily Journal of Commerce) North Bethany development gets push
After three years of planning and trimming a budget for roads and public facilities by more than 75 percent, Washington County staffers are anxious for development to start in North Bethany...
July 9: (Eugene Register-Guard) Ruling favors research park: The state Land Use Board of Appeals sides with the University of Oregon's controversial riverfront plan
A state appeals board has upheld a decision by Eugene planners that gives the University of Oregon three more years to construct additional buildings at the Riverfront Research Park along the Willamette River...
July 8: (The Oregonian) Hillsboro leaders say they are reviewing their options after LUBA calls city ordinance unconstitutional
Hillsboro city officials are reviewing their options after the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals ruled that a Hillsboro ordinance that created two new airport compatibility zones is unconstitutional...
July 7: (McMinnville News-Register) LUBA reverses county's OK of Riverbend expansion
The Land Use Board of Appeals reversed the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners' decision to expand Riverbend Landfill Wednesday. Commissioners Kathy George and Leslie Lewis had approved the expansion in November...
July 7: (Corvallis Gazette-Times) Council backs farm sales in industrial zones
A sharply divided City Council voted Tuesday to pick up where Bald Hill Farm owner Andrew Martin left off, directing staff to begin the process of amending the city code to permit some agricultural uses on industrial land...
July 6: (McMinnville News-Register) Panel calls for quarry denial
After two long hearings in May and June filled with testimony from Grand Island farmers about the potential impacts of gravel mining near their land, the Yamhill County Planning Commission voted...
July 6: (Daily Journal of Commerce) Oregon Coast towns win NOAA award
The city governments in two Oregon coastal towns, Bandon and Astoria, have been recognized by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the work each has done to redevelop their waterfronts...
Cliff Voliva | Communications Officer
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