A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

After bond defeat, a prudent council action

Written November 7th, 2013 by Hasso Hering

Some voters in Albany will think the majority of the city council is tone deaf. The people vote on a $20.3 million bond issue for a new police station and downtown fire station, and by Tuesday night 5,048 of them, a majority of those voting, have said no. Twenty-four hours later, five council members (only Rich Kellum dissents […]

Albany briefing: Land for Station 11

Written September 6th, 2013 by

The Albany City Council is poised to acquire some of the land the city will need to replace the main fire station with a bigger one. Fire Chief John Bradner has negotiated a tentative agreement with the owners of two parcels, at 519 and 531 Lyon St. S.E., across Sixth Avenue from Fire Station 11. […]

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