HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

The drive for more housing: Two decisions

Written October 6th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

The march for more housing continues in Albany as the planning commission has just approved a proposal for 113 lots on former farmland at the south end of town. It also recommended a zone change to allow apartments on a residential lot on Waverly Drive.


Annexation sought to build more housing

Written February 28th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Many new houses on the south end of town will be the eventual result after the city of Albany annexes about 35 acres east of Lochner Road.


A spiffy new road in order to add jobs

Written December 19th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

If you like new pavement and modern street improvements such as “stormwater quality planters,” go and check out Lochner Road on the south side of Albany.


Not corona: Lochner contract OK’d

Written April 12th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Coronavirus or no virus, the bread-and-butter work of city administration continues. The Albany City Council last week approved a contract to rebuild Lochner Road to help the SnoTemp company to expand its cold-storage operation and eventually add jobs.


SnoTemp gets council’s support

Written December 15th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

The numbers and the timing are still unclear, but the Albany City Council is eager to to help pay for a share of the cost of repaving the northernmost segment of Lochner Road in order to help an adjoining cold-storage company expand.


 
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