HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Planning over, it’s building time

Written August 9th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Everybody in Albany surely knows about the Albany fire and police buildings on which construction is starting now. So I thought, anyway. But on Tuesday somebody working in a downtown shop asked me if I knew what was going on where the old downtown fire station used to be. So I guess a recap would not hurt.


Great bond sale, and a question

Written August 6th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

Albany officials were delighted with the results of Wednesday’s bond sale to pay for the planned new police headquarters and downtown fire station replacement. The high demand — 10 bidders — showed the strength of the city’s financial situation. As for me, I was a little puzzled, which once again shows that I’m mystified by […]


Decision time: Fire and police buildings

Written November 6th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

Albany is getting close to picking the designs for its proposed new police headquarters and downtown fire station. Two separate plan-review committees are to make their recommendations to the city council on Nov. 12. And the following night, a special citizens task force on public safety facilities will discuss financing options, including a $20 million […]


 
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