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About Ross

Ross is a 7th-generation Oregonian, as his great-great-great-grandfather came over the Barlow Road in 1847 and settled in Smithfield, Oregon. See http://oregonoverland.com for more information.

Newport News-Times article: Suggested VRD ‘freeze’ thaws

Tweet The link to the article is http://www.newportnewstimes.com/v2_news_articles.php?heading=0&story_id=28506&page=72

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Open Letter to the Mayor of Lincoln City

Tweet Dear Mayor Anderson, The Lincoln City Vacation Home Association (LCVHA), which I represent, respectfully disagrees with placement of any disclaimer on the City’s website regarding proposed changes to the VRD ordinance. We believe there is a misunderstanding as to … Continue reading

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The “Elephant in the Room”

Tweet It looks like Lincoln City’s Planning Director, Richard Townsend’s letter to David Hawker, has led the Mayor and the City Council to institute a “complete review” of the current VRD Ordinance. A News Guard article, and over 20 user … Continue reading

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VRD Appeal on April 5th @ 6pm

Tweet Here is the Planning Department Staff Report on the Appeal: APP-2011-02-Craggs-Appeal-Staff-Report.pdf (4MB). This report is also available on the Lincoln City Planning Commission Web Site. Here is the text of the Notice: ngl 11-087 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING (Appeal) … Continue reading

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