Response from Councilor Herman – September 17, 2021

Response from Councilor Herman – September 17, 2021 ——– Forwarded Message ——– Subject: Re: One more thought Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2021 23:57:58 +0000 From: Joan Herman <JHerman@astoria.or.us> To: Rick Bowers <rick@speak-peace.com> CC: Roger Rocka <RRocka@astoria.or.us> Rick, it would not be appropriate for a City staff member below a department head to communicate with a…

Put a spare home or two in your backyard: Oregon’s ADU rules allow for more income-producing rentals – September 10, 2021

Put a spare home or two in your backyard: Oregon’s ADU rules allow for more income-producing rentals – September 10, 2021 Oregon neighborhoods with rows of single-family houses may see the addition of smaller homes built to help ease the state’s longstanding housing shortage and high costs. As of Aug. 1, Portland homeowners can legally…

Response to Councilor Herman – August 25, 2021

Response to Councilor Herman The following is in response to an email conversation I was having with Councilor Herman regarding what to me appears to be slow movement on updating Astoria’s Comprehensive Plan to address very affordable housing. I realize there can be different approaches. However, I wanted to express my frustration with what occurs…