Day: October 7, 2010

Keizer Eagles lodge has closed

The Keizer Eagles club has closed, but leaders won’t say why. Phil Goulet, listed on the club’s website as a trustee, said the club closed on Monday but didn’t offer further explanation. It’s part of the national Fraternal Order of Eagles; Keizer is Aerie 3895. Its lodge is at 4090 Cherry Avenue NE in Keizer. The property includes 1.5 acres and a 9,905 square foot building. Total valuation is $606,930, according to the Marion County Property Assessor’s...

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Plan for Area B, including transit center and doctor offices, gets Council nod

By JASON COX Of the Keizertimes A master plan for Keizer Station’s Area B was approved unanimously at Monday’s City Council meeting, clearing the way for a doctor’s office and transit center to develop there. The plan includes five buildings– three on the west side of Keizer Station Boulevard and two, including a Salem-Keizer Transit center, on the east side. A physician’s office is planned at the northeast intersection of Lockhaven Drive and McLeod Lane. [MAP: 3] Steve Dickey, director of transportation development for Salem-Keizer Transit, said his agency is working out final details to purchase the land for the center from the city of Keizer. Dickey said final design workshops – open to the public – will be held during fall and winter, with construction hopefully beginning in 2011. He hopes it will be complete by the end of next year. Road upgrades will include adding a traffic signal just north of the Keizer Station/Lockhaven Drive intersection. A reconfiguration of said intersection is also in the plans. The city owns most of the property; a sale contract with RJMEW Investments, LLC was contingent on the Area B master plan’s approval, Brown said. The contract calls for selling 1.8 acres of land for $1.4 million. The city will own most of the remaining property, with the exception of a small parcel controlled by Keizer Station developer Chuck Sides, but...

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