By CRAIG MURPHY
Of the Keizertimes
Looking at the history of 451 individual lots may sound a bit tedious.
But that work by Keizer city staff was enough to convince members of the Keizer Planning Commission to approve plans at their May 8 meeting.
Amended Housing Needs Analysis (HNA), Economic Opportunities Analysis (EOA) and comprehensive plans were all approved by 5-1 votes and thus forwarded to the Keizer City Council for final approval.
Councilors opened a public hearing this week and continued the hearing to their June 3 meeting.
Matt Chappell cast a dissenting vote each time during the Planning Commission meeting.
“This is a plan for growth,” Chappell said. “I feel there is wisdom in controlling growth at this time. That’s the reason I voted against it.”
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