Council walking back previous decision on development fee

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes New information and additional public testimony have the Keizer City Council rethinking its stance on plans to enact a fee to create public amenities in association with new commercial development projects. At a council meeting Monday, Sept. 12, councilors were preparing to act on amendments to the city development code that included requirements that: 1) any development or interior remodel worth more than $100,000 would require bringing landscaping up to code and 2) that any new development or remodel of a business of any amount would dedicate one percent of the total...

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