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Corvallis set to act on budget plan

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A truck heads east on the Van Buren Bridge toward Linn County. The Corvallis City Council is scheduled to discuss plans for replacing the bridge at its Thursday work session.

The Corvallis City Council will review its 2020-21 budget at 6 p.m. Monday in a remote meeting.

To participate go to

The meeting opens with a public hearing in which councilors, acting as the Urban Renewal Agency, will approve the operating budget for the South Corvallis urban renewal district.

Immediately following the urban renewal session councilors will hold a public hearing on the $179 million city spending plan.

Public testimony can be submitted in advance by noon Monday to To testify via telephone during the hearing, you must register by noon Monday by emailing Carla Holzworth or calling 541-766-6729 Ext. 5075.

Councilors also are scheduled to select new Planning Commission and Historic Resources Commission members, act on a resolution on the “vision zero” transportation safety concept, adopt formal findings in the case of a historic resources alterations permit for property at 54 NW 30th Street and consider a city contribution to the Downtown Corvallis Association GoFundMe account aimed at assisting downtown businesses that were vandalized May 17.

In other public meetings:


• The Albany Landmarks Commission meets at 6 p.m. To join the meeting go to or use your phone by calling 1-866-899-4679 and use the access code 336-318-597.

On the agenda is a public hearing on a proposal to use alternative materials for siding and windows on historic property at 739 Sixth Ave. SE. Those wishing to provide public testimony can email by 5 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Those wishing to testify during the meeting must email by 5 p.m. on the day of the meeting to get on the schedule.

The Corvallis Planning Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. To participate in the webinar go to On the agenda is a public hearing on a request to modify plans for a storage business on 10.82 acres along Northeast Walnut Boulevard near Belvue Street. Commissioners also are scheduled to discuss House Bill 2001 and low density zones.


• The Corvallis City Council meets in a remote 4 p.m. work session. To participate go to

On the agenda are a report from the Oregon Department of Transportation on the Van Buren Bridge replacement project and a discussion of microshelters.

Contact reporter James Day at or 541-812-6116. Follow at or


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