Corvallis Voters Pass Annexation Measure

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis voters approved expanding the city’s limits Tuesday night. They passed ballot Measure 02-87 by a wide margin 68 to 32 percent. This means a piece of property on Southwest 49th Street will now become part of the city. Developers want to build 40 to 60 homes on what’s now a pasture. … Continue reading »

Philomath Fire Approves Rural Annexation

PHILOMATH, Ore. — An annexation recommended Monday could provide fire protection for rural Benton County families. The Philomath Fire and Rescue Board approved a recommendation to annex a small part of an area known as the Greenberry Gap. The area hasn’t belonged to a fire district in five decades. There are about 500 buildings, including … Continue reading »

Councilors Approve Franklin Blvd. Annex

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield city councilors approved an ordinance to annex part of Franklin Boulevard in the Glenwood area. The city has been working towards this approval for a year. Councilors adopted the ordinance very quickly, Monday night. The city says this will allow the city to redevelop Franklin Boulevard and work with ODOT on … Continue reading »

Council to Vote on Franklin Annexation

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield City Council will meet Monday night to vote on the annexation of Franklin Boulevard in Glenwood. The council has been discussing this issue since January. It hopes the annexation will mean stronger development potential for the in-between city. The vote involves the part of Franklin Boulevard in between Springfield and Eugene … Continue reading »