In the minutes - Athena Council


Members of the council are Eric Pickard, LaVerne Mitchell, John Shafer, Deborah Hayward and Carol Speed. Mayor is Charles Vickery. With Shafer and Speed absent Thursday the council:

  • SKATE PARK: Approved skate park ordinance and signage changes. The ordinance allows bicycles to use the park if skateboarders are not present. Unanimous.

  • REPORTS: Learned the Planning Commission had approved a building permit application submitted by Mike Kyles. Kyles want to put an addition on a residence at 329 W. Garfield St.

  • FLOOD: Adopted flood plain ordinance, which is required by all cities in Oregon. Unanimous.

  • MAIN STREET: Learned the Main Street reconstruction project is scheduled to start in May. The state Department of Transportation will do the work, because the street is also a state highway.

  • LIQUOR LICENSES: Took no action meaning there were no objects to liquor license renewals for the Double Tree Restaurant and Lounge, Athena Grocery, and Athena One-Stop.


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