Andy Maggi's Blog Posts

Andy Maggi | November 20, 2009 - 10:40

If you read a recent article in the Hillsboro Argus you may be asking yourself that question. A dairy near West Union and Helvetia wants to build a creamery to produce local milk for the region. However, due to the City of Hillsboro’s aspiration for urban growth and its attempts to get the areas around the dairy labeled urban reserves, the owners are having second thoughts.

Andy Maggi | November 18, 2009 - 17:33

After announcing that he was not running for re-election to the Lane County Commission, Bill Fleenor faced a tidal wave of support and requests from his West Lane County constituents to reconsider his decision. 

OLCV worked hard to get Fleenor elected to the West Lane County seat in 2006 and we know that the board has moved forward on a range of environmental priorities because of Bill Fleenor’s strong support. We would definitely be facing a challenge without Bill on the commission and without Bill in the race this spring. 

Andy Maggi | August 13, 2009 - 14:27

We all know the advantages that bicycle transportation has compared to its four wheeled counterpart. Now Washington County is starting to ask some good questions about how to get things moving to improve access to bike transportation. The discussion is being lead by Washington County Commissioner Dick Schouten, a long time OLCV supporter and bike advocate. Read more about it at the Oregonian.

Andy Maggi | June 5, 2009 - 15:34

I know what you are thinking right now, “What do sewing machines have to do Oregon’s House Bill 3072?” Well, maybe more than you --and even until yesterday-- I had thought.

Andy Maggi | May 19, 2009 - 13:31

Today, across the state Oregonians are casting ballots for positions on local school boards, water district boards and even fire district boards.

 

Andy Maggi | April 22, 2009 - 12:58

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