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Corvallis Voters Approve First-Ever Urban Renewal District

via City of Corvallis:

Voters in Corvallis overwhelmingly approved the City’s first urban renewal district during a special election on March 12, giving a boost to grassroots efforts to create affordable housing, transportation improvements, and local business support.

According to preliminary results from the Benton County Elections Division, Measure 02-121 passed with nearly 85 percent of the vote. Turnout was estimated at around one-third of the entire electorate – no small feat for a special election with just one item on the ballot.

Read full press release: https://www.corvallisoregon.gov/cm/page/corvallis-voters-approve-first-ever-urban-renewal-district