The original article in the Review can be found here: Planning Commissioner Appointments. Comments include those from COLA board members who publicly identify themselves by name rather than make anonymous comments on positions.
A variety of opinions on the issue can be found in the Readers Letters section this week. Some of the
"sued his city and the people that he was assigned to represent, and cost our community in excess of $1 million. And, he lost his lawsuit. That $1 million could have been better used for our schools!"
"Additionally, while functioning in an official appointed capacity, elected to initiate a lawsuit against the very city he represents. Given what appears to be a conflict of interest, it would have been more appropriate for ..... to have resigned from his official position long ago."
"Of course, there are citizens who are disappointed in the actions of our local officials, and the point of a survey is to gauge that level of dissatisfaction. Today, that feeling of dissatisfaction sits with the few and not the many. A majority of Lake Oswego residents have a very favorable opinion of their city, and on a scale of one to 10, they rate the city an 8.6 as a place to live."
Its an interesitng debate given the results of the latest community survey. Please notify all members, contacts, and friends.