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Special Tour

Monday, June 08, 2009


Friday, June 8, 2009

Downtown Right of Way Issues



Tour began at 10:00 a.m.


Mayor Stromberg, Councilor Jackson, Voisin, Chapman, Lemhouse and Silbiger were present.  Councilor Navickas was absent.   Staff Present included; Mike Faught, Adam Hanks, Bill Molnar, Jason Wegner, Pieter Smeenk, and Martha Bennett


The group toured the Downtown and reviewed the areas of concern (see below for full list of locations).  Group discussed the Downtown Taskforce’s recommendations for alleviating some of the concerns.


Tour Locations:

1. Lithia Park Sidewalk along Winburn Way, 6 feet

2. City Hal - East Main St. Frontage, 7-9 feet

3. Ashland Bistro Café – Table to Trash Can, 5 feet

4. Macaroni’s – Bike Rack to Building, 6 feet (with bike)

5. OSF – Traffic Signal Pole to Building, 8 feet

6. Ashland Springs Hotel – Planter to Building, 7 feet

7. All other locations along frontage, 8 to 9 feet

8. Areas of bump outs increase 10 to 12 feet but reduce on-street parking

9. Lithia Way between First and Pioneer (south side)

10. Old Opera House – Pioneer side.  Tree (no grate) to raised platform, 4 feet

11. Wells Fargo – Retaining Wall to Trash, 8 feet

12. Standing Stone – Bench to Building, 7 feet

13. Nimbus – Tree to Planter, 6 feet

14. Louie’s – Light to Pub Racks, 6 feet

15. Gold & Gems – Trash to Building, 5.5 feet

16. Websters – Tree to Building, 7 feet

17. Gateway Real Estate – Sidewalk along Winburn, 6 feet



Tour ended at 11:40 a.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Martha Bennett

City Administrator



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