Eagle Point says “no” to RPS higher density plan

Eagle Point council did something they rarely do, they bumped right up to the hour beyond which they cannot continue a meeting without a vote of the council. In other words, they met from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. During that time they heard about Showa, Japan’s invitation to the city council to attend  Showa’s …

EP Council seats new member, discusses water rate changes

The Eagle Point City Council meeting on August 9 ran the gamut from a possible reduction of water rates that may or may not be passed on to residents to infestations of tent caterpillars on city-owned property. When appointing a replacement city councilor, experience won out and retired businessman and former councilor Wayne Brown got…

Main & Royal intersection to get new look

Approval was given by the Eagle Point city council to amend the retail commercial zoning ordinance that establishes residential density in the Town Center retail commercial district. The change will allow residential density of one unit per 1400 sq. ft. of mixed use, commercial/residential. Brad Wright of  Hardey Engineering presented some revised drawings of the…