Articles About Growth
Concerned about growth and diminishing
quality of life in your town? So are many others. Read what
others have said about growth in their towns.
seeks brakes on growth, from the Oregonian, 4/17/2003
Linn mayor wants to lead statewide reform of growth law",
from the Oregonian, 12/12/02
to Hell?", an article by Courtney Scott with a lot of
background information about growth and its effect on budgets and our
quality of life (10/15/02)
editorial by Jeff Lamb, OCVA Chairman, calling for an end to
unfunded state mandates to growth (5/7/02)
- An excellent SDC
Overview, provided by the Eugene Police Commission
letter to all Oregon cities urging them to pass our resolutions on SDCs and the 20-year land
and Its Impacts In Oregon: A Report from Governor Kitzhaber's Task
Force on Growth in Oregon", January 1999. See page 4-7,
which states that "the incremental contribution of an average
housing unit to the cost of construction of new public facilities ...
is about $40,000 to $50,000 (or even more)".
Not Bigger: How to Take Control of Urban Growth and Improve Your
Community", by Eben Fodor. New
Society Publishers, 1999.
Eugene Police Commission documents
These articles about System Development Charges (SDCs) are particularly
well-written and contain a lot of useful background information.
- Letter to public safety groups
- An overview of SDCs
- Draft resolution calling for SDCs to
fund public safety
You may also wish to visit our links page to learn about organizations
involved in taking control of growth.
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