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<br /> M I NUT E S <br />e Eugene City Council <br /> City Council Chamber <br /> September 26, 1983 <br /> 7:30 p.m. <br /> COUNCILORS PRESENT: John Ball, Richard Hansen, Freeman Holmer, Brian Obie, <br /> Emily Schue, Betty Smith, Cynthia Wooten. <br /> COUNCILORS ABSENT: Mark Lindberg. <br /> Adjourned meeting of the City Council of the City of Eugene, Oregon, was called <br /> to order by His Honor Mayor Gus Keller. <br /> 1. PUBLIC HEARINGS <br /> A. Code Amendment Concerning Bed and Breakfast Facilities (memo, background <br /> information, ordinance distributed <br /> City Manager Micheal Gleason introduced the agenda item. Planning Commission <br /> staffperson Jerry Jacobson presented the staff report, giving a brief history of <br />e the issue. He stated that the two bed and breakfast establishments currently <br /> operating in the West University area were handled under conditional use per- <br /> mits. He said the establishment in the R-1 zoned area resulted in a complaint <br /> which was heard by the Planning Commission and the Land Use Board of Appeals. <br /> Mr. Jacobson said that both groups upheld the bed and breakfast use in the R-1 <br /> area. He said the City Council directed staff to draft an amendment to the <br /> Eugene Code, as this type of establishment responded to the City goal of enhance- <br /> ment of tourism. Mr. Jacobson outlined the proposal for allowing bed and <br /> breakfast establishments in the various zoning areas and the subsequent require- <br /> ments for parking and review. He said he had received a call from Marilee Cook, <br /> 1570 Tyler, Eugene, who wished to go on record as being in support of the bed <br /> and breakfast establishments. <br /> In response to questions from the council, Mr. Jacobson said that the two <br /> present establishments were the Campus Cottage at 19th Avenue and University and <br /> Potter, and the Gena Hutton Bed and Breakfast Inn on the northwest corner of <br /> Onyx Street and 22nd Avenue. Mayor Keller commented that this was the South <br /> University area rather than the West University area. Mr. Jacobson, in regard <br /> to the limit of two guestrooms placed on establishments in RA and R-1 districts, <br /> said that the Campus Cottage, located in an R-3 district, had two guestrooms but <br /> the owner had said she would like to expand, this business being her primary <br /> source of income. He said that Gena Hutton was apparently satisfied with two <br /> guestrooms. Mr. Jacobson said that two guestrooms would be appropriate for <br /> supplemental income. He said that the requirement for off-street parking could <br /> be a problem if parking area surrounding the establishment or home did not <br />- <br /> MINUTES--Eugene City Council September 26, 1983 Page 1 <br />