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<br /> -- <br /> , <br /> . <br /> M I NUT E S <br /> e EUGENE CITY COUNCIL <br /> September 10, 1979 <br /> Regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Eugene, Oregon, was called to <br /> order by His Honor Mayor Gus Keller at 7:30 p.m., Council Chamber, September 10, <br /> 1979, with the following Councilors present: Jack Delay, Betty Smith, D. W. <br /> Hamel, Scott Lieuallen, Brian Obie, Gretchen Miller, and Emily Schue. Eri c Haws <br /> was absent. <br /> I. PUBLIC HEARING <br /> A. Rezonings <br /> 1. Property located south of East 19th Avenue, east of Willamette <br /> Street, from R-1 Single-Family Residential District to R-3 Multiple- <br /> Family Residential District (Anderson) (Z 79-13) <br /> Manager introduced topic. Mr. Saul said the property contains 7,000 <br /> square feet and is presently developed with one residence. If the <br /> zone is changed to R-3, a total of five residential units could be <br /> bu i It . Property to the north is zoned R-3, mainly apartment buildings <br /> e and parking lots; to the south and east R-1; and to the west RG, <br /> mainly single-family dwellings. The Planning Commission recommended <br /> the zone change. Principal issues discussed were public need and how <br /> consistent the change was with the General Plan. The Commission found <br /> that high density is appropriate, that the property is adjacent to a <br /> major commercial area, and that there is immediate proximity to parks <br /> and schools. Mr. Saul noted that Dr. MacKinnon, President of the <br /> Planning Commission, was present and available for questions. <br /> No ex parte contacts or conflicts of interest were declared by <br /> Counc il ors. <br /> Staff notes and minutes were entered into the record. <br /> Public hearing was opened. <br /> Testifying in favor of the zone change: <br /> Jim Anderson, 1491 Jefferson, owner of the property, said he had not <br /> been aware of the neighborhood opposition when he asked for the zone <br /> change. However, he feels that the higher density designation is <br /> appropriate and needed in that area. <br /> e <br /> 9/10/79--1 <br /> If '1 / <br />