This is a form of corporate welfare and the program has little to no oversight, so please attend these meetings and convince the City of North Bend to stop wasting tax dollars. These types of Urban Renewal funding are notoriously misused by politicians.
Here is the link:
North Bend looks to the future
Oct. 10, 4:30 p.m., the city council will hear public comment on the current draft amendment during its regularly scheduled work session in the council chambers at 835 California Street.
• Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., the council will adopt a final version of the minor amendment at its regularly scheduled meeting in the council chambers.
• Nov. 7, 4:30 p.m., the council will hear public comment on prioritizing urban renewal projects at its regularly scheduled work session in the council chambers. It will also discuss increasing the urban renewal boundary.
Read more: http://theworldlink.com/news/local/article_1e0efefc-a1dc-524b-8706-60fa0fdf5a10.html#ixzz1acWRKFMQ
Money Taken by North Bend’s Urban Renewal Agency FYE 2010-2011
COOS COUNTY-4H/EXTENSION 2,071.60
LIBRARY SVS 16,999.26
COOS COUNTY 25,224.72
CITY OF NORTH BEND 144,402.35
SOUTH COAST ESD 10,297.05
NORTH BEND SCHOOL #13 97,193.80
SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE 16,389.97
PORT OF COOS BAY 14,257.45
COOS COUNTY AIRPORT 5,605.49