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No urban renewal for Tualatin

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Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Rising opposition proved to be too much for a $120 million urban renewal extension proposal in Tualatin.

The Tualatin City Council dropped the plans, which would have extended the renewal district for another 25 years to pay for redevelopment efforts.

The turnabout follows a stormy meeting last week with community members and growing speculation that Tualatin might not secure support from enough taxing districts, as is required by a new state law.

"I am not going to pursue it any further," said Ogden, noting that the city might consider a cheaper option. "There's just too much opposition. There's too many people that are frustrated. Too much anxiety."

Read the full story at OregonLive.com.

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