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Sherwood approves business regulatory committee

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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Prompted by a controversial new Walmart, Sherwood created a committee that gives residents the power to regulate big box owners.

But they'll be working under a tight time crunch. They need to finish potentially complex ordinances by early August to meet deadlines for the November ballot. The council has ultimate say if they'll refer ordinances to voters.

This committee was formed in the wake of the backlash against a Walmart coming to Sherwood. Sherwood councilors considered laws proposed to blunt the perceived effects of the superstore. They deferred to citizens, dozens of whom had been flooding meetings.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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