The 220,000 square-foot sanatorium could be open by the end of the month.
The citizen committee's sole recommendation revolved around Block 33 in Old Town/Chinatown.
Mayor says "we are losing our mill-town status, that is for sure."
The county's board of commissioners approved the pay raise for some to start in July of 2016.
The neighborhood south of the Ross Island Bridge and north of Sellwood should be greatly altered by the opening of a MAX orange line next fall.
The Portland arm of the Kroger Corp., said it aims to run a more eco-friendly business.