August 28, 2007

August 29, 2007

  • The Redmond School District voted Aug. 22 to buy a 40-acre parcel of land in northwest Redmond for a future middle and elementary school. Seller incentives when the deal is done should bring the purchase price in at about $6.5 million -- not a bad price when you consider that land in the area is running up to $300,000 an acre.
  • City councilors approved $25,000 in funds for its Art in Public Places committee, a group which oversees Redmond's efforts in feature more art throughout the city. In addition the city agreed to match donations to the group, up to $25,000.
  • Well, Antler Avenue is open, Rimrock Way should be soon and Evergreen is just around corner. Several road construction projects that have cause major street detours this summer are wrapping up. Work on the Highway 97 reroute continues into 2008.

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