More than 40 Timber Valley RV Park leaseholders and a few visitors turned out on Friday, 5/11, afternoon to hear Debbie Hamilton, Sutherlin’s community outreach director, give an update on a number of activities and developments happening in our area.
Debbie reports that hanging flower baskets will return with the new light poles on Central in early June.
The road construction on Central Avenue is due to begin in late July and be completed by Blackberry Festival in August. According to plans, most of the work will be completed at night, for less traffic problems during daytime hours.
Waste water treatment plant construction begins this summer. (Pre-construction meeting is May 16, 10 a.m., Community Center Meeting Room.) Design planning for the widening of Valentine Street is set to happen soon with work to start in May 2019.
Biggest news was the potential development of Oregon Only Resort on 90-acres off I-5 exit 135. Plans include a hotel, conference center, amusement park, shopping village and interpretative museum. Looking at a 2021 completion target.