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Coliseum meeting canceled until after election

BY VINDE WELLS vwells@shawmedia.com Shaw MediaMarch 14, 2019

OREGON – The April 3 public meeting to discuss plans to lease the Oregon Coliseum has been canceled.

City officials decided to postpone the meeting until after the April 2 election, when new City Council members will be seated. A new date will be announced later.

At its March 12 meeting, the City Council endorsed a plan to lease the building at the corner of Fourth Street at state Route 2 to the Coliseum Museum of Art, Antiques, and Americana Foundation, a recently formed not-for-profit organization, for $1 per year for 49 years.

Under the terms of the lease, the CMAAA would use of the first and second floors as a facility to promote the arts and the community.

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