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Councilors aim for downtown streetscape plan

The Sweet Home City Council is essentially continuing forward with last year’s goals, while adding an action plan to create a downtown streetscape plan.

The council met with City Manager Ray Towry and department heads in an annual three-day work session Feb. 7-9 to review and update the city’s goals.

Last year, “we made progress on all of the goals,” Towry said. Some of it was a “hurry up and wait,” like updating the city’s development codes.

Another community, “with deeper pockets,” started redoing its development codes, Towry said. Sweet Home stepped back with the int...