Mill site deal still brewing
February 23, 2022
The county has agreed to sell the former Willamette/Weyerhaeuser mill site to Sweet Home businessman Josh Victor, but the deal is still in the works.
County Commissioners agreed unanimously at their Feb. 8 meeting to sell the 154-acre property east of 18th Avenue to Victor, who was one of two bidders in an auction conducted by the county for the land, which was foreclosed on Dec. 31, 2010.
At their next meeting, Feb. 15, Victor asked commissioners to delay recording of the property deed until he can complete a Phase I environmental study. Staff said the $800,000 transaction is complete,...