Solutions for downtown vacancies?
June 1, 2022
The Sweet Home City Council reached a consensus Tuesday, May 24, regarding vacant commercial buildings downtown, planning a future discussion between their owners, city staff and administration, and the Finance and Property Committee.
According to Mayor Greg Mahler, four entities own 90% of the empty structures: Jeremy Totman, Andy Snegirev, La Mota and the Victors.
“Why are they not opening their minds and saying, ‘OK, let’s do something for our community’?” he said. “Here we’re trying to come up with trying to punish, or trying to do something to get our downtown viable ag...