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Mayor on the Move at Honey Dew Donuts

Monday, March 24, 2014

Mayor Gary Christenson recently spoke with residents during his informal “out-of-office” hours at Honey Dew Donuts on Eastern Avenue. Residents asked questions and shared concerns on a variety of issues ranging from pot holes, upcoming street projects and the City Hall revitalization project.

“I enjoyed connecting with residents on their way to work,” said Mayor Christenson. “I’m grateful to Honey Dew Manager, Andreza Sathler for allowing me to set up my office there.”

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Our staff will work with you to schedule a pre-application Project Review that would convene staff from permitting boards, commissions, and departments to meet with you and your consultants to discuss the development proposal. A Project Review allows you to present the proposed project, prior to filing formal applications and have any major issues that could require project modification identified, along with any neighborhood concerns.

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