Bayocean LLC Will NOT Appeal CUP Decision

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The developer of the proposed resort on Bayocean Spit did not appeal the Tillamook County Planning Commission denial of his Conditional Use Permit application.  He had until yesterday (Jan 21st) to appeal to the County Commissioners and no appeal was filed.  While this proposal is now dead, it does not mean the spit is protected — the developer can still propose other schemes to try to meet zoning requirements.  It does, however, give us an opportunity to find a more comprehensive and permanent protection for this wonderful resource.

Posted by John Harland

Fire Protection for Bayocean Spit

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Public testimony at the January 8, 2015 meeting of the Tillamook County Planning Commission raised questions regarding fire protection on the Bayocean Spit and a response to any medical emergencies that may occur there.  This testimony, in turn, raised questions among Cape Meares residents regarding the accuracy of the testimony.

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Preparing for the “Big One”

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On January 13, six residents from Cape Meares attended the Tillamook County Citizen Corps Council meeting and listened to two excellent presentations that should be of interest to everyone who lives along the Oregon coast and especially to those of us who either live permanently in Cape Meares or are part-timers and own own property here.

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Planning Commission Meeting (Thursday, January 8, 7 PM)

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The proposed resort on Bayocean Spit is again before the Tillamook County Planning Commission on Thursday, January 8th – second floor of the Tillamook County Courthouse, 201 Laurel Ave, Tillamook. Doors open at 6:30 and hearings start at 7:00.   We hope you can attend. A large turn-out will demonstrate that the community wants the Spit to remain undeveloped and opposes the resort.

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Art Workshop

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When:  Saturday, February 7, 2015, Noon to 3 PM
Where:  Cape Meares Community Center

We are pleased to announce the return of Breanna Moran, local high school art teacher, to the CMCA to lead an art workshop. Come one, come all. No experience necessary. This is an opportunity to play with paint. Please bring your own materials as our are limited. Cost: $15. Everyone welcome. For more information, call Sally McGee (503-522-1203).