After 3 1/2 hours of public testimony and Camas Planning Commission deliberation, a decision about whether to approve an application for an unclassified use permit from the owner of the historic Farrell House will be made tonight.
Planning Commissioners Troy Hull, Judy Hooper, David Shepherd and Bryan Beel voted to carry the meeting over to today, at 7 p.m., at City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave.
“It’s late, and I think we need more time to deliberate, read letters,” said Chairman Shepherd, just prior to the meeting at the Camas Public Library being adjourned at 10:30 p.m.
Planning Commissioners Shelly Damore, Travis Monteith and Tim Hein were absent from Thursday’s meeting, which according to Community Development Director Phil Bourquin will preclude them from being able to participate in any deliberations, or take a vote on the issue.
Farrell House owner Heidi Curley submitted an application for the permit in April with the intention of making the 1915-built home the site of tea parties, weddings, anniversary celebrations, and other special events. It would also be the primary residence of Curley and her three daughters.