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Oregon City resident Jay Pearce says sign 'is meant to keep people out of our driveway, which has been frequented by mentally ill and vagrants'

PMG PHOTO: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - A realtor in Oregon City posted a sales sign next to a 'private drive' sign this summer. However, city officials said the alley actually remains a public right-of-way.In reference to the recent Pamplin Media Group article, we support the use of the alley publicly, and we have neighbors Jay Pearcewho use that alley to take their dogs for a walk.

That "private drive" sign is 4 feet on our side of the property and is meant to keep people out of our driveway, which has been frequented by mentally ill and vagrants.

The reason for moving the Arta Pottie had nothing to do with my property or its property values, but everything to do with my and the city's shared concern about vandalism and drug dealing centered around the portable toilet.

I was a charter member of the Oregon City Homeless Solutions Coalition, which has morphed into the Clackamas County Homeless Solutions Coalition. All of the coalition members over the years have pointed to the fact that we need more services for mentally ill, drug addicted and homeless people.

Jay Pearce is a resident of Oregon City.


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