Eugene citizen committee not queasy about Kesey

On a 7-2 vote, a citizen advisory committee on Monday (October 9th, 2017) endorsed changing the formal name of downtown Eugene’s Broadway Plaza to Kesey Square.

Councilor Mike Clark and John Iglesias, chief executive of Eugene-based Northwest Community Credit Union, voted against the recommendation. The vote came near the end of a 90-minute meeting, the second gathering of the committee. It was clear the committee would be unable to reach unanimity on a recommendation, despite prodding by Vinis. In the end, committee members remained divided (7-2) , some wanting to honor Ken Kesey’s literary legacy and others saying a segment of Eugene’s populace dislikes the well-publicized … “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” author.

Original Article (Register Guard):
Eugene citizen committee not queasy about Kesey
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