Author Archives: pittore44

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arts activist, painter

More help offered by Postal Union

Jerry, The other thing I have seen in saving Post Offices for the Public, is where the GAO has purchased Post Office Buildings and then house other government agencies as well as a window service.  Send me a copy of … Continue reading

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Obie Purchase Rumor Quashed

Thanks Debby, for that information.  Note:  I just talked with the new director of Eugene’s Arts and Business Alliance about the Brian Obie “purchase” of the Post Office and it turns out to be just a rumor.  Somebody from his … Continue reading

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Discussions with Postal Union

“Ciao Anna and Debby, Understood.   We of POEM are concerned that Brian Obie, ex-Eugene Mayor and owner of Fifth Street Market in Eugene may have “purchased” the Post Office despite Memorandum of Agreement on protecting lobby and murals.  A … Continue reading

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DPLC Central Committee Approves Platform Item

The central committee unanimously approved the POEM resolution last night, without changes from what I sent you last. I have cc’ed Ryan Moore, with whom you should work to establish a subcommittee of Community Action. Charlie (See below) Meanwhile: heard … Continue reading

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DPLC considering platform item for POEM

“We received your resolution, and it should be considered by the Central Committee in either February or March. I don’t think this issue is contentious within the Party, and I expect it to pass unanimously. I also expect that once … Continue reading

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Meeting with DeFazio Staff 4/26/17

I have been emailing the Oregon Indian tribes with the following: Dear Tribal Leader: I am Chair of POEM (Post Office to Eugene Museum) seeking to re-purpose the historic downtown Eugene US Post Office on Willamette Street to become a … Continue reading

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No plans for post office

According to an aide to Senator Merkley, the USPS has no current plans on leaving the downtown location.

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