City of Coos Bay release – NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Coos Bay City Council will conduct a public hearing on June 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 500 Central Avenue, Coos Bay for the purpose of an appeal (Land Use #187-18-109) of Conditional Use Permit #187-ZON18-007 regarding the conversion of the Empire Pacific Motel (155 S Empire Blvd) into a residential rehabilitation facility to provide transitional housing, counseling treatment, and recovery services for substance use clients, which was denied by the Planning Commission on May 8, 2018. The hearing is open to the public and all interested parties are encouraged to attend.  Written testimony may be filed with the Community Development Department, City Hall, 500 Central Avenue, Coos Bay, prior to the hearings and will be considered at the time of the hearing.  The final decision by the City Council may be appealed to the Land Use Board of Appeals pursuant to ORS 197.830. Those wishing further information shall contact Debbie Erler, Planner at 541.269.1181 extension 2259.