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From: <br />Siegel, Scot <br />Sent: <br />Monday, April 15, 2019 8:05 AM <br />To: <br />'todd Schwartz' <br />Cc: <br />McCaleb, Iris <br />Subject: <br />RE: Short-term rentals <br />From: todd Schwartz [mailto:onetschwartz@gmail.com] <br />Sent: Friday, April 12, 2019 1:39 PM <br />To: Siegel, Scot <ssiegel@ci.oswego.or.us> <br />Subject: Short-term rentals <br />Mr. Siegel, <br />Allow me to add my voice to the many, many Lake Oswego homeowners who are urging the Council and the <br />Planning Commission NOT to approve STRs. <br />I have friends and business clients who live in cities with AirBNB and the like, and there have been <br />innumerable problems in their experience, from noise to congestion to property damage and on and on. Lake <br />Oswego is not a tourist destination that requires or even justifies the presence of STRs. <br />There is no logical upside to bringing these problems to Lake Oswego, and a very clear and likely downside. <br />Why Council would support this is a mystery ---or would be if I didn't understand how even local politics <br />interacts with corporate pressure and money. <br />Please listen to your citizens: do not approve STRs. <br />Thank you, <br />Todd Schwartz <br />Lakewood <br />Todd Schwartz, prop. <br />Amalgamated Schwartz <br />Voice: 503.654.1044 <br />Cell: 503.312.7484 <br />Web: http://www.toddschwartz.com <br />LU 18-0034 EXHIBIT G-7/PAGE 1 OF 1 <br />