“If it was for the historical society and used for us to learn, I’d be OK with it. If it’s just these seven people getting enriched, then we have better things we can allocate our resources toward.”

Erin Goodman, Astoria

“It’s the city’s money, I guess they can spend it how they want.”

Terry Jylha, Astoria

“If they gain any knowledge, if they come up with ideas – Lord knows Astoria doesn’t have a lock on all the ideas – I think it’s probably a good idea to get outside of here.”

Jim Wood, Astoria

“I think it’s a great opportunity for those people got to go and I?hope they had a great time.”

Catherine Harper, Astoria

“I think it’s an irresponsible use of $12,600.”

Debora Stout, Astoria

   

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