CPO 7 general meetings are regularly held on the fourth Thursday of each month, 7-8:30 pm, at the TVF&R Station 68 Community Room, 13545 NW Evergreen St., Portland.
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*Who is the Steering Committee? We have a collective experience of close to 50 years of volunteering our time to improve Bethany and the surrounding neighborhoods, from transportation and safety improvements, to land use, and anything in between. We work with local agencies and other partners on solving problems and planning for the future.
Come drop in. We’re glad to hear from you, and share our local knowledge.
The next CPO 7 Steering Committee meeting will be held in our regular location--Fire Station 68--beginning at 7 pm on Thursday, June 25th. All CPO 7 members are invited to attend to help plan our agenda.
CPO 7 Steering Committee officers work together to:
Taking on a CPO 7 leadership role gives you the opportunity to:
At this time the Chair and Vice Chair (Bethany) positions are vacant. Consider getting involved! Email email@example.com or contact Beth St. Amand at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-821-1114. Leadership training is provided.
May 6, 6:30 pm / Clean Water Services Bethany Creek Enhancement Project
Clean Water Services will review its proposed Bethany Creek Enhancement Project and the proposal to remove the P2 (pollution prevention) planned road connection east of Kaiser Road and north of Bethany Creek in North Bethany. The meeting will be held in the Bethany Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 15505 NW Springville Road, Portland.
July 16, 2 pm / North Bethany 4-Parcel Annexation
Metro Council is holding a public hearing in the Council Chambers, Metro Regional Services Building, 600 NE Grand Avenue, Portland.
Community Visioning and Public Involvement
Community and Neighborhood Planning
Transportation and Infrastructure
Arts, Culture and Place to Gather
Business and Economic Development
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The goal remains adoption of the Community Plan in the fall of 2015.
Do you have an interest in disaster preparedness and resilience planning for your community? The CPO Program will be sponsoring a community event on this topic, and it will be led by CPO volunteers. The committee is now forming and will meet soon. To volunteer, please contact CPO Program Coordinator Beth St. Amand at email@example.com or 503-821-1114.
Positions are open until filled.
Boards, committees and commissions advise the Board of Commissioners on matters of interest to people who live and work in Washington County. Serving on an appointed board or commission is a great way to participate in the decision making process and to learn more about how government works.
Volunteer positions now available:
Behavioral Health Council (11 vacancies)
Contact: Dawn Andresen, Health and Human Services / 503-846-4555
Developmental Disabilities Council (6 vacancies)
Contact: Mary Lanxon, Developmental Disabilities Supervisor / 503-846-3128
Metzger Park Advisory Board (2 current vacancies)
Contact: Todd Winter, Parks Superintendent / 503-359-5732
Public Health Advisory Council (3 current vacancies)
Contact: Tricia Mortell, Public Health Division Manager / 503-846-4745
New Smartphone App
TTP Lab has developed a smartphone app to collect route, infrastructure, crash, and safety data for the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). Data provided by the ORcycle app users will be utilized to produce maps displaying all reported locations with crashes, safety or infrastructure issues/problems. State, county, and city staff as well as app users will be able to access maps with crash and safety data gathered by ORcycle.
The Washington County Committee for Citizen Involvement (CCI) Meets Monthly
Each active CPO is represented on Washington County’s Committee for Citizen Involvement (CCI), which has a focus including, but not limited to, citizen involvement policy issues. Meetings are held at 7 pm on the third Tuesday of each month at the TVF&R Community Room, 20665 SW Blanton St., Aloha. More information at http://bit.ly/11J3Pu5. Open to the public.
This publication, produced by the Federal Highway Administration, includes information and resources to help you learn about issues that affect walking and biking conditions and promote pedestrian and bicyclist safety.
The Willamette Water Supply Program is planning to develop an additional source of water from the mid-Willamette River at Wilsonville. This project will expand the Willamette River Water Treatment Plant and add pipelines and storage to serve communities in Washington County. Several pipeline route alternatives are being considered. Construction in most areas will not begin for several years.
Citizens from all over Washington County will join with local organizations to plan one million native trees and shrubs along the Tualatin River and its tributaries.
In times of freezing and inclement weather, severe weather shelters may activate in Washington County. For current Severe Winter Weather Shelter information, check the Current Severe Weather Shelter Activation List or contact 211 Info by dialing 2-1-1 from any landline phone or (503) 222-5555 from a cell phone, or visit 211 Info online.
Upcoming Washington County Public Affairs Forum Events
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Vice Chair, CCI
Vice Chair, Bethany
Mary Manseau, Martha Moyer
Mary Manseau, David Shettles
Member at Large
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155 N First Ave, Suite 200 MS 48
Hillsboro, OR 97124-3072
CPO Program Coordinator
Beth St. Amand
155 N First Ave., Suite 200 MS48, Hillsboro, OR 97124
Crime Prevention Specialist
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