Meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 pm
in the Garden Home Recreation Center at:
7475 SW Oleson Road, Portland OR
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Aisha Panas, Director of Park & Recreation Services, Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, speaks about Hideaway Park.
A very good presentation by Lee Blevins reminding us what we must do to protect our identity. Blevins is a Crime Prevention Specialist with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.
At the CPO 3 February 19th meeting, a motion was passed to form a Governance Subcommittee to study annexation, incorporation and the status quo, and what it could mean for CPO 3 in the future. This committee will collect and disseminate information to the CPO for a possible decision.
Some Good Resources
A number of CPO 3 meetings in the past year have been dedicated to this issue. CPO 3 resident Erich Breuner pulled together some statistics specific to CPO 3 and prepared an informative presentation. See Erich's presentation from the CPO 3 meeting in September 2014, Local Control, for more information regarding annexation or contact Erich directly by email at email@example.com.
June 10, 6:30 pm / 4-Lot Subdivision at 7740 SW 72nd Avenue, Portland
The meeting will be held at THPRD Garden Home Recreation Centre, Room 10, 7475 SW Oleson Rd., Portland.
June 9, 8:30 am, Board of Commissioners Work Session / Recreational Marijuana
Work session will be held at 155 N First Ave., Rm 140, Hillsboro.
June 18, 9 am, Public Hearing / Mid Summit Heights No. 2 Subdivision
Hearing will be held in the Public Services Building Auditorium, 155 N First Ave., Hillsboro.
As a public service in response to forecasts of continuing hot temperatures this week, the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District will offer six of its Beaverton-area facilities as cooling centers starting July 1st through July 5th.
For families and individuals who have no escape from the heat, THPRD welcomes them at the following locations:
Do you live, work, or play in the SW part of the region? Southwest Corridor Plan partners needs to hear from you! Important decisions will be made in July about whether to continue studying underground tunnel alignments for future light rail or bus rapid transit in the area. Share your thoughts with the project team through an online interactive map tool and/or online survey before May 22.
In the SWCP Map Tool you can:
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Alternate CCI Rep
Member at Large
Joy Patterson, Chair
To request a phone contact, call
Ground mail for CPO 3:
155 N First Ave, Suite 200 MS 48
Hillsboro, OR 97124-3072
CPO 3 Program Coordinator
Beth St. Amand
155 N First Ave., Suite 200 MS 48, Hillsboro, OR 97124
Crime Prevention Specialist
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To subscribe to your local CPO newsletter please go to the Citizen Participation Organization (CPO) Program Newsletter Sign-up. The free Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view CPO newsletters.
There is no meeting in December.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Schedule to come.