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A presentation, discussion and a possible vote will be held on revising CPO 4B’s boundaries.
The first part of the proposal is to modify the western boundary which would also affect CPO 10’s boundary.
The proposal would:
CPO 4K has also proposed changing its boundaries which would affect CPO 4B’s southwest boundary.
The proposal would:
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.
register now for this workshop to find out what soil is made of, how to test your own soil sample, and how to amend your soil for the heartiest plants and tastiest food.
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.
Neiborhood Meeting - January 5, 6 pm
Menlor Lane 8-Lot Subdivision
Owner is considering a proposal for an 8-lot subdivision at Menlor Lane and 148th Avenue. The meeting will be held at Scholl's Heights Elementary School Cafeteria, 16400 SW Loon Dr., Beaverton.
Tigard Planning Commission Hearing - January 12, 7 pm
Marijuana Facilities Development Code Amendment
City of Tigard proposes legislative amendments to the Tigard Development Code to establish reasonable time, place and manner regulations for marijuana facilities.
NOTICE / DCA 2014-00002
Neiborhood Meeting - January 20, 6:30 pm
Polygon at Bull Mountain 82--Lot Subdivision
Owner is considering a proposal for an 82-lot subdivision west of SW 150th Avenue between SW Cabernet Drive and SW Hawk Ridge Road. The meeting will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church in the Rainbow Room, 11305 SW Bull Mountain Road.
Neiborhood Meeting - January 21, 6:30 pm
Polygon at Roshak Ridge 244-Lot Subdivision
Owner is considering a proposal for a 244-lot subdivision on SW Roy Rogers Road and SW Bull Mountain Road. The meeting will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church in the Rainbow Room, 11305 SW Bull Mountain Road.
Polygon at South River Terrace 195-Lot Subdivision - January 27, 6:30 pm
Owner is considering a proposal for an 8-lot subdivision at SW Bull Mountain Road and SW Roy Rogers Road. The meeting will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church in the Rainbow Room, 11305 SW Bull Mountain Road.
Neiborhood Meeting - February 18, 6:30 pm
Arbor Custom Homes Development
West Hills Development/Arbor Custom Homes is proposing to develop lots for approximately 226 detached single-family homes, 119 attached single-family homes and a lot for future multi-family development on a site located south of SW Scholls Ferry Road on either side of SW Roy Rogers Road. The site is planned for residential use by the City of Tigard’s River Terrace Community Plan. Zoning has yet to be assigned to this area. The meeting will be held at the Alberta Rider Elementary School Library, 14580 SW 132nd Terrace.
The South Cooper Mountain Community Plan to Be Considered for Adoption
The proposed community plan adoption includes amendments to the City’s Comprehensive Plan, Land Use Map, and Development Code. The initial hearing was held on November 5th. A continuation of the hearing was held on December 3rd when the City of Beaverton approved the proposal to implement zoning for the site acquired by Beaverton School District for a new high school within the area. The proposal is for adoption of the City’s R1 (Residential Urban High Density District - 1,000 sq.ft. per dwelling unit) Land Use (Zoning) District. The site is located at the northwest corner of the intersection of SW Scholls Ferry Road and SW 175th Avenue.
Statistics show a high crash rate on OR 99W at Royal Villa Drive. As a result, the center median closure is required to eliminate T-bone crashes and other related crashes in the area. As of August 22nd, left turns are not permitted into or out of Royal Villa Drive. This is a permanent change..
The Draft Staff Recommendation was recently published and open for review by the public. It contains information about the potential High Capacity Transit station areas and multimodal projects currently under consideration in the Refinement Phase. At a June 9th meeting, the recommendations and public feedback—provided in the Draft Public Involvement Report—were reviewed by the Steering Committee. The committee is considering the suggested changes to the draft recommendation based on public input, further technical analysis and partners’ discussions.
Upcoming Washington County Public Affairs Forum Events
Schedule to come.