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Active CPOs

CPO 1 - Cedar Hills, Cedar Mill

CPO 3 - West Slope, Raleigh Hills, Garden Home

CPO 4B - Bull Mountain, Tigard

CPO 4K - King City and Vicinity

CPO 4M - Metzger, East Tigard, Durham

CPO 6 - Reedville, Aloha, Cooper Mountain

CPO 7 - Sunset West, Rock Creek, Bethany

CPO 10 - Laurel, Farmington, Scholls, Chehalem Mtn, Groner

CPO 12C - Cornelius, West Dairy Creek

CPO 13 - Gales Creek, Roy, Verboort and Vicinity

CPO 15 - Blooming, Fern Hill

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Administrative Transition of the CPO Program

From Your OSU Extension Service Staff

Following the announcement in November 2014 by Oregon State University Extension Service that it will no longer serve as administrator of the Washington County CPO Program in the future, here is more information about the transition.

Daily operations of the CPOs remain unchanged. County administrative staff, with input from CPO representatives on the Committee for Citizen Involvement (CCI), developed a transition process, which was approved by the Board of Commissioners at their worksession on January 13, 2015. The proposal includes timeline and planning-level details.

Click the Washington County's web page for all its published information on the program transition. 

There will be opportunities in the transition process for CPO participants, the community at-large, and County partners to be involved. Follow the County's web page and your CPO Program communications regularly for updates, links and key documents. You also can check the CCI page to follow its activity. All CCI meetings are open to the public.

The CPO transition has no effect on Extension Service’s core programs serving families, youths, schools, agricultural producers, foresters and governments in Washington County and statewide. 

OSU Extension Service sincerely appreciates serving the Washington County community. If you have any questions, please contact CPO Program Coordinators Dan Schauer, 503-821-1123, or Beth St. Amand, 503-821-1114.


OSU Extension Service Staff




Welcome to CPO News, your newsletter of the Washington County Citizen Participation Organization Program. We hope you enjoy this newsletter, distributed to both active and inactive CPO subscribers. CPO News is published six times a year (February, April, June, August, October, December) to support the mission of the CPO Program. MORE INFO

Aug-Sept 2015:    Central Region     /     Eastern Region     /     Western Region

June-July 2015:    Central Region     /     Eastern Region     /     Western Region



Washington County Ordinance Season is here. Learn how you can stay informed and participate in the process.


A Helpful User Guide to Washington County's Land Use Ordinance Process 


Web Tools:
County Land Use Developments


A Helpful User Guide to Online County Land Use Developments Web Tools 



Harold Haynes

Know someone you would like to nominate for their outstanding leadership in engaging community members? Nominations are now being accepted for the annual Harold Haynes Award. Nominations are due by September 15th; contact your CPO coordinator for more information.

Upcoming Events

Nov. 08, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
For more information about Citizen Participation Organization 5, see You will find current meeting …
Dec. 08, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
For more information about Citizen Participation Organization 5, see You will find current meeting …
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