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Planning Committee Members Needed for CPO Event

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 beth.stamand@oregonstate.edu or 503-821-1114.  

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Vacancies to Fill on County Boards and Commissions

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. 
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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

Help Make Oregon a Safer and Better Place to Bike

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. 
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CCI Meetings

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.
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FHA's Resident's Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Biking

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.
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Willamette Water Supply Program

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.
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YOUR COMMUNITY

Tree for All Community Stream Plantings

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.

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Soil School 2015/PCC Rock Creek Event Center - April 4, 8am-2:30 pm

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.
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Severe Weather Shelter/Warming Centers

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.

 


LAND USE

Public Hearings and Comment Periods

Walmart Development

CPO 4M ResolutionCPO
4M List of Questions to City of Tigard Regarding Walmart Development
Memo: Responses to Walmart Questions from Assistant City Manager Liz Newton

Walmart Website

 

Washington County Sheriff’s Department Update
Tigard City Police Update
Tigard Turns the Tide-Tigard-Tualatin School District: Crystal Logan, M.S., Outreach Specialist, and 
Connie Ramaekers, Coalition Director, will give an update on this community coalition working together to prevent drug and alcohol use among local youth.   
Bicycle Transportation Alliance: Lisa Frank an Advocate with the Bicycle Transportation Alliance will give an update on the latest information in Washington County, Tigard and Bull Mountain.
Open Microphone
Neighborhood Meeting Notices and 
Land Use Application Updates
Meeting Adjourned 

 

Eight-Month Closure of Oleson Road at Fanno Creek

The road will be closed to motorists while the bridge is replaced. A pedestrian and bicycle crossing will be maintained during the road closure.
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OR 99W Safety Project

Construction will begin this month on OR 99W from Fischer to Durham Road. Once complete, traffic in the area should see a reduction in crashes and all road users will have a safer environment.
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SW Corridor - Refinement Phase and Next Steps

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.
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7:00 pm / Welcome and Announcements
Welcome and meeting overview
Washington County Sheriff’s Department Update
Tigard City Police Update
Tigard Turns the Tide-Tigard-Tualatin School District: Crystal Logan, M.S., Outreach Specialist, and 
Connie Ramaekers, Coalition Director, will give an update on this community coalition working together to prevent drug and alcohol use among local youth.   
Bicycle Transportation Alliance: Lisa Frank an Advocate with the Bicycle Transportation Alliance will give an update on the latest information in Washington County, Tigard and Bull Mountain.
Open Microphone
Neighborhood Meeting Notices and 
Land Use Application Updates
Meeting Adjourned 

 

 

 

Upcoming Washington County Public Affairs Forum Events
Schedule to come.

 


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