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Upcoming Opportunities for Community Review and Input
- Late Fall 2014
Planning Commission Advisory Meetings on the Area 93 Draft Community Plan
- Early 2015
Open House on the Draft Area 93 Community Plan
Preparation of Community Plan Text and Maps
- Spring through Fall 2015
Ordinance Hearings for the Area 93 Draft Community Plan
The goal remains adoption of the Community Plan in the fall of 2015.
Get Engaged / Stay Informed:
- Submit Comments Online
Submit comments about Area 93 community planning to the project team staff at any time, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or ONLINE.
- Sign Up for Email Updates
Sign up for e-Subscriptions to receive emailed updates about Area 93 community planning (under the Land Use & Transportation heading, click on the text box to the left of Area 93 and enter your email address at the bottom of the page).
Washington County Boards and Commissions
Application Deadline December 2nd
Apply to join a County advisory body and weigh in on a range of services or programs! Serving on a Washington County Board or Commission is a great way to participate in decisions that affect County residents and to learn more about how local government works. The County is now soliciting applications. The application deadline is December 2nd or open until filled.
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District Budget Committee
Application Deadline November 24th
Now accepting applications to fill two citizen positions on the THPRD Budget Committee. Deadline is November 24th.
Focus Groups to Inform Strategic Plan for Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services
Seeking Public Input
The County is seeking public input as they begin to develop their strategic plan for 2015-2017. Shrinking resources coupled with increased demainds for services makes it crucial to engage the community in the process. The purpose of the focus groups is to determine which issues are most important to older adults, veterans and people with disabilities.
The focus groups are scheduled for:
November 25, 1:30-3 pm
Beaverton Library, 12375 SW 5th Street
December 1, 1:30-3 pm
Forest Grove Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street
December 2, 6-8 pm
Aloha American Legion Hall, Post 104, 20325 SW Alexander Street
For those who would like to provide input but are unable to attend a focus group, a survey will be available ONLINE.
Open Houses - 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.
Upcoming Open House on Pipeline Route Alternatives
November 20, 6 pm, Hillsboro Mail Library, 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy.
Online Open House
Available October 14th through November 28th
Countywide Proposed Vehicle Registration Fee
Voters rejected the vehicle registration fee. The fee would have provided dedicated funding for maintaining roads throughout the county.
34-224 Renewal of funding for teachers and programs in the Tigard-Tualatin School District - PASSED
34-225 Renews funding of King City Police services - PASSED
Measure 34-221 Establishes countywide vehicle registration fee for road maintenance - DID NOT PASS
Measure 86 Creates fund for Oregonians pursuing post-secondary education - DID NOT PASS
Measure 87 Permits employment of state judges by the National Guard and state public universities - PASSED
Measure 88 Provides Oregon resident driver card - DID NOT PASS
Measure 89 Guarantees equal rights regardless of sex - PASSED
Measure 90 Establishes an open, top-two primary election system - DID NOT PASS
Measure 91 Legalizes recreational marijuana - PASSED
Measure 92 Requires labels on genetically engineered foods - DID NOT PASS
Washington County 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.
Washington County Public Hearing - Thursday, November 20, 9 am
Polygon at Bethany Creek Falls No.3 70-Lot Subdivision
Hearings Officer will review the land use application on first floor of Washington County Public Services Building, 155 N First Ave., Hillsboro.
Neiborhood Meeting - Wednesday, October 22, 6:30 pm
Arbor Home Development of 20-24 Detached Single-Family Homes plus 15 Attached Single-Family Dwellings
Development proposed on site located west of NW Kaiser Road and south of NW Brugger Road. Meeting will be held at the Bethan Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 15505 NW Springville Rd., Portland.
Neighborhood Meeting - Wednesday, October 22, 7 pm
Arbor Homes Development of 200 Multi-Family Units plus 50 Attached Single-Family Units
Devleopment proposed on 17-acre site located west of NW Kaiser Road and north of NW Brugger Road. Meeting will be held at the Bethany Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 15505 NW Springville Rd., Portland.
Upcoming Washington County Public Affairs Forum Events
Schedule to come.