Category: public comment

Visioning kick-off for Newell Creek Canyon Natural Area in Oregon City

Newell Creek CanynoOregon City residents are invited to join friends, family and neighbors to kick off visioning for Newell Creek Canyon Natural Area on Tuesday, April 29, from 5:30-7:30 pm at the Pioneer Community Center, 615 5th Street in Oregon City.

Final planning forum scheduled for Thursday night in Beaverton

The forum, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. in Beaverton, is the final of three scheduled discussions on several of Metro's long-term planning efforts. Metro Councilors Kathryn Harrington and Craig Dirksen are scheduled to attend the forum at the Beaverton Library.

Metro revamps Hispanic engagement ahead of trail project outreach

A proposed trail in western Washington County has forced Metro to re-think its public engagement process, and led to the passage of a new Hispanic engagement plan by the Metro Council.

Willamette Falls, rediscovered: Blueprint calls for new waterfront district in historic Oregon City

Walk down Main Street in historic Oregon City, and you’ll reach a dead-end at a complex of hollow industrial buildings. This former paper mill separates Oregonians from one of the state’s scenic and cultural treasures: Willamette Falls, roaring through the river just out of view.

Multnomah County residents debate cars, bikes, carbon and strategies for growth

Last Thursday, Multnomah County residents met to discuss their visions for the future of the region with Metro Councilors Bob Stacey, Sam Chase and Shirley Craddick as part of the public comment period for the 2014 Regional Transportation Plan.

Public notice: Comment on an analysis of brownfield cleanup alternatives for Tualatin River site

Metro is providing notice for a public opportunity to review and comment on the draft analysis of brownfield cleanup alternatives for the property located at 9665 SW River Road in Hillsboro. The draft ABCA details the analysis and selection of protective cleanup options to address contamination at the site.

Your voice is important: Join us for a community forum on the future of our transportation system

Metro is hosting a series of community discussions about the future of transportation investments.  Join us on April 3, at the Madison High School Library and meet with Metro councilors Sam Chase, Bob Stacey and Shirley Craddick.  This is your opportunity to meet with your councilors, give your input on regional plans, and help shape the future of the region.

Join us at this community forum

5:30 p.m. open house
6:00 p.m. Metro Councilor welcome
6:20 p.m. discussion tables
7:30 p.m. Adjourn 

April 3, Multnomah County

Madison High School library
2735 NE 82nd Ave., Portland
Metro is seeking public comments through our survey site from Thursday, March 27 through Monday, May 5.  You can also give more detailed feedback on the plans and programs that will shape our region for the next 25 years.
Information that you provide will inform:

Community forums will also be held in Clackamas and Washington County:
April 9, Clackamas County

Oak Lodge Sanitary District Building
14611 SE River Road, Milwaukie

April 17, Washington County

Beaverton Library, Cathy Stanton Conference Room
12375 SW 5th St, Beaverton

Your voice is important: Public comment period March 21 to May 5

There's a reason our region has remained such a great place to live – decades of careful planning have preserved neighborhoods, supported our economy and protected the farms, forestland and natural areas that help create the unique sense of place and quality of life for which the region is known. Because good planning is an ongoing process, Metro is seeking your input on how you live, work and get around the region today and what changes you would like to see in the future.

Haines Street, other routes likely to be pulled from Southwest Corridor study

The Haines Street transit route was one of several – including a transit tunnel under Multnomah Village and a line through the South Waterfront – that Metro and TriMet staff are suggesting to table as possible routes for a transit line between Portland and Tualatin.

Talk about Powell-Division transit and meet project's steering committee at Feb. 27 event

Come meet the steering committeeDecisions about the future of transit in the Powell-Division corridor start with conversations – and one of those is coming next week.