Please join me and Metro Councilor [Councilor] next Thursday at the Beaverton Library for a discussion on how you live, work and get around the region today and what changes you would like to see in the future. I am hoping to hear from the many diverse voices of Washington County, giving all of us a chance to learn from each other. The conversation will an opportunity for you to express your vision for the future to the Metro Council and inform several upcoming regional decisions.
Category: public comment
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 www.makeagreatplace.org 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:
- 2014 Regional Transportation Plan
- Regional Active Transportation Plan
- 2015-18 Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program
- Climate Smart Communities Scenarios Project
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
Are you interested in what is happening in your local community and our larger metropolitan region? You can learn more about the activities of your local city and Metro at an upcoming presentation with Metro Councilor Kathryn Harrington and your local city council. Come hear it in person, see the broadcast on TVCTV public access television, or watch the streaming video on the web.
Public notice: Comment on an analysis of brownfield cleanup alternatives for Tualatin River Boat Launch
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.
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.
Are you interested in what is happening in your local community and our larger metropolitan region? You can learn more about the activities of your local city and Metro at an upcoming presentation with Metro Councilor Kathryn Harrington and your local city council.
The blueprint for the Westside Trail is almost complete. After a two-year planning process led by Metro, a final draft of the master plan will be available for review and public comment from Feb. 6 -28.
Metro’s Transportation Policy Alternatives Committee, or TPAC, is an advisory committee that reviews regional plans and federally funded transportation projects across the three-county Portland area. TPAC is comprised of 15 transportation professionals appointed by area jurisdictions, and six at-large community members. TPAC community representatives bring a various areas of representation and expertise to the regional transportation conversation.
During the Jan. 13 Southwest Corridor Plan Steering Committee meeting, approval of an implementation advisory committee and presentations on enhanced local bus service and multimodal projects stole the show from discussion of high capacity transit.
DHM's 2013 Oregon Values & Beliefs Survey, sponsored by OHSU, OPB, the Oregon Community Foundation and Oregon State University, looked at attitudes on topics ranging from economic development to health care to civil rights, and then broke down those results by region.