The Future: City Launches Imagine Lincoln City Published August 17, 2016, The News Guard
Lincoln City officials are asking the public to help chart the future of the city over the next 20 years through Imagine Lincoln City.
The outreach program is designed to engage the community in creating "a guiding vision for the way our community looks, feels and functions over the next 20 years based on input from the people who live, work, play and visit here."
The program includes a community survey asking a variety of questions, including (Read More...)
Finalist Tualatin Wins $100K Grant in America's Best Communities Contest Published April 27, 2016, The Portland Tribune Tualatin's run in the America's Best Communities contest, a nationwide competition in which small towns and rural communities are vying for up to $3 million, will continue after it scored a spot in the finals Wednesday.
Tualatin was one of 15 communities, out of more than 200 original contest entrants, to reach the semifinal round. Judges were impressed by the forceful presentation Tualatin Mayor Lou Ogden gave Wednesday afternoon at the America's Best Communities summit in Durham, N.C., outlining the “revitalization plan” that the Tualatin ABC team devised. (Read More...)
City in Midst of Overhauling Comprehensive Plan Published April 13, 2016, Hillsboro Tribune
At a pair of community summits held earlier this month, Hillsboro residents were given an opportunity to provide input and feedback for the city’s forthcoming major Comprehensive Plan update.
On April 2 and 7, roughly two-dozen residents visited the city’s main library to show planning department staff what’s most important to consider when planning for the city’s future. (Read More...)
The City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed an updated Vision Action Plan packed with 104 community-generated ideas of how to make Beaverton better.
The new plan builds on the success of the city’s 2010 plan, which resulted in strong direction for much of the progress the city has made in developing its downtown, additional events including a Night Market, cultural inclusion activities, public art and more.
In fact, work on 94 percent of the goals in the first plan have at least been started, and a number of those are finished. (Read More...)