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Forest Grove

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
FOREST GROVE PLANNING COMMISSION

A PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Forest Grove Planning Commission to review the following:

PROPOSAL:    Amendments to Development Code Article 2
Land Use Reviews, Article 5 Historic Landmarks, Article 8 General Development Standards, and Article 12 Definitions to adopt clear and objective design standards for exterior alteration projects and new construction in the Clark, Painter’s Woods and Walker-Naylor historic districts, and for specific historic landmarks located outside of those districts; and  Amending the Design Guideline Handbook to adopt a new Section V Historic District Design Guidelines to provide an alternative (discretionary) review process for the same applications.

The proposed guidelines and standards may be viewed on the Historic Landmarks Board page of the City’s website at www.forestgrove-or.gov.

Applicant:     City of Forest Grove
File Number:    ZNC-15-00084
Criteria:    Before the Planning Commission recommends
approval of these amendments, it shall determine that the proposal meets the following requirements:

A. The text amendment is consistent with the relevant goals and policies of the Forest Grove Comprehensive Plan; and
B. The text amendment is consistent with relevant statewide and regional planning goals, programs and rules.

This Public Hearing will take place before the Forest Grove Planning Commission on Monday, April 6, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, in Forest Grove. At this time and place all persons will be given a reasonable opportunity to give testimony about this proposal. If an issue is not raised in the hearing (by person or by letter) or if the issue is not explained in sufficient detail to allow the Planning Commission to respond to the issue, then that issue cannot be used for an appeal.

If additional documents or evidence are provided in support of the application, any party shall be entitled to a continuance of the hearing. Unless there is a continuance, if a participant so requests before the conclusion of the initial evidentiary hearing, the record shall remain open for at least seven (7) days after the hearing. Information pertaining to this request may be obtained from Senior Planner James Reitz at the Community Development Department, 1924 Council Street, (503) 992-3233, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (jreitz@forestgrove-or.gov). The staff report will be available seven days prior to the hearing; copies will be available at cost. This notice is sent by the authority of the Forest Grove City Council.
Publish 04/01/2015.                       FGNT7466

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
FOREST GROVE SUSTAINABILITY COMMISSION
PROPOSED PLASTIC BAG ORDINANCE

A PUBLIC MEETING will be held before the Forest Grove Sustainability Commission to review the following:

PROPOSAL:    Amendment of the Municipal Code to prohibit
the use of single-use carryout plastic bags at retail establishments, any city facilities, city managed concessions, city sponsored events and/or city permitted events, and requires retailers to charge at least five cents for a paper bag.
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Applicant:    City of Forest Grove

This Public Meeting will take place before the Forest Grove Sustainability Commission on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, in Forest Grove. At this time and place all persons will be given a reasonable opportunity to give testimony about this proposal.

Any Public Hearing on this matter will be held by the City Council at date to be certain.  At this time, the date for such a hearing has not been scheduled.

Information pertaining to this request may be obtained from Community Development Director at the Community Development Department, 1924 Council Street, (503) 992-3224, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (jholan@forestgrove-or.gov).
Publish 03/18/2015.                FGNT7465

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
FOREST GROVE PLANNING COMMISSION

A PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the Forest Grove Planning Commission to review the following:

PROPOSAL:    Amendment of the Development Code to permit
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Institutional, Community Commercial and possibly Town Center districts.
Applicant:    City of Forest Grove
File Number:    ZA-15-00267
Criteria:    Before the Planning Commission recommends approval of this amendment, it shall determine that the proposal meets the following requirements:

A. The text amendment is consistent with the relevant goals and policies of the Forest Grove Comprehensive Plan; and
B. The text amendment is consistent with relevant statewide and regional planning goals, programs and rules.

This Public Hearing will take place before the Forest Grove Planning Commission on Monday, March 23, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, in Forest Grove. At this time and place all persons will be given a reasonable opportunity to give testimony about this proposal. If an issue is not raised in the hearing (by person or by letter) or if the issue is not explained in sufficient detail to allow the Planning Commission to respond to the issue, then that issue cannot be used for an appeal to the City Council.

If additional documents or evidence are provided in support of the application, any party shall be entitled to a continuance of the hearing. Unless there is a continuance, if a participant so requests before the conclusion of the initial evidentiary hearing, the record shall remain open for at least seven (7) days after the hearing. Information pertaining to this request may be obtained from Community Development Director at the Community Development Department, 1924 Council Street, (503) 992-3224, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (jholan@forestgrove-or.gov). The staff report will be available seven days prior to the hearing; copies will be available at cost. This notice is sent by the authority of the Forest Grove City Council.

Anna D. Ruggles, City Recorder
Publish 03/18/2015.                FGNT7464

NOTICE OF NOXIOUS VEGETATION ABATEMENT

CITY OF FOREST GROVE
NOXIOUS VEGETATION ABATEMENT NOTICE

No owner or person in charge of property shall allow noxious vegetation to be on the property or in the right-of-way of a public thoroughfare (including public alleys) abutting on the property. An owner or person in charge of property shall cut down or destroy noxious vegetation as often as needed to prevent it from becoming a health or fire hazard, or, in the case of weeds or other noxious vegetation, from maturing or from going to seed.

Noxious vegetation includes poison oak, poison ivy, English ivy, blackberry bushes, knotweed, purple loosestrife, grass or weeds more than 12 inches high, scotch broom, and all other vegetation included in the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Noxious Weed Control Policy and Classification System. The entire list can be viewed in City Code Section 5.230 Noxious Vegetation.

Anna D. Ruggles, City Recorder
Publish 03/18, 03/25/2015.            FGNT7463

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CITY OF FOREST GROVE
RESOLUTION ADOPTING HIRING STANDARDS,
CRITERIA AND POLICY DIRECTIVES AND SETTING
SALARY RANGE FOR CITY MANAGER

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, February 23, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider a resolution adopting standards, criteria and policy directives to be used for City of Forest Grove City Manager hiring process and setting salary range.

This hearing is open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend. A copy of the proposed standards, criteria and policy directives to be used for City Manager hiring process and salary range is available for inspection before the hearing at the City Recorder’s Office or by visiting the City’s website at www.forestgrove-or.gov.  Written comments or testimony may be submitted at the hearing or sent to the attention of the City Recorder’s Office, P.O. Box 326, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116, prior to the hearing. For further information, please contact Anna Ruggles, City Recorder, at 503.992.3235, or e-mail aruggles@forestgrove-or.gov.

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
City of Forest Grove
Publish 02/18/2015.                FGNT7458

Trustee Notice

TS# 14-27706 TRUSTEE’S NOTICE OF SALE Reference is made to that certain Deed of Trust (hereafter referred to as the Trust Deed) made by ROCHELLE E. MARTIN, A SINGLE WOMAN, as Grantor to TRANSNATION TITLE, as trustee, in favor of FIRST FRANKLIN FINANCIAL CORPORATION, as Beneficiary, dated 4/14/2003, recorded 4/22/2003, in mortgage records of Washington County, Oregon Document No. 2003-062419 in Book Page covering the following described real property situated in said County and State, to wit: Lot 21, WESTLAND PARK TRACT NO. 2, in the City of Forest Grove, Countyof Washington and State of Oregon. EXCEPTING THEREFROM that portion lying within the following: A tract of land situated in the Northwest one-quarter of the Southeast one-quarter of Section 36, Township 1 North and Range 4 West of the Willamette Meridian, in the City of Forest Grove, County of Washington and State of Oregon, more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the Northwest corner of Lot 21, WESTLAND PARK TRACT NO. 2; thence North 40 feet; thence East 182 feet; thence South 140 feet to the Southerly line of Lot 20, WESTLAND PARK TRACT NO. 2; thence West 102 feet along said line to a point; thence North 100 feet to the Northerly line of Lot 21 of said subdivision; thence West 80 feet to the true point of beginning. The street address or other common designation, if any, for the real property described above is purported to be: 1411 SPRING GARDEN WAY FOREST GROVE, OR 97116 The Tax Assessor’s Account ID for the Real Property is purported to be: 1N436DB-00200 Both the beneficiary and the trustee, Benjamin D. Petiprin, attorney at law have elected to foreclose the above referenced Trust Deed and sell the said real property to satisfy the obligations secured by the Trust Deed and a Notice of Default and Election to Sell has been recorded pursuant to ORS 86.752(3). All right, title and interest in the said described property which the grantors had, or had power to convey, at the time of execution of the Trust Deed, together with any interest the grantors or their successors in interest acquired after execution of the Trust Deed shall be sold at public auction to the highest bidder for cash to satisfy the obligations secured by the Trust Deed and the expenses of sale, including the compensation of the trustee as provided by law, and the reasonable fees of trustee’s attorneys. The default for which foreclosure is made is: The monthly installment of principal and interest which became due on 6/1/2013, late charges, and all subsequent monthly installments of principal and interest. You are responsible to pay all payments and charges due under the terms and conditions of the loan documents which come due subsequent to the date of this notice, including, but not limited to, foreclosure trustee fees and costs, advances and late charges. Furthermore, as a condition to bring your account in good standing, you must provide the undersigned with written proof that you are not in default on any senior encumbrance and provide proof of insurance. Nothing in this notice of default should be construed as a waiver of any fees owing to the beneficiary under the deed of trust, pursuant to the terms and provisions of the loan documents. The amount required to cure the default in payments to date is calculated as follows: From: 6/1/2013 Total of past due payments: $17,836.57 Lage Charges: $638.24 Additional charges (Taxes, Insurance): $138.00 Trustee’s Fees and Costs: $3,921.00 Total necessary to cure: $22,533.81 Please note the amounts stated herein are subject to confirmation and review and are likely to change during the next 30 days. Please contact the successor trustee Benjamin D. Petiprin, attorney at law, to obtain a “reinstatement’ and or “payoff” quote prior to remitting funds. By reason of said default the beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by the Trust Deed due and payable. The amount required to discharge this lien in its entirety to date is: $115,015.73 Said sale shall be held at the hour of 10:00 AM on 3/6/2015, in accord with the standard of time established by ORS 187.110, and pursuant to ORS 86.771(7) shall occur at the following designated place: Inside the main lobby of the Washington County Courthouse 145 NE 2nd Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124 Other than as shown of record, neither the said beneficiary nor the said trustee have any actual notice of any person having or claiming to have any lien upon or interest in the real property hereinabove described subsequent to the interest of the trustee in the Trust Deed, or of any successor(s) in interest to the grantors or of any lessee or other person in possession of or occupying the property, except: NONE Notice is further given that any person named in ORS 86.778 has the right, at any time prior to five days before the date last set for sale, to have this foreclosure proceeding dismissed and the Trust Deed reinstated by payment to the beneficiary of the entire amount then due (other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred) and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation(s) of the Trust Deed, and in addition to paying said sums or tendering the performance necessary to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Trust Deed, together with trustee’s and attorney’s fees not exceeding the amounts provided by ORS 86.778. The mailing address of the trustee is: Benjamin D. Petiprin, attorney at law c/o Law Offices of Les Zieve One World Trade Center 121 Southwest Salmon Street, 11th Floor Portland, OR 97204 (503) 946-6558 In construing this notice, the masculine gender includes the feminine and the neuter, the singular includes the plural, the word “grantor” includes any successor in interest to the grantor as well as any other persons owing an obligation, the performance of which is secured by the trust deed, the words “trustee” and “beneficiary” include their respective successors in interest, if any. Without limiting the trustee’s disclaimer of representations or warranties, Oregon law requires the trustee to state in this notice that some residential property sold at a trustee’s sale may have been used in manufacturing methamphetamines, the chemical components of which are known to be toxic. Prospective purchasers of residential property should be aware of this potential danger before deciding to place a bid for this property at the trustee’s sale. Dated 10/17/2014 Benjamin D. Petiprin, attorney at law c/o Law Offices of Les Zieve Signature By: Benjamin D. Petiprin P1126954 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 02/12/2015 CNI8977VT

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING

NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING
DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO 7
WASHINGTON COUNTY, OREGON

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the annual meeting of the members of Drainage District No. 7, Washington County Oregon, will be held at Lewis Farms, Inc. 46035 N.W. Strohmayer Rd. Forest Grove, Oregon (in the farm shop) on Tuesday, the 6th day of January, 2014 at the hour of seven thirty p.m. (7:30 p.m.) of said day, for the purpose of electing one member of the board of supervisors of said District for the ensuing three years and for the transaction of all business which regularly and lawfully comes before said meeting. Dated this 17th day of December, 2014.

Board of Supervisors.
Publish 12/17/2014, 12/24/2014.            FGNT7444

Notice of Preliminary Determination

Notice of Preliminary Determination for
Water Right Transfer T-11677
T-11677 filed by City of Forest Grove, 1928 Council St., Forest Grove, OR 97116, proposes an additional point of diversion under Certificate 85513. The right allows the use of 4.46 cfs from Gales Cr. in Sec. 27, T1N, R4W, WM for municipal uses. The applicant proposes an additional point of diversion in Sec.8, T1S, R3W, WM. The Water Resources Department proposes to approve the transfer, based on the requirements of ORS Chapter 540 and OAR 690-380-5000.
Any person may file, jointly or severally, a protest or standing statement within 30 days after the last date of newspaper publication of this notice, 12/17/2014.  Call (503) 986-0807 to obtain additional information or a protest form.  If no protests are filed, the Department will issue a final order consistent with the preliminary determination.
Publish 12/10, 12/17/2014.            FGNT7442

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING FOREST GROVE
CITY CODE BY THE ADOPTION OF THE FIRE CODE, 2014 EDITION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, December 8, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider adopting an ordinance that would amend City Code by the adoption of the Fire Code, 2014 Edition. The proposed ordinance, if enacted by the City Council, would take effect 30 days immediately after enactment unless City Council declares an emergency.

This hearing is open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend.  A copy of the staff report and proposed ordinance are available for inspection before the hearing at the City Recorder’s Office or by visiting the City’s website at www.forestgrove-or.gov. Written comments or testimony may be submitted at the hearing or sent to the attention of the City Recorder’s Office, PO Box 326, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116, prior to the hearing.  For further information, please call Anna Ruggles, City Recorder, at 503.992.3235.

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
City of Forest Grove
Publish 12/03/2014.                FGNT7441

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ELECTRIC UTILITY RATE INCREASE
FOR THE CITY OF FOREST GROVE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 8, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider adopting a resolution that would increase electric utility rates by six percent (6.0%) for all Forest Grove customers. The proposed new electric utility rates would be effective upon approval by the City Council and shall become effective for services rendered on or after February 1, 2015.

This hearing is open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend.  A copy of the report and resolution listing the proposed rate schedules are available for inspection before the hearing at the City Recorder’s Office or by visiting the City’s website at www.forestgrove-or.gov. Written comments or testimony may be submitted at the hearing or sent to the attention of the City Recorder’s Office, P. O. Box 326, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116, prior to the hearing.  For further information, please call the City Recorder’s Office at 503.992.3235.

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
City of Forest Grove
Publish 12/03/2014.                FGNT7440