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Forest Grove

Notice of Budget Hearing

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Publish 05/20/2015. FGNT7495

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 6:00 PM in the City of Cornelius Council Chambers, 1310 N. Adair Street, Cornelius, Oregon. The meeting is the third of three neighborhood meetings for the project. The purpose of the third neighborhood meeting is to present the DRAFT concepts for the two UGB expansion areas and solicit feedback from the community. All are encouraged to participate in the process to shape the future development of the community. If you have questions about the process or next steps please contact the City’s Community Development Director Michael Cerbone at (503) 357-3011.
Publish 05/20/2015. FGNT7494

NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET HEARING

Click here to view City of Forest Grove Supplemental Budget hearing notice.

Publish 05/13/2015.                FGNT7492

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE
Forest Grove City Council
Interview Candidates for City Manager Position
&
Community Invited to “Meet and Greet”

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Friday, May 22, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to Interview Candidates for City Manager position. The public is invited to attend and observe the interviews; however, no public comment will be taken. The Council will take no formal action during the special meeting. Written comments may be sent to the attention of the City Recorder’s Office, P. O. Box 326, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116, prior to the meeting.

A community “Meet and Greet” will be held on Friday, May 22, 2015, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street. The city manager candidates will be on hand to meet and greet the public and will take informal discussion and questions from the public. The Mayor and Councilors will be in attendance and welcome your input on this important decision. Please join us and meet the candidates!

For further information, please call Anna Ruggles, City Recorder, 503.992.3235, aruggles@forestgrove-or.gov.

Publish 05/13, 05/20/2015. FGNT7493

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED ORDINANCE OF THE
CITY OF FOREST GROVE
STREET VACATION

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider adopting an ordinance for the following proposal:

PROPOSAL: Vacation of a segment of the Heartwood Street (a.k.a. “Quandary Lane”) public right-of-way
Location: Heartwood Street at the Strasburg Drive intersection
Applicant: Venture Properties, Inc. (Kelly Ritz)
File Number: VAC-15-00351

CRITERIA: Applicable criteria for review and approval of
this request are contained in Oregon Revised Statutes Chapter 271.005 through 271.170.

The proposed ordinance, if enacted by the Forest Grove City Council, would take effect on the thirtieth day (30th) after enactment unless the City Council declares an emergency. At this time and place, all persons will be given reasonable opportunity to give testimony about this proposal. If an issue is not raised in the hearing (in person or by letter) or if the issue is not explained in sufficient detail to allow the City Council to respond to that issue, then that issue cannot be used as the basis for an appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals. If additional documents or evidence is 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. A copy of the 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 e-mailed to City Recorder’s Office, aruggles@forestgrove-or.gov, or sent to P. O. Box 326, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116, prior to the hearing. For further information pertaining to this proposal, please contact Senior Planner James Reitz, Community Development Department, 1924 Council Street, 503.992.3224, 9am-5pm, jreitz@forestgrove-or.gov.

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
Publish 05/13, 05/20/2015. FGNT7477

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:

Request:    Legislative amendments to the Forest Grove
Comprehensive Plan Map and Official Zoning Map affecting approximately 12.4 acres of land:

Plan Amendments: B-Standard (6.22 dwellings per net acre) to C-Low (4.35 dwellings per net acre), Medium Density Residential (12 dwellings per net acre) to B-Standard (6.22 dwellings per net acre) and Medium Density Residential (12 dwellings per net acre) to A-Medium (8.71 dwellings per net acre)

Zoning Map Amendments: Single Family R-7 (6.22 dwellings per net acre) to Single Family R-10 (4.35 dwellings per net acre), Multifamily Low RML (12 units per net acre) to Single Family R-7 (6.22 dwellings per net acre), and Multifamily Low RML (12 units per net acre) to Single Family R-5 (8.71 units per net acre)

Applicant:           City of Forest Grove

Location:    Property located south of Pacific Avenue and
east of Ritchey Road including: 1216 Pacific Avenue, 1176 Pacific Avenue, 1156 Pacific Avenue, 1140 Pacific Avenue & Tax Lots 1S401-700, 1S401-800, 1S401-900, 1S401-1000, 1S401-1002, 1S401-2800, 1S401-2900, 1S401-3200

Criteria:     Development Code Article 2 (Zone Change),
Forest Grove Comprehensive Plan Policies (Plan Amendments, Land Use, Housing) Metro Urban Growth Management Functional Plan (Title 1: Housing), Metro Regional Framework Plan Policies (Land Use)

File Number:     CPA-15- 00290/ZNC-15-00291

This Public Hearing will take place before the Forest Grove Planning Commission on Monday, May 18, 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 as the basis for an appeal to the City Council or to the Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA).

If additional documents or evidence are provided in support of an 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, Daniel Riordan at the Community Development Department, 1924 Council Street, (503) 992-3226 or driordan@forestgrove-or.gov, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. The staff report will be available seven days prior to the hearing; copies will be available at cost.

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Anna Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
Publish 05/13/2015.                FGNT7491

NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS

NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON
FOR THE COUNTY OF WASHINGTON Probate Department
In the Matter of the Estate of DOUGLAS L. HESSEN
aka DOUGLAS LAURENCE HESSEN, Deceased.
Date of Death: January 13, 2015 CASE NUMBER: C15-0087PE
NOTICE TO INTERESTED PERSONS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Karen R. Hessen has been appointed as the Personal Representative of the above Estate. All persons having claims against the Estate are required to present them to the undersigned Personal Representative in care of the undersigned attorney at 347 SW Oak St., Hillsboro, Oregon 97123, within four months after the date of first publication of this notice, as stated below, or the claims may be barred.
All persons whose rights may be affected by the proceedings in this Estate may obtain additional information from the records of the court, the Personal Representative, or the attorney for the Personal Representative.
Dated and first published: May 6, 2015.
/s/ Karen R. Hessen
Personal Representative
PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
Karen R. Hessen
1323 Rosearden Drive, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116
Telephone: 503-704-6815
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
Fred W. Anderson OSB # 05187
347 SW Oak St., Hillsboro, OR 97123
Telephone: 503 640 5400; Fax: 503-648-3393
Email: fwa@aalawpdx.com
Publish: May 6, May 13, and May 20, 2015. FGNT7490

NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING

NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING
A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Forest Grove, Washington County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016, will be held at the Forest Grove Community Auditorium located at 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove. The meeting will take place on the 21st day of May, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. A copy of the budget document may be inspected on or after May 14, 2015, on the City’s website at http://www.forestgrove-or.gov/city-hall/finance-department.html, at the Forest Grove City Library located at 2114 Pacific Avenue, or obtained on or after May 14, 2015, from City Hall located at 1924 Council Street between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee. Subsequent Budget Committee meeting is scheduled for May 28, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Auditorium.
Publish 05/06, 05/13/2015. FGNT7489

NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING

NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING
A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Forest Grove, Washington County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016, will be held at the Forest Grove Community Auditorium located at 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove. The meeting will take place on the 21st day of May, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. A copy of the budget document may be inspected on or after May 14, 2015, on the City’s website at http://www.forestgrove-or.gov/city-hall/finance-department.html, at the Forest Grove City Library located at 2114 Pacific Avenue, or obtained on or after May 14, 2015, from City Hall located at 1924 Council Street between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee. Subsequent Budget Committee meeting is scheduled for May 28, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Auditorium.
Publish 05/06, 05/13/2015. FGNT7488

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 application:

Request:    Approval of the Green Grove Co-Housing
Planned Residential Development; a two-phase, 19-unit single-family detached condominium project on a 5.0 acre parcel

Applicant:    Bradford and Linda Taylor

Location:    3351 NW Thatcher Road
(Washington County Tax Lot 1N-4W-26 Tax         Lot 400)

Criteria:     Development Code Article 2 – Site Development
Review, Article 3 – Residential Zones, Article 4 – Planned Developments, Article 5 – Tree Protection, Article 8 – General Development Standards

File Number:    PRD-14-01247

This Public Hearing will take place before the Forest Grove Planning Commission on Monday, May 4, 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 as the basis for an appeal to the City Council or to the Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA).

If additional documents or evidence are provided in support of an 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, Daniel Riordan at the Community Development Department, 1924 Council Street, (503) 992-3226 or driordan@forestgrove-or.gov, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. The staff report will be available seven days prior to the hearing; copies will be available at cost.

Anna Ruggles, City Recorder
Publish 04/29/2015.                FGNT7487