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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

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
FOREST GROVE CITY COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a Public Hearing Monday, December 8, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider the following:

Proposal:      An amendment to enlarge Pacific University
Master Plan Opportunity Site “L” to include 2402, 2410, 2526, 2610, 2616, 2624, and 2632 Sunset Drive. 2526 Sunset Drive would be developed with a 2,700-square-foot building to house locker rooms, a 2,600-square-foot warehouse building, and four ADA parking stalls. No short term uses for the other properties are proposed at this time. Long-term uses for all the properties may include future residence halls.
Applicant:    Inici Group (Patti Miles)
Locations:     2402, 2410, 2526, 2610, 2616, 2624, and 2632 Sunset Drive; Washington County tax lots 1N3 31BC-2000, 2100, 2200, 2300 & 2400; and 1N3 31CA-7900 & 8000.
File Number:    ZNC-14-01185
Criteria:    An application for an amendment to an approved Master Plan shall address all of the relevant elements of the submittal requirements as outlined in Development Code Section 10.4.115. The amendment shall be reviewed for consistency for the review criteria. The amendment shall be limited to the area of the proposed amendment and shall not include a reconsideration of the Master Plan as a whole. The Master Plan shall be approved if findings are made that each of the following criteria are satisfied (DC Section 10.4.120):

A. The Master Plan Zone complies with the review criteria for a zone change set forth in DC Section 10.2.770;
B. The master plan provides adequate open space, landscaping, circulation and parking to accommodate the planned uses;
C. The development and design standards ensure that adverse impacts of the proposed development on the surrounding neighborhood and community are addressed and mitigated;
D. The master plan ensures that no land will be used for any purpose which creates or causes to be created any public nuisance, including but not limited to air, land, or water degradation, noise, glare, heat, vibration or other conditions which may be injurious to public health, safety and welfare; and
E. The master plan complies with the purpose and requirements of the Master Plan Zone.

This hearing is open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend.  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 (by person or by letter) or if the issue is not explained in sufficient detail to allow the City Council to respond to the issue, then that issue cannot be used for an appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals. 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 days after the hearing. Information pertaining to this request may be obtained from Senior Planner James Reitz at the Community Development Department, PO Box 326, 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 of the reports and proposals are available on the City’s website: http://www.forestgrove-or.gov/city-hall/city-council-and-mayor/city-council-agendas-and-minutes.html. 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.

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
Publish 12/03/2014.                FGNT7439

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Click to view City of Cornelius Supplemental Budget Hearing.

Publish 11/26/2014.                FGNT7438

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:      An amendment to enlarge Pacific University
Master Plan Opportunity Site “L” to include 2402, 2410, 2526, 2610, 2616, 2624, and 2632 Sunset Drive. 2526 Sunset Drive would be developed with a 2,700-square-foot building to house locker rooms, a 2,600-square-foot warehouse building, and four ADA parking stalls. No short term uses for the other properties are proposed at this time. Long-term uses for all the properties may include future residence halls.
Applicant:    Inici Group (Patti Miles)
Locations:     2402, 2410, 2526, 2610, 2616, 2624, and 2632 Sunset Drive; Washington County tax lots 1N3 31BC-2000, 2100, 2200, 2300 & 2400; and 1N3 31CA-7900 & 8000.
File Number:    ZNC-14-01185
Criteria:    An application for an amendment to an approved
Master Plan shall address all of the relevant elements of the submittal requirements as outlined in Development Code Section 10.4.115. The amendment shall be reviewed for consistency for the review criteria. The amendment shall be limited to the area of the proposed amendment and shall not include a reconsideration of the Master Plan as a whole. The Master Plan shall be approved if findings are made that each of the following criteria are satisfied (DC Section 10.4.120):

A. The Master Plan Zone complies with the review criteria for a zone change set forth in DC Section 10.2.770;
B. The master plan provides adequate open space, landscaping, circulation and parking to accommodate the planned uses;
C. The development and design standards ensure that adverse impacts of the proposed development on the surrounding neighborhood and community are addressed and mitigated;
D. The master plan ensures that no land will be used for any purpose which creates or causes to be created any public nuisance, including but not limited to air, land, or water degradation, noise, glare, heat, vibration or other conditions which may be injurious to public health, safety and welfare; and
E. The master plan complies with the purpose and requirements of the Master Plan Zone.

This Public Hearing will take place before the Forest Grove Planning Commission on Monday, November 17, 2014 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 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 and City Council to respond to the issue, then that issue cannot be used for an appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals. 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 days after the hearing. Information pertaining to this request may be obtained from Senior Planner James Reitz at the Community Development Department, PO Box 326, 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.

Anna D. Ruggles, City Recorder
Publish 11/12/2014.                FGNT7436

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
FOREST GROVE CITY COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, November 10, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to allow for the submittal of revised application regarding the following project:

Applicant:    Gales Creek Terrace LLC (Morgan Will)
Owner:        Gales Creek Development LLC;
Mark and Tripti Kenzer
Location:    1548 19th Avenue, 1844 “C” Street, and
1336 Pacific Avenue
Washington County Tax Lots 1S4 1-400 & 500;
and 1S4 1AA-7200
Request:    Establishment of a Planned Residential
Development for Gales Creek Terrace, a 197-lot subdivision including duplexes, attached single-family homes, and single-family detached dwellings
Criteria:     Development Code Article 3 – Residential
Zones, Article 4 – Planned Developments, Article 6 – Subdivisions, Article 8 – Public Improvements
File Number:    PRD-14-00181

At this time and place, all persons will be given a reasonable opportunity to give testimony about this proposal. A revised site plan is attached to this notice.  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 City Council to respond to the issue, then that issue cannot be used as the basis for an appeal 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. This notice is published by the authority of the Forest Grove City Council.

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
Published: November 5, 2014            FGNT7437

FOREST GROVE SCHOOL DISTRICT SEEKS BUDGET COMMITTEE APPLICANTS

FOREST GROVE SCHOOL DISTRICT SEEKS
APPLICANTS FOR BUDGET COMMITTEE

The Forest Grove School District is seeking applicants for four open positions and one alternate position on the district’s Budget Committee.  Qualified citizens wishing to serve on the District Budget Committee are invited to apply for one of the open positions which are appointed by the School Board.

Candidates must meet the following qualifications: be a registered voter of the District, have lived in the District for one year and cannot be a Forest Grove School District employee.

The Budget Committee reviews the District’s budget and recommends needed changes. The Committee conducts business in evening public meetings held between January and June. The Budget Committee approves the Budget Document and forwards it to the School Board for adoption by the end of June.

Those who wish to apply should fill out the application and turn into the Superintendent’s office no later than 12:00 p.m. Thursday, November 20, 2014. Applications are available in the Superintendent’s Office or online at www.fgsd.k12.or.us.
Publish 10/22/2014.                FGNT7433

NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING

SECRETARY OF STATE
NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING
Oregon Department of Agriculture, Natural Resource Program, Administrative Rules Chapter #603, Sue Gooch, Rules Coordinator, (503) 986-4583. Amend: OAR 603-095-0100, 0120, 0140, 0180; Repeal: 603-095-0160.
RULE SUMMARY: The rules effectuate the implementation of the Tualatin River Watershed Agricultural Water Quality Management Area Plan developed under ORS 568.900 through 568.933 and OAR Chapter 603, Division 90. Hearing Date: October 30, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Location: Tualatin Room at Clean Water Services, 2550 SW Hillsboro Hwy, Hillsboro, OR. Last day for public comment is November 15, 2014.
Publish 10/01/2014.                FGNT7430