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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
FOREST GROVE CITY COUNCIL & URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

TRANSFER OF CITY OWNED PROPERTY KNOWN AS THE “TIMES-LITHO” SITE TO THE URBAN RENEWAL AGENCY FOR REDEVELOPMENT CONSISTENT WITH THE FOREST GROVE URBAN RENEWAL PLAN

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council and Urban Renewal Agency Board of Directors will hold separate public hearings on Monday, July 13, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider a purchase and sale agreement between the City of Forest Grove, and Urban Renewal Agency of the City of Forest Grove, for property in the Forest Grove Town Center, known as the “Times-Litho” site.  The subject property is located north of Pacific Avenue between A Street and B Street and includes the following tax lots: 1S306BB03400, 1S306BB03700, 1S306BB03702, 1S306BB03800, 1S306BB04100, 1S306BB04200, 1S306BB04300, 1S306BB04301, 1S306BB04400, 1S306BB04500.  The Urban Renewal Agency Board of Directors oversees implementation of the Forest Grove Urban Renewal Plan adopted by Ordinance 2014-07 on June 23, 2014, and subsequently amended on June 22, 2015.  The subject property is identified in the Forest Grove Urban Renewal Plan for potential acquisition by the Urban Renewal Agency for redevelopment consistent with the urban renewal plan.

This hearing is open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend.  A copy of the staff report will be made available for inspection seven (7) days before the hearing.  Written comments or testimony may be submitted at the hearing or sent to the attention of Daniel Riordan, Senior Planner, Community Development Department, 1924 Council Street, PO Box 326, Forest Gove, Oregon, 97116, prior to the hearing.  For information about the proposal, please contact Daniel Riordan at (503) 992-3226, or via E-mail at driordan@forestgrove-or.gov.

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
City of Forest Grove
Publish 07/08/2015.    FGNT7523

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED RESOLUTION INCREASING
SANITARY SEWER RATES
CITY OF FOREST GROVE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will holding a Public Hearing Monday, June 22, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider enacting a resolution increasing City of Forest Grove sanitary sewer rates by three percent (3%) per month per equivalent dwelling unit. If enacted by City Council, the proposed rate increase would be effective July 1, 2015.

This hearing is open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend. A copy of the report and list of the proposed rate are available for inspection before the hearing at the City Recorder’s Office or by visiting the City’s website at www.forest-grove-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 via e-mail aruggles@forestgrove-or.gov.

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
City of Forest Grove
Publish 06/17/2015. FGNT7512

NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING

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Publish 06/10/2015.                FGNT7508

NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING

Click to view Forest Grove Urban Renewal Agency Budget Hearing notice.

Publish 06/10/2015.                FGNT7507

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED RESOLUTION SETTING FEES AND
CHARGES FOR THE CITY OF FOREST GROVE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a Public Hearing Monday, June 8, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider adopting a resolution that would increase various fees and charges by three (3%) percent or slightly higher, excluding building fees, for the City of Forest Grove. The proposed fees and charges would be effective upon approval by the City Council and shall become effective July 1, 2015.

This hearing is open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend. A copy of the report and proposed resolution 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 Anna Ruggles, City Recorder, at 503.992.3235.

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
City of Forest Grove
Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015. FGNT7504

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED INCREASE OF WATER RATES
FOR THE CITY OF FOREST GROVE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a public hearing Monday, June 8, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider adopting a resolution that would increase water rates for all customer classes to achieve an overall three-and-a- half-percent (3.5%) water revenue increase. The proposed water rates would be effective upon approval by the City Council and shall become effective on July 1, 2015.

This hearing is open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend. A copy of the report and proposed resolution 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 Anna Ruggles, City Recorder, at 503.992.3235.
Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
City of Forest Grove
Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015. FGNT7503

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CITY OF FOREST GROVE CITY COUNCIL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Grove City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, June 8, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. or thereafter, in the Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, Forest Grove, to consider the following proposal:

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

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 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. A copy of the report and proposed ordinances 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 Community Development Department 1924 Council Street, 503.992.3224, 9am-5pm, Daniel Riordan, Senior Planner (503) 992-3226, driordan@forestgrove-or.gov.

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Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
City of Forest Grove

Published Wednesday, June 3, 2015. FGNT7502

Notice of Budget Hearing

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Publish 06/03/2015. FGNT7500

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