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Archive for November 2010

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

BEFORE THE CITY COUNCIL

(Legislative – LOC 50.75.025)

Hearing Date, Time, and Location:

Tuesday, December 14, 2010; 6:30 p.m.

City Council Chambers

380 A Avenue

Lake Oswego, OR  97034

File Number: LU 10-0040 (Ordinance 2558)

Applicant: City of Lake Oswego

Location of Property: The R-7.5 and R-10 zoned areas within the boundaries of the Lake Grove Neighborhood Association.

Nature of Application and Use or Uses which could be authorized:

A request from the City of Lake Oswego for a legislative text amendment to the Lake Oswego Community Development Code (Code) to include a new section to the Community Development Code, Article 50.08C, the Lake Grove R-7.5/R-10 Overlay District.  The amendment is proposed by the City of Lake Oswego, at the request of the Lake Grove Neighborhood Association.  The Lake Grove Neighborhood Association worked with City of Lake Oswego staff to propose the text amendments.

On October 25, 2010, the Planning Commission recommended that the City Council approve the proposed amendments.

Ordinance 2558

An ordinance of the Lake Oswego City Council amending Chapter 50 of the Lake Oswego Community Development Code to add new Article 50.08C Lake Grove R-7.5/R-10 Overlay District, and adopting Findings LU 10-0040.

Staff Contacts:

Inquiries regarding the proposal may be directed to Laura Weigel, Neighborhood Planner,

(503) 675-3730 fax (503) 635-0269.  For information about the public hearing, contact Robyn Christie, City Recorder, (503) 675-3984.

How to Comment:

Bring or mail written comments to:

Robyn Christie, City Recorder                          Phone:  (503) 675-3984

Third Floor, City Hall                                                          Fax:  (503) 697-6594

380 A Avenue

Post Office Box 369, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034

e-mail:  public_affairs@ci.oswego.or.us

You may attend the hearing and comment under the section for public testimony.  For more about the hearing procedures, contact staff.

Decision:

The City Council may adopt the proposed ordinance and written findings outlining the reasons for the decision following the public hearing.  As an alternative, the City Council may make a preliminary decision following the hearing, and adopt an ordinance and written findings at a later City Council meeting.

Time Limits on Testimony:

The purpose of time limits on testimony is to provide all interested persons with an adequate opportunity to present and respond to testimony while at the same time ensuring that the hearing can be conducted in an efficient and expeditious manner.  The following time limits on testimony shall be observed, but may be changed by the Council:

Testimony will be taken in the following order: in support of amendment, in opposition to amendment, neutral.

•              10 minutes for a representative of a recognized neighborhood association, homeowner association, or government agency, or other incorporated public interest organization;

•              5 minutes for other persons.

Publish 12/02/2010.                      LOR12656

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

BEFORE THE CITY COUNCIL

(Legislative – LOC 50.75.025)

Hearing Date, Time, and Location:

Monday, December 13, 2010; 6:30 p.m.

City Council Chambers

380 A Avenue

Lake Oswego, OR  97034

File Number: LU 10-0043 (Ordinance 2567)

Applicant: City of Lake Oswego

Location of Property: All lots citywide with a Resource Conservation and/or Resource Protection zoning overlay.

Nature of Application and Use or Uses which could be authorized:

A request from the City of Lake Oswego to make text amendments to the Sensitive Lands article of the Community Development Code to allow additional uses in resource areas under specific circumstances (LOC 50.16 “Sensitive Lands”), and to define terms (LOC 50.02 “Definitions”).

On October 11, 2010, the Planning Commission recommended that the City Council approve the proposed amendments.

Ordinance 2567

An ordinance of the Lake Oswego City Council amending Lake Oswego Code Article 50.16 (Sensitive Lands Overlay Districts) to clarify terms and allow de minimis development in resource overlay districts, and adopting findings (LU 10-0043)

Staff Contacts:

Inquiries regarding the proposal may be directed to Jonna Papaefthimiou, Natural Resources Planner, (503) 675-3990 fax (503) 635-0269.  For information about the public hearing, contact Robyn Christie, City Recorder, (503) 675-3984.

How to Comment:

Bring or mail written comments to:

Robyn Christie, City Recorder                          Phone:  (503) 675-3984

Third Floor, City Hall                                                          Fax:  (503) 697-6594

380 A Avenue

Post Office Box 369, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034

e-mail:  public_affairs@ci.oswego.or.us

You may attend the hearing and comment under the section for public testimony.  For more about the hearing procedures, contact staff.

Decision:

The City Council may adopt the proposed ordinance and written findings outlining the reasons for the decision following the public hearing.  As an alternative, the City Council may make a preliminary decision following the hearing, and adopt an ordinance and written findings at a later City Council meeting.

Time Limits on Testimony:

The purpose of time limits on testimony is to provide all interested persons with an adequate opportunity to present and respond to testimony while at the same time ensuring that the hearing can be conducted in an efficient and expeditious manner.  The following time limits on testimony shall be observed, but may be changed by the Council:

Testimony will be taken in the following order: in support of amendment, in opposition to amendment, neutral.

•              10 minutes for a representative of a recognized neighborhood association, homeowner association, or government agency, or other incorporated public interest organization;

•              5 minutes for other persons.

Publish 12/02/2010.                                     LOR12655

NOTICE TO AMEND

Clackamas County intends to amend the Consolidated Plan in the following manner:

Program Year 2010-20101 (2010 Action Plan)

1.             Evergreen House Annex Construction (2010/0020) – In 2010 Clackamas County committed to funding the construction of an annex building to expand the number of shelter beds for victims of Domestic Violence.  The project provides for the purchase of a 1,600 to 2,000 square foot modular home to be installed on the land directly behind the Evergreen House.  The annex will increase the number of shelter beds by 50%.  The domestic violence shelter is operated by Clackamas Women’s Services.  The CDBG funds granted for this project will be increased by $110,000.  The new budget will be $230,000.  Funds will be reprogrammed from the Contingency Fund.

2.             Clackamas Women’s Services Shelter Operations – Clackamas Women’s Services (CWS) is a non-profit organization that operates the only emergency shelter and crisis line for survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Clackamas County.  $50,000 of CDBG funds will be granted to CWS to fund shelter operations including administration, staff salaries, and utilities.  Funds will be reprogrammed from the Contingency Fund.  This is a new activity.

For additional information, or to submit comments on the proposed amendment, contact Chuck Robbins at the Clackamas County Community Development Division (503-655-8591), Public Services Building, 2051 Kaen Road – Suite 245, Oregon City, Oregon, 97045.  Comments will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Monday, January 3, 2011.

Publish 12/02/2010.                       LOR12654

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

BEFORE THE CITY COUNCIL

(Legislative – LOC 50.75.025)

Hearing Date, Time, and Location:

Tuesday, December 14, 2010; 6:30 p.m.

City Council Chambers

380 A Avenue

Lake Oswego, OR  97034

File Number: LU 10-0048 (Ordinance 2563)

Applicant: City of Lake Oswego

Location of Property: City-wide

Nature of Application and Use or Uses which could be authorized:

A request by the City of Lake Oswego for a one-time, 2-year extension to completion deadlines imposed or included as a condition of approval for land use applications that were filed between January 1, 2007, and December 31, 2009, where the work authorized by the land use approval has been delayed as a result of adverse market conditions or inability to secure financing due to the economic recession.

On November 22, 2010, the Planning Commission recommended that the City Council approve the proposed ordinance.

Ordinance 2563

An ordinance of the City of Lake Oswego relating to extension of completion deadlines for approved land use permits (LU 10-0048).

Staff Contacts:

Inquiries regarding the proposal may be directed to Jessica Numanoglu, Associate Planner, (503) 635-0283; fax (503) 635-0269; email: jnumanoglu@ci.oswego.or.us.  For information about the public hearing, contact Robyn Christie, City Recorder, (503) 675-3984.

How to Comment:

Bring or mail written comments to:

Robyn Christie, City Recorder                          Phone: (503)675-3984

Third Floor, City Hall                                            Fax: (503) 697-6594

380 A Avenue

Post Office Box 369, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034

e-mail:  public_affairs@ci.oswego.or.us

You may attend the hearing and comment under the section for public testimony.  For more about the hearing procedures, contact staff.

Decision:

The City Council may make a preliminary decision following the hearing.  The final City Council decision must be made by adoption of written findings outlining the reasons for the decision.  That action usually takes place at the next regular Council meeting.

Time Limits on Testimony:

The purpose of time limits on testimony is to provide all interested persons with an adequate opportunity to present and respond to testimony while at the same time ensuring that the hearing can be conducted in an efficient and expeditious manner.  The following time limits on testimony shall be observed, but may be changed by the Council:

Testimony will be taken in the following order: in support of amendment, in opposition to amendment, neutral.

•              10 minutes for a representative of a recognized neighborhood association, homeowner association, or government agency, or other incorporated public interest organization;

•              5 minutes for other persons.

Publish 12/02/2010.                                                                   LOR12652

NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION

City of Lake Oswego

NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION

OF ORDINANCE 2565

The Lake Oswego City Council will consider Ordinance 2565 at its regular meeting of Tuesday, December 14, 2010.  The meeting will convene at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 380 A Avenue.

ORDINANCE 2565

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO GRANTING A NON-EXCLUSIVE GAS UTILITY FRANCHISE TO NORTHWEST NATURAL GAS COMPANY

Copies of this Ordinance will be available one week before the meeting in the City Recorder’s Office and will also be available at the December 14, 2010 meeting.  For more information, contact Robyn Christie, City Recorder, at 503-675-3984.

Publish 12/02/2010.                                           LOR12652

NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION

NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION

OF RESOLUTION 10-69

The Lake Oswego City Council will consider Resolution 10-69 at its regular meeting of Tuesday, December 14, 2010.  The meeting will convene at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 380 A Avenue.

RESOLUTION 10-69

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO REVISING FEES AND CHARGES AND UPDATING THE MASTER FEES AND CHARGES BOOKLET OF THE CITY OF LAKE OSWEGO

Copies of this Resolution are available in the Finance Department and will also be available at the December 14, 2010 meeting.  For more information contact Robyn Christie, City Recorder, at 503-675-3984.

Publish 12/02/2010.                            LOR12651

NOTICE OF AMENDMENT

Clackamas County intends to amend the Consolidated Plan in the following manner:

Program Year 2010-20101 (2010 Action Plan)

1.    Evergreen House Annex Construction (2010/0020) – In 2010 Clackamas County committed to funding the construction of an annex building to expand the number of shelter beds for victims of Domestic Violence.  The project provides for the purchase of a 1,600 to 2,000 square foot modular home to be installed on the land directly behind the Evergreen House.  The annex will increase the number of shelter beds by 50%.  The domestic violence shelter is operated by Clackamas Women’s Services.  The CDBG funds granted for this project will be increased by $110,000.  The new budget will be $230,000.  Funds will be reprogrammed from the Contingency Fund.
2.    Clackamas Women’s Services Shelter Operations – Clackamas Women’s Services (CWS) is a non-profit organization that operates the only emergency shelter and crisis line for survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Clackamas County.  $50,000 of CDBG funds will be granted to CWS to fund shelter operations including administration, staff salaries, and utilities.  Funds will be reprogrammed from the Contingency Fund.  This is a new activity.
For additional information, or to submit comments on the proposed amendment, contact Chuck Robbins at the Clackamas County Community Development Division (503-655-8591), Public Services Building, 2051 Kaen Road – Suite 245, Oregon City, Oregon, 97045.  Comments will be accepted until 5:00 PM on Monday, January 3, 2011.
Publish 12/01/2010.                                            CLK12164

NOTICE OF FINDING

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

ON THE ENVIRONMENT

and

NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR RELEASE

of

HOME GRANT FUNDS

(Program M-10-UC-41-0201)

November 24, 2010

Clackamas County

Community Development Division

2051 Kaen Road, Suite 245

Oregon City, Oregon 97045

(503) 655-8591

REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS

On or about December 14, 2010 the above-named County of Clackamas will submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of HOME funds under the National Affordable Housing Act, as amended, for the 85th and Causey Project that includes the construction of a 4 floor, 41-unit affordable housing development next to the Clackamas Town Center.  This transit oriented development (TOD) will include 25 two-bedroom units, 4 one-bedroom units and 12 studio apartment units.  All units are designed to be highly energy efficient and specifically targeted for low-income individuals and families working in the nearby Clackamas regional commercial and retail center.  The development will include a community center for classes, meetings and other group activities. The development is located at 8370 and 8376 SE Causey Ave., Happy Valley, Oregon.

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

The County of Clackamas has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment.  Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required.  Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at the Community Development offices, 2051 Kaen Road, Suite 245, Oregon City, Oregon and may be examined or copied weekdays 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency disagreeing with this determination or wishing to comment on the project may submit written comments to the Clackamas County Community Development Division at the above address  All comments received by December 13, 2010 will be considered by the County of Clackamas prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.  Commentors should specify which part of this Notice they are addressing.

RELEASE OF FUNDS

The County of Clackamas certifies to HUD that the County of Clackamas and Chuck Robbins, in his capacity as Community Development Director and Certifying Officer, consent to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied.  HUD’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities, and allows the County of Clackamas to use Program funds.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

HUD will accept objections to its release of funds and the County of Clackamas certification received by December 30, 2010 or a period of fifteen days from its receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer or other officer of the County of Clackamas approved by HUD;  (b) the County of Clackamas has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD/State; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality.  Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58) and shall be addressed to HUD at the Portland Area Office, 400 SW Sixth Avenue – Suite 700, Portland, Oregon 97204-1632.  Potential objectors should contact HUD to verify the actual last day of the objection period.

Dated this 24th Day of November, 2010.

Chuck Robbins

Certifying Officer

c/o Community Development

2051 Kaen Road, Suite 245

Oregon City, Oregon 97045

Publish 11/25/2010.                                                                     LOR12643

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
BEFORE THE CITY COUNCIL
(Legislative – LOC 50.75.025)

Hearing Date, Time, and Location:
Tuesday, December 7, 2010; 6:30 p.m.
City Council Chambers
380 A Avenue
Lake Oswego, OR  97034

File Number:  LU 08-0052A (Ordinance 2556)

Applicant:    City of Lake Oswego

Location of Property:  Citywide.

Nature of Application and Use or Uses which could be authorized:
On August 3, 2010, the City Council approved a legislative text amendment to the Lake Oswego Community Development Code to expand the types of uses allowed within the Oswego Lake setback.  The amendments were to LOC 50.22.030, Oswego Lake Setback.  The purpose of the scheduled proceedings is to re-open the hearing on lakeside uses to consider whether an additional legislative text amendment should be made exempting boathouses from the prohibition against common party wall structures in LOC 50.08.050(3).

Ordinance 2556
An revised ordinance of the Lake Oswego City Council amending LOC Chapter 50 (Community Development Code), Section 50.08.050(3) to allow common wall boathouses to be constructed, and adopting findings (LU 08-0052A).

Staff Contacts:
Inquiries regarding the proposal may be directed to Debra Andreades, Senior Planner (503) 635-0292; fax (503) 635-0269.  For information about the public hearing, contact Robyn Christie, City Recorder, (503) 675-3984.
How to Comment:
Bring or mail written comments to:
Robyn Christie, City Recorder
Third Floor, City Hall            Phone:  (503) 675-3984
380 A Avenue                Fax:  (503) 697-6594
Post Office Box 369, Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
e-mail:  public_affairs@ci.oswego.or.us

You may attend the hearing and comment under the section for public testimony.  For more about the hearing procedures, contact staff.

Decision:
The City Council may make a preliminary decision following the hearing.  The final City Council decision will be made by adoption of writing findings outlining the reasons for the decision.

Time Limits on Testimony:
The purpose of time limits on testimony is to provide all interested persons with an adequate opportunity to present and respond to testimony while at the same time ensuring that the hearing can be conducted in an efficient and expeditious manner.  The following time limits on testimony shall be observed, but may be changed by the Council:
Testimony will be taken in the following order: in support of amendment, in opposition to amendment, neutral.
•    10 minutes for a representative of a recognized neighborhood association, homeowner association, or government agency, or other incorporated public interest organization;
•    5 minutes for other persons.
Publish 11/25/2010.                            LOR12647

NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION

City of Lake Oswego
NOTICE OF CONSIDERATION
OF ORDINANCE 2566

The Lake Oswego City Council will consider Ordinance 2566 at its regular meeting of Tuesday, December 7, 2010.  The meeting will convene at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 380 A Avenue.

ORDINANCE 2556
AN ORDINANCE OF THE LAKE OSWEGO CITY COUNCIL AMENDING THE LAKE OSWEGO CODE RELATING TO COLLECTIONS, ADJUSTMENTS AND REFUNDS OF UTILITY BILLINGS

Copies of this Ordinance will be available one week before the meeting in the City Recorder’s Office and will also be available at the December 7, 2010 meeting.  For more information, contact Robyn Christie, City Recorder, at 503-675-3984.
Publish 11/25/2010.                            LOR12646