NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF BALLOT TITLE

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF BALLOT TITLE A ballot title prepared by the City Attorney for prospective initiative petition No. 2020IN-1 was filed with the Lake Oswego Elections Officer on December 2, 2019. The prospective initiative petition complies with constitutional requirements. Any registered voter may file a petition for review of the ballot title with the Clackamas County Circuit Court no later than December 11, 2019 (the 7th business day after the ballot title was filed with the City Elections Officer) under ORS 250.296. The voter must notify the City Elections Officer (City Recorder) in writing that the petition for review has been filed. That notice must be given by no later than 5:00 p.m. on the next business day following the day the petition for review is filed with the Circuit Court. The ballot title is: CAPTION: Restricts improvements on certain Lake Oswego park properties. QUESTION: Should the Lake Oswego City Charter be amended to restrict improvements on certain city park properties? SUMMARY: This Charter amendment was placed on the ballot through an initiative petition. Applies initially to Bryant Woods Park, Canal Acres, Cooks Butte Park, Cornell Natural Area, Glenmorrie Greenway, Hallinan Woods, Iron Mountain Park, Kerr Open Space, Lamont Springs Natural Area, River Run, Southshore Natural Area, Springbrook Park, Stevens Homestead, Stevens Meadows, West Waluga Park, and Woodmont Natural Park. Designates these properties as Nature Preserves. Prohibits above-ground facilities or structures that would impair or be inconsistent with natural conditions. Also prohibits hard-surface trails, parking lots, athletic fields or facilities, roads, trails for motorized vehicles, tree-cutting for certain purposes, and telecommunications facilities. 100 Previously-constructed facilities or structures may be maintained if not altered in any manner that further impairs or is inconsistent with natural conditions. Allows soft-surface trails, benches, interpretive displays, and picnic and sanitary facilities. Allows the city to implement previously-adopted park master plans. Applies the same restrictions to any park property acquired in the future, if designated as a Nature Preserve by the conveying property owners, the city, or voters. For more information contact the City Recorder/City Elections Officer at (503) 635-0215 or CityRecorder@lakeoswego.city. Publish December 5, 2019. LOR142786

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Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2019/12/05

End Date: 2019/12/05

Owner: City of Lake Oswego

City: LAKE OSWEGO

County: Clackamas