Updated news and information on the project along with links to any relevant documents.
Schedule for Council Session on West Hayden Island at 6p.m. on 7/29
The City Council will consider two items at their session for West Hayden Island on July 29th at 6p.m. One will be to accept the report from the Community Working Group (CWG). The second will be to consider the Mayor's resolution to move forward with the planning process.
The session will include short presentations given by Planning & Sustainability staff and the chair of the CWG. CWG members will have an opportunity to comment, which will then be followed by general testimony.
There will be three sign up sheets posted at 5p.m. for general testimony - for those in favor of the recommendation, for those opposed, and for those not sure/other. The council clerk will rotate through those sheets - calling people from each of the three.
On July 29th, the Council voted 4-0 to continue planning efforts for a potential marine terminal and open space on WHI
After listening to several hours of testimony on the evening of July 29th, the City Council voted 4-0 (Leonard absent) on a resolution to move forward on planning efforts to potentially develop a concept plan on West Hayden Island (WHI) that includes up to 300 acres of development for marine terminal facilities while preserving 500 acres for open space. The approved resolution, originally proposed by the Mayor included amendments submitted by the other three council members. Click here to see the Bureau's posting on the decision. For additional media articles on this decision, you can check out the BPS "In the News" section.
IGA Amendment will provide additional funding and time for the West Hayden Island planning project
City Council will hold a hearing on October 27, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. to consider an amendment to the Inter-governmental Agreement (IGA) between the City and the Port of Portland. This agreement allocates additional funding in order for the city to complete the work requested by the City Council for the next phase of planning. The amendment also extends the time of the agreement up to December, 2011. The mechanism for approving the IGA amendment is through an ordinance.
Draft Ordinance and IGA: