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Roles and Responsibilities

The role of the Project Working Group (PWG) is to...

Help guide the Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (PBPS) and Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT)for the Cully Main Street and Local Street Plans Project by providing feedback on project materials, proposals and processes.

  • The PWG will be representative of Project stakeholders, including broad representation of the Cully population and its institutions, neighborhood, and business groups, as well as relevant city agencies.

  • The PWG will have opportunities to provide comments to the City by reviewing and informing Project

    information, products, and public involvement processes throughout the Project.

  • PWG members will serve as liaisons between their respective communities/agencies and the City.

  • PBPS and PBOT will maintain communication with PWG members and integrate feedback from the PWG into Project materials and development of proposals and products.

PWG members will be expected to...

  • Attend a minimum of four PWG meetings over the course of ten months
  • Review project materials
  • Consult with members of their individual organizations on how to best represent their views, concerns and recommendations at the PWG
  • Provide regular updates to their individual organizations on the Project, Project events, and the results of PWG meetings.
  • Help to distribute invitations to open houses and other broader public events
  • The PWG will be invited to and hopefully assist with hosting the Roll and Stroll and two public open houses

At each meeting working group members will have the opportunity to comment and provide feedback on a group of draft Project documents, and the City will record participant comments so that the City and Consultant are able to revise the respective Project documents in response to comments. The first meeting is tentatively scheduled for the third week of June 2011. The City will endeavor to schedule PWG meetings at times and in locations that are convenient for members, and in a timely manner for review of project materials. Refreshments will be provided.

PWG Membership

In addition to PBPS and PBOT, representatives from the following are being invited to participate in the Cully Main Street and Local Street Plans Project Working Group, with a goal of assembling a group of 15 - 20 members:

  • Cully Association of Neighbors Land Use rep

  • Cully Association of Neighbors Transportation rep

  • Hacienda Community Development Corporation

  • Native American Youth and Family Center

  • Central Northeast Neighbors Coalition

  • 42nd Avenue Business Association

  • Rigler K-8 School community

  • Harvey Scott K-8 School community

  • 1 - 2 Cully property owners

  • 1 - 2 Cully business owners

  • 1 - 2 reps. of minority communities in Cully

  • Senior community

  • Portland Commission on Disability

  • Portland Development Commission

  • Portland Parks and Recreation

  • Portland Bureau of Environmental Services

  • Multnomah County Health Department

If you have any questions please contact Debbie Bischoff at 503-823-6946 or

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