The Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) held a public hearing on the N/NE Quadrant and I-5 Broadway/Weidler Plans on September 11. Approximately 35 people were in attendance. The hearing began with a staff presentation describing the planning process and highlights of the N/NE Quadrant Plan - Proposed Draft and the I-5 Broadway/Weidler Facility Plan, followed by oral testimony from nine people, including the project’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee Co-Chairs Lloyd Lindley and Tracy Whalen. The hearing was closed at the end of the meeting.
The N/NE Quadrant Project will return to the PSC on the evening of September 25th for a work session, where the commission members will discuss the project and ask questions. The PSC is expected to make a recommendation to City Council at the 9/25 meeting. Go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/psc to view the agenda, available approximately 10 days before the meeting. No additional public testimony will be taken by the PSC, however there will be opportunity to make comments to City Council at their hearing on the project, tentatively scheduled for October 25 at 2 p.m.
Meeting materials are available at the following link: http://efiles.portlandoregon.gov/webdrawer/rec/5100237/ (click the magnifying glass next to the document). Meeting minutes will be added within two weeks of the meeting. The meeting will also be shown on Channel 30 in the upcoming days. Their regular re-airing schedule is Every Friday at 3pm, the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 7:30pm and the 1st and 3rd Sundays at 7:00am.