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Agenda: September 26, 2012 Networks PEG Meeting

September 26, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.*

  • Note extended meeting time

1900 SW 4th Avenue,Portland, Conference Room 7A

Introductions and August Meeting Summary (3:00 p.m.)
Presenter: Jim Owens, Facilitator
Related Materials:

  • August 29, 2012 Meeting Summary 

Review of Schedule (3:05 p.m.)
Presenter: Jim Owens
Description: Reminder of October meeting time change.  Notice of expected special session on equity training.

Framework for Green Network (3:10 p.m.)
Presenter:  Eric Engstrom, BPS
Description: Explanation of how the Portland Plan addresses green connections through the concept of a Healthy Connected City.  Also, explanation of Civic Corridors and how they will be implemented.

Green Connections (3:15 p.m.)
Presenter:  Bill Cunningham, BPS
Description: Presentation on green connections concept from the Portland Plan.  Followed by group discussion on the following policy questions:

  • Does the Healthy Connected Cities concept work as an integrating and coordinating concept?
  • How can this concept be used to facilitate agency coordination on specific projects?
  • How should green connections be incorporated into centers and hubs?
  • How well does the concept respond to the equity checklist?

Related Materials:

Bike/Greenways Integration (4:15 p.m.)
Presenter:Denver Igarta, PBOT
Description: Presentation on implementing and integrating the Portland Bicycle Plan into the Comprehensive Plan and Transportation System Plan (TSP).  Followed by group discussion on the following policy questions:

  • How should bikeways and greenways be integrated into the Comprehensive Plan and TSP?
  • How should bikeways and greenways be linked into centers and hubs?
  • How should conflicts between green connections and freight routes be addressed?
  • How does the City’s bike and greenway system relate to ODOT’s network?
  • How well do the PEG’s recommendations respond to the equity checklist?

Related Materials:

Green Infrastructure Approach (5:00 p.m.)
Presenter: Marie Walkiewicz, BES
Description: Presentation on the green infrastructure network, focusing on stormwater management and habitat enhancement. Followed by group discussion on the following policy questions:

  • How can the planning and design of infrastructure be better integrated to achieve a green network?
  • For Comprehensive Plan purposes, how should the green infrastructure network be defined?
  • How is a green infrastructure network integrated with other Comprehensive Plan elements?

Public Comment (5:20 p.m.)

Wrap Up and Adjourn (5:30 p.m.)
Presenter: Jim Owens, Facilitator
Description: Summary of actions, schedule and assignments

For more information, please contact either Courtney Duke, PBOT at 503-823-7265 or Courtney.duke@portlandoregon.gov or Jim Owens, Facilitator at 503-278-3452 or jim.owens@coganowens.com