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17.84.030 Preliminary Consideration of Petition.

(Replaced by Ordinance No. 182760; Amended by Ordinance Nos. 184046 and 184957, effective November 25, 2011.)  Pursuant to ORS 271.080 through 271.100, when a petition for the vacation of a street, public place or plat is presented to the City, the Auditor shall review the petition as provided by the statues, and shall submit the petition to the Commissioner-in-Charge of the Bureau of Transportation, the Director of the Bureau of Transportation and Bureau of Planning and Sustainability for review.  The Commissioner in charge of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability shall refer the petition to the Planning and Sustainability Commission for action.  The Commissioner in charge of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability shall prepare a report to Auditor containing the findings and recommendations of the Planning and Sustainability Commission and Director of the Bureau of Transportation, and shall submit the report and petition to Council for consideration.  The report may include recommended conditions of approval.  Upon receiving the report of the Commission, the Auditor shall file the petition and forward the petition and Commissioner’s report to the Council for it’s preliminary consideration as provided by ORS 271.100.  This review process shall be completed before the City publishes or posts public notices of the contemplated vacation.