1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204
The Discussion Draft (1st public draft) will be released on Oct. 2, 2015. This is the first of four rounds of possible public input. Public comments due on Fri. Nov. 13, 2013. Staff will incorporate public feedback and issue a Proposed Draft in Dec. 2015 for additional public feedback. Public comments will be incorporated into the document once again and then submit a Recommended Draft to the Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC). Public Comments will be allowed at the PSC briefing on Jan. 26, 2016 and hearing (est.) Feb. 2, 2016.
Community members have a right to be involved in decisions that affect them. Participants can influence decision‐making and receive feedback on how their input was used. With your involvement, you help to create better projects and policies as a result of community participation. With partnerships like yours, PBOT will have a better understanding of the community and its concerns.
Fall 2015, PBOT staff will be out in the community providing information about Stage 2 of the TSP process and direction on how to provide feedback on the Discussion Draft. The Discussion Draft will be discussed at the following meetings and events. For more information, contact TSP@portlandoregon.gov
Stage 1 included TSP policies, projects, programs, and financial plan. Staff received public comment on the Discussion Draft then using the feedback, revised the document as a Proposed Draft to the Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC). The PSC heard public testimony and made a recommendation. The PSC's Recommended Draft of the Stage 1 TSP Update will go to City Council beginning on Nov. 19, 2015 at 2 p.m. at City Hall. Please check the City Auditor's website for updates and details. City Council will hear public testimony on the Stage 1 TSP Update Recommended Draft in four different ways:
Online via the Map App: www.portlandmaps/bps/mapapp
Email: Send to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Comprehensive Plan Testimony” in the subject line. Be sure to include your name and mailing address.
Letter: Send a letter with your comments to:
1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 130
Portland, OR 972014
In person: To testify, sign up on a testimony sheet as you enter Council Chambers on the day of the meeting. Individuals have 3 minutes to testify, unless otherwise stated at the meeting.
The City of Portland will gladly accommodate requests for an interpreter or make other accommodations that further inclusivity. Please make your request at least 48 hours before the meeting to the Council Clerk 823-4086. (TTY 503-823-6868).
There are three hearings on the Comprehensive Plan (including Stage 1 of the TSP Update):
Thursday, November 19, 2 – 5 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers
1221 SW 4th Ave
Thursday, December 3 2015, 6 – 9 p.m.
Mittleman Jewish Community Center
6651 SW Capitol Hwy
Thursday, December 10, 6 – 9 p.m.
Parkrose High School
12003 NE Shaver St
Additional public hearings may be scheduled. Please check the City Council website to confirm dates, times and locations for all hearings.
City Council meetings can be viewed at http://www.portlandoregon.gov/video .
To help ensure equal access to City programs, services and activities, the City of Portland will provide translation, reasonably modify policies/procedures, and provide auxiliary aids/services/alternative formats to persons with disabilities. For accommodations, translations, complaints, and additional information, contact Francesca Patricolo by email at TSP@portlandoregon.gov or by telephone (503) 823-5282. Or contact the Civil Rights Title VI & ADA Title II Program by email at email@example.com, by telephone (503) 823-2559, by City TTY (503) 823-6868, or use Oregon Relay Service: 711.
PBOT staff will be at the following meetings and events Fall 2015