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Type III Historic Review

UPDATES

JANUARY 29, 2016
Application Approved
No appeals were submitted after the issuance of the notice of the Historic Landmarks Commission’s decision to approve the Type III Historic Reviews application. The decision made by the Commission is now final.

NOVEMBER 12, 2015
Historic Landmarks Commission Unanimously Approves Type III Historic Review Application
On November 9, 2015, the Historic Landmarks Commission unanimously voted 4 to 0 to approve the Portland Water Bureau’s Type III Historic Review application for the Washington Park Reservoir Improvements Projects. LEARN MORE HERE.

OCTOBER 26, 2015
Historic Landmarks Commission Meeting Rescheduled for November 9, 2015
The Commission was scheduled to deliberate on the proposal and make a tentative decision at a public meeting on October 26, 2015. Due to a lack of quorum, this meeting has been rescheduled to November 9, 2015. LEARN MORE HERE.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Historic Landmarks Commission Meeting Rescheduled for October 26
The Commission was scheduled to deliberate on the proposal and make a tentative decision at a public meeting on September 14, 2015. This meeting has been rescheduled to October 26, 2015. LEARN MORE HERE.

AUGUST 12, 2015
Historic Landmarks Commission Decision on Type III Historic Review Application Scheduled for September 14
On August 10, 2015, a public hearing was held before the Historic Landmarks Commission to review the Portland Water Bureau’s Type III Historic Review application for the Washington Park Reservoir Improvements Project. During testimony, a member of the public requested that the record be left open for submission of new evidence.
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JULY 20, 2015
Public Comment Period Open, Hearing Scheduled for Type III Historic Review Application
In May 2015, the Water Bureau submitted a Type III Historic Resource Review application and a Type III Conditional Use, Environmental, and Tree Reviews application to the BDS for the proposed Washington Park Reservoir Improvements Project. On June 30, 2015, BDS deemed the Type III Historic Resource Review application complete and issued a “Request for Response.” The Request for Response officially opened the public comment period and set a date for a public hearing in front of the Historic Landmarks Commission on August 10, 2015.
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