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Orientation to the work of the Watershed Health and Environment PEG

Draft Policies

Proposed PEG discussion time frame: Fall 2012

Materials: Draft Comprehensive Policy Topic: Watershed Health and Environment (6/12/12)

  • Are there other adopted policy documents that we should review? 

  • Are there major topics contained in the document that we should discuss at one of our PEG meetings?

Topics for WH/E PEG discussions

Proposed PEG discussion time frame: Summer 2012 – Winter 2013

Materials:  Discussion Topics and Schedule (6/28/12)

  • Are there topics missing from our list?

  • Are there 1 - 2 PEG members who would like to help staff draft/review the discussion papers?

Topics for cross-PEG discussions

Proposed PEG discussion time frame: Fall 2012 – Winter 2012

Some potential cross-PEG discussion topics include:

  • How the Comprehensive Plan policies will be balanced 

  • Employment/industrial land and watershed/environmental health

  • Networks (including greenways) and habitat corridors

  • Design with nature and infrastructure equity

  • Environmental justice and infrastructure equity; economic development; resiliency

Topics for the WH/E PEG to track (ongoing)

Proposed PEG discussion time frame: as needed

City staff plan to track these other Comprehensive Plan discussion topics:

  • Human Health (drinking water, toxics/pollution prevention, noise)

  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation

  • Partnerships, Stewardship and Education

  • Energy and Resource Efficiency (eco-districts, water conservation, transportation, materials management, solid waste reduction and recycling, stormwater and greywater reuse)

  • Other Willamette River values 

  • Brownfield redevelopment

  • Green Economy

  • Transportation/air quality

  • Infrastructure (well field protection area)