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Agenda: March 21 Neighborhood Centers PEG meeting


Neighborhood Centers Policy Expert Group

Date:  Thursday, March 21
Time:  8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Location:1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, Conference Room 2500A (Second Floor)

Welcome, Introductions and Updates (8:00 a.m.)
Presenter: Steve Faust, Facilitator

Review of Draft Comprehensive Plan Policies: Housing (8:15 a.m.)
Presenters: Uma Krishnan, BPS
Description: Continuation of review of the Working Draft policies, focusing on the Housing Affordability section of Chapter 2 and, time permitting, other policy sections that are priority issues for PEG members.  Are the policies forwarding the intent of the Portland Plan?  Are they taking us in the right direction, wrong direction, what is missing?
Related Material:  Comprehensive Plan Working Draft

Growth Scenarios Update (9:00 a.m.)
Presenters:  Tom Armstrong and Spencer Williams, BPS
Description: Update on the Alternative Growth Scenarios Analysis, focusing on housing choice (location, unit diversity, affordability) and access to employment. Discussion will focus on the policy implications of the preliminary findings of the analysis. 

Equity Issues: How can Portland guide growth in ways that help provide housing options for all Portlanders and allow more people, especially in underserved communities, to live closer to employment opportunities?

Public Comment (9:45 a.m.) 

Next Steps (9:55 a.m.)

Adjourn (10:00 a.m.)

For more information, please contact Bill Cunningham, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability at 503-823-4203 or or Steve Faust, Facilitator at 503-278-3456 or