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Agenda: August 13, 2013 Joint Neighborhood Centers and Residential Development and Compatibility PEG meeting

Tuesday, August 13 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, Conference Room 7A (Seventh Floor)

Welcome, Introductions and Overview (3:00 p.m.)

Presenters: Steve Faust, Facilitator; Bill Cunningham and Barry Manning, BPS
This joint PEG meeting focuses on topics that are of mutual interest to both the Neighborhood Centers and Residential Development & Compatibility PEGs. This meeting will be an opportunity to share the perspectives of both PEGs in exploring how the role of centers and corridors as places of growth and activity relates and transitions to adjacent lower-density residential areas. 

Scale Transitions (3:15 p.m.)

Presenters: Bill Cunningham and Debbie Bischoff, BPS
Description: Discuss approaches to achieving transitions in scale between higher-density centers/corridors and adjacent lower-density residential areas.  Topics include approaches to step-downs in building scale, locations of zoning boundaries, and appropriate zoning depth.  BPS staff is seeking PEG input on potential approaches to implementing the draft policies.

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Use and Activity Transitions (4:10 p.m.)

Presenter:  Barry Manning, BPS
Description:  Discuss issues related to addressing the interface between the uses and activities in centers and corridors with adjacent residential areas.  BPS staff are seeking PEG input on potential priorities and approaches related to implementing the draft policies.

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Public Comment (4:45 p.m.)

Next Steps (4:55 p.m.)

Adjourn (5:00 p.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