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City Council to consider 82nd Avenue upgrades for pedestrians and businesses

The 82nd Avenue Study: Understanding Barriers to Development looks at the development potential of properties along 82nd Avenue and identifies barriers to new development and pedestrian safety. The study presents ideas that can be addressed in the near term with an eye toward long-term solutions.

Community members are invited to review the 82nd Avenue Study: Understanding Barriers to Development Recommended Draft Report and testify to City Council on May 23 at 2 p.m. or send their testimony in writing (see below for directions).

Background
On March 12, 2019, the Planning and Sustainability Commission unanimously voted (9 – 0) to forward the 82nd Avenue Study proposals to City Council. The Recommended Draft incorporates feedback on the 82nd Avenue Study Draft Report (December 2018) from agency staff, community members and the Planning and Sustainability Commission. Thank you to everyone who provided content, feedback and edits.

How to testify
There are several ways you can testify:

In person at a public hearing
Thursday, May 23, 2 p.m.
Council Chambers at Portland City Hall
1221 SW 4th Avenue, Portland OR

Online via the Map App
Written testimony must be received by the time of the hearing and must include your name and address.
Visit: https://www.portlandmaps.com/bps/mapapp/maps.html#mapTheme=82nd
Testifying on the Map App is as easy as sending an email – just follow the instructions!

Send a letter (must be received by May 23 at 2 p.m.)
Written testimony must be received by the time of the hearing and must include your name and address.
Portland City Council c/o Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Attn: 82nd Avenue Study Testimony
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 7100
Portland, OR 97201

For more information, contact Marty Stockton at the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability at 503-823-2041 or Marty.Stockton@portlandoregon.gov.