Special City Council Meeting on November 5 to Honor outgoing City Planner Carole Connell

City Council will hold a Special Meeting prior to the regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting on November 5, 2018 at 7 PM in the library of River Grove Elementary School to recognize and honor outgoing City Planner, Carole Connell.


Special City Council Meeting (prior to regular Planning Commission meeting)

November 5, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.

River Grove Elementary School library



1. Recognition of Carole Connell, outgoing City Planner


Duplex Appeal Hearing Continued to November

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, at the applicant’s request for additional time, that the public hearing on appeal of the Planning Commission's denial of an application for Hardship Relief to construct a duplex at 19232 Pilkington Road is continued until Monday, November 5, 2018. At the October 8, 2018 City Council meeting, the hearing on appeal was automatically continued and not opened. In their request, the applicant has also granted an additional 37-day extension to the 120-day decision period, which has been extended already by 87 days.  Please consider this your notice of the next public hearing on appeal on the matter which will be held on November 5, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the library of River Grove Elementary School, 5850 McEwan Rd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035, Lake Oswego, OR 97035.

The notice of appeal identifies the following issues: (1) ORS 227.180(3) – ex parte contacts; (2) RLDO 8.090 – ex parte contacts; (3) Bias; (4) RLDO 8.070(d) – disqualification; and (5) RLDO 6.060(b) – Hardship Relief.

The appellant has not requested de novo review; pursuant to RLDO Section 8.190, the scope of the hearing shall be restricted to the record of the proceeding before the Planning Commission and no new evidence will be allowed.  Oral and written argument in favor of or in opposition to the request will be received during the hearing in accordance with RLDO Section 8.190 (c). Written comments may be submitted prior to the hearing by emailing manager@cityofrivergrove.com or mailing to Leanne Moll, City Manager/Recorder, City of Rivergrove P.O. Box 1104, Lake Oswego, OR 97035.

Failure to raise an issue in person or by letter precludes appeal.  In raising an issue, the relevant criteria of which the issue is directed must be specified.  Failure to do so will preclude appeal on the criterion. 

Copies of the appeal and related documents can be obtained at cost and are available for review by contacting the City Manager/City Recorder at 503-639-6919 or via e-mail at manager@cityofrivergrove.com.  Electronic copies are free of charge. Any questions regarding the appeal should be addressed to the City Manager/City Recorder at 503-639-6919 or via e-mail at manager@cityofrivergrove.com. The file will be available for inspection prior to the hearing (contact the City to see the report or obtain a copy provided at cost).

The City Council will review the appeal and make a decision according to RLDO Section 8.210. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard.