Planning Commission and City Council Topics
Summer planning commission and CITY COUNCIL MEETINGs TO BE HELD IN LLOYD MINOR PARK
Please note that the August Planning Commission and City Council meetings will be held in Lloyd Minor Park, located between the streets of Marlin Avenue, Tualamere Avenue and Dogwood Drive.
HEARING ON APPEAL OF DENIAL OF A DUPLEX AT 19232 PILKINGTON ROAD
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a public hearing will be held by the Rivergrove City Council at or shortly after 6:00 PM on Monday, August 13, 2018, at Lloyd Minor Park on Dogwood Drive between Tualamere Avenue and Marlin Avenue, Rivergrove, Oregon. The purpose of the hearing is for City Council to consider an appeal by the applicant of the July 2, 2018 decision of the Rivergrove Planning Commission denying an application for Hardship Relief to construct a duplex at 19232 Pilkington Road.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
PROPOSED TREE ORDINANCE SENT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT
After several work sessions, the Tree Advisory Board has further updated the proposed tree ordinance. A draft of Ordinance 93-2018, which regulates tree removal in the City of Rivergrove, has been sent to the Department of Land Conservation and Development. Public comment will be heard at the September 10, 2018 Planning Commission meeting after all residents are notified. You may view the Ordinance draft here.
RIVER ACCESS AT STARK BOAT RAMP ON AUGUST CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
On Monday, August 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in Lloyd Minor Park, City Council will hold a Type IV Public Hearing to consider amending Ordinance #80-2011, an ordinance adopting hours of operation for the Rivergrove City parks and river access. At the meeting, City Council will hear public comment and discuss possible changes that will regulate river access at Stark Boat Ramp. The public hearing on this matter will be conducted pursuant to the rules of procedure adopted by City Council. Oral and written testimony regarding boat ramp usage and hours will be received during the hearing. Written comments may be submitted prior to the hearing by mailing to Leanne Moll, City Manager/Recorder, City of Rivergrove P.O. Box 1104, Lake Oswego, OR 97035 or emailing email@example.com no later than August 9, 2018. Ordinance 80-2011 may be viewed here.
All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR INPUT ON SHORT TERM RENTALS
The City of Rivergrove appreciates your responses to the survey regarding short-term rentals. City Council rescheduled the discussion of short-term rentals to the Monday, August 13 meeting.
INTERESTED IN RUNNING FOR CITY COUNCIL?
If you are interested in running for City Councilor in the November general election, please contact Leanne Moll at firstname.lastname@example.org for a checklist and forms to get started. The statewide deadline for filing election paperwork and supporting signatures is August 28, 2018
- The Planning Commission denied a proposed duplex at 19232 Pilkington Road (the northeast corner of Childs Road and Pilkington Road).
- Development Applications for two single-family homes at 19680 Canal Road and 4485 West Road in the Canal Park subdivision were approved by the Planning Commission.
- The Planning Commission approved an emergency tree removal permit for a fallen ash in the floodplain and required one mitigation tree .
- City Council required the developer of 5450 Childs Road (lot at the end of Lorna Lane) to provide funds sufficient to eventually construct a 6-foot wide wood chip pedestrian path.
- City Council temporarily closed the Stark Boat Ramp on the second and third weekends in July.
- At an emergency City Council meeting held on July 14, 2018, Council repealed its earlier decision to temporarily close Stark Boat Ramp.