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File #: PC 20-079    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Planning Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/1/2020 In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 6/8/2020 Final action:
Title: OC 2040 Update: Public Engagement Plan for the Oregon City Comprehensive Plan 2040 Vision and nomination for Two Members (Primary and Alternate) to Volunteer on the Project Advisory Team (PAT)
Sponsors: Pete Walter
Attachments: 1. Commission Report, 2. www.OC2040.com, 3. Project Advisory Team, 4. OC2040 Draft Community Engagement Plan-2020-05-19 (002)
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OC 2040 Update: Public Engagement Plan for the Oregon City Comprehensive Plan 2040 Vision and nomination for Two Members (Primary and Alternate) to Volunteer on the Project Advisory Team (PAT)

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RECOMMENDED ACTION (Motion):
1. Review the draft public engagement plan and provide feedback to staff.
2. Select 2 members of the Planning Commission to serve on the Project Advisory Team.


BACKGROUND:
Project Overview
The City of Oregon City is launching OC2040, a citywide effort to update the Oregon City Comprehensive Plan that will guide land use decisions over the next 20 years. The first step in the process is to create a community vision that reflects what community members love and want to preserve about Oregon City, and what they would like to see change by 2040. The Comprehensive Plan will consist of broad goals and policies to implement the vision and guide future growth and development.

Oregon City has seen significant changes in its population since the current Comprehensive Plan was adopted in 2004. Furthermore, previous outreach measures were not successful in soliciting input from those not already connected to local government. Traditional outreach methods coupled with long and complicated documents written only in English failed to engage a wider range of community members who really need to be heard. Therefore, the current Comprehensive Plan does not adequately reflect the needs of all community members in Oregon City.

OC2040 will employ a new approach that ensures all community members are given the opportunity to participate in a collective vision for the future that reflects our values and equitably supports all. Our approach will take care to assure marginalized community members have a voice. Outreach efforts will empower the community with information and facilitate careful listening to a diverse array of community members. We will work together to create a Comprehensive Plan that reflects the entire community, encourages participat...

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