Public comment sought on Draft 2018-19 Work Program

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation, Planning and Development Services Division

The public is invited to comment on the Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation Long Range Planning Draft 2018-18 Annual Work Program.

The work program identifies and ranks Long Range Planning staff's annual tasks including ordinances, projects and other transportation and community planning activities. Highlights include:

  • Implementation of recommendations from the Aloha Tomorrow study
  • Completion of North Bethany Main Street planning
  • Updates to the Community Development Code including fair housing and food carts
  • Exploration of options to encourage affordable housing development
  • Development of the Cooper Mountain Area Transportation Refinement Plan
  • Continued updates to the TV Highway Corridor Transit Concept/Access Plan
  • Review of road standards
  • Continued participation in regional funding initiatives and policies
  • Participation in ongoing local, regional and state coordination and planning including:
  • Action on citizen, business and agency requests including:

Comments may be submitted by Feb. 8 in one of the following ways:

  • Email: Include full name, street address, company/organization affiliation (if applicable) and any other relevant contact information
  • Mail: Long Range Planning Section, Department of Land Use &Transportation, 155 N. 1st Ave., Ste. 350-14, Hillsboro, OR 97124
  • In person: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday at the above address

All comments received by Feb. 8 will be provided to the Washington County Board of Commissioners prior to adoption of the final work program on March 6.  Annual Work Program

Washington County is committed to planning and protecting the uses of the land and to building and maintaining a great transportation system, balancing care for the natural environment, economic development, safety and community livability.

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Communications Manager