Reserves Project Timeline


March 4, 2014: HB4078 passed Senate 30 - 0, forwarded to Governor's office

February 28, 2014: HB4078 passed House 59 - 0 (1 abstention) moved to Senate

February 13, 2014: House Bill 4078 introduced

February 20, 2014: State Court of Appeals decision delivered - remand and reversal of reserves decision

February 19, 2014: Legislative draft proposed

February 4, 2014: Legislative hearings on action to address reserves

August, 2012: Decision appealed to Oregon State Court of Appeals

August, 2012: LCDC issues written order acknowledging urban and rural reserves

May, 2011: Metro submit revised reserves (and IGA with Metro) to LCDC

October, 2010: LCDC Hearings and remand

June,  2010: Counties' Comprehensive Plan amendments delivered to the Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC).

May, 2010: Counties and Metro hearings

April, 2010: Washington County hearing, Ordinance 733 (adopting reserves)

February, 2010: Metro and counties Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA) adoptions

February 8, 2010: Core 4 final discussions on regional reserves, agreement on IGAs

January, 2010: Regional open houses for review and comment on Core 4 recommendations, Metro Council Public Hearings.

                     Previous Metro Coordinated Reserves Work Program Timeline:

November, 2007 - March, 2008: Establish committees and public involvement process

April, 2008 - August, 2008: Establish Urban and Rural Reserves Study Area (resulted in approximately 5-mile area beyond existing Urban Growth Boundary)

September, 2008 - April, 2009: Analyze Reserve Study Areas, apply urban and rural "factors" to assess suitability for urban or rural reserve recommendation.

May – July, 2009: Metro and counties, in partnership with cities and other stakeholders, conduct further evaluation of the suitability of rural and urban candidate areas.

August, 2009: County advisory committees make recommendations to county commissions on rural reserve areas and urban reserve areas.

August 10, 2009: Clackamas County Planning Commission Public Hearing

August 20, 2009: Washington County Public Hearing and informational open-house.

September, 2009: Draft Urban Growth Report and Regional Transportation Plan available. Individual county reserve area recommendations presented to regional Reserves Steering Committee.

October, 2009: Regional Reserves Steering Committee recommendation to Core 4 on preliminary rural reserve areas and urban reserve areas (Phase 3 Milestone.)

December 8, 15, 2009: Washington County Board of Commission Hearing

December 10, 2009: Multnomah County Board of Commission Hearing

December 16, 2009: Core 4 best efforts on reserves recommendations.