Laugh for Livability!

Coalition for a Livable Future's signature fundraiser enters its 5th year and is better than ever!

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/10/2011 - 6:00pm

Clackamas County Board of Commissioners Meeting: Molalla Urban Reserves

The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners holds a hearing and vote on the City of Molalla's urban reserves proposal, which would designate 2,290 acres as urban reserves, including 1,816 acres currently zoned as agriculture and exclusive farm use.

The County Planning Commission unanimously recommended denial of the proposal in March, as reported in this article from the Oregonian.

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/27/2011 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Washington County Board of Commissioners Meeting--Urban Reserves

The Washington County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing, and likely vote, on proposed urban/rural reserve map created through a compromise with Metro Council in March.

The meeting will be held at 6:30pm at the Washington County Public Services Building, 155 N First Avenue in Hillsboro.

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/26/2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Commons Convergence

Oregon's Commons are the physical and cultural assets that belong to all of us.

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/07/2011 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Washington County and Metro To Hold Hearing on New Reserves Proposal Tuesday

Craig Beebe, 1000 Friends Communications Intern

 

As the Washington County Commissioners and Metro Council prepare for a rare joint public hearing this Tuesday, March 15, the Washington County urban and rural reserves process is far from settled. Yet the most recent proposal still contains several areas of significant concern to 1000 Friends of Oregon and other advocates in Washington County.

Who Gets Access? Transportation Equity from the National to the Local

Transportation is crucial to ensuring opportunity for all – connecting us to jobs, schools, housing, healthcare, and grocery stores. But millions of working families and people of color live in communities where quality transportation options are unaffordable, unreliable, or nonexistent.
The type of transportation system we build, where we put it, who builds it, and how we operate it have an enormous impact on our economy, our climate and our health.

To learn more about these issues and what we can do about it, we invite you to a box lunch event:

Who Gets Access?

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/06/2011 - 11:30am - 2:00pm

Portland Plan Fair

The City of Portland hosts the final of four community fairs seeking input on the city's draft strategies and actions for the city's future. The draft Strategies, encompassing Economic Prosperity/Affordability, Equity, Education, and Healthy Connected Neighborhoods, are available here. For details on the first fair and the draft strategies, read our account here.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/12/2011 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Portland Plan Fair

The City of Portland hosts the third of four community fairs seeking input on the city's draft strategies and actions for the city's future. The draft Strategies, encompassing Economic Prosperity/Affordability, Equity, Education, and Healthy Connected Neighborhoods, are available here. For details on the first fair and the draft strategies, read our account here.

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/10/2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Portland Plan Fair

The City of Portland hosts the second of four community fairs seeking input on the city's draft strategies and actions for the city's future. The draft Strategies, encompassing Economic Prosperity/Affordability, Equity, Education, and Healthy Connected Neighborhoods, are available here. For details on the first fair and the draft strategies, read our account here.

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/06/2011 - 12:30pm - 3:00pm

Seeking Input on Its Future Strategies, City of Portland Hosts Community Fairs

Craig Beebe, 1000 Friends Communications Intern

The City of Portland held the first of four Portland Plan "fairs" Wednesday evening, March 2, giving the public an opportunity to read and respond to the city’s developing proposals for its future.

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