From: Ellen Rogalin, Clackamas County Department of Transportation and Development, 503-742-4274 ellenrog@co.clackamas.or.us Date: 07-23-13

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Public invited to comment on bike, pedestrian and freight projects in Clackamas County proposed for regional funding

Clackamas County will host an open house Thursday, Aug. 1, 6:15-8 p.m., to give the public an opportunity to learn more about and comment on six transportation improvement projects being considered for regional funding through Metro's Regional Flexible Funds program.

At the open house, the public will be able to gather more information about each of the proposed projects and express their views about the projects to County and city officials.  The meeting will be in room 115 of the Development Services Building, 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City. 

The six projects, proposed by Clackamas County and the cities of Gladstone, Happy Valley and Oregon City, are being considered for funding in 2016-18.  The funds, which come from three federal programs and are allocated by the region every two to three years, must be spent on bicycle, pedestrian and/or freight transportation projects.

The six proposed projects (listed in alphabetical order) are:

Final decisions about which projects to move forward for funding will be made by a committee of representatives from jurisdictions in Clackamas County urban areas.  Members of that committee will be at the Aug. 1 open house.

People who would like to comment but are not able to attend the Aug. 1 event are welcome to send comments to transportation planning supervisor Karen Buehrig at karenb@co.clackamas.or.us or 150 Beavercreek Road, Oregon City, OR 97045.  Comments will be accepted through Thursday, Aug. 8.

More information about the Regional Flexible Funds program, and project descriptions in Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and Russian, can be found at www.oregonmetro.gov/rffa.

Questions or comments about Clackamas County projects may be sent to Buehrig at karenb@co.clackamas.or.us or 503-742-4683.

For more information:  www.oregonmetro.gov/rffa or Karen Buehrig, KarenB@clackamas.us or 503-742-4683.

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