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From: Dylan Blaylock, Clackamas County Community Relations Specialist, 503-742-5917

02-26-15

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Clackamas County Commissioner Tootie Smith at Lake Oswego Adult Community Center on March 4

Clackamas County Commissioner Tootie Smith will appear Wednesday, March 4, at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center to speak with residents about pressing issues facing county residents. In particular, Smith seeks to hear from the public about two key issues: the impact of the Metro Climate Smart Strategy on the county and overall land use. All members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The Adult Community Center is located at 505 G Ave. in Lake Oswego. Smith will appear from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A description of the event being distributed for area residents is as follows:

Metro’s Climate Smart Strategy & Clackamas County Land Use:
A Chance for Citizens to Speak Directly with Commissioner Tootie Smith!

In late 2014, the Metro Council adopted the Climate Smart Strategy – a set of policies, strategies and actions that seek to guide our region in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Among several components, the plan involves recommendations about transportation and land use. This strategy still must be considered by a state commission before implementation, but Clackamas County Commissioners voted against the adoption of the measure.

Commissioner Tootie Smith wants to hear directly from the residents of Lake Oswego, and surrounding communities, about this timely issue as well as overall county land use. This is your chance for face-to-face time to weigh in on the best paths moving forward! Tootie wants to hear directly from residents and business representatives about:

For more information, media may contact Clackamas County Community Relations Specialist Dylan Blaylock at 503-742-5917 or dblaylock@clackamas.us.

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