(File No. 311-15-00033-PLNG)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Gove Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 15, 2016, at 7:00 PM or thereafter, at the Forest Grove Community Auditorium (1915 Main Street) to consider a legislative amendment to the Forest Grove Transportation System Plan to add text and graphics to Chapter 5 (Pedestrian System Plan) and Chapter 6 (Bicycle System Plan) showing the preferred route of the Council Creek Regional Trail.

The proposal will be reviewed based on the following considerations:

1. Consistency with Applicable Comprehensive Plan Policies;
2. Consistency with Oregon Statewide Land Use Planning Goals;
3. Consistency with Metro Regional Framework Plan; and
4. Consistency with Metro Urban Growth Management Functional Plan or Regional Transportation Functional Plan, as applicable

All persons will be given reasonable opportunity to give testimony about this proposal responding to the review criteria. If an issue is not raised in the hearing (by person or by letter) or if the issue is not explained in sufficient detail to allow the Planning Commission to respond to the issue, then that issue cannot be used for an appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals. If additional documents or evidence are provided in support of the application, any party shall be entitled to a continuance of the hearing. Unless there is a continuance, if a participant so requests before the conclusion of the initial evidentiary hearing, the record shall remain open for at least seven days after the hearing. Information pertaining to this request, including requesting a continuance or submitting written comments, may be obtained from Senior Planner Daniel Riordan at the Community Development Department, PO Box 326, 1924 Council Street, (503) 992-3226 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ( The staff report will be available seven days prior to the hearing; copies will be available at cost.

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
Published: February 10, 2016 FGNT7568