NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Forest Gove Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, October 3, 2016, at 7:00 PM or thereafter, at the Forest Grove Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, to consider the following proposal:

Planning Commission recommendation to City Council to adopt the City of Forest Grove Parks and Recreation Master Plan Update

City of Forest Grove

File Number:

Review Process:
Type IV (Legislative Land Use Decision)

The Planning Commission recommendation shall be based on findings of fact considered by the Commission to be relevant to the decision. The decision shall state the facts relied upon and briefly indicate how those facts support the decision. Decision considerations include consistency with applicable Oregon Statewide Land Use Planning Goals pertaining to citizen in volvement, land use planning, natural resources, pulic facilities and services, transportation and urbanization, applicable Metro Regional Framework Plan Policies concerning parks, open space and recreational facilities and relevant policies of the Forest Grove Comprehensive Plan pertaining to citizen involvement, community sustainability, land use, public facilities and community services, transportation, and urbanization.

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 City Council 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. A copy of the report is available for inspection before the hearing at the City Recorder’s Office or by visiting the City’s website at Written comments or testimony may be submitted at the hearing or e-mailed to City Recorder’s Office,, or sent to P.O. Box 326, 1924 Council Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116, prior to the hearing. For further information, pertaining to this proposal, please contact the Community Development Department, PO Box 326, 1924 Council Street, (503) 992-3226 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Daniel Riordan, Senior Planner,

Anna D. Ruggles, CMC, City Recorder
Publish 09/28/2016. FGNT15862301