CITY OF HILLSBORO NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CASE FILE NO.: PUD-002-21 NUEVA ESPERANZA MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held before the Hillsboro Planning Commission, through a Zoom virtual meeting at or shortly after 6:00 p.m., on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. At this hearing, the Planning Commission will consider a request for a consolidated Planned Unit Development (PUD) Concept Plan application and implementing Development Review application for the Nueva Esperanza multi-family development to be located on one property approximately 6.12 acres in size. The applicant also requests approval of a major adjustment to the maximum density standards of the SCR-MD zone to allow up to 28.51 dwelling units per net acre. The applicant proposes construction of 12 three-story apartment buildings consisting of 150 residential dwelling units in three phases, and 162 parking spaces. The proposed development would include playgrounds, picnic areas, walking areas, a community garden and dog area. Pedestrian connections to NE 53rd Avenue and NE Hidden Creek Drive would also be provided. The apartment units will be reserved for households whose incomes are at or below 60% of the metro region area median income, with eight units targeted to persons at or below 20% of the metro region median family income. The property owners and applicant are the City of Hillsboro and the Housing Development Center, represented by Greta Holmstrom, Standridge, Inc. The subject property is specifically identified as Tax Lot 400 on Washington County Assessor’s Tax Map 1N2-34CB and is generally located north of NE Hidden Creek Drive, south of NE Elam Young Parkway, east of NE 53rd Avenue and west of NE 55th Avenue. The applicable approval criteria for the PUD application may be found in Section 12.80.120 of the Community Development Code (CDC), Section 12.80.040 for the Development Review application and Section 12.80.156 for Major Adjustments. The CDC may be viewed online at or in the Planning Division office. The complete application, staff report and responses to all related criteria for this application will be available by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. All interested persons are invited to attend this virtual hearing on Zoom (instructions below) and will be given an opportunity to be heard concerning the proposal. Testimony can be provided during the hearing via teleconference or submitted in writing prior to the meeting. Social Distancing is essential in reducing the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The City is using technology to make meetings available to the Public without increasing the risk of exposure. Please contact the Planning Department at (503) 681-6153 or by email at if you would like more information on how to join the Zoom virtual meeting. Written Testimony: If you would like to submit written testimony ahead of the hearing please send your testimony via email to Testimony received prior to 8:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing will be posted to the agenda packet online. Testimony received after 8:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing will be forwarded to the Planning Commission either before or during the meeting. Please note that Planning Commission may have limited time to review any written testimony received after 8:00 a.m. on the day of the public hearing. Please reference the case file no. on all written testimony. Teleconference Testimony: You may pre-register to speak during the hearing by providing your name, phone number, address, and Zoom account name to via email at prior to 5:00 p.m. on the day of the hearing. Your information will not be shared at the hearing. If you pre-register and provide your contact information, the City will mail you a copy of the notice of decision once the hearing is closed and a decision has been rendered. At the hearing, the Planning Commission President may read down the list of those who pre-registered. If you were unable to pre-register prior to the meeting, you may email during the hearing to request to speak. You will have three minutes to speak once called upon. Members of the public using Zoom will not be able to share their screen during the meeting; presentation materials should be submitted as written testimony by 5:00 p.m. on the day of the hearing to Testimony should avoid repetition of issues and should be based on the application or on the approval criteria listed above. Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 197.763 provides that under certain circumstances, the record may remain open, or a continuance may be granted upon the request of a participant. Telephone conversations cannot be accepted as testimony. General comments, requests and inquiries, not related to the hearing, can be emailed to Pursuant to Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) 197.763, failure to raise an issue at the final evidentiary hearing, or by close of the record, in person or by letter, or failure to provide statements or evidence sufficient to afford the decision maker an opportunity to respond to the issue precludes appeal to the Land Use Board of Appeals based on that issue. For more information contact: Leslie Hamilton, Senior Planner, at (503) 681-5292 or by email at leslie.hamilton@ Publish September 2, 2021 HT213991

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Publication: OPC Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2021/09/01

End Date: 2021/09/02

Owner: City of Hillsboro


County: Washington