NOTICE OF BALLOT TITLE BALLOT TITLE CAPTION: ROCKWOOD-WEST GRESHAM RENEWAL PLAN EXTENSION – REQUIRES NO NEW TAXES QUESTION: Shall the City extend Rockwood-West Gresham Renewal Plan to 2029 and continue to fund transportation, housing, parks, and jobs? STATEMENT: This Measure approves an extension of the Rockwood-West Gresham Renewal Plan from 2023 to 2029, allowing the City more time to utilize the money that was originally approved by the voters in 2003. The extension would not impose new taxes, nor raise existing taxes. The City estimates that approximately $37 million dollars will be available over the next six years to invest in new projects that will improve the quality of life for the community. Funds for the Rockwood-West Gresham Renewal Plan will support new projects such as: — Transportation improvements — Parks and Recreation — Access to quality housing options — Jobs Projects funded will reflect the goals of the adopted 2003 plan and future community outreach will assist in prioritizing the projects. Funding comes from newly generated property taxes from new development and increased property values in the urban renewal area. Funding generated within the area must be spent on projects within the areas. Urban Renewal is not a new tax. A copy of the Plan and Plan Amendment and additional information is available at https:// An elector may file a petition for review of this ballot title. The petition must state the reason(s) the title filed is insufficient, not concise, or unfair; and must be filed with the Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 15, 2022. Any person filing a challenge must also file a copy of the challenge with the City Recorder, City of Gresham, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, Oregon, 97030 by the end of the next business day after the petition is filed with the Circuit Court. Susanjoy Wright, CMC City Recorder Publish February 4, 2022 OL230834

ad: 230834

Publication: Gresham Legals 2

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2022/02/04

End Date: 2022/02/04

Owner: City of Gresham


County: Multnomah