ENB-11.05 - Bridgeton Neighborhood Plan Action Charts

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The complete text of the Bridgeton Neighborhood Plan Action Charts is available as a PDF download.

WHEREAS, the Bridgeton Neighborhood Plan is a neighborhood-initiated plan covering the policy areas of Housing, Business and Neighborhood Design; Transportation and Public Utilities; Environment; Community; and Public Safety; and
WHEREAS, Bridgeton Neighborhood households, businesses, institutions, public and non-profit service providers, and community-based organizations and associations have participated in the Bridgeton Neighborhood's planning process since March 1996 and worked together to develop a shared vision of the neighborhood's future, identify public and private resources for implementation of the plan's policies and objectives, and coordinate strategies among implementors to achieve the neighborhood's envisioned future; and
WHEREAS, the Bridgeton Neighborhood Plan was systematically reviewed and is supported by the Bureau of Buildings, Bureau of Environmental Services, Bureau of Fire and Emergency Services, Bureau of General Services, Bureau of Housing and Community Development, Bureau of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Water, Metro, Multnomah County, National Marine Fisheries Service, Office of Transportation, Oregon Department of Transportation, Oregon Division of State Lands, Pacific Power and Light, Peninsula Drainage District #2, Police Bureau, Portland Development Commission, Portland Public Schools, State Marine Board, Tri-Met, and U.S. Corps of Engineers; and
WHEREAS, the Bridgeton Neighborhood Plan has been approved by the Bridgeton Neighborhood Association; and
WHERAS, more than seventy-five percent of the actions listed in the Implementation Chart have as implementors community-based organizations and associations such as the Bridgeton Neighborhood Association, North Portland Neighborhood Office, and Friends of Trees; and
WHEREAS, the action chart implementation framework of 20 years is timed and phased to take into account the incremental achievement of plan policies and objectives within the limited resources available to identified voluntary plan implementors over time; and
WHEREAS, identification of an implementor for an action item in an implementation chart is an expression of interest and support with the understanding that circumstances may affect an implementor's ability and timing to take action; and
WHEREAS, the attainment of the vision statement, policies and objectives of the Bridgeton Neighborhood Plan are dependent upon the coordination of independent actions carried out by private interests, non-profit organizations, area institutions, public service providers and community-based associations over the 20 year period of the Bridgeton Neighborhood Plan;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of the City of Portland, a municipal corporation of the State of Oregon, that the City Council adopts the implementation action charts of the Bridgeton Neighborhood Plan which was adopted by the Council as Ordinance No. 171238 on June 4, 1997, with the exception of Action Items T2 and T3, which was adopted by the Council as Ordinance No. 171239 on June 4, 1997. It is understood that the action charts which specify the projects and programs are a starting place. Implementors, through their listings in the action charts, demonstrate their interest and support for the Bridgeton Neighborhood Plan with the understanding that circumstances may affect their ability to take action at the specified time. It is also understood that future circumstances, resource capabilities, and plan performance may require further refinement, replacement, or substitution of existing action chart items and timelines.

Resolution No. 35619 adopted by Council June 4, 1997.
Filed for inclusion in PPD September 24, 2004.

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