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ENB-11.18 - Hillsdale Town Center Plan Action Charts

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The complete text of the Hillsdale Town Center Plan Action Chartsis available for download as a PDF document.

WHEREAS, the Hillsdale Town Center Plan is a citizen-initiated plan covering the policy areas of Land Use, Transportation, Business Growth and Development, Urban Design, Community, Environment and Recreation, and Housing; and
WHEREAS, Hillsdale Town Center households, businesses, institutions, public and non-profit service providers, and community-based organizations and associations have participated in the Hillsdale Town Center planning process since May 1996 and worked together to develop a shared vision for the town center's future, identify public and private resources for implementation of the plan's policies and objectives, and coordinate strategies among implementors to achieve the town center's envisioned future; and
WHEREAS, the Hillsdale Town Center Plan was systematically reviewed and is supported by the Bureau of Buildings, Bureau of Environmental Services, Bureau of Fire and Emergency Services, Bureau of Housing and Community Development, Bureau of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Water, Metro, Office of Transportation, Police Bureau, Portland Development Commission, Portland Public Schools, Tri-Met, Office of Neighborhood Associations, and Housing Authority of Portland; and
WHEREAS, the Hillsdale Town Center Plan has been approved by the Hillsdale Neighborhood Association; and
WHEREAS more than eighty percent of the actions listed in the action charts have as implementors community-based organizations and associations such as the Hillsdale Neighborhood Association, Hillsdale Steering Committee, Southwest Neighbors, Inc, Hillsdale Business and Professional Association, Friends of Trees, Friends of Marquam Nature Park, Parent-Teacher Associations, and Friends of Terwilliger Parkway; 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 action 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 Hillsdale Town Center 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 Hillsdale Town Center 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 Hillsdale Town Center Plan which was adopted by the Council as Ordinance No. 171699 on October 22, 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 Hillsdale Town Center 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. 35649 adopted by Council October 22, 1997.
Filed for inclusion in PPD September 24, 2004.

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