Week of 2/3/20
Comments sought on FY 2020-21 Draft Work Program
Public comment on the FY 2020-21 Long Range Planning Draft Work Program is being accepted by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation Long Range Planning (LRP) staff through Feb. 28.

The work program identifies and ranks LRP staff's annual tasks including ordinances, projects and other transportation and community planning activities. Priorities include:


  • Planning and intergovernmental coordination for trails


  • Consider regulations to allow visitor-oriented activities at farm breweries/cideries as permitted by state law



  • Continue transportation planning for urban reserves and the Cooper Mountain area to evaluate the cumulative impact of future development on the countywide transportation system

Submit comments by Feb. 28 in one of the following ways:

  • Email: lutplan@co.washington.or.us. Include full name, street address, company/organization affiliation (if applicable) and other relevant contact information

  • Mail: Long Range Planning Section, Department of Land Use & Transportation, 155 N First Ave., Ste. 350 MS14, Hillsboro, OR 97124

  • In person: Public Services Building, 155 N First Ave., Third Floor, Ste. 350; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday

All comments received by Feb. 28 will be provided to the Washington County Board of Commissioners prior to adoption of the final work program. For more information, visit Annual Long Range Work Program.
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WC-ROADS HIGHLIGHTS
Road closures
  • Elwert Road, between the Kruger and Edy roads, Feb. 3-April 1, for construction of the Elwert/Kruger roundabout project. Detour map
  • Haide Road, between the Elwert Road and the future Sherwood high school access road, Feb. 3-April 1, for construction of the Elwert/Kruger roundabout project. Detour map
  • Kruger Road, between the Elwert/Kruger intersection the future Sherwood high school access road, through Feb. 3 (extended), for construction of the Elwert/Kruger roundabout project. Detour map
  • Tile Flat Road, between Grabhorn and Scholls Ferry roads, through Feb. 14, for construction by Willamette Water Supply Program. Detour map
Lane closures
  • 80th Avenue, between Colin Court and Taylors Ferry Road, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays through Feb. 28 (extended), for final work related to culvert replacement. Map
  • 175th Avenue, between Arbutus Drive and Pronghorn Lane, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays through Feb. 14, for installation of a storm line by Valley Pacific Construction. Map
  • 198th Avenue, between Farmington Road and Tualatin Valley Highway, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays intermittently through Dec. 31. Map
  • Barnes Road, between Valeria View Drive and SW Lois Lane, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. through March 13, for construction related to Peterkort parking lot. Map
  • Cedar Hills Boulevard/Park Way intersection, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Feb. 7 for utility work by NW Natural. Map
  • Glencoe Road and Pacific Street intersection, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays through Feb. 14 (extended), for pedestrian crossing improvements by the city of North Plains. Map
  • Jenkins Road, between 158th Avenue and Murray Boulevard, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. weekdays through Dec. 31. Map
  • Scholls Ferry Road, between Strobel Road and 175th Avenue, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. through Feb. 28 (extended), for utility work by NEI. Map
  • Taylors Ferry Road, between 80th Avenue and Washington Drive, intermittent closures 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays through Feb. 28 (extended), for final work related to bridge replacement. Map
NEIGHBORHOOD MEETINGS
NOTE:   This information is provided here as a courtesy only.   Neighborhood meetings are required before developers submit certain land use applications to the County (for areas outside cities).These meetings provide a forum for the developer, affected CPO (Community Participation Organization) and nearby property owners to discuss the proposal informally. County staff do not schedule or attend these meetings.
Feb. 13 - Proposed 6-lot subdivision
At 6 p.m. at the development site . The property is 1.11 acres in the R-5 District (4-5 units per acre) and is located 2445 SW 178th Ave. Contact Matthew Newman, NW Engineers, at mattn@nw-eng.com or 503-601-4402.

CPO 6; District 1
Melissa De Lyser | Public Affairs and Communications Manager

Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation

155 N. First Ave., Suite 350 MS16 | Hillsboro, OR 97124

503-846-4963 direct | 971-713-9658 mobile