The Metro Central Enhancement Committee administers funds generated by enhancement fees at Metro Central Station to neighborhood groups.
The Metro Central Enhancement Committee administers funds generated by enhancement fees collected at Metro Central Station. The purpose of the committee is to:
Sam Chase, councilor of Metro District 5, chairs the seven-member Metro Central enhancement committee. Neighborhood representatives must live within the grant target area and are nominated from their respective neighborhood association: Forest Park, Friends of Cathedral Park, Linnton, Northwest Industrial area and the Northwest District. One member represents environmental groups with an interest in the grant target area. Members are appointed by Councilor Chase and confirmed by the Metro Council to serve a two-year term.
Two vacancies will be filled on the committee this fall. Current committee members:
Vacancies include a representative of the Northwest Industrial Neighborhood Association and environmental organizations serving North and Northwest Portland.
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