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East Metro Connections Plan Steering Committee

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The Steering Committee is committed to working together toward the prosperity of East Metro.

Final recommendation

Review the investment packages that make up the action plan for East Metro. Download

Local council action on East Metro Connections Plan

The action plan was unanimously endorsed by all of the following:

East Metro Connections Plan steering committee (June 6)
East Multnomah County Transportation Committee (June 11)
East Metro Economic Alliance (June 14)
Troutdale City Council (June 26)
Wood Village City Council (July 10) Multnomah County Commission (July 12)
Gresham City Council (July 17)
Fairview City Council (July 18)
Metro Council (Aug. 9)

Highlights and findings

Check out the steering committee meeting packets for a readable and informative a summary of the important findings.
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The East Metro Connections Plan steering committee endorsed the action plan at their final meeting on June 6, 2012. The committee met at key milestones to guide the development of the action plan.

Committee members include elected officials, community members and stakeholders. The steering committee will meet at key milestones to progress major elements of the East Metro Connections Plan. The committee was established by Metro resolution in November 2010.

East Metro Connections Plan steering committee

Councilor Shirley Craddick, Metro
Mayor Mike Weatherby, City of Fairview
Mayor Jim Kight, City of Troutdale
Mayor Patricia Smith, City of Wood Village
Mayor Shane Bemis, City of Gresham
Commissioner Diane McKeel, Multnomah County
Rian Windsheimer, Oregon Department of Transportation
Steve Entenman, East Metro Economic Alliance
Mark Garber, East Metro Economic Alliance
Carol Rulla, Coalition of Gresham Neighborhoods
Greg Olson, Multnomah County Bicycle and Pedestrian Citizen Advisory Committee
Councilor Diana Helm, City of Damascus
Commissioner Jamie Damon, Clackamas County
Alan Lehto, TriMet
Michelle Gregory, Mount Hood Community College
Susie Lahsene, Port of Portland
Hector Osuna, El Programa Hispano
Dwight Unti, Tokola Properties
Ron Cazares, FedEx
Jane Van Dyke, Columbia Slough Watershed

Steering committee meeting materials

June 6, 2012

The steering committee endorsed the recommendation and action plan and discussed implementation opportunities.

April 18, 2012

The steering committee reviewed a draft recommendation and action plan.

April 2, 2012 

The steering committee reviewed the evaluation of potential transportation projects and prioritized some evaluation factors over others.

Dec. 14, 2011

The steering committee reviewed future transportation needs and confirmed an approach to evaluate potential transportation projects.

July 27, 2011

The committee reviewed existing and anticipated future conditions related to transportation, economic and community development and natural resources in order to form a working problem statement. Download key findings

April 22, 2011

The committee established operating protocols and confirmed goals for the East Metro Connections Plan.

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