Complete your application by Friday, March 27.
Metro South community advisory group
Diverse perspectives and voices make our regional government more socially just and equitable. Add yours.
Metro, in partnership with Unite Oregon, seeks community members to advise on a new recycling and transfer center in Clackamas County. The group’s input will help Metro identify potential properties for the new facility. Members will have the opportunity to learn about the garbage and recycling system, share their opinions about opportunities and challenges, and learn about how to engage with their local and regional government.
Members of the group may choose to continue their participation to inform the design, services and operations of the new transfer station in 2021.
Who can apply?
Interested residents, business owners, human service providers, environmental advocates or community leaders in Clackamas County should apply. Members of historically marginalized groups, including immigrants, refugees, people of color, parents with young children, youth, veterans, people with different abilities, LGBTQ+ are encouraged to apply. Metro is excited to work with applicants who would like to develop their leadership skills to be active members in their communities.
- current customers of Metro’s transfer stations
- people of color
- youth between 16-23
- people who live, work, worship or attend school within 5 miles of the I-205 freeway.
Commitment to the Metro South community advisory group
Metro requests that you make a firm commitment to attend all meetings. Meetings will last about for two hours, and will take place on the dates listed below. Dinner, childcare, transportation assistance and translation service will be provided. Stipends offered at $200 per meeting. Members may occasionally spend 30-60 minutes outside of meetings studying project materials.
Selection process and meeting schedule
Monday, March 2
Friday, March 27
Monday, April 6
First meeting: Meet and greet
Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Other meetings dates
Thursday, April 23, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 14, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 26, time to be determined
Five additional meeting dates to be decided for June through December.
Locations to be determined; centrally located in Clackamas County.
For disability accommodation in the application process call 503-797-1774, or 503-797-1804 TDD. To request the information in another language, call 503-797-1888.