MARQUAM HILL PLAN ACTION CHARTS
Non-Binding City Policy
WHEREAS, neighborhood and area plans are intended to promote patterns of land use, urban design, infrastructure facilities and services which encourage and contribute to the economic, social and physical health, welfare and safety of the neighborhood and the City; and
WHEREAS, the City Council Revised Marquam Hill Plan was developed by the City of Portland Bureau of Planning in cooperation with other City bureaus and agencies and with participation from residents, business persons and other interested citizens; and
WHEREAS, the area plan is an advisory document for directing and managing change over time, and as such the adopted vision statement, policies and objectives and Comprehensive Plan map of the City Council Revised Marquam Hill Plan are adopted by Ordinance and will serve as an official guide to decision-making, public deliberation, and investments; and
WHEREAS, the policy elements and Comprehensive Plan map of the City Council Revised Marquam Hill Plan are adopted by Ordinance as part of the Comprehensive Plan, the action charts included in attached Exhibit A are not adopted as part of the Comprehensive Plan;
WHEREAS, the action charts describe proposed implementation projects and programs of the City Council Revised Marquam Hill Plan, and identify appropriate time frames for implementation and public, nonprofit, and private agencies and individuals to lead or oversee implementation of an action; and
WHEREAS, the Portland Planning Commission recommends that the City Council adopt the action charts of the City Council Revised Marquam Hill Plan;
WHEREAS, it is in the public interest that the recommendations contained in the City Council Revised Marquam Hill Plan be adopted to direct and manage change in the plan area;
a. The implementation actions associated with the City Council Revised Marquam Hill Plan action charts are approved by City Council as a starting place for projects and programs that will help implement the policies of the plan;
b. All actions are adopted with the understanding that they may need to be adjusted or replaced with more feasible alternatives. Identification of an implementor for an action is an expression of interest and support with the understanding that circumstances will affect the implementation leader's ability to take action; and
c. The City Council authorizes the City agencies identified on the action charts as implementors, to engage in activities aimed at implementing the projects and programs called for in the action charts of the City Council Revised Marquam Hill Plan.
Resolution No. 36083 adopted by Council July 10, 2002.
Filed for inclusion in PPD September 30, 2004.