Natural Resources Committee
The Natural Resources Committee assists in the review and implementation of plans and policies to protect, restore and enhance the environmental quality of Oregon City within the urban growth boundary ("UGB"). This Committee’s role is to encourage conservation of natural resources and preservation and enhancement of ecosystems, open spaces and natural corridors within the Oregon City Urban Growth Boundary (UGB). The Committee recommends actions to the City Commission, the Planning Commission, and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee (PRAC). The committee also may review and comment on all land use applications that significantly impact natural resources and related projects and policies coming before the City Commission and Planning Commission.
The Natural Resources Committee is composed of seven members appointed for three-year terms with staggered terms for the initial board. The initial members shall be two appointed for two-year terms, three appointed for three-year terms and two appointed for a one—year term. Terms will expire on the last day of the calendar year. Training in urban ecology, watershed management, arboriculture, landscape architecture, or urban forestry is specifically desired for this position. Five of the seven members of the committee shall reside, work in, own property, or own a business within the city of Oregon City. Persons with an interest or knowledge in Natural Resource issues are encouraged to apply.
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Pete Walter, Planner, email@example.com,