Citizen Advisory Committee

The next two meetings are scheduled for September 26, 2013 and December 19, 2013. Thanks to each of you for all of your hard work over the last three years!

Community Culture – What Have We Done So Far?


Each Action Area’s Goals and Polices go through a series of steps involving public involvement and comment, various review processes by different commissions and councils, and lastly, approval by the City Council.

Goal & Policy Development

Drafts First Draft of Goals and Policies to the Citizen Advisory Committee (December 14, 2011)

- Community Culture

- Community Culture – Recreation Section

Second Draft to Planning Commission (Work Session – January 9, 2012)

Third Draft to Citizen Advisory Committee (January 25, 2012)

Preliminary Package – Planning Commission and City Public Hearing Drafts (Land Use Case File web page for LU 12-0002)

Final Package – Planning Commission Public Hearing – April 22, 2013

City Council Motion pertaining to Package 1 – April 16, 2013

MOST RECENT DOCUMENTS:  City Council Staff Report from Interim Planning Director Ron Bunch  – May 21, 2013

Timeline for Community Culture Progress

Community Culture Summit

The purpose of the community summits are to discuss and receive guidance from Lake Oswego community members on goals and policies associated with each action area. The Community Culture Summit took place on November 3, 2011 at the Lake Oswego High School cafeteria. Nearly 200 Lake Oswego residents attended and contributed to its success.  Below are materials from the November 3rd summit:

Image of Community Culture Summit

Photos: View photos from the Community Culture Summit in this online photo album

November 3rd Summit Agenda: View the agenda for the Community Culture Summit including topics discussed and the presenters at the event.

Welcome Powerpoint Presentation: Includes an overview of the Action Areas, the 2035 Vision Map, and lists the general topics of the Community Culture Action Area


Public Comment and Feedback

Public comments and feedback were collected at the summit as well as through a virtual summit. This feedback was used to help mold the goals and policies related to the Community Culture action area.

Comment Form: The questions posed during the summit and virtual summit.

Compiled Public Comment: A PDF of all of the survey results/comments from the public for the Community Culture Action Area



Next Steps
The next steps will be determined by the City Council. Please contact the Planning Director or City Manager with questions.


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