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!

Economic Vitality – What Have We Done So Far?

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.

Goals & Policies Development Drafts

First Draft to the Citizen Advisory Committee (February 22, 2012)

Second Draft to Planning Commission (Work Session – July 23, 2012)

Third Draft to Citizen Advisory Committee (August 23, 2012)

Planning Commission and City Public Hearing Drafts (Land Use Case File web page for LU 12-0031)

Most Recent Document:  City Council Staff Report from Interim Planning Director Ron Bunch  – May 21, 2013

This section shows how far along we are in this particular action area, and includes links to more detailed documents for each step of the process.

Timeline for Economic Vitality Progress


Economic Vitality Business Summit & Open House

On April 5, 2012, the Citizen Advisory Committee hosted a Business Community Summit at the Kruse Oaks Conference Center. The purpose of the business summit was to discuss and receive guidance from the Lake Oswego business community on goals and policies associated with this action area. Economic Vitality was also reviewed and discussed at the April 12, 2012 Open House (along with Connected Community) Below are the Economic Vitality materials from the two events:

Image of Connected Community Summit

April 5th Summit Agenda: View the agenda for the Business Summit including topics discussed and the presenters at the event.

PowerPoint Presentation on Economic Vitality in Lake Oswego: Overview of the existing employment/workforce profile, Economic Opportunities Analysis (EOA), the economic development strategy, and the comprehensive plan connection and next steps.

Employment Districts Map: 2035 Vision Map with Employment Districts overlays

April 12th Open House Guide: An overview to the discussions at the Open House (also acted as the comment card for the Open House).


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 Economic Vitality action area.

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

Summary of Public Comment: A PDF of a summary of the survey results/comments from the Economic Vitality survey questions

Compiled Public Comment: A PDF of all of the survey results/comments from the Economic Vitality survey questions

Next Steps
The next steps will be determined by City Council. Please contact the Planning Director or City Manager for more information.



About The Plan
City of LO
Talk To Us
Contact Us
Receive Updates