Villages at Mt. Hood
a Clackamas County Complete Communities Village
Supported Activity

I. Activity Title: __ZDO Changes and BKMs To Enhance Mountain Character_
II. Community Need/Rationale:

The Mt. Hood Corridor CPO has identified several "best known methods" (BKMs) and a few relatively minor ZDO changes that will be reviewed with the community and proposed to be established as standards for the Villages at Mt. Hood.

III. Name of organization: Mt. Hood Corridor CPO, Rhododendron CPO_____ Web site:___
      Is the organization: incorporated? ___community group? __XX____informal group?____

      Leader/coordinator name: __Don Mench - Chair Mt. Hood Corridor CPO
                                                                Steve Graeper - Rhododendron CPO
      Leadership group members names:

Community members who attend the County sponsored Mt. Hood Corridor Citizens Participation Organization (CPO) meetings on the first Thursday of every month
and
community members who attend the County sponsored Rhododendron Citizens Participation Organization (CPO) meetings on the third Saturday of every month

IV. What is needed from Clackamas County (agency, resources, standing)?

Agency:
Resources: staff time
Standing: to propose ZDO and construction practice changes

V. Summarize Activities and accomplishments to date.

Significant discussion has identified a number of items that need to be addressed. Examples are:
    1. exterior lighting standards to avoid night sky light pollution
    2. high water mark standards for Principal Rivers Conservation Area construction
    3. pedestrian "sidewalk" standards to not force urban standards on the mountain community

The expected process is:
     a) review, discussion, and approval by both CPOs
           in conjunction with County Staff input and feedback
    b) review, discussion, and approval by Villages at Mt. Hood BOD
    c) review, discussion, and approval by Villages at Mt. Hood Town Hall Meeting
    d) submission to Clackamas County BCC for consideration

VI. How has the Activity been funded to date?
      Volunteers

     How will being "supported" change that
               Standing to work with Clackamas County on the potential changes.

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