Villages at Mt. Hood
a Clackamas County Complete Communities Village
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
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)?
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?
How will being "supported" change that
Standing to work with Clackamas County on the potential changes.
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