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Commission Takes Roadmap to 2020 on a "Roadtrip," Seeks Public Comment

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Thursday, May 5, 2011

The Global Warming Commission is seeking public comment on recommendations it adopted last fall as an Interim Roadmap to 2020. There are three avenues for offering your responses to the Roadmap, or additional thoughts.

1) A series of public workshops sponsored by local governments around Oregon that will ask participants to discuss and critique parts of the Roadmap of particular interest to them, in a collaborative process with others in their community.

The currently scheduled events are listed below:

  • Rogue Valley Council of Governments - May 12, 7 - 9 pm, Medford Public Library,
    205 S Central Avenue - View details in the event press release.

  • City of Eugene - May 26, 6 - 9 pm, Eugene Hilton - Please RSVP to roadmap2020@ci.eugene.or.us or to the City of Eugene Office of Sustainability (541) 682‐5649

  • City of Bend - June 2, 7 - 9 pm, Bend Parks & Recreation District Office, Riverbend Community Room, 799 SW Columbia St, Bend, Oregon, 97702 - View details in the event press release.

  • City of Portland/Multnomah County - June 9, 6 - 7:30 pm, Multnomah County Building, County Boardroom, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, Blvd, Portland, Oregon, 97214.  This event is sponsored by the City of Portland and Multnomah County. View details in the event press release.

Documents and materials related to these events is archived on this website.

2) Presentations and discussions with a variety of associations, educational bodies, elected officials, organizations, and other boards and commissions.

3) A brief online public survey that will walk Oregonians through major questions raised in the Roadmap and will provide opportunity for online comments. The survey can be accessed through mid-June 2011 by linking to:

http://conversation.fuseinsight.com/topic/start/OGWC_Roadmap_3_3_2011/intro?SID=KOC