This committee is responsible for managing the audit contract with the city’s outside audit firm and overseeing the city’s internal control management.
There are approximately three meetings throughout the year.STAFF LIAISON:
Jared Isaksen | 503-718-2493 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Budget Committee reviews the proposed budget from the City Manager with citizen committee members.STAFF LIAISON:
Toby LaFrance | 503-718-2406 | email@example.com GENERAL INFORMATION:
The Budget Committee consists of members of the City Council, including the Mayor and an equal number of appointed members, who must be qualified voters of the city and are not employees, officers or agents of the city. The members have staggered, three year terms.
The committee is responsible for deliberating on the proposed budget submitted by the city manager and for sending the approved budget to the City Council for adoption. The committee also approves tax levies.
There are approximately six meetings throughout the year, with the majority of those being in late April/May. The committee schedules meetings to review and hear discussion on the proposed budget for the next fiscal year. All meetings are advertised and open to the public.
Tigard operates under the Mayor/Council form of government which utilizes a city manager to act as the administrative head of the government of the city. The chief characteristic of this form is that the Council appoints a qualified person as City Manager or Administrator to take charge of the daily supervision of the City affairs. The Manager serves at the pleasure of the Council.MEETING MATERIALS:View agendasMEET THE COUNCIL:Contact the City Council
Committee for Community Engagement (CCE)
The Committee for Community Engagement is charged with oversight, accountability and policy direction on program design for citywide community engagement activities. This includes review, commend and recommendation on specific plans for community input, feedback, education and information. The goal is to inspire active two-way community engagement, broad participation of diverse community members and encourage shared responsibility and ownership (community members and elected officials) to use knowledge, skills and experience to improve the community and advance the city’s strategic vision.
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Nadine Robinson | 503-718-2481 | firstname.lastname@example.org
MEETING MATERIALS: View agendas and minutes GENERAL MEETING INFORMATION:
The CCE typically meets the third Wednesday of every other month from 7 p.m.– 8:30 p.m. Stop by and join the conversation.
Intergovernmental Water Board (IWB)
Notice is hereby given that the Intergovernmental Water Board charter ended December 31, 2018. All further meetings are hereby cancelled regarding Intergovernmental Water Board actions or activities.
John Goodrich | 503-718-2609 | email@example.comPREVIOUS MEETING MATERIALS: View agendas and minutes
Levy and Bond Advisory Task Force
The Tigard Levy and Bond Advisory Task Force will advise the City Council regarding future funding for city services and future funding for city facilities. This includes exploring the advancement of voter-approved measures for city services and facilities.
The Tigard Library Board is responsible for communicating with the city manager and City Council about library policies, budget, facilities and other needs of the community to provide quality library service. The function of the board is established under Tigard Municipal Code 2.36.030
Halsted Bernard | 503-718-2501 | firstname.lastname@example.orgMEETING MATERIALS:
Library Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes GENERAL INFORMATION:
The Tigard Library Board typically meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month in the 2nd Floor Library Conference Room. These meetings are open to the public.
The Tigard Library Board consists of seven citizen members and two alternates appointed by the City Council for four year terms. Of the seven members, at least six shall reside within the Tigard city limits and one may reside outside the city. The alternates do not vote. CURRENT LIBRARY BOARD MEMBERS:
Christopher Allen, Mary Bogert, Joseph Callahan, Shirley Edwards, Katie Harris, Kate Ristau, Suzanne Sikora
Alternates: Gail Stephens, Alicia Turner
Park and Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB)
To advise and advocate for park and recreation opportunities for a growing Tigard.
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Do you have questions or comments for the Board? Send them through the Staff Liaison for distribution:
Martin McKnight | 503-718-2598 | email@example.com
The board meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. These meetings are open to the public.
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Park System Master Plan Update: 2009-2019
In 2009, the City of Tigard last updated the Park System Master Plan. The process is underway in 2019 to complete another update of the Parks Master Plan.
Park and Recreation Advisory Board Goals - 2019 (no prioritization intended)
- Participate in budget committee meetings and advocate for the needs of parks, park maintenance, and recreation in the annual budget process.
- Guide, support, and protect expansion of the citywide recreation program.
- Make recommendations and finalize the bond measure allocation of remaining funds.
- Engage other community and city organizations to drive park development, park stewardship and recreation.
- Make recommendations on the use of the Lodging Tax.
- Maintain Park and Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) transparency and public communications.
- Explore innovative recreation programs.
- Support the city’s walkability vision
- Participate in the update of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan.
The Park and Recreation Advisory Board was created on April 22, 2003, by a unanimous vote of the City Council.
The board consists of seven citizen members appointed by the City Council for four year terms. The council also appoints alternate board members; one from the Tigard-Tualatin School Board, and the other from the Tigard Planning Commission. There can also be two ex-officio members.
The board consists of the following members: Claudia Ciobanu, Scott Winkels, David Brown, Ben Holmes, Wayne Gross (Chair), Tristan Irvin, Ellen Seminara, and Sean Ernes. Darlene Dick and Natalie Newgard are alternates. Heidi Lueb (Council Liaison), Unassigned (Tigard-Tualatin School District representative)
The board has responsibility to advise the public works director and City Council regarding park and recreation policies, budget, facilities, programs and other needs of the community to provide quality park and recreation services. The function of the Park and Recreation Advisory Board is established under Tigard Municipal Code 2.12.010–2.12.070
Pedestrian and Bicyclist Subcommittee
Notice is hereby given that the Pedestrian and Bicyclist Subcommittee has been dissolved effective September 24, 2019. All future meetings are hereby cancelled.
STAFF LIAISON: Dave Roth | 503-718-2457 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Tigard Planning Commission plays an integral role in the growth issues of the city. The commission’s responsibilities include assisting the City Council to develop, maintain, update and implement the city Comprehensive Plan, to formulate the city Capital Improvements Program, and to review and take action on development projects and development code provisions delegated to the commission.
» Current Planning Commission Meeting Materials
» Previous packets and minutes BYLAWS: Download
the Planning Commission BylawsSTAFF LIAISON:
Tom McGuire | 503-718-2490 | email@example.comGENERAL INFORMATION:
The City of Tigard Planning Commission consists of nine members appointed by the City Council for four year terms. The commission, through Chapter 2.08
of the Tigard Municipal Code, was established by laws and rules of procedure. It usually meets on the first and third Mondays of each month in the Town Hall (13125 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard
). These meetings are open to the public.
Task Force for the Homeless
Tigard Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC)
The Transportation Advisory Committee (TTAC) was created to act as an advisory body to the Tigard City Council and staff and to provide a venue for citizen involvement opportunities in transportation matters and increase community awareness of transportation issues that affect the City of Tigard. The committee is charged with advising the Tigard City Council and staff on implementation of Tigard’s Complete Streets Policy.MEETING MATERIALS:View agendas and minutes
STAFF LIAISON:Dave Roth | 503-718-2457 | firstname.lastname@example.org
the Tigard Transportation Advisory Committee Bylaws
The committee consists of eleven members who are residents of Tigard or own or have primary management responsibility for a business in Tigard. The committee includes representation from self-identified pedestrian, bicycle, and transit advocates. They are appointed by the City Council for 3 year terms. Alternate members are appointed for one year terms. The TTAC typically meets the first Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. These meetings are open to the public.
Town Center Advisory Commission (TCAC)
The purpose of the Town Center Advisory Commission (TCAC) is to make recommendations on urban renewal policy, budget and implementation to improve Tigard's urban renewal districts. MEETING MATERIALS: View agendas and minutes BYLAWS: Download
the TCAC Bylaws
The commission generally meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. These meetings are open to the public.
1. Develop a strong knowledge base of the Tigard Triangle to inform our recommendations for the Tigard Triangle Urban Renewal Implementation Project.
2. Participate in educational and planning activities that result from the SW Corridor Project to inform our recommendations to regional and local government entities.
3. Identify and prioritize opportunities for development to improve walkability, equity, and connectivity across both urban renewal districts.
4. Explore ways that policy changes can encourage and support the building of affordable housing and equitable business development.
2018 Annual Report
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Commission Overview The commission consists of eleven members who are residents of Tigard or own a business or property within the Urban Renewal Districts. They are appointed by the City Council for 3 year terms. Two alternate members are also appointed for 1 year terms.
Effective January 1, 2019, the commission consists of the following members: Lucas Brook, Angela Chong, Ralph "Scott" Hancock, Renette Hier, Hemendra Mathur, Thomas Murphy, Tim Myshak, Gloria Pinzon Marin, Kate Rogers, Ryan Ruggiero, Faez Soud
The Town Center Advisory Commission was established under Tigard Municipal Code 2.64.060. Under its bylaws the duties of the TCAC are:
Contact Information Please contact the Town Center Advisory Commission to submit your questions or share your ideas on revitalizing urban renewal districts in Tigard. Contact the commission by email at TCAC@tigard-or.gov.
- Making recommendations on policy, budget, and implementation of urban renewal projects identified within the Urban Renewal Plans and/or the annually adopted Work Programs to the Town Center Development Agency (TCDA) for consideration, deliberation and action.
- Making an annual report to the TCDA including a summary of key activities and proceedings and any specific suggestions or recommendations which the TCAC believes would assist its mission or the overall goals for the Downtown and Tigard Triangle Urban Renewal Districts.
- Making recommendations to the TCDA for amendments to the plan.
- Performing other duties as assigned by the TCDA.
Town Center Development Agency (TCDA)
The Town Center Development Agency (TCDA) formerly known as the CCDA, is charged with the revitalization of downtown and implementation of the Urban Renewal Plan, which was approved by voters in May of 2006.
The source of funding comes from tax increment financing. When the TCDA was established, the assessed value of the district was frozen. Property taxes collected on any growth in assessed value over and above the frozen base (the increment) can be invested by the TCDA on urban renewal projects to foster economic development in the downtown.MEETING MATERIALS:View agendas and minutesSTAFF LIAISON:
Sean Farrelly | 503-718-2420 | email@example.com
The Tigard City Council serves as the Board of the TCDA.
Water Advisory Board (WAB)
The Water Advisory Board (WAB) was created to act as an advisory body to the Tigard City Council and staff to continue to work together with the City of Durham and Tigard Water District as good stewards of a fully integrated water supply system for current and future water system users within the Tigard Water Service Area.MEETING MATERIALS:View agendas and minutes
STAFF LIAISON:John Goodrich | 503-718-2609 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The board will consist of five members. Three members of the board are elected officials from the City of Tigard, City of Durham, and Tigard Water District. Two board members shall be "at-large" members representing customers within the Tigard Water Service Area (TWSA). The board meets every other month to review and provide an advisory role to the Tigard City Council on various issues related to the delivery of safe and reliable drinking water to the community. After appointment, WAB members will serve an initial term from the date of appointment to December 31, 2021. Members serve at the pleasure of the appointing body.
Youth Advisory Council
A student volunteer group whose mission is to empower, improve, and connect the lives of Tigard youth. Students participating in this group will be involved in the community, helping the youth in Tigard.
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Marquesa Calderon, President
Skyler Gambill, Vice-President
Emilio Calderon, Secretary
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COMMUNITY YOUTH OF THE MONTH:
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Kent Wyatt | 503-718-2809 | email@example.com
Councilor John Goodhouse
- Through empowerment young people know they are valued by the adults in their community.
- Through involvement, young people serve useful roles in their school, family and community.
- Through volunteering, young people provide service to others in the community.
- Through respect, young people feel safe in their community.
Youth City Councilor
Overview: Tigard's youth city councilor will sit with the City Council at meetings and comply with council rules of procedure and conduct themselves in a professional manner. The youth city councilor must be able to commit to attending regular meetings of the City Council (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Tigard City Hall) but will not attend executive sessions or be given confidential information for executive sessions.