Hamlet Town Hall Recap

Sergeant Clint Pierce with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office presented on the crimes and complaints statistics in the Beavercreek area. He also described some of the intricacies of the trespassing exclusion program. Katie Wilson, the Hamlet’s Staff liaison with Clackamas County, provided County updates. Bill Merchant commented that he hasn’t received any updates on the Beavercreek Road Repaving Project and requested a response from Clackamas County after numerous inquiries. Katie suggested using social media, especially Twitter, to receive updates. The Carus CPO postcard mailer has not yet been mailed because it needs to be paired down and clarified. She informed the members that the Korner Park is not a “tax foreclosed property” as some had thought, as the DEQ gave the property a clean bill of health.

Ken Humberston also provided an update on the activities he’s involved in including a brief ClackCo “budget 101.” A member asked for an update on the proposed speed light near Oregon City High School that would flash during school hours, which Tammy Stevens provided. Another requested the name of the Korner Park be renamed through the ongoing Korner Park discussions.

Land use application Z0291-19 was presented. Jason Pompel moved to approve in support. Jack Hipp seconded the motion and the public voted seven in favor, none opposed, and none abstained. The board voted six in favor with none opposed and one abstained. 

Cheryl Buchert informed that year-end financials will be presented at the next meeting. Bill Merchant provided an update on various transportation activities including the R1ACT Sunrise Expressway to Sunnyside Road and other various improvements and work. Bill got appointed to the VRF Committee. August 7 is a local VRF public meeting at the Beavercreek Grange. Tammy Stevens provided a review of the Leaders Dinner and the Annual Hamlet Meeting with the Board of County Commissioners. The Clackamas Soil and Water District project is on budget and on time. She provided an update from the Planning Commission on Short Term Rentals and Solar Panel installation farms.


July meeting notes provided by Hamlet board member Jessica Sernach. The Hamlet of Beavercreek is a volunteer-run community group that exists to protect and preserve the rural culture of the area. Monthly meetings are the best place to share feedback and learn how to get involved. Join us at 7:00 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month (except for December) at the Beavercreek Grange.

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