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Government & Economic Affairs AM 9-11-19

  • September 11, 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Adventist Health, 10000 SE Main St. Portland

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The upcoming Metro Transportation Funding Measure on the 2020 Ballot

Metro successfully passed a $653 million housing bond in November 2018 and is now planning to put a Transportation Funding Measure on the 2020 Ballot. According to the Oregonian, the total ask could be as much as $20 billion when all is said and done. A 35-member Transportation Funding Task Force has been meeting and looking at different corridors in the Metro region where the money will be targeted.

Come and hear where the transportation priorities are and what T2020 is looking to include.

The speaker will be:

Andy Shaw Bio

Andy is the Director of Government Affairs at Metro.  Metro is the greater Portland metropolitan area’s elected regional government responsible for land use and transportation planning; solid waste disposal; parks and natural area operations; and management of the Oregon Zoo, Convention and Expo Centers, and Center for Performing Arts.   Prior to his current role, Andy was the Chief of Staff for then-Metro Council President Tom Hughes.  Before joining Metro, Andy worked in government affairs at the Oregon League of Cities focusing on transportation and municipal finance.  Andy has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration from California State University Sacramento, and worked in the California State Legislature for 10 years before moving to Oregon in 2005. 

T2020 fact sheet 201901.pdf

Coffee and breakfast goodies sponsored by EPCC. Facility sponsored by Adventist Health.

Directions: This meeting is in the new part of the hospital called the PAVILION. We will be meeting on the Lower Level in the Columbia/Willamette Rooms. Go in the main entrance of the Adventist PAVILION, take the elevator or stairs to the lower level. A Chamber sign will be outside the door. Adventist Pavilion Hospital Map 2017.pdf

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