Collaboration Corvallis features pair of meetings

2013-04-27T08:30:00Z Collaboration Corvallis features pair of meetingsBy JAMES DAY, Corvallis Gazette-Times Corvallis Gazette Times

The Collaboration Corvallis project will hold a pair of public meetings next week.

The project’s parking and traffic workgroup meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 N.W. Highland Drive. The workgroup is scheduled to discuss transit and traffic management issues coordination between the city and Oregon State University.

The collaboration’s neighborhood planning workgroup meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500 S.W. Madison Ave. The workgroup plans to discuss design issues related to infill developments.

The third collaboration workgroup, neighborhood livability, has finished its work and will be replaced by a housing panel at a date still to be determined.

The collaboration project is in its second year of working to resolve issues that stem from OSU enrollment growth.

In other meetings next week:

Monday

• The Corvallis School District will announce its 2013-14 school year budget at 6:30 p.m. at a public forum at district offices, 1555 S.W. 35th St.

• The Philomath School Board will present its proposed budget for the 2013-14 school year. The budget was prepared without the possible revenue from the local option levy that will be decided by voters in the May election. The meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Philomath High School auditorium.

Tuesday

• The Corvallis Budget Commission will hold a 7 p.m. public hearing and deliberate on the 2013-14 budget at the downtown fire station, 400 N.W. Harrison Blvd. If a second session is required, the commission will hold a second public hearing at 7 p.m. Thursday at the fire station (see Monday’s Gazette-Times for a preview of the budget hearing).

Wednesday

• The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Board meets at 6 p.m. in the library board room, 645 N.W. Monroe Ave.

• The Philomath Finance-Administration Committee meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 980 Applegate St.

Thursday

• The Corvallis Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Corvallis School Board candidates forum at 5 p.m. at the Old World Deli, 341 S.W. Second St. Chamber executive director Kevin Dwyer will ask questions of the candidates, and audience questions also are encouraged.

Friday

• The Corvallis Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission meets at 7 a.m. at the Madison Avenue Meeting Room.

May 4

• Corvallis Mayor Julie Manning will be the “government corner” guest from 10 a.m. to noon at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library.

Contact reporter James Day at jim.day@gazettetimes.com or 541-758-9542. Follow at Twitter.com/jameshday or gazettetimes.com/blogs/jim-day

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