Mayor & Council

A Comfortable & Safe Community
City Councilors works diligently to make Wilsonville a comfortable and safe community to live in. This past year, the Council reached out to citizens, promoted economic growth, and emphasized the city’s desire to protect and preserve the environment and community.

During these challenging economic times, City Councilors made it a priority to give assistance to families in any way possible and intensified efforts to bring more business and jobs to the community. Meet your Council and learn more about each one of them.
Council Long Term Objectives and 2017-19 Council Goals

On February 11, 2017, the Wilsonville City Council met at an all-day retreat to generate a set of 

long-term policy objectives and biennium goals for 2017-2019. The long-term objectives offer broad policy direction for the City for approximately the next 10 years. The 2017-19 Council goals provide more specific short-term policy level actions for the City to take in the upcoming biennium to help achieve the long-term objectives.

Objectives are shown in Bold font.  The Goals are listed under each objective

Revise the Development Code to streamline and modernize it.
•    Complete form-based code work currently underway.

Promote stronger connectivity and access to the Willamette River.
•    Conduct a study of the Arrowhead Creek Area considering river access options, transportation, and land use issues.

Enhance tourism, recreation, resiliency, redundancy, economic development, and connectivity.
•    Complete the French Prairie Bridge feasibility study.

Promote and make available numerous options for convenient sustainable choices.

Create a parks and recreation system, in conjunction with partners, that includes high-capacity use, multi-use facilities, and revenue generating capabilities.

•    Complete the Parks Master Plan and, subsequently, master planning for Boones Ferry Park.

Pursue a balanced housing mix with a variety of choices to meet the needs of current and future residents of varying financial levels.
•    Hold educational town hall / summit meeting(s) regarding traffic challenges, affordable housing, building elevation, and density policy trade-offs.
•    Evaluate the results of the housing affordability study and begin policy development, including addressing housing mix.

Develop a robust, attractive, and viable commercial center with amenities to serve the community.
•    Complete the Town Center Master Plan, including an International Square.

Promote vibrant arts, cultural, and heritage programs and facilities.
•    Explore the establishment of an Arts and Culture Commission, based on the results of the Arts and Culture Commission Study, and develop a strategy to re-institute the sculpture program.
•    Organize Library archives; capture history as it happens and before it changes, including coordinating photography.
•    Install interpretive signage for Beauty and the Bridge and on Murase architectural features; inventory all public art with interpretive recognition.

Build fully interconnected and effective transportation modes enabling all kinds of movement among neighborhoods, commercial/employment areas, schools, parks, library, and government.
•    Develop a wayfinding program.
•    Complete the preliminary work necessary to begin soliciting bids on Phase I of the Boones Ferry / Brown Road project.
 •   Secure funding to design the I-5 Pedestrian & Bikeway Bridge (Town Center Loop to Barber Street).

Promote farm and forest land protection.

Promote a healthy urban forest.
•    Develop and implement a street tree replacement program.
•    Become a bee city.

Enable and promote healthy living.
•    Improve Wilsonville’s Walk Score.

Embrace technology proactively in future planning, operations, and customer service.
•   Complete the fiber business plan.