WILSONVILLE, OR — On June 1, 2015, the Wilsonville City Council held public hearings and adopted three different resolutions that together approve the City’s Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget as recommended by the Budget Committee. Council adoption of the resolutions are the final step in the process to adopt the City’s all-funds annual budget in the amount of $137.8 million for the upcoming fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015. The property-tax rate remains unchanged at $2.5206 per thousand of assessed value.
The Council also held a public hearing and adopted The Memorial Park Master Plan Update for capital improvement projects to Memorial Park that included the recommendations provided by the Planning Commission. The plan is a long-term preferred conceptual design for the park identifying future enhancements to existing facilities and the addition of new recreational amenities that are supported by community feedback and preferences. Among the proposed improvements, the plan calls for the addition of Willamette River overlooks, a nine-hole disk-golf course, year-round-useable artificial turf on two of the ball fields, an additional sand volleyball court, a bike-skills course, and other enhancements to existing shelters and features throughout the park. Prior to implementation of any of the proposed improvements funding needs to be approved.
The City Council also held a public hearing and approved The Wilsonville Americans with Disability Act Title II Transition Plan. The adopted plan provides a long-term strategy for the removal of physical barriers that limit individuals with disabilities access to local government programs, activities or services including parks and other public facilities. A full copy of the adopted plan is available on the City’s website at www.ci.wilsonville.or.us/ada.
The Council agreed to continue, until July 20, the first reading and public hearing on updates to the City’s erosion control requirements.
During work session prior to the City Council meeting, the Council heard other reports and updates on the Metro Solid-Waste Community Enhancement Program in Wilsonville and the discussed the City’s contract with Wilsonville Community Sharing.