Improvement Commission

The City Council hereby establishes a new commission to serve as the Urban Renewal Agency of the city (new commission). Such new commission shall continue to be known as the Improvement Commission and shall be composed of 14 commissioners. The Mayor and members of the Council shall serve as commissioners and each of them shall appoint one resident of the city to serve as commissioners. The terms for the Mayor and Councilors shall be the same as the terms of their elective office, and for appointed members, the same as the elective terms of those officials appointing them. The appointments shall be filed with the City Auditor and all commissioners shall assume office upon their taking the oath or affirmation of office to be administered by the Auditor of the city. The time and place of the first meeting of the Commission shall be determined by the Mayor. The City Auditor shall cause notice of the time and place of such meeting to be delivered or mailed to each commissioner no later than three days prior to the date set for such first meeting. The Commission shall elect a Chairperson, adopt by-laws, and determine the time and place for subsequent meetings of the Commission.


Number of Members: 14

Commission Members

NameTitleAddressPhone NumberTerm Expires
Mike Bates

Chair

P.O. Box 26

(503) 738-3580

12/31/2024

Jon Wickersham

Vice Chair

780 6th Ave.

(503) 440-4816

12/31/2024

Member

P.O. Box 208

(503) 536-5396

12/31/2024

Member

454 Highland Dr.

(503) 738-7379

12/31/2024

Member

808 26th Ave.

(503) 738-3738

12/31/2024

Member

2460 Edgewood

(503) 717-5017

12/31/2022

Member

P.O. Box 1099

(503) 738-9413

12/31/2022

Member

135 6th Ave.

(503) 440-4454

12/31/2022

Member

1435 S. Franklin

(503) 984-5324

12/31/2022

Vacancy Two

Member

12/31/2024

George Stacey

Member

1960 S. Columbia

(503) 717-3700

12/31/2022

Les McNary

Member

1624 S. Franklin St.

(503) 738-0759

12/31/2022

Vacancy One

Member

12/31/2022

Joseph Gonzales

Member

1580 S. Franklin

(503) 717-5153

12/31/2022