WILSONVILLE, Ore. — During the Jan. 6, 2020, Wilsonville City Council meeting, the Council approved a new two-year contract for Municipal Court Judge Fred Weinhouse, who has served the City in this role since 2018. The new contract secures Judge Weinhouse’s tenure through December 2021.
The Council confirmed Mayor Tim Knapp’s recommendations of 13 citizens to fill available positions on the City’s boards and commissions. The appointments are as follows:
- Daphnee Legarza was re-appointed to serve a new three-year term on the Budget Committee, which continues through December 2022.
- Jean Svadlenka and Ken Pitta were appointed to complete unexpired terms on the Development Review Board, Panel A, which continue through December 2020.
- Samy Nada was appointed to serve a two-year term on the Development Review Board, Panel B, which continues through December 2021.
- Katie Hamm and Nicole Hendrix were appointed to serve two-year terms on the Development Review Board, which continue through December 2021.
- Jennifer Link Raschko and Jeffrey Redmon were appointed for four-year terms on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board, which continues through December 2023.
- Daniel Christensen was appointed to complete an unexpired term on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board, which continues through December 2020.
- Kamran Mesbah was re-appointed to serve a new four-year term on the Planning Commission, which continues through December 2023.
- Aaron Woods and Jennifer Willard were appointed to serve four-year terms on the Planning Commission, which continue through December 2023.
- Amy Day was appointed to serve an unexpired term on the Wilsonville-Metro Community Enhancement Committee, which continues through June 2021.
The Council adopted a resolution that approves the City’s participation in Managing Oregon Resources Efficiently, aka MORE-IGA, an informal mutual aid agreement among nearly 100 jurisdictions to help ensure that Oregon cities have the necessary equipment, supplies and personnel in situations requiring emergency response and recovery efforts.
During Communications, representatives from local non-profit Healthy Democracy detailed for the Council a summary of services they provide to engage more citizens in public participation in the communities they serve.
There was no work session scheduled prior to the public meeting. The next meeting of the City Council will occur on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 7 pm. The meeting has been moved in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 20, on which City offices will be closed.
Community members can watch a replay of all or a portion of the City Council meeting on Comcast/Xfinity Ch. 30, Frontier Ch. 32 or on the City’s YouTube channel:ci.wilsonville.or.us/WilsonvilleTV.
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Communications and Marketing Manager
City of Wilsonville
Source: Bill Evans, Communications and Marketing Manager. 1.7.2020