Metro councilor to address League of Women Voters
For The Review, Tidings
The League of Women Voters of Clackamas County will present Christine Lewis, Metro Councilor for District 2, as its featured speaker at the Feb. 26 meeting.
She will give an update on what is happening at Metro, including status updates on transportation and regional investments in housing, parks and nature from recently passed bond measures.
The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. with an overview of the upcoming programs for the League, including celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Lewis will speak at 2 p.m. All are invited to attend the free program taking place at Oswego Heritage House, 398 10th St., Lake Oswego.
Metro is the regional government agency serving Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties. The Metro Council is composed of a president, elected region wide and six councilors elected by district. Metro is concerned with region wide planning and coordination, infrastructure and development issues, and oversees the region's solid water system — garbage, recycling and composting. Metro manages 17,000 acres of parks, trails and natural areas. Its visitor venues include the Oregon Zoo, Oregon Convention Center, Portland Expo Center and Portland'5 Centers for the Arts.
District 2 includes Gladstone, Johnson City, Lake Oswego, Milwaukie, Happy Valley, Oregon City, Rivergrove, West Linn, a portion of southwest Portland and unincorporated parts of Clackamas County.
Lewis was sworn into office in January 2019. She serves on the Willamette Locks Commission, the Willamette Falls Partners Group, and the Oregon Zoo Foundation Board. She also chairs the West Linn Historic Review Board.
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