Clackamas County is seeking people interested in cleaning contaminated properties and helping them become available for housing, jobs and other useful community services. They would like to fill five positions on the board with at-large members with terms of service ranging from one to four years.
The board members will help the county remediate, redevelop and revitalize brown fields, which are properties for expansion, redevelopment or reuse that may be complicated by the presence of potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant.
The county is looking for board applicants to support the LBA's work, people who:
>Are from a rural community in the area of the county, such as Estacada, Molalla, Sandy or Canby or the unincorporated area;
>Have previously served on a board of directors;
>Have land development experience;
>Represent the Port of Portland;
> Represent the Commercial Real Estate Development Association;
>Represent the Oregon Home Builders Association; And
> Are associated with the housing development industry, especially "middle" housing.
The LBA Board of Directors will work with for-profit, non-profit and public agencies to identify, acquire, remediate, redevelop and dispose of environmentally contaminated sites. Their goal is to increase opportunities for housing, employment and community uses of properties to generate a stronger economy, a healthier environment and increased funding for schools and other public services.
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