Urban Renewal: Transforming Oregon Communities: a video prepared by the Association of Oregon Redevelopment Agencies (AORA)

Services of Elaine Howard Consulting, LLC

The types of services Elaine Howard Consulting provides are:

  • Urban Renewal Plan Feasibility Studies
  • Urban Renewal Plans and Reports
  • Urban Renewal Amendments
  • Urban Renewal 101 Presentation: this has become a popular service. With many urban renewal agencies having new members or new advisory committee members, this presentation gives them background on what urban renewal is, where it is used in Oregon, shows pictures of some great Oregon projects, explains how urban renewal financing works and why it shows up on the property tax bill.
  • Urban Renewal Plan reviews including goals and objectives and financial updating
  • Helping Cities decide whether to pursue urban renewal
  • Communications with Stakeholders
  • We have either been the principal or a team member on the following projects:

Urban Renewal Plans in Oregon

DATE CLIENT PLANS AND REPORTS
2017 Klamath Falls Spring Street Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2017 Banks Banks Downtown Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2017 Seaside Southeast Seaside Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2017 Turner Turner Downtown Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2016 Tigard Tigard Triangle Urban Renewal Plan and Report - approved by voters 2016
2016 Wilsonville Coffee Creek Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2016 Milwaukie Milwaukie Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2016 Grants Pass Grants Pass Urban Renewal Plan and Report- 2016
2015 Newport McLean Point Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2015 Newport Newport Northside Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2014 La Pine La Pine Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2013 Wilsonville Building 83 26440 SW Parkway Avenue Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2013 Wilsonville 9805 SW Boeckman Road Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2013 Wilsonville 25600 SW Parkway Center Drive Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2013 Wilsonville 26755 SW 95th Avenue Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2013 Wilsonville 27255 SW 95th Aveune Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2013 Wilsonville 29899 SW Boones Ferry Road Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2012-13 Gold Beach Gold Beach Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2012-13 McMinnville McMinnville Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2012 Lake Oswego Foothills Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2012 Lake Oswego Lake Grove Village Center Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2011 Hood River Hood River Heights Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2011 Wilsonville Wilsonville SW 95th Avenue Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2010 Wood Village Wood Village Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2008 Boardman Central Boardman Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2008 Lebanon North Gateway Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2008 Lowell Lowell Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2008 Bend Murphy Crossing Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2008 Bend Bend Airport Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2008 Hood River City and Port Hood River Waterfront Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2007 Hood River County Hood River Windmaster Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2007 Albany Oak Creek Urban Renewal Plan and Report
2007 Salem Salem Waterfront Urban Renewal Plan and Report

Urban Renewal Amendments in Oregon

AMENDMENTS AND UPDATES: URBAN RENEWAL
2017 Prosper Portland - Interstate Urban Renewal Plan Minor Amendment
2017 Coos Bay - Downtown Urban Renewal Plan Council Approved Amendment
2017 Hood River County - Windmaster Urban Renewal Plan Minor Amendment
2017 Estacada - Urban Renewal Plan Minor Amendment
2017 Coos County - North Bay Urban Renewal Plan Substantial Amendment
2016 Tigard - Downtown Urban Renewal Plan Substantial Amendment - approved by voters 2016
2016 Gladstone Urban Renewal Plan Review
2016 Hood River County - Windmaster Urban Renewal Plan Minor Amendment
2016 Coos Bay Downtown Amendment and Goal Setting/Project Prioritization
2016 Clackamas Town Center Urban Renewal Plan Substantial Amendment
2016 Astor West Urban Renewal Plan Substantial Amendment
2016 Independence Urban Renewal Plan Substantial Amendment
2015 Lake Grove Village Center Urban Renewal Plan First Amendment - Substantial Amendment
2015 Sandy Urban Renewal Plan Minor Amendment
2015 Sandy - Substantial Amendment - required concurrence
2015 Harrisburg - Substantial Amendment 2 - required concurrence
2014 Wilsonville - Y2000 Minor Amendment
2014 Wilsonville - West Side Substantial Amendment
2014 Troutdale - Minor Amendment
2014-15 Portland Development Commission - Education District Minor Amendment
2014-15 Portland Development Commission - Airport Way Minor Amendment
2014-15 Portland Development Commission - North Macadam Substantial Amendment
2014-15 Portland Development Commission - River District Minor Amendment
2014-15 Portland Development Commission - Central Eastside Substantial Amendment
2014-15 Portland Development Commission - Willamette Industrial Minor Amendment
2014 Harrisburg - Substantial Amendment 1
2014 - Jacksonville - Minor Amendment
2014 Lincoln City - Year 2000 Substantial Amendment
2013 Astoria - Astor East Minor Amendment
2013 Veneta - Minor Amendment
2013- 2014 Jacksonville - Minor Amendment
2013 Molalla - Minor Amendment
2012 Lebanon - Northwest Lebanon Urban Renewal Area Substantial Amendment
2011-12 Sherwood - Urban Renewal Area Substantial Amendment
2011-12 Keizer - North River Road Economic Development Area Substantial Amendment
2011-12 Phoenix - Urban Renewal Plan Update
2011-12 Tillamook - Urban Renewal Plan Substantial Amendment
2011-12 Bandon - Area One Urban Renewal Plan Substantial Amendment
2011 Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Plan Substantial Amendment: Portland Development Commission
2011 Oregon Convention Center Urban Renewal Plan Amendment: Portland Development Commission
2011 Bandon - Area Two Urban Renewal Plan Amendment
2010 Astoria - Astor East Urban Renewal Plan Amendment
2010 Philomath - Urban Renewal Plan Substantial Amendment
2009 The Dalles - Urban Renewal Plan Amendment
2009 Astoria - Astor East Urban Renewal Plan Amendment (2nd time)
2009 Coos Bay (2 Plan amendments)
2009 Milton Freewater - Urban Renewal Plan Amendment
2009 Lincoln City - Year 2000 Urban Renewal Plan Amendment
2008 Portland Development Commission - Downtown Waterfront Plan Amendment
2008 Redmond - Urban Renewal Plan Substantial Amendment
2008 Portland Development Commission - Lents Town Center Urban Renewal Plan Amendment
2008 Portland Development Commission - South Park Blocks Plan Amendment
2008 Portland Development Commission - River District Urban Renewal Plan Substantial Amendment

Feasibility Studies/Economic Studies/Ongoing Consulting Services in Oregon

FEASIBILITY STUDIES/ONGOING CONSULTING SERVICES/ URBAN RENEWAL 101
2017 - Cottage Grove - Urban Renewal 101
2017 - The Dalles - Urban Renewal Best Practices workshop
2017 - Roseburg - Analysis of Two Alternatives for Urban Renewal
2017 - Creswell - UR 101, followed by Feasibility Study
2017 - La Grande - Urban Renewal Best Practices workshop
2016 - Myrtle Creek - UR 101, followed by Feasibility Study
2015 - Milwaukie Feasibility Study
2015 - Klamath Falls Feasibility Study
2015 - Grants Pass Feasibility Study
2015/16 - Work with Hood River Urban Renewal Advisory Committee
2015 - AORA - Assistance with Messaging Materials
2015 - Coos Bay - Assistance with Review and Updating of Plans
2015 - McMinnville - Forum on Successful Implementation of Urban Renewal
2015 - Pendleton Development Commission - Assistance with Goal Setting
2015 - Estacada - Assitance with Goal Setting
2015 - Assistance with Annual Report: Albany, Talent, Phoenix, La Grande, Sherwood, Jacksonville, Winston, Harrisburg
2015 - Urban Renewal 101 - Milwaukie
2015 - Assistance with next steps - Hood River Heights
2015 - Talent City Council and Advisory Committee Review of Plan
2015 Tigard Advisory Committee Goal Session
2015 - Waldport - Review of Plan
2014 Wilsonville - Economic Analysis of Parks Survey
2013 Wilsonville - Economic Analysis of Parks Survey
2013-14 Wilsonville Urban Renewal Strategic Plan
2013 Oregon City - Urban Renewal 201
2013 Winston - ongoing urban renewal consulting
2013 La Pine - Urban Renewal 101
2013 Talent - assistance with annual report and ongoing consulting
2013 The Dalles - Briefing with new mayor
2013 Madras - ongoing consulting
2013 Klamath Falls - assistance in questions on an existing plan, maximum indebtedness
2013 Sisters - assistance in projecting future revenues
2013 Tigard Urban Renewal Agency - general review of plan, briefing with agency, UR 201
2013 Oregon City - Urban Renewal 201
2013 Corvallis - Urban Renewal 101
2013 Albany - Annual Report
2013 Milton-Freewater - potential close out consulting services (ongoing), assistance with minor amendment
2013 La Grande - Urban Renewal 101, Annual Report
2013 Coos Bay - ongoing consulting services: codifying urban renewal plan, Urban Renewal Advisory Committee and Agency training
2013 Veneta - Urban Renewal 101
2013 Prineville - Urban Renewal 101
2012 Talent - Urban Renewal Agency Annual Report
2012-13 Astoria - ongoing consulting services: writing website content, business brochure, storefront program design
2012 Brookings - Airport Urban Renewal Feasibility Study
2012-13 Sherwood - Urban Renewal Agency Annual Report
2012-13 Phoenix -Urban Renewal Agency ongoing consulting services
2012 Warrenton Urban Renewal Annual Report
2012 La Grande - Urban Renewal ongoing consulting services
2012 Gold Beach Urban Renewal Feasibility Study
2012 McMinnville - Urban Renewal Feasibility Study
2011-12 Winston - Urban Renewal Agency ongoing consulting services
2011 Lake Oswego - Lake Grove Village Center Implementation Plan Economic Analysis
2011 Ashland - Financial Analysis and Urban Renewal Feasibility Study for two areas
2011 Lake Oswego - Foothills Financial Analysis and Urban Renewal Feasibility
2010 Wood Village - Urban Renewal Feasibility
2010 Beaverton - Urban Renewal Feasibility
2010 Hood River Heights Business District Feasibility
2009 Milwaukie - Urban Renewal Feasibility
2009 Lowell - Urban Renewal Feasibility
2009 Sweet Home - Urban Renewal Feasibility
2007 Albany - Oak Creek Urban Renewal Feasibility
2007 Salem - South Waterfront Urban Renewal Feasibility