The purpose of the City Center Advisory Commission (CCAC) is to make recommendations
on urban renewal policy, budget and implementation to improve Tigard's downtown area. Download
the CCAC By-laws
The commission generally meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. These meetings
are open to the public.
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Mission: The CCAC acts as the advisory body to the City Center Development Agency (City Council) for urban
renewal projects in downtown Tigard.
Time Commitment: Approximately two hours each month with an hour per month to review material.
In addition, this group attends periodic meetings with the City Council (3 to 4 per year).
If you like… finding innovative ways to improve downtown Tigard as a place to live, work, and play;
forging public/private partnerships; advancing urban renewal and economic development; or have an interest or
expertise in urban planning or design, affordable housing creation or real estate development, you'll be a welcome addition to the CCAC.
There are openings for three voting positions (3-year terms).
The following representation is preferred, but not required, in this recruitment:
Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Monday, November 17, 2014. If you have questions about CCAC activities,
contact Sean Farrelly, Redevelopment Project Manager, at 503-718-2420.
- One (1) Tigard resident representing a cross-section of interests in the community at large.
- One (1) business or property owner whose business or property is located within the Urban Renewal District.
- One (1) person residing in or adjacent to the boundaries of the Urban Renewal District.
To be considered for any of these appointments, please fill out a Citizen Committee Interest Application.
Applications are available in the City Hall lobby at 13125 SW Hall Blvd.
or on the city's website.
City Center Advisory Commission 2013 Goals
Downtown Gateway Art
On January 7, 2014 the Board of the CCDA approved the "Petals" art concept by artist Brian Borrello,
as recommended by the City Center Advisory Commission and the CCAC Public Art Subcommittee.
The artwork will be installed at the two gateways on either end of Main Street where it meets
Pacific Highway. Look for installation to happen soon after the Main Street green street project
wraps up later in 2014.
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The commission consists of nine members who are residents of
Tigard or own a business or property within the Urban Renewal District. They are
appointed by the City Council for 3-year terms. Two alternate members are also
appointed for 1-year terms.
The commission currently consists of the following members: Chair Thomas Murphy, Vice
Chair Carine Arendes, Deanie Bush, Sherrie Devaney, Laura Fisher, Paul Miller, Linli Pao,
Lynn Scroggin, and Richard Shavey.
The City Center Advisory Commission was established under Tigard Municipal Code 2.64.060.
Under its by-laws the duties of the CCAC are:
- Making recommendations on policy, budget, and implementation of urban renewal projects
identified within the Urban Renewal Plan and/or the annually adopted Downtown Implementation
Strategy and Work Program to the City Center Development Agency (CCDA) for consideration,
deliberation and action.
- Making an annual report to the CCDA including a summary of key activities and proceedings
and any specific suggestions or recommendations which the CCAC believes would assist its
mission or the overall goals for the downtown.
- Making recommendations to the CCDA for amendments to the plan.
- Performing other duties as assigned by the CCDA.
Please contact the City Center Advisory Commission to submit your questions or
share your ideas on revitalizing Downtown Tigard. Contact the commission by email at