Regional problem-solving goals, actions and agreements
(1)After the Land Conservation and Development Commission approves a proposal for regional problem-solving under ORS 197.652 (Regional problem-solving process), the participants shall develop proposed actions to resolve the problems identified in the work scope. The participants must agree to:
(a)Regional goals that describe how the region intends to resolve each regional problem described in the work scope;
(b)Actions necessary to achieve the regional goals, including changes to comprehensive plans or land use regulations;
(c)Measurable indicators of performance and a system for monitoring progress toward achievement of the regional goals;
(d)Incentives and disincentives to encourage successful implementation of the actions to achieve the regional goals;
(e)If the regional goals involve the management of an urban growth boundary, actions to coordinate the planning and provision of water, sewer and transportation facilities in the region; and
(f)A process for correction of actions if monitoring indicates that the actions are not achieving the regional goals.
(2)A decision by a participant to enter into a regional problem-solving agreement under ORS 197.652 (Regional problem-solving process) to 197.658 (Modifying local work plan) is not a final land use decision. However, a regional problem-solving agreement is not final and binding until:
(a)All local governments that are participants have adopted the provisions of the comprehensive plans or land use regulations contemplated in the agreement; and
(b)The commission has approved the comprehensive plan provisions and land use regulations as provided under ORS 197.656 (Commission approval of comprehensive plans not in compliance with goals).
(3)Changes to provisions of comprehensive plans and land use regulations adopted to implement a regional problem-solving agreement take effect 60 days after the commission notifies all participants that the commission has approved all of the changes. [1996 c.6 §4; 2009 c.873 §9]
Section 197.654 — Regional problem-solving goals, actions and agreements; implementation,