Urban Renewal Agency

Urban Renewal Agency


The Urban Renewal Agency conisists of the members of the Sutherlin City Council and meet as needed, generally prior to a scheduled Council Meeting. 

Members:  Todd McKnight, Tom Boggs, Debbie Hamilton, Forrest Stone, Michelle Sumner, Travis Tomlinson, and Seth Vincent
Urban Renewal Administrator: Pat Lynch 

2020 Urban Renewal Agency Meetings:
Agenda & Packet - May 11, 2020
Audio - May 11, 2020
Minutes - May 11, 2020 
Public Hearing Notice - June 8, 2020
Agenda & Packet - AMENDED - July 13, 2020
Audio - July 13, 2020
Minutes - July 13, 2020

The City of Sutherlin conducted a feasibility study for an urban renewal area (URA) to serve the downtown and other undeveloped property south of the downtown and surrounding Exit 136 off Interstate 5. The purpose of this feasibility study:
  • Determine the study area boundary meets the limitations imposed under ORS 457 on acreage and assessed value in an urban renewal area;
  • Establish if blight occurs in the study area;
  • Examine the financial feasibility of urban renewal in the study area and to
  • Examine the impacts on the taking districts as a result of the potential of creating an URA in Sutherlin.
Click on the following links to see the Urban Renewal presentation by Elaine Howard Consulting, LLC at the December 9, 2019 Council Meeting and her findings: Urban Renewal Feasibility Study Power Point and Sutherlin Urban Renewal Feasibility Study Findings!  

More information:
Timeline Plan
Boundary Map
Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Plan
Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Report

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contact us

126 E. Central Avenue Sutherlin, OR 97479
P: (541) 459-2856