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Approved Minutes - 12-28-2017 Minutes (--c‘ 2400f.l. 50+ADVISORY BOARD MEETING n Thursday, December 28, 2017 U O 9:00— 10:30 a.m. °REGor' Lake Oswego Adult Community Center 505 "G" Avenue, Lake Oswego Contact: Pam Montoya,Administrative Assistant Email: pmontoya@ci.oswego.or.us Phone: 503-675-6407 Also published on the internet at: http://www.ci.oswego.or.us/bocfiftyplus The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities.To request accommodations, please contact Pam Montoya at 503-675-6407,48 hours before the meeting. 1. Roll Call R. Matthews Attendees: Ronald Matthews, Robert Dwyer, Willie Poinsette, Lee Wicklund, Mayor Studebaker, Esther Halvorson-Hill Absent: Glenda Anderson, Jay Woodworth Guests: Kevin Christensen 2. Approve Meeting Minutes—October& November R. Matthews Robert Dwyer made a motion to approve October meetings minutes. Willie Poinsette seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. Minutes approved. Robert Dwyer made a motion to approve November meetings minutes. Willie Poinsette seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. Minutes approved. 3. Open Public Communication R. Matthews The purpose of citizen comment is to allow citizens to present information or raise an issue regarding items not on the agenda. A time limit of five minutes per citizen shall apply. 4. Old Business 4.1 City Council Update Mayor Studebaker Mayor Studebaker gave updates on the following topics; Mayor Studebaker will rotate off the 50+Advisory Board as liaison and a new City Councilor will start in January 2018. City Council Goal setting meeting scheduled for January 6, 2018. D Street and Boones Ferry construction slated to begin in 2018. SDC (System Development Charges) to increase but not as much as projected. City of Lake Oswego to survey residents interested in building a pool. 4.2 ACC Update A. Adrian Ann Adrian gave updates on the following topics; Parks and Recreation lease at Palisades School will end June 30, 2018. Finding space for staff and programs will have priority. Luscher Farm, Golf Course and the ACC will all be impacted. 503.635.3758 505 G Avenue Lake Oswego, OR 97034 www.loacc.info Page 2 The ACC Kitchen remodel scheduled to begin January 16, 2018 with congregate meals and Meals-on-Wheels staged at the Municipal Golf Course for an estimated eight weeks. 4.3 Board Goals Update R. Matthews (See handouts) Board chair asked the board to share their comments for possible goals for 2018. After discussion the Board agreed to reframe goal #1 and #2 into one goal for 2018. Goal #1 to read as: Improve transportation for our older citizens which include Uber, Lyft and established bus shuttle service in the city. After discussion Goal #5 to read: Identify ways that the ACC and the Board can better serve 50+ living and senior centers. After discussion Goal #4 was changed to: Identify ways to gather and then gather information on priorities of 50+ residents with the help of Parks and Recreation, Neighborhood Associations, Town Hall Groups, civic groups, churches and Meals-on-Wheels. Discussion of Goal #5 to change to: Support City Council effort to identify places for 50+ citizens to live in the city of Lake Oswego. New goal submitted for review: Establish a relationship with organizations that identify and communicate community support networks that assist 50+ citizens if feasible. The Board agreed to begin the goal setting process for 2019 in October 2018. 5. New Business 5.2 Discussion All Board member enjoyed the ACC Holiday lunch on December 20, 2017. Mayor Studebaker appreciated the Grandparent/Grandchild Cookie Decorating Event where he was the judge. The Board had a question about 50+ Board member liability. Ann Adrian will seek response from the City Attorney. Ronald Matthews noted that the West Linn Lake Oswego Villages group will present at the January 2018 meeting. Next Meeting on February 22, 2018 at Lake Oswego Adult Community Center. Robert Dwyer made a motion to close the meeting. Willie Poinsette seconded the motion. Meeting adjourned at 10:36am. Prepared by, Pamela Montoya Administrative Assistant 503.635.0215 380 A Avenue PO Box 369 Lake Oswego, OR 97034 www.ci.osweg Date: December 14, 2017 To: Ron Matthews From: Lee A. Wickl1.7 ..•f Subject: 50+Advisory Committee 2018 Goals 1. (2017 Goal 3) Continue to reach out to the six residential communities within Lake Oswego. There are close to 800 50+residents. 2. (2017 Goal 4) Continue to work with the Parks and Recreation Depai tinent staff focusing upon 50+citizens who are participating in activities utilizing the revised Customer Satisfaction Survey as well as other means. 3. Request that 50+board members be encouraged to share the work and activities of the 50+Advisory Committee with community groups of which they are also active members. 4. Develop talking points for board members that can be used with community groups. 5. Develop a schedule for 2018 in which each 50+board member will participate in lunch or other activities at the Adult Community Center. 6. Develop a method to assess the degree of success achieved for each 2017 goal. 7. Develop an evaluation structure for our 2018 goals. 8. Plan for at least two sessions during 2018 to self-evaluate the effectiveness of our monthly meetings. 9. Report through our representative on the City Council the activities of the 50+ Advisory Board to the City Council. 10. Work to develop esprit de corp with the 50+Advisory Board. Montoya, Pamela From: Esther Halvorson-Hill <halvorson@sou.edu> Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:36 AM To: Ron Matthews Cc: Adrian, Ann; Bob Dwyer Jr; Dr. Lee A Wicklund; Glenda Anderson; Kevin Christensen; Montoya, Pamela; Willie B. Poinsette Subject: Re: 50+Advisory Goals for 2018 Attachments: Goals for 50+ 2018.docx Here are my thoughts on 2018 goals. See attachment. Joy to all, Esther 0 On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 10:01 AM, Ron Matthews<ronalddmatthews@gmail.com>wrote: Dear Board Members, This is a request for you to consider new and on going goals for our board to pursue in 2018. Included in this email are Willie Poinsette's thoughts regarding goals for next year. I would appreciate all of you sending me your considered goals for next year. The board will then finalize our goals at our December meeting on December 28. Thanks for giving this matter your attention during this busy Christmas season. Ron Forwarded message From: Willie Poinsette <point321 @msn.com> Date: Thu,Nov 16, 2017 at 12:36 PM Subject: 50+Advisory Goals for 2018 To: "Ron Matthews (ronalddmatthews@gmail.com)" <ronalddmatthews@gmail.com> Hi Ron, I would love to collaborate with someone else on the board but I feel like a lone soldier. So here are my goals as of today, however, more may come later. Please pardon the cumbersome language. • To continue to support and collaborate as appropriate with the City Council and Planning Commission in their efforts to explore and provide attainable housing in Lake Oswego for people 55+. • To identify and execute tool(s) that will enable the to communicate with and gather data on the priorities of the 50+residents of Lake Oswego. Use this data to inform our work. This could be a collaborative effort with Parks and Recreation,Neighborhood Associations, Town Hall Meetings, LO Adult Community Center and other entities in the city. 1 50+Goals for 2018 Esther Halvorson-Hill My number 1 priority will be to explore and meet the needs of those 50+ Lake Oswegans wishing to AGE IN PLACE. Targeted population: 50+seniors living alone. (Rationale that couples can assist each other) Goal: Allowing those who wish, to stay in their homes for as long as possible. *Survey to determine need and numbers *Determining which services are provided now(LOACC). Which services are currently being developed (Village movement in Lake Oswego/West Lynn). Which services are presently needed and lacking. Services: 1) Health (clinics, OHSU, private practices, urgent care?, wellness) 2) Handyman and repairs 3) Food delivery 4) Meal delivery Meals on Wheels 5) Transportation 6) House cleaning 7) Companionship 8) Intellectual stimulation 9) Financial assistance 10)Technological assistance 11)Spiritual *Possibly putting together a brochure of services or updating existing brochures. Distributing brochures. *Developing new programs if needed. I'd still be interested in further developing the Uber/Lyft transportation opportunities. I've decided that my dream of a village of tiny house for the elderly is not viable due to high property costs in Lake Oswego. Goals for 50+Committee 2018 Esther Halvorson-Hill When I review the 50+Community Dialogues Report for 2005, I see most of the same needs reported that I observe now. This was a 77-page report in collaboration with Portland State University that included input from more than 340 residents in 35 Dialogues. Maybe we don't need to "reinvent the wheel" by gathering input from seniors except to update and validate the findings. Four prominent themes emerged from the dialogues: 1) Residents want to "age in place" 2) Create mechanisms to help build a community infrastructure that brings people together 3) Need for lifelong learning and life planning 4) Promotion of wellness including physical fitness and mental well-being as well as health care. Under the first theme of"aging in place" (which interests me most), are: 1) Housing 2) Transportation 3) Services and support Housing: Many people over age 65, burdened by high housing costs and living on fixed incomes, need affordable housing. 2018 Goal #1 Continue to work with and support the City Council in their efforts to address affordable housing in Lake Oswego. Transportation: We have provided education in use of Uber/Lyft but there is still a need to reach more people with this and to continue to explore the idea of a model of city-wide transportation. 2018 Goal #2 Continue to explore a model of transportation for the city and continue to educate the elderly population in technology providing easy access to transportation. Services and support: Residents want to explore new models of service provision, including virtual support networks to supplement traditional service delivery. Elderly persons aging in place often need assistance with yard work, home repairs, shopping, meals, human connection, and finances. 2018 Goal#3 Explore community support networks such as the WLLO Village that is currently being developed (associated with Village NW Hub and national Village-to-Village Network)and help as needed. SUMMARY Goal#1 Continue to work with and support the City Council in their efforts to address affordable housing in Lake Oswego. Goal #2 Continue to explore a model of transportation for the City and continue to educate the elderly population I n technology providing easy access to transportation. Goal #3 Explore community support networks such as the WLLO Village that is currently being developed and help as needed. 50+ Advisory Board Goals 2018 November 16, 2017 Suggested 50+ Advisory Board Goals for 2018, Proposed by Glenda Anderson and Bob Dwyer 1. Support and enhance the projects and platforms of City Council. Determine what are the City Council's policies that would affect the 50+ residents of Lake Oswego, and how we can best advise and support the City in their efforts. 2. Research the city's merchants and businesses as to how they might make their 50+ customers' shopping experiences more user friendly, and create a recognition system for the best businesses. The 50+ board did such a survey several years ago. We were able to come up with a number of suggestions. But we failed to make a plan to promulgate our findings to the community. We should know how we will use the information we gather before we go to the time and expense of gathering it. 3. Schedule specific dates for 50+ board members to eat lunch/dinner at the ACC in order to increase our exposure to 50+ issues. If we don't schedule specific dates for specific board members, it won't happen. 4. Recognize and record ACC success stories to be used for promotion and grant writing. We should personalize to our ACC donors that they are contributing their time and treasure to specific individuals. Make the donors aware that the ACC is merely the vehicle by which real people are benefiting from their largesse. 5. Develop a connection with Lyft/Uber and create a program to inform our 50+ citizens of the advantages to using these services. These ride sharing firms can be of real benefit to L.O. citizens both within our city and in the broader area. We must ensure that we are only informing people of how these firms work with giving the appearance of endorsing the firms. 1 6. Identify ways that the ACC and the 50+ board might assist our city's senior living centers to better serve our citizens. There are over a thousand senior citizens residing in Lake Oswego's retirement communities. If the 50+ board and the City can assist these communities to better serve their residents we should take appropriate action. 7. Continue the conversation concerning the need for workforce housing. We have only a limited ability to do anything major about the housing situation in Lake Oswego. However we should continue to be part of the conversation with the hope that we may be able to make some improvements at the margins. 2