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Agenda Item - 2022-11-14 - Number 5.1 - Written Public Comments 5.1 Representing Palisades Neighborhood Association Area 8 Public Comment for Special City Council Meeting on Pickleball Courts Monday, November 14, 2022 Al Calabria 1340 Oak Meadow Lane Lake Oswego Mayor Buck and City Councilors: I'm the immediate past chair of PNA and a current area rep in PNA Area 8. I'd like to take a brief walk back through our public engagement experience over the past several months to put the pickleball issue in context. PNA was re-organizing in early 2022 so had little input on LORAC and PNA was not opposed to the golf course redesign. We objected to projections for usage and traffic,which in our estimation, were underestimating the impact on livability and quality of life along the Stafford corridor. PNA enjoyed a small success there as one of the holes, as a result of a survey conducted by PNA, was redesigned for safety reasons. The credibility of public engagement worsened as hearings began on Rassekh Park. PNA did not oppose this development but felt that it was premature because no funding was committed to improve the Rosemont circle, which point was supported by the Planning Commission.The roundabout flow will inevitably worsen due to these three projects and diverted traffic coming our way due to tolling on 1205. PNA submitted its association statement listing 9 items seeking help from city staff and city council. PNA's requests for a northern access point, a change in parking and traffic flow, more family-oriented facilities, concern for the natural habitat, more family friendly spaces and other items went largely unaddressed. There was a minor concession to expand the space for a family picnic shelter which was appreciated. However, many neighbors were offended that despite our pleading, a rather small community of skateboarders had a more prominent voice and impact on City Council than PNA. To add insult to injury, the skateboard design was to be 10000 square feet of concrete. PNA was never opposed to the park development, only premature development and similarly,was not opposed to a skateboard park, only not at Rassekh where we already expressed serious concerns about access,traffic impact and other inadequacies. THE CITY DID THE RIGHT THING BY SUSPENDING PLAY AT GEORGE ROGERS PARK AT THE REQUEST OF OLD TOWN NA. PNA RESPECTFULLY REQUESTS THAT YOU DO THE SAME ON OUR BEHALF WHERE ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. PLEASE,THIS TIME, RESPECT OUR PREFERENCES AND BLOCK ANY EFFORTS TO PLACE THE PICKLEBALL COURTS IN THE STAFFORD CORRIDOR. From: Amy Burford To: CityRecorder;Council Distribution Subject: [EXTERNAL]Special City Council meeting(Pickleball) Date: Sunday,November 13,2022 8:48:21 PM I would like to speak during the Nov 14th City Council meeting regarding Pickleball courts. My comments are below. I will be attending via Zoom, would you please send a link? Thank you. Hello and thank you very much for allowing me to make a few comments. I am speaking in favor of keeping the Pickleball courts at George Rogers and reopening them to regular park hours. The progress made so far in alleviating the sound and parking problems is fantastic. I believe you've seen the videos taken in mid Oct that show the reduced sound across Ladd St and next to no sound one block into the neighborhood. The videos were taken on a day when the courts were full (24 players and 6 balls)with 15 people waiting. Not only were the sounds very subdued but there were free parking spots on Ladd. The $80,000 spent on mitigation has worked! I suggest that we keep moving forward. Perhaps a sound study is a good next step. It seems that knowing the before and after sound levels is important. If it's determined that additional measures are needed to reduce sounds, there are many solutions worth exploring. -Close Ladd to parking and landscape the area along the PB courts. -Replace the existing reflective acoustic fencing with absorbing fencing. -Cover the courts. Let's keep the great momentum going and figure out a way to keep the courts, and unlock them for play during regular park hours Amy 5.1 From: Ann Miller To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL]AP 22-05 Date: Monday, November 14,2022 9:24:19 AM To:City Council,et al From:Anni Miller, 16902 Crestview Drive,46 year Lake Oswego Palisades resident Good evening all.I have been involved in Sports,All levels of Coaching,Managing,Administering and Playing all my life.As a certified International Master Tennis Professional( 1 of only 63 Globally),and former 28 year Director of Tennis for the City of Lake Oswego,I am fully appreciative of the current predicament of either resighting the Pickleball courts or to continue to improve the award winning ones that were built at George Rogers! I have played Pickle for many years,have attended many PB conferences in South Carolina,Florida,California and most recently in Louisiana.And to dazzle further,one of my former Lakeridge State Tennis Champions is now a National Pro player and https://linkprotect.cudasvc.com/url? a=http s%3 a%2f%2fclinician.so&c=E.1.SFmmuc7wYJXDHGxvndyJ3UTj HOpFcbLQIxeK6z- a9xcgVhgQjKurpvmC6tx5KolCPJLN 1 JU8d_B48vAdo8INYcSgTcrN2epDkj oT7rg2VBuMEiKidzpzaEG8 Szc2&typo=1 you know I am in favor for residents to pursue recreational pursuits.However,there are at minimum 3 issues in attempting to site at Luscher Farm,Stafford,or Palisades Corridor. 1. TRAFFIC,TRAFFIC,TRAFFIC....which still needs to have a thorough comprehensive study done for all the current projects in queue,let alone anything new to burden the already overly congested area.The SAFETY from Sunny Hill to the Rosemont Roundabout is HORRENDOUS now. And the corner where the Historic Carter House has no pathways...increasing anymore cars in that area will surely be dangerous albeit life threatening for all walkers, bikers,skaters,cars. Since the City is concerned for all our SAFETY,adding anything more to this area would be a safety hazard and nightmare at best.(suggestion...stand at corner of Overlook and Stafford from 3 pm to 6 pm and take your chances!) 2.The City Council continually states that SUSTAINABILITY is at the forefront of their mission and policy. Building more courts,more parking lots,increasing car traffic to and from is definitely counter intuitive to those adoptions. Furthermore SUSTAINABILITY is clearly stated for the preservation of our neighborhood in the PNA's 20 year plan.Retain the CHARACTER and LIVABILITY of our resources,wildlife,scenic and pastoral views,air quality,night sky,noise abatement,and without compromising our historical and rural roots.In fact after years of data collection with Palisades residents and Sarah Selden(LO CITY Planner),the PLAN was adopted and codified in objectives to PROTECT OPEN SPACES,save the rural Stafford area for its valued historic,rural and open feeling for generations to follow. I am sure,this council agrees this unique part of our city needs to be PRESERVED for our future and with no more additions. 3. My vote is to continue to study this current dilemma...there are multiple lawsuits as I am sure you are aware that are suing cities throughout the US..Currently there are numerous new advancements to sound barriers,sound abatement equipment,etc.which would enable George Rogers to function.National Professional Admins and lawyers in this specific industry should be included in helping to solve this problem and since it is Winter,what's the rush? And until a comprehensive traffic study of the Stafford,McVey Corridor is currently done(not during a pandemic),I believe this should be tabled...unless you choose Pilkington which already is an area that needs some recreational avenues. If you need any top professional pickleball contacts,especially from the largest clubs in the US(Lifetime)you may contact me anytime. Respectfully submitted, Anni Miller PTR International Master Tennis Professional USPTA Elite Professional Hall of Fame Inaugural Inductee USPTA Wilson Racquet Sports National Speakers Bureau WTCA Chairwoman of the Board State Champion High School Coach,Lakeridge High Executive Director Ross Island Scholar Athlete Foundation Team Northwest 503-636-1833 Lake Oswego City Council Meeting November 14, 2022 Pickleball Courts at George Rogers Park On behalf of an Alzheimer man and his wife who have recently experienced more medical complications, I have been asked to read the following: Good evening; I am Alyce LaGasse, this is my husband, Gene Rosewater, or as USAA calls him, Captain Doctor Rosewater. Gene is Intelligent, creative, and athletic. We moved to Lake Oswego not by default for a job or because of the stellar school system, but rather to live among an active community. What constitutes an active community?A population that participates in town functions, and city politics, and a community that offers recreational opportunities to all. A primary caveat when we chose our home here was that it had to be within walking distance of the pickleball courts at George Rodgers Park. Why? Gene had just been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. If that disease has not affected one of your loved ones you are blessed. Alzheimer's redefined Dr. Rosewater from an intelligent, creative, athlete into a patient. Gene lives for his hours on the Pickleball court. Most importantly, his neurologist agrees that being outside and playing Pickleball is what keeps him from sitting on the sofa all day- playing pickleball keeps him active-and ALIVE. It's not just about the sport. Pickleball in Lake Oswego provides an amazingly supportive community. Genes disease prohibits him from being able to keep score. His fellow players at George Rodgers Park know this. They take care of him,they watch out for him, and they treat him with respect Sports are an integral part of our Lake Oswego community. ... soccer, little league, recreation on the river, and yes, welcome to the 2000s. . . Pickleball. It's a newer sport . . . and often new trends are hard to accept for non-participants . . . but pickleball, at George Rodgers park, must have a place in this thriving,vibrant, community which is attracting more retirees - retirees who contribute a substantial percentage to the financial makeup of our community- residents who want-and in Gene's case, NEED to play. Thank you, Submitted by: Alyce LaGasse 1149 Cherry Lane Lake Oswego 97034 To: Mayor and City Council From: Stafford Hamlet Board of Directors Subject: Pickleball Court Placement The Hamlet desires to be on the record concerning the siting of pickle ball courts. We recognize the complexities and needs that the City of Lake Oswego is attempting to navigate.To that end, the Hamlet agrees with the Parks and Recreation Department that a location that minimally impacts citizens sight, sound and parking should be chosen. We understand that you are concerned about providing recreational activities for your citizens.The Hamlet board has similar responsibilities to our citizens. Specifically,we are concerned about the City locating additional city activities including Pickleball courts in the Luscher Master Plan, and the Stafford Hamlet, leading to a reduction of agricultural lands, parking, and increasing traffic congestion to our rural area. The Hamlet's position is very clear as stated in The Community Vision Plan on our website Staffordhamlet.com. The Hamlet looks forward to sitting down and participating in the discussions with Lake Oswego and Clackamas County as the Luscher Farm open spaces master plan evolves. 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I was unable to attach the Word document to my gmail for some reason? My name is Bill Waters. As a professional counselor, I have worked in the field of mental health for over 50 years. Over the past several months, you have heard people telling you that pickleball noise is negatively impacting their mental health. On the flipside, you have heard from a much larger group that playing pickleball has definitely positively impacted their mental health. I applaud you for listening carefully to people representing both sides of this contentious issue. But as a City Council, you can only do so much to address any individual's emotional health. We all need to care for our own mental health. In line with your charge, the sound disturbances were minimized-with your oversight, LO Parks & Rec solved the problem in an effective and compassionate manner. You have videos in your possession that demonstrate this fact. In terms of keeping the pickleball courts open, I urge you come to a decision that is in concert with your Mission Statement: Cultivate an exceptional quality of life for everyone in our community (my underline) Keep the pickleball courts in George Rogers Park open for the enhancement of our community and for the enjoyment and health benefits for all. Doing anything less begins to sound silly. I live directly across from Millennium Park. What if four of my neighbors and I came to you and told you that the noise created by the Farmer's Market and the summer bands that play there often were causing us to experience emotional problems. Would you immediately decide to cancel the band events and Farmer's Market for six months, including all next summer, to "study the issue?"Would you construct a locked fence around the park?Would you begin to look for other sites to hold the Farmer's Market and the music events? Would you restrict the hours of the market and limit the number of social events? I wouldn't expect that you would take any of these actions. The rights, the enjoyment, and the positive impact on the mental and physical health of the large number of people who enjoy Millennium Park would outweigh my and my four neighbors' issues. Please consider this when making this important decision about the future of pickleball in George Rogers Park. Bill Waters On Sat, Nov 12, 2022 at 10:36 PM Linder, Kari <klinder@ci.oswego.or.us>wrote: Hi William, I received your request to speak on Monday. Will you be in person or are you wanting to speak remotely? Could you send me your document as an attachment either word or pdf rather than through google docs? Thank you! Kari From: William Waters (via Google Docs) <williamwaters422@gmail.com> Sent: Saturday, November 12, 2022 2:11:45 PM To: Council Distribution Cc: CityRecorder Subject: Document shared with you: "Pickleball in Lake Oswego - 11/14/22" William Waters shared a document if William Waters (williamwaters422@gmail.com) has invited you to edit the following document: I would like to testify in the public testimony section of the Special Meeting on 11/14/22. Eli Pickleball in Lake Oswego - 11/14/22 This email grants access to this item without logging in. Only forward it to people you trust. Open Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA You have received this email because williamwaters422@gmail.com shared a document with you from Google Docs. PUBLIC RECORDS LAW DISCLOSURE This e-mail is a public record of the City of Lake Oswego and is subject to public disclosure unless exempt from disclosure under Oregon Public Records Law. This email is subject to the State Retention Schedule. From: Carl Schmits To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL]Request for time at tonight"s mtg by the sport's governing body,USA Pickleball Date: Monday,November 14,2022 8:43:36 AM Mr Mayor and honoured Councillors, In a few hours I'm returning from what has been a record-setting USA Pickleball Nationals event at the nation's second largest tennis venue, Indian Wells Tennis Garden. I'm doing so a day earlier than planned to be present at tonight's meeting, and am requesting a brief 2 minutes to speak to you. I'm requesting this not only in my role as an executive representing the sport's national governing body in the role germaine to this discussion, but also as a Lake Oswego resident and co-founder of the Lake Oswego Pickleball Club. My function within the NGB includes ensuring facilities,both retrofit and greenfield,public and private, have the guidance and support to build safe, specification-compliant, sustainable operations. It also includes responsibility for equipment standards and certification (paddles and balls), and now includes several initiatives to address acoustic propagation. This information is used to train our Field Operations leadership, supporting 2000 Ambassadors across the US that work with townships every day. I've served the past 4 months on the site evaluation task force, and am optimistic the findings may help find a way forward. It's unfortunate the tone of national discourse around an activity that delivers so much positive impact at the community level has taken a divisive tone in some townships - I do not envy the task of city officials facing this when it heads this direction. It is very encouraging when a community takes the time to address development with a thorough planning process, as LOPR has done in this case. The conversion at GRP was opportunistic as previously stated by Director Anderholm, deferring a$200k tennis court rebuild and successfully addressing the sport's increasing demand in the area at the time. Issues raised by a few neighbors adjacent to the park, after 6 years of essentially unchallenged operation, have been addressed with extraordinary measures to address interim use until an alternate venue can be executed ; quiet-time buffers, acoustic mitigation through site modifications and equipment limitations have brought the acoustic signature and general traffic activity of the venue below any threshold one would should reasonably expect adjacent to a vibrant city park with athletic fields, child's play area, and active beach. While the two most frequently heard arguments against location and asset conversions being'not in my backyard', and 'don't take our tennis courts' have created a polarizing situation at the street level, facts, analysis, and informed planning is the only way to rationally evaluate both the opportunity this represents and the responsibility elected city officials have to manage taxpayer funded investments. In my role I've had the opportunity to support the leadership of many municipalities working to address this sport's popularity and expected continued growth, from small townships to metropolitan areas such as Seattle, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego and others with complex resource and infrastructure challenges. The goals and issues are understandably very different in each case, but they all share the objectives and obligations of elected officials to balance existing assets and available resources for development to address evolving community needs and desires while delivering equity of access and investment, frequently addressing stakeholders representing alternative positions. I'll reinforce the point of equity of access and investment, a theme throughout the recent National Recreation and Parks Association conference just 8 weeks ago, where addressing pickleball's growth was the most requested discussion topic. Although USA Pickleball and the USTA are collaborating on a number of initiatives, it's important to analyze the current state of each sport's infrastructure relative to trend and population. The Tennis Industry Association estimates 250,000 tennis courts exist in the US, the majority built during the 70's and 80's boom, at a time when Nielsen estimated the sport's numbers at 33M. The Sports and Fitness Association's (SFIA) 2021 report states that though the sport had decreased to 18M participants through 2019, it enjoyed an increase to 22M driven by the pandemic-driven appetite for outdoor sport. The most recent data from the SFIA for pickleball is—5M,with approx 40,000 courts. A simple analysis reveals a nearly 50% imbalance in players per court; that's exacerbated by 8X given the two key points of square footage (1800 vs 7200) , and typical format of play (doubles in pickleball vs singles in tennis) . This highlights a municipality's need to evaluate how it manages and reallocates existing taxpayer-funded assets to achieve an acceptable equity. After evaluation of the task force's recommendations,we suggest consideration and offer feasibility and design support for a facility that is not only scalable over time to support the growth of the sport and availability of funds,but would be located to leverage existing taxpayer-funded assets for special events with high economic impact. This location is the currently unused, publicly owned parcel just SE of the Lakeridge HS tennis courts, and is the third site recommended by the task force. We recognize there are design challenges,but they are not impossible to solve. The acoustic mitigation plan would include a final phase that would essentially fully shield homes to the south of the field. The Stafford traffic impact is understood, and ideally being addressed given other expansion efforts. In good health Carl 1 ®❑ Carl Schmits Managing Director; Equipment Standards & Facilities Development P.O. Box 7354 I Surprise, AZ 85374 USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) Cell /Text: 480.382.2275 5.1 From: Cassandra Platz To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL]Pickleball testimony for City Council Date: Monday,November 14,2022 9:25:47 AM Here is my testimony for the City Council meeting on November 14, 2022 Spm. Comment on the Pickleball Site Suitability Study Summary My name is Cassandra Platz. I live on Ivy Court, adjacent to the Sunnyhill neighborhood. I also love to play pickleball. I would love it if I could walk to the courts and play outside year-round in a covered area. How awesome that would be for me! However, I could not live with myself if I knew my fun was the source of discomfort or harm to my neighbors. Pickleball venues are available inside and many players use those when it is raining. If noise is the main problem, I wonder why the current courts at George Rogers Park can't be fully enclosed? Wouldn't that mitigate the noise going into the neighborhood? I don't think it would be considerate of me to ask for pickleball courts in the already saturated Stafford Corridor. Yet another recreational destination—I count well over a dozen already built or planned! —will only add to the increased traffic load. Parking on side streets and pedestrian safety will be negatively impacted. Cherry Crest Drive and Sunnyhill Road are already used as shortcuts to Stafford Road. It's also not considerate of me to want courts in normally quiet areas. Homes are near enough to both Hazelia Field and Lakeridge South to be impacted by the adverse noise. Pickleball noise in Hazelia would also disrupt the nearby peaceful and country-side park experience. Of the three alternative sites presented in the Summary,the Rosewood/Pilkington site seems the best. It can be constructed in less time, 12-18 months compared to 20-26 months at the other alternatives. It has one of the lower costs to construct. It is not in the already saturated Stafford corridor. It does not require moving an existing dog park. It does not require developing a new public right of way. Wouldn't it be nice to have some recreational sites on the northern side of the City rather than cram everything into the south? I would like to thank the City Council and the Task Force for working towards an equitable solution that will meet the needs of all Lake Oswego citizens. Cassandra Platz 1555 Ivy Court, Lake Oswego 97034 503-502-7532 November 14, 2022 Lake Oswego City Council — public comment re. agenda item 5.1 Pickleball Site Suitability Study Summary and Update. To: City Council From: Chris Durkee, 2356 Glen Haven Rd., Lake Oswego, Palisades Neighborhood Good evening Mayor Buck, Councilmembers, staff. I am in favor of the city developing new pickleball courts. I'm not an avid player, but have played, and appreciate its popularity. The Pilkington Rd and WWTP sites seem to be the best options due to their distance from residential areas and minimal traffic impact. I am strongly opposed to locating the courts on the Stafford corridor (Hazelia Dog Park, LOSD field at Ridge Pointe Dr., or C-3 church) for the following 3 reasons: 1. Traffic impact. The traffic issue on Stafford and the Rosemont round-a-bout has been talked about for over a year with no solutions in sight. The added traffic from the new Municipal Golf Course, LORAC, Rassekh Park, and Skatepark will further overtax a failing round-a-bout. The Stafford corridor can't tolerate even more traffic resulting from new pickleball courts. 2. Aesthetic impact. The city would never approve a warehouse or other industrial use at Hazelia, but would not a tall, long, concrete block sound wall on Stafford have the same appearance? A new sound wall would be a visual scar, out of place amid this pastoral natural area. 3. Equity. Once the planned projects are built, Palisades will have more public recreational facilities than any other neighborhood in Lake Oswego. Equity demands that other neighborhoods share in both the benefits and burdens of any new recreational sites. Sincerely, Chris Durkee From: Darcy Moore To: Council Distribution;CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL] Pickeleball in Lake Oswego Date: Sunday,November 13,2022 11:56:08 AM I am currently out of town at Pickleball Nationals or I would be at the November 14th meeting to speak about the future of pickleball in Lake Oswego. We've lived in Lake Oswego for 22 years, paying taxes, raising our 3 children and enjoying all of the beauty and benefits of our great city. Like many of our friends, my husband Mike and I are dividing our time between Lake Oswego during the warm months and the desert during the rainy months. One of my main activities while back home is playing pickleball at George Rogers Park. I can literally be back in town one day and am welcomed back to play the next day. We spend time after pickleball going out locally for drinks, dinner, walks along the river and just plain absorbing Lake Oswego at its best. This past summer, I did my best-along with hundreds of others-to adjust to the new court restrictions & play parameters at George Rogers Park. We have no desire to abandon Lake Oswego, but if there are no hassle-free options for pickleball we are faced with the reality of finding another nearby community that fully embraces pickleball. It seems the Lake Oswego City Council members wisely recognize the tsunami that is pickleball and are progressively planning for more venues. Please do not close the George Rogers courts, as we clearly need more courts, not fewer. Thanks to the Site Committee and kudos to the City Council for keeping as many citizens as possible active, engaged and living the Lake Oswego dream. Thank you, Darcy Moore 5.1 From: Derrith Lambka To: CityRecorder Cc: Betsy Wosko;Craig Stephens;Ali Afghan; Laurie Carlson;Jeannie McGuire;Corina;Carrie Kaufman; Derrith Lambka;Jon Gustafson;Jim Perris; Bruce Glabau; Philip Sterling; Diane Scurlock OTNA;Yumiko Sterling <pikakift hotmail.com>;Calleen Glabau;Barbara Perris;Sandy Intraversato Subject: [EXTERNAL] Derrith Lambka testimony for City Council 11/14 on PB Date: Monday,November 14,2022 10:34:01 AM Comments being submitted by email before noon the day of the meeting. I plan to be there in person and will submit a request to speak as well. I'm Derrith Lambka. I live in Old Town and am on our Neighborhood Board. Thank you Mayor Buck for proactively reaching out to our Old Town neighbors who live near the courts and to Neighborhood Association Board members to listen, learn and lead a process to create criteria for placing pickleball courts in LO where they will "do no harm" to neighbors. Speaking on behalf of our Old Town Neighborhood Association, we ask that the 150 feet criteria established by the PB task force be applied to the courts at GRP and that the City Council close the courts at GRP for pickleball today and restore the courts for tennis. This decision is aligned to your LO City Council mission: Cultivate an exceptional quality of life for everyone in our community. • We all want more PB courts in the City, but no one in LO wants to live within 150 feet of PB courts. • • The noise from PB is harming our neighbors who live much closer than 150 feet from the courts: homes are as close as 42 feet. • Their property rights are being violated by the City. They have lost their quality of life because of the incessant PB noise. Please treat our neighbors as you would want to be treated and vote to close the pickleball courts at George Rogers today. PICKLEBALL NUMBERS: THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM Let's look at the George Rogers Park pickleball courts without emotion or recrimination. Instead let's look at the picture through the lens of facts and numbers. THE SURVEY: Here's a number to consider: 588. 588 citizens responded to the pickleball survey, the largest number of LO residents to ever respond to a single subject survey. Of those, 452 respondents want at least a 6-court venue. And really, we need even more courts because new people are discovering the sport every day, partly because of the classes LO Parks and Recs offers. AVAILABLE PLAY TIME AND LOCKED COURTS George Rogers has been a public park—a publicly funded amenity--since the 1940s; however, the adjacent neighborhood wants to now control the type of sports that are played there, preferring tennis over pickleball. Because of the neighborhood's displeasure, Lake Oswego Parks and Rec drastically restricted the number of valuable summer hours that citizens could use the courts. For example: • The courts were closed 30% of daylight hours to meet neighborhood demands. That's almost 1/3 of available play time. • Together, the Lake Oswego Pickleball Club and LO Parks and Rec had the use of the courts for 51% of available daylight hours • That left just 19% of available daylight hours for the general public to play. LOCKED COURTS POLICY We believe the policy of locking up the courts should be re-evaluated immediately. Everyone—the neighborhood, the city, the players—should have a seat at the table to discuss policy and future direction of pickleball at George Rogers Park. ALL voices should have a say. These numbers speak for themselves: The desire to play this sport will not go away, nor will it be put on hold for 18 months while new courts are constructed. And the citizens who want to play on city courts cannot be told to go play elsewhere. The numbers tell you that the George Rogers courts should remain open while new courts are constructed at the new location. The facts are the facts. They're the elephant in the room. Thank you for your time, Diana Ross 1074 Bayberry Rd. 801.712.9156 dianaandwoody@gmail.com 5.1 From: Diane Scurlock To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL]Written testimony for November 14th City Council meeting--Pickleball Date: Monday,November 14,2022 11:08:52 AM Below, are my comments that I am submitting before noon on the day of the City Council meeting. Thank you. The physics of noise, its harm to humans, and how to reduce noise is fairly complicated. That is why, I believe,the City Council on March 1, 2022 referred the matter of the George Rogers Pickleball court location to the Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board (Board)to consider if the courts should be closed due to the negative impacts on the neighbors. The Board held sessions to thoroughly try to understand the issues and at the June 15, 2021 meeting motioned to 'recommend to the City Council that the Department close the pickleball courts until they can figure out a way to create a pickleball policy so that it can be done right in Lake Oswego, with a time limit of 6 months to create the policy.'The motion passed.The recommendation was shared at the July 5th City Council Meeting, however the Board did not have an opportunity at that meeting to thoroughly discuss the rationale for the recommendation to close the pickleball courts.—That was unfortunate because I believe the City Council would have understood that the courts were placed in the worst location possible because of the very close proximity to residents and how the sound barriers were not(and cannot be) successful in effectively reducing the noise because homes are only 43 feet away. The City Council therefore did not follow the recommendation of the Board but directed another task force to identify alternative locations and continue to explore sound mitigation. That task force, after much work, has determined that the courts need to be at least 150 feet from residents, have a traffic study and community input before alternative locations are implemented.— George Rogers Park fails in all of these regards-1.The courts are much closer than 150 feet from residents, 2. the traffic situation needs to be addressed because the multitude of cars of Pickleball players trying to park on the narrow Ladd street creates a safety hazard for the children and parents trying to cross the street to get to the adjacent playground, and 3. there was no community input before converting the tennis courts to pickleball courts. There is apparently some discussion about spending money on more sound mitigation, with one company claiming that they can reduce sound up to a maximum of 25 dBA. Even if they could manage that reduction in the best of conditions (which is dubious), which would be about 12 to 15 dBA more than the current barriers at some locations, it will not mitigate the high noise sufficiently to background levels for the close-by neighbors. Please do not waste money on more unsuccessful attempts to mitigate the noise at George Rogers Park. Please recognize per the qualified engineers (such as Bob Unetich quoted in the Wall street Journa)I who have much experience with the specifics of pickleball noise that courts need to be at least 150 feet away from homes-- and then have mitigation-- in order to reduce the pickleball impact noise to background levels and to not harm residents. The neighbors have put up with the noise for too long and the traffic safety issues continue. It is time to shut down the courts. 5.1 Thank you. Diane Scurlock, CIH-Retired Diane's career began working for Federal OSHA determining employees'exposure to noise as well as air contaminants. She worked for OR-OSHA supervising the Portland Field Office for the IH inspectors and mediating settlement agreements with employers related to citations. Diane worked for Hewlett Packard for 24 years with increasing responsibility for managing the Environmental, Health and Safety Department with a staff of up to 150 employees serving North America, South America, and Asia. This included the identification, evaluation and control of noise exposures. Diane has a Masters of Science from Harvard University's School of Public Health and an MBA from UCLA. Sent from Mail for Windows From: Don Pyle To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL]Pickleball Siting Locations Date: Thursday,November 10,2022 5:44:12 AM Let science decide the noise issue. Hire a sound engineer to calibrate how effectively a sound barrier along the street would work. If effective,a sound barrier would be much cheaper than building new courts in a different location. The people in this neighborhood all moved to the nuisance,a city park with athletic activities. Sent from my iPad Attn : City Council From : Doug Anderson - Pickleball site task force member I was a member of the Pickleball Site Task Force. We were tasked with identifying potential future pickleball sites. We did not talk in any detail regarding costs at each possible location, the time it would take to build new courts, the time frame to build new courts or ideas to reduce noise at George Rogers. Pickleball has been growing at a 20% annual rate in the US. In 3.5 years the number of pickleball players will double and we will need a minimum of 12 courts in Lake Oswego. Pickleball is probably the lowest cost activity, on a per player hourly basis, that a city can invest in. I sincerely believe that we need to build additional pickleball courts. As a taxpayer, I hope we build courts for a reasonable investment. One location that stands out to me is the Hazelia Large Dog Park. The City already owns the property, there are bathrooms, and it is located away from homes. There are currently 5 dog parks in LO and hopefully the current Hazelia large dog park can be move to another location on the Lusher Farm site. I also believe that the George Rogers Pickleball courts should be kept open. The City had a sound study done where Melissa Miller, principal with ADB Engineering, presented the results of the noise study during the parks board meeting. The study showed that pickleball causes an increase in noise levels near surrounding homes but did not exceed the recommended peak level or violate Oregon Department of Environmental Quality standards. A. It should be noted that the second sound test was done before the AccusticFence was removed from the back (south) fence to allow the sound to escape to the south. B. The sound tests were made during the summer when there was additional non- pickleball noise from summer traffic (car & pedestrians) going to fields, playground, beach area and the squeal of the ospreys. The noise level is much lower now. C. We can look at raising the fence, currently 7'7" to 10', and adding a better sound absorbing blanket to reduce the sound level dramatically. On page 4/141 of Ivan's report noted that these panels can be added for only$12,000. D. We should also investigate the possibility of adding an open air cover over the George Rogers courts, enclosing the structure only on Ladd Street, to keep noise to a minimum. Due to the current and increasing popularity of Pickleball, let's make smart decisions that accomplish the ultimate goal of providing pickleball for all in Lake Oswego. 5.1 From: Elise Monroe To: Council Distribution;CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL]Elise Monroe-Revised-Comments for agenda item 7.1-Pickleball Courts at George Rogers Park Date: Monday,November 14,2022 11:55:32 AM I know that you will vote as a representative of all the voters of Lake Oswego,and not just be influenced by the well organized push of one section of one neighborhood. The Pickleball players in this community live in all the neighborhoods of our city. 1.2 K people are members/followers of the Lake Oswego Pickleball Club, and the population of Lake Oswego is 40 K— that minimum recorded group is 3% of your constituency. It does not include the rapidly growing groups of new players, and existing players who are not signed up on Facebook. The Old Town neighborhood consists of 141 households with approximately 297 residents, and of that group only the households immediately living by the public park are directly affected and involved in this campaign. You could safely say half that number then. The squeaky wheel has been having an outsize influence on this issue. I have a question—where were they when the huge Recreation bond was passed, and why not come forward at that time to ask for Pickleball courts to be built in another location? According to the people who have repeatedly testified against keeping the courts in place, this has been an issue for years. Why wait until now,to ask the City to provide mitigation and relocation? It has been costly, and contentious, and I personally was present on the public courts when one of the faces (has spoken multiple times at the City Council meetings) of the Old Town group literally showed up and was shouting at us after we had stopped play just before 1pm on Sunday. Surely we should be allowed time to gather our belongings and walk off the public court without being harassed? This group has dictated time restrictions that keep families and people who work during the week from playing on the weekend—Sunday afternoon, seriously? Many people I have spoken to have begun playing in West Linn, thus causing players there to resent our presence since we are taking their court time. And rightly so. Lake Oswego needs their own courts that are easy to use and access without needing to navigate two websites, and face locked courts at odd times during the day. Currently we are driven by the weather, rain and snow keep us from playing, but if we can, we squeegee off the courts so that they are dry enough to play. We love the game and the social interaction it brings. I meet new people every time I play, and hope to keep doing so this winter. Finally, we have sent recent videos of the courts when they are full, and the sound immediately outside as well as within a short distance. Sound measurements were done when this all started, has anything been done since the sound dampening occurred? Frankly, I notice a huge lessening of the sound, and it only becomes apparent when I actually enter the courts themselves. Perhaps one more visit by a couple of your Council members during organized play when it is at the height of court use would be worthwhile? Thank you for your time and willingness to consider all sides of this difficult issue! From: Elise Monroe To: Council Distribution;CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL]Elise Monroe-Comments for agenda item 7.1-the Pickleball Courts at George Rogers Park Date: Sunday,November 13,2022 5:33:16 PM Mr. Ali Afghan is one of the Directors of the Old Town Neighborhood Association and has been one of the prime drivers of their campaign to remove the Pickleball courts in George Rogers Park. The most vocal and public faces of that group do not include Mr. Afghan. They are the blunt instrument, and he is the scalpel. We request that since he is an integral part of the campaign to eliminate pickleball on those courts, that he be excluded from all votes and council discussion on that particular issue. As a City Council member, he should be impartial and willing to entertain all sides of an issue prior to deciding and voting. On this issue, he has made his vote clear already, and no amount of his saying he can be impartial would be true. In fact, if Mr. Afghan is present at this meeting, I request that he stand up and give a one word answer to this question "Do you believe that pickleball should be removed from George Rogers Park immediately?" The three choices for that one word answer are Yes, No, Maybe. He has positioned himself to influence the future choice through the ability not just to vote, but also to manipulate his fellow Council members thinking through meeting discussion as well as through private communication with his fellow Council members. Even if you choose to let him vote himself,the one caveat I hope you will retain from my statement is this—do not let your thoughtful vote as a representative of all the voters of Lake Oswego be influenced by the well organized push of one neighborhood, led by Mr.Afghan. The Pickleball players in this community live in all the neighborhoods of our city. 1.2 K people are members/followers of the Lake Oswego Pickleball Club, and the population of Lake Oswego is 40 K— that minimum recorded group is 3% of your constituency. It does not include the rapidly growing groups of new players, and existing players who are not signed up on Facebook. The Old Town neighborhood consists of 141 households with approximately 297 residents, and of that group only the households immediately living by the public park are directly affected and involved in this campaign. You could safely say half that number then. The squeaky wheel has been having an outsize influence on this issue. I have another question—where were they when the huge Recreation bond was passed, and why not come forward at that time to ask for Pickleball courts to be built in another location? According to the people who have repeatedly testified against keeping the courts in place,this has been an issue for years. Why wait until now, to ask the City to provide mitigation and relocation? It has been costly, and contentious, and I personally was present on the public courts when one of the Old Town group literally showed up and was shouting at us after we had stopped play just before 1pm on Sunday. Surely we should be allowed time to gather our belongings and walk off the public court without being harassed? This group has dictated time restrictions that keep families and people who work during the week from playing on the weekend— Sunday afternoon, seriously? Many people I have spoken to have begun playing in West Linn,thus causing players there to resent our presence since we are taking their court time. And rightly so, Lake Oswego needs their own courts that are easy to use and access without needing to navigate two websites, and face locked courts during the day. Finally, we have sent recent videos of the courts when they are full, and the sound immediately outside as well as within a short distance. Sound measurements were done when this all started, has anything been done since the sound dampening occurred? Frankly, I notice a huge lessening of the sound, and it only becomes apparent when I actually enter the courts themselves. Perhaps one more visit by a couple of your Council members during organized play when it is at the height of court use would be worthwhile? Thank you for your time and willingness to consider all sides of this difficult issue! From: Frederique Lavios To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL] For Mondays CC meeting:Comments Regarding the Location of the New Pickleball Courts Date: Saturday,November 12,2022 9:35:51 AM Please submit these comments regarding the location of the future pickleball courts. I live in the Palisades Neighborhood and am very concerned about the possibility of having yet one more 'project' imposed on our neighborhood. I fully support pickleball and think this is a wonderful project, however, as outlined below, PLEASE do NOT put the courts in the Palisades Neighborhood. Stafford corridor is already highly congested and can not handle the additional traffic. Palisades is having to absorb all the negative impacts of all the new developments including the development of the Rassekh Property, new pool and recreation center, and more. 26 amenities in total in a relatively small area! Additional concerns and comments: • Noise - not just for the immediate neighbors but for people coming from all over LO to enjoy the serenity of the Luscher Farm area. 150 feet from homes is too close even with noise mitigation. • Traffic and Parking - We already have major issues with traffic and parking around the high school and that's before development. • Diversify the amenities throughout the city • Negative impact of the visual barrier the courts will create. Right now, whether walking or driving by, you can see clear past the dog park, through the athletic field and all the way up the hill. It's beautiful and open. The plans show that the new pickleball courts will have acoustic baffling which will block the view entirely and make the Stafford corridor feel cramped and overdeveloped. Thank you, Frederique Lavios 503.753.4520 5.1 From: Jan Mahar Sturdevant To: CitvRecorder;Council Distribution Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: Requesting to Zoom in on Nov 14 City Council meeting...and speak during public comments at 5PM Date: Sunday, November 13,2022 8:11:30 PM As you know I have asked for the Zoom link for tomorrow's meeting so I can hopefully have a chance to publicly share the following: Should you elect to look elsewhere for additional PB courts, 1 want to elaborate on Task Force work that I was a part of... (A) The Task Force Guidelines of a new site: • The '150 feet with sound modifications' was derived anecdotally with only 4 communities in the USA—Nothing scientific! • Ali, a peer task force member, stated using specific numbers is 'a slippery slope' ... thus the 150' may need to be adjusted. Task Force often discussed using'base plus' instead -- but we'd no time left to explore that 4 SO PLEASE beware of using specific numbers, such as '150 feet' since with proper sound mitigation ,,,, a shooting range could be next door& no one could hear it. (B) We were only given an overview of what a software program could do — nothing site specific (C) Ranking Methodology showed 1st& 2nd sites only 0.4 points apart AND (1) The most expensive site is truly Rosemont/Pilkington that is missing over$350k of additional costs • getting the owner to sell or rent one or two lots • installing bathrooms ("$350k) since even local signs on public bathroom doors say 'This is more than a bathroom. It is a human right' • fixing the many deep pot-holes on its road frontage • Needing to yet contact Neighboring residences (2) Hazela's Dog Park site: Our City owns land, has bathrooms and is away from residences. There will be minimal traffic increase since the GRP PB players' court playing time was cut so deeply, they're already trafficking this road to other PB sites. We want Lake Oswego to again return to being the most prestigious desired city in the area.... Please reflect on your own Mission &Vision statements' - Cultivate an exceptional quality of life for everyone(not just 5 residences)in our community. 5.1 On Sat,Nov 12, 2022 at 9:04 PM Jan Mahar Sturdevant<jan.mahar@gmail.com>wrote: Please confirm that you have received my requestng a Zoom link for both Monday and Tuesday's CIty COuncil meetings to not only attend BUT to speak. Thank you Jan On Mon, Oct 31, 2022 at 11:38 AM Jan Mahar Sturdevant<jan.mahar@gmail.com>wrote: Please (1) Email me the link to Zoom meet on Nov 14 City Council meeting. (2) Add me to the Public Comments time as wanting to speak (3) Confirm the start time is 5PM on Nov 14 meeting (4) Confirm that the 'working session' on Nov 13 is City Council hearing the Task Force findings to date AND that no votes or decisions will be made at that time. IE: It is only for the council to understand the report&not to take any action. Respectfully, Jan Sturdevant Jan Jan Jan 5.1 From: Jan Mahar Sturdevant To: Council Distribution;Buck.Joe Subject: [EXTERNAL]Requesting 10 minutes of your time before next Monday's City Council meeting re: Pickleball Date: Wednesday,November 9,2022 1:49:21 PM While I know some of you have spent the 5 minutes watching the 3 videos taken Oct 15th at the LO PB busiest session of the week at George Rogers Park, I implore you to all to watch these three since they show YOU have spent our taxpayer monies wisely accommodating the few residents across the street from GRP PB courts. Having removed that 4th acoustic fence panel, no additional sound study was done ... thus we created these videos showing no noise 1 block away, minimal noise across the street& Empty parking spots right in front of the courts. Looking today at your board packet online,please think about (1) Covering GRP PB courts is— $217k which is much less than 2 new sites' costs. (2) Rosemont/Pilkington cost is understated- having left out restrooms that GRP PB currently has ... costing— $315k meaning it would end up the most expensive (&unpleasant environment of industrial neighbors vs aesthetically pleasing GRP) If you can't access these 3 videos sent by Michael Rudarmel, please email me so I can send them directly to you OR contact Kari Linder. BOTTOM LINE: The town has accommodated Old Town concerns wonderfully- even reducing the playing time by 40% leaving quiet times. Please don't have us loose more time there. Earnestly, Jan 5.1 From: John J. McCabe To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL]AP 22-05 Date: Monday,November 14,2022 9:36:52 AM To the Council; The placement of Pickleball Courts in areas that effect the fewest number of voters seems to be the goal in Lake Oswego. Constantly the City of Lake Oswego is considering areas near, or in the Stafford Hamlet as it has fewer City of Lake Oswego Voters. Pickle Ball uses a significant smaller area than Tennis Courts. Height is not an issue. So to save money for all concerned the City Of Lake Oswego should reviewing the large quantity of building structures that have been abandoned, or are available for lease. As long as the parking issue is addressed fewer people would be upset at this choice. The noise delivered by outside Pickle Ball courts should be eliminated by indoor Pickle Ball Courts. This is not really outside the box thinking, it's just a better choice for any. John McCabe 503-351-5319 5.1 From: Kirsty Reilly To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL] 11/14/22 Testimony-agenda item 5.1 Date: Sunday,November 13,2022 10:56:23 PM November 14, 2022 Lake Oswego City Council—public comment re. agenda item 5.1 Pickleball Site Suitability Study Summary and Update. To: City Council From: Kirsty Reilly, Palisades Neighborhood Association -Area Rep 10 The Pickleball Committee was tasked with locating suitable sites that would alleviate the current issues of traffic and noise at George Rogers. Moving the courts to the proposed sites in Palisades would not solve either problem - it would merely move them to a neighborhood already burdened with an extraordinary amount of new development - and the traffic that comes with it. As for noise, mitigation is never 100% effective, and it can create unforeseen consequences. If a barrier blocks sound, it also blocks line of sight. Rassekh was chosen as the perfect location for the skatepark in part because of the sight lines and visibility from Stafford. Now, we are talking about building an obscured bunker of sorts, directly across the street. This would not only be a scar on the natural beauty of the surroundings but would present a significant safety concern. Our PNA Statement along with the survey we conducted can be found on page 125 of the Council Report. Here is a sample of what Palisades residents had to say... "If the pickleball courts are too disruptive for George Rogers, then how is simply "kicking the pickle down the road"to another neighborhood, solving the problem?" "I'm concerned that the openness of the Luscher Farm area will create an echo that will make the noise heard even further... Our home backs up into Luscher Farms and we can hear conversations on the soccer field...from 500 yards away" "150 feet is not nearly enough distance... The noise nuisance is not only bad for those living nearby, it is also terrible for those of us who come to places like Luscher for peace and quiet and relaxed walks in nature. Does the city really wish to take that away from us? Parks aren't just for sports." 5.1 From: Kyle Gunsul To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL]Want ALL the PickelBall in LO! Date: Monday,November 14,2022 9:45:33 AM I'm a resident in Palisades near the proposed courts. YES, build them! Our NIMBY neighborhood org does not speak for everyone. BUILD IT, AND PLEASE BUILD IT FAST. Kyle Gunsul Kyle Gunsul 2165 Ridge Point Dr Lake Oswego, OR 97034 Cel/txt(503) 453-9470 Kyle@TheMedMon.com 5.1 From: MARGARET WILKINSON To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL] Pickleball Siting Locations Date: Monday,November 14,2022 11:57:18 AM Thank you so much for reaching out to the community for our feedback. I have a number of concerns about this project. First and always foremost - Cost. We are in the middle of-3- major projects and already an aspect of one has needed to be scaled back due to escalating costs (the maintenance building). I have not paid as much attention as I should have on the other 2, but what happens if their costs escalate at the same rate as the maintenance building. Before we invest a lot of time and money, we need to fulfil our current obligations. As for the locations, I have thoughts Hazelia Dog Park- This is a very active park. I rarely walk by when there are not a lot of people using the park. Yes, there is another section but asking all dogs to use the same park is recipe for disaster. This dog park is a community gathering place and as dogs are less and less welcome in other venues, a vital means to provide for the well being of our community's dogs. 3C Church - One word- traffic. We are concentrating all of the recreation activities in one section. The roads currently are insufficient to handle the increased demand from the 3 facilities already going in there. The popularity of pickleball is the reason it needs to be moved, expanding the number of courts will also increase the amount of traffic. Additionally, did the committee consider the residence on the corner and the proximity to the Stafford retirement home. Water treatment center - To be honest, I did not review that one at all. I think that would be a good choice but not be available in a timely fashion for the First Addition neighbors. Pilkington location- This would be my preferred location, if the decision is made to move ahead with the courts. It is currently vacant and somewhat of an eyesore. It brings a recreation facility to a neighborhood that has had none since the skateboard park closed. Finally, I think one option had not been considered. Moving the court across George Rogers, to where the horseshoe game is and enclose for year round play. That would cut down on the noise and would redirect cars to the appropriate lot. Thank you for reading. 5.1 QO,1.ISApFS o� Y 4 -HOOD PS"Ow Palisades Neighborhood Association Statement Regarding Pickleball Court Location To:Whom it may concern CC: City Council Members of Lake Oswego, PRAB Whereas the Palisades Neighborhood Association shall be referred to as the"PNA," Whereas the City of Lake Oswego has provided a task force for new Pickleball court locations, Whereas the citizens have voiced their opinions through local and city administered questionnaires, The PNA board hereby states that the Lake Oswego Pickleball Court Task Force has offered new court locations that are inconsistent with our neighborhood's priorities. The members of the PNA have voiced their opposition to the court designations around the Palisades Neighborhood through the PNA questionnaire. - The courts present a nuisance and would destroy the natural beauty and serenity that residents currently enjoy. - Location priority to Rosewood&Pilkington and rejects ANY on the Stafford Corridor. - While some residents of Palisades might enjoy easy access to the courts, many more of our residents have been quite vocal in their opposition.Sample of comments from the recent survey: "I'm concerned that the openness of the Luscher Farm area will create an echo that will make the noise heard even further and wider than they're experiencing today. Our home backs up into Luscher Farms and we can hear conversations on the soccer field(like specific words being said) from 500 yards+away because of how open and vast the noise travels." "150 feet is not nearly enough distance to insulate residents from the noise. Communities in Canada insist on 500 feet(and acoustical baffling). The noise nuisance is not only bad for those living nearby, it is also terrible for those of us who come to places like Luscher for peace and quiet and relaxed walks in nature. Does the city really wish to take that away from us?Parks aren't just for sports." "Residents in Palisades have already been asked to absorb a lot of new development. If the pickleball courts are too disruptive for George Rogers, then how is simply"kicking the pickle down the road"to another neighborhood, solving the problem?" Please see attached results and full responses. rnardo D Canfemie 11/2/22 Mario Campbell, PNA Chairperson 5.1 APPENDIX A The following are results with rounded %'s with results of the questionnaire attached: A. 98% RESPONDENTS LOCATED IN PALISADES B. 40% HAVE PLAYED PICKLEBALL C. 55% REQUEST TO HOLD OFF ON OTHER RECREATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES ON THE STAFFORD RD CORRIDOR D. 70% DON'T PLAY, 15% PLAY 2+TIMES A MONTH E. THOSE THAT PLAY, 90% PLAY SUNDAYS & 50% ON SATURDAYS F. THOSE THAT PLAY, 90% PLAY IN THE MORNING &AFTERNOON G. THOSE THAT PLAY, 40% DRIVE THEMSELVES H. THOSE THAT PLAY, 44%WOULD TRAVEL UP TO 3 MILES, 30%WOULD TRAVEL UP TO 5 MILES I. 65% PREFER TO APPROPRIATELY HANDLE TRAFFIC CONCERNS BEFORE PICKLEBALL COURTS ARE CONSIDERED J. HOURS TO BE LIMITED IF PUSHED UPON PALISADES K. LIMIT ADDED LIGHTING IF COURTS END UP ON/NEAR THE STAFFORD CORRIDOR L. MAJORITY RESPONDENTS WANT TO LIMIT HOURS TO BE 8AM or LATER TO 5-8PM M. 27% HAVE FAITH THAT THE CITY COUNCIL, MAYOR, & CITY STAFF WILL SERIOUSLY & RESPECTFULLY LISTEN TO THOSE MOST IMPACTED BY THE POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENT OF PICKLEBALL COURTS N. 27% HAVE FAITH THAT THE CITY COUNCIL, MAYOR, & CITY STAFF WILL DEMONSTRATE THEIR RESPECT FOR THE PNA POSITIONS DETERMINED BY THESE RESULTS AND ALTERING ITS INITIAL DEVELOPMENT& RESPECTFULLY LISTEN TO THOSE MOST IMPACTED BY THE POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS OF PICKLEBALL COURTS 5.1 Pickleball in Palisades? 62 responses Publish analytics Do you live in the Palisades Neighborhood? 0 Copy 58 responses • Yes-thank you for taking this survey • No-don't live in Palisades, but would like to add my input 98.3% Have you or do you currently play pickleball? 0 Copy 62 responses • Yes 59.7% • No 40.3% D 5.1 Have you ever played pickleball at the courts at George Rogers in Lake 0 Copy Oswego. 61 responses • Yes • No 77% 23% Is it desirable to you to add more opportunities for recreation in the 0 Copy Stafford area, such as outdoor pickleball courts? 61 responses • Yes 54.1% • No 45.9% How often would you say you play pickle ball? 0 Copy 62 responses • Once a week • Two or More times per week 69.4% Two or More times per Month, AND Less than once a week • not applicable/don't play pickleball 12.9% 14.5% D 5.1 Which days of the week do you usually play pickleball? L❑ Copy 17 responses Monday 6(35.3%) Tuesday 5(29.4%) Wednesday 6(35.3%) Thursday 5(29.4%) Friday 6(35.3%) Saturday 9(52.9%) Sunday 15(88.2° 0 5 10 15 What time of day do you usually play pickleball? t❑ Copy 50 responses • Morning 66% • Afternoon Evening • not applicable/don't play pickleball 16% 14% What mode of transportation do you typically use to access pickleball? [❑ Copy 52 responses Personal Motorized Vehicle 20(38.5%) Mass Transit 0(0%) non-powered (Walking, 3 (5.8%) Biking, etc.) not applicable/don't play ° pickleball 30(57.7 0 10 20 30 5.1 How far would you be willing to travel to play pickleball? L❑ Copy 56 responses • Up to 3 miles 51.8% • Up to 5 miles Up to 10 miles • Beyond 10 miles • not applicable/don't play pickleball 21.4% 14.3% Should the Stafford corridor be upgraded to handle the added traffic from L❑ Copy the new golf course, aquatic center and Rassekh park play field/skatepark BEFORE pickleball courts be considered in our Palisades area? 62 responses • Yes 17.7% • No Stafford area should not be c... • This is not a good location.To... - • Traffic upgrades are needed... • That would take years; a com... • Stafford/Mcvey corridor study... 64.5% • No more pickleball 1/2 Rank the 6 sites under consideration in order of your preference L❑ Copy 20 2 3 4 5 6 15 10 5 II III II III II III 0 Rosewood St&Pilkington Rd Stafford Rd: C3 Church East Stafford Rd: Hazelia Dog Park Field 5.1 How confident are you in the city's response to the concerns raised by 0 Copy PNA? 62 responses 20 20 (32.3%) 18(29%) 15 14(22.6%) 10 5 5(8.1%) 5(8.1%) 0 1 2 3 4 5 Would you want to limit court play hours compared to standard park 0 Copy hours? 61 responses Yes 39.3% No 60.7% E 5.1 If you want to limit the hours, what hours would you propose? 29 responses 9 am -7 pm 9-6 8:00am- 8:00pm 8pm 8 AM to 7 PM 10-6 10-2, 4-8 To comply with city's noise ordinance already in place. 10-8 If they are near schools the traffic for schools start and end times needs to be considered. 8am to 8am Depends where placed - if Pilkington let 'em play 8-8 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM 10amto5pm 10am -8pm 11-4 12-4pm No hours 10-4 D 5.1 Reasonable considering noise for neighbors but longer hours means traffic would be spread out and parking less of an issue with participants showing up at the same times trying to play. 8-8pm Up until sunset- no lights! Already too much light pollution from current facilities 8-7 Mon - Fri: 8am - 8pm; Sat-Sun: 9am-8pm 09:00 - 15:00 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Match with Park Hours 11-6 Rate your opinion on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 indicates no confidence L❑ Copy and 5 indicates very high confidence on the following two points: 1 2 3 4 5 20 15 10 5 0 The City Council,the Mayor and city staff will The City Council,the Mayor and city staff will seriously and respectfully listen and weigh heavily demonstrate their respect for the Palisades the voices of those most impacted by the possi... Neighborhood Association's positions, determin... 5.1 OPEN COMMENT 23 responses I think you need to address how to get to the location first. Must everything be about driving and parking? Let's talk about other forms of transport. Pickle Ball courts should be placed far from any residential housing. Any traffic issues or increase in traffic flows should be mitigated to not increase impact of current road conditions. That the Stafford area is even under consideration speaks volumes. The amount of development already planned for the Stafford Rd park and etc is going to cause congestion and dangerous conditions as it stands. Additional sport facilities are only going to create a much worse problem. The city should ONLY consider indoor courts due to the noise of pickleball and that will give more flexibility where the courts go with extended hours. 150 feet is not nearly enough distance to insulate residents from the noise. Communities in Canada insist on 500 feet (and acoustical baffling). The noise nuisance is not only bad for those living nearby, it is also terrible for those of us who come to places like Luscher for peace and quiet and relaxed walk in nature. Does the city really wish to take that away from us? Parks aren't just for sports. We need a Pickleball facility with 6 - 10 courts. Pickleball at GRP was full every morning until the city imposed restrictions this year. The demand is there and far exceeds the demand for outdoor tennis courts which we have in abundance. The golf course re do should come first before siting any pickle ball courts- my daughter lives on Furnace Street and congestion and noise are a concern- no parking for kids playground- nuisance to neighbors- non LO residents etc Residents in Palisades have already been asked to absorb a lot of new development. If the pickleball courts are too disruptive for George Rogers,then how is simply "kicking the pickle down the road"to another neighborhood, solving the problem? The last two questions are subjective. Should not be part of this survey. City's "locational equity" is a JOKE p-ball will be the 26TH venues in PNA! What other N/A is even close to that number? Dedicate more time for p-ball at new Rec. Center. Pickle ball is being given too much consideration over the problems it causes the community. Let a private firm develop indoor pickleball and let those who play it pay for it away from residences. 5.1 LO Parks and Rec moves at a glacier like pace. If they respond to the desire to add Pickleball courts like they have worked on the LO muni golf course most of the existing PB players will be dead before they set foot on a new court in LO We -really- need to STOP spending so much money. The current projects are going way over budget. Let's get the 3 major project completed before looking at new ones. Should keep the courts at George Roger's and add more to the area. Recreation is great and the benefits outweigh someone griping because they don't want to hear a ball... The Stanford area cannot continue to to be the repository of such a majority of Lake Oswego's recreational activities. The Stafford Road traffic is already an issue. Adding to it doesn't make sense. I think pickleball in palisades would be wonderful!!! 6 months ago the City stated LO did not have enough fields and henceforth the $5M expense of Rasheek. Why then rip up half a field belonging to Lakeridge which is used for training... soccer, rugby, kids and pets playing... this is also very close to residential homes. I would not agree to night okaying with lights due to the proximity of homes on the Lakeridge field either. Noise pollution is another factor and aesthetic important. I'm concerned that the openness of the Luscher Farm area will create an echo that will make the noise heard even further and wider than they're experiencing today. Our home backs up into Luscher Farms and we can hear conversations on the soccer field (like specific words being said) from 500 yards+ away because of how open and vast the noise travels. The City should look toward other locations. PNA is being heavily impacted by 3 major Park & Recreation projects all on the same constrained corridor. They should be looking to disperse traffic for these recreation activities to minimize any one residential area taking the impact. AND, road improvements to facilitate traffic flow and safe bike/walking must be included to ensure safety and access to residential areas. The City has NOT respected the opinions of it's citizens in the past and I don't expect them to listen on this issue either. How does 41/2 parking spots per court encourage environmentally friendly activities??? The City will literally bulldoze through their agenda and ultimately destroy the existing green spaces (including permeable surfaces/canopy/habitat) of Palisades while creating an urban environment that disrespects the land and excludes already diminishing wildlife. Personally, I would leave the courts where they are. Why spend more money to develop more courts. You are going to find angry neighbors no matter where the courts are. Parks are going to be loud. Don't buy a home near one if you want "peace and quiet". If"vulgar language and cursing" is the issue. That seems like something that could be addressed with a conversation with specific people as it occurs. 5.1 There is more than enough recreational space going in the Stafford / Palisades/ Lakeridge/Hazela neighborhood without adding Pickle Ball. ENOUGH is ENOUGH. Spread the wealth. Our neighborhood is a cut through with speeding vehicles already and the golf/skateboard/swim/rec center new fields aren't even developed. This content is neither created nor endorsed by Google. Report Abuse-Terms of Service-Privacy Policy Google Forms Have you ever played Do you live in the pickleball at the courts Palisades Have you or do you currently play at George Rogers in Timestamp Neighborhood? pickleball? 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No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No Once a week Wednesday Afternoon Yes Once a week Saturday, Sunday Morning No not applicable/don't play pickleball Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes Two or More times per Saturday, Sunday Morning No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes Two or More times per Monday, Wednesday, F Morning No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Two or More times per Month, AND Less than once a week No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball Yes Two or More times per Thursday, Saturday, SL Evening Yes Two or More times per Saturday, Sunday Afternoon Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No Two or More times per Saturday, Sunday Morning Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla' Yes Two or More times per Tuesday, Thursday, Sa Afternoon No Two or More times per Month, AND Less than once a week Yes Two or More times per Tuesday, Sunday Morning Yes Two or More times per Monday, Wednesday, F Morning Yes Two or More times per Tuesday, Friday, Sunch Morning Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes Two or More times per Monday, Wednesday, F Afternoon Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes Two or More times per Saturday, Sunday Afternoon No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No Two or More times per Monday, Thursday Evening Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball Yes Two or More times per Monday, Tuesday, Wec Morning No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No Two or More times per Sunday Afternoon No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes Two or More times per Monday, Tuesday, Wec Afternoon Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla No not applicable/don't play pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes not applicable/don't play pickleball Should the Stafford corridor be upgraded to handle the added traffic from the new golf course, aquatic center and Rassekh park play Rank the 6 sites under What mode of field/skatepark consideration in order transportation do you How far would you be BEFORE pickleball of your preference typically use to access willing to travel to play courts be considered [Rosewood St& pickleball? pickleball? in our Palisades area? Pilkington Rd] not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes Personal Motorized Vel Beyond 10 miles Yes 2 non-powered (Walking,Up to 3 miles No 4 This is not a good location. Too many cars with not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla No Personal Motorized Vel Up to 5 miles No 4 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 1 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 5 miles Don't care 6 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 2 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 3 miles That would take years; a commitment and plan not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Stafford/Mcvey corridor 1 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 3 miles No not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 1 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 2 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla No more pickleball 3 not applicable/don't pla Beyond 10 miles Yes 6 Yes 1 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 5 miles Yes 2 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 3 miles Other sites should be c 1 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 4 not applicable/don't pla Yes 1 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla STOP creating new NC 3 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 3 miles Yes 3 y pickleball not applicable/don't pla Yes 4 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 5 miles Yes 2 Up to 5 miles Yes 4 Personal Motorized Vel Beyond 10 miles Yes 5 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 10 miles Yes 2 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 3 miles Traffic upgrades are nE 6 Yes 1 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla No 5 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla No 2 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 1 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla No 4 not applicable/don't pla Up to 3 miles Yes 4 not applicable/don't pla Up to 3 miles Yes 4 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 10 miles No 5 not applicable/don't pla Yes not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 1 non-powered (Walking,Up to 3 miles Yes 3 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 1 Yes 6 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 1 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Not sure 1 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 5 miles Yes 1 not applicable/don't pla Up to 3 miles No 4 No 1 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes Stafford area should nc 4 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 10 miles No 5 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 3 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 10 miles Yes 2 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 2 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 5 miles Yes 1 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 1 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 5 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 1 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 3 miles Yes 1 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 5 miles The work could be simi 6 Personal Motorized Vel Up to 3 miles Yes 4 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 2 not applicable/don't pla not applicable/don't pla Yes 1 Rank the 6 sites under Rank the 6 sites under Rank the 6 sites under consideration in order consideration in order consideration in order Rank the 6 sites under of your preference of your preference of your preference consideration in order [Stafford Rd: C3 [Stafford Rd: Hazelia [Wastewater of your preference Church East Field] Dog Park] Treatment Plant] [Westlake Park] 1 1 4 5 3 1 3 1 all the new parks 1 2 3 5 4 2 1 6 5 1 2 1 5 4 5 6 1 4 would be ok 1 2 6 6 1 2 6 6 1 1 5 4 1 3 1 4 5 2 6 6 4 5 2 3 3 1 4 4 5 2 6 2 1 5 3 4 4 1 1 4 5 2 1 1 2 3 2 5 6 3 1 6 4 3 6 1 5 3 2 4 6 5 4 1 3 3 1 5 2 4 5 2 3 3 2 4 6 1 3 6 5 2 3 1 6 5 3 2 3 6 5 2 1 5 6 4 1 2 6 1 1 1 6 4 3 2 1 2 4 5 4 6 2 3 2 1 3 4 6 6 1 1 5 4 2 3 4 5 2 3 2 1 6 5 3 3 2 2 1 6 5 2 3 6 4 4 6 1 2 5 4 3 1 5 6 1 3 4 6 2 3 5 6 2 3 5 1 6 3 6 5 2 3 5 6 2 4 3 1 4 5 2 3 6 5 4 4 3 1 4 3 2 Rank the 6 sites under consideration in order of your preference [Stafford Rd: How confident are you Would you want to Lakeridge High School in the city's response limit court play hours If you want to limit the South of Overlook off to the concerns raised compared to standard hours, what hours Ridge Point Dr] by PNA? park hours? would you propose? 1 6 2 Yes 12-4pm 2 3 Yes 8-8pm 5 Yes 1 3No 3 4No 1 Yes 11-6 3 5No 3 2Yes 10amto5pm 4 Yes 8am to 8am 6 1 Yes Depends where placed 3 4No 6 2 Yes 6 1 Yes 6 2 Yes 11-4 1 Yes 6 3No 3 No 3 4No 6 3Yes 9am - 7pm 4 1 Yes 6 1 Yes 09:00- 15:00 4 3No 1 3No 5 3No 2 3 Yes 8-7 1 2 No Match with Park Hours 6 5No 4 3No 6 3 No To comply with city's nc 1 3No 2 No 4 1 Yes 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM 2 1 No 1 3 Yes 8pm 3 3No 3 2 No 2 Yes 10-4 5 1 Yes Mon - Fri: 8am -8pm; 6 2 Yes Up until sunset- no ligh 5 1 Yes 5 2 Yes 8:00am-8:00pm 6 1 Yes 6 3 Yes 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 6 2 Yes 3 5No 4 3 Yes 10-8 3 No 3 1 Yes 1 5No 5 2 Yes 10-6 6 1 Yes 8 AM to 7 PM 4 3 Yes 9-6 5 2 Yes If they are near school: 4 1 Yes 10-2, 4-8 2 2 No 4 1 Yes No hours 3 3 Yes 10am -8pm 2 1 No 1 4 Yes 8-8 4 1 Yes 3 Yes Reasonable considerin Kate your opinion on a Kate your opinion on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 scale of 1 to 5 where 1 indicates no indicates no confidence and 5 confidence and 5 indicates very high indicates very high confidence on the confidence on the following two points: following two points: [The City Council, the [The City Council, the Mayor and city staff Mayor and city staff will seriously and will demonstrate their respectfully listen and respect for the weigh heavily the Palisades OPEN COMMENT 1 1 3 2 3 3 I think pickleball in palisades would be wonderf 2 2 The city should ONLY consider indoor courts di 2 2 Should keep the courts at George Roger's and 4 4 1 2 There is more than enough recreational space 5 5 3 1 1 1 The last two questions are subjective. Should 1 1 City's "locational equity" is a JOKE p-ball will bE 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 2 Pickle ball is being given too much consideratic 1 1 3 2 2 2 4 4 3 3 1 1 1 1 The City has NOT respected the opinions of it': 3 3 4 2 3 3 3 3 I'm concerned that the openness of the Lusche 3 4 Personally, I would leave the courts where they 5 5 3 3 We need a Pickleball facility with 6 - 10 courts. 3 3 5 5 3 3 The Stanford area cannot continue to to be the 1 1 1 1 4 4 3 3 4 4 1 1 1 1 The City should look toward other locations. PN 4 4 6 months ago the City stated LO did not have e 1 1 2 2 Pickle Ball courts should be placed far from an 2 1 The golf course re do should come first before 3 3 2 2 5 5 3 3 1 1 That the Stafford area is even under consideral 5 5 2 2 The amount of development already planned fc 1 1 3 3 I think you need to address how to get to the log 2 1 Residents in Palisades have already been aske 1 1 150 feet is not nearly enough distance to insula 2 2 1 1 We -really- need to STOP spending so much rr 3 3 4 3 LO Parks and Rec moves at a glacier like pace 3 3 1 1 3 3 ul!!! ue to the noise of pickleball and that will give more flexibility where the courts go with extended add more to the area. Recreation is great and the benefits outweigh someone griping because going in the Stafford/ Palisades/Lakeridge/Hazela neighborhood without adding Pickle Ball. El qot be part of this survey. the 26TH venues in PNA! What other N/A is even close to that number? Dedicate more time m over the problems it causes the community. Let a private firm develop indoor pickleball and I citizens in the past and I don't expect them to listen on this issue either. How does 4'/2 parkins r Farm area will create an echo that will make the noise heard even further and wider than they are. Why spend more money to develop more courts. You are going to find angry neighbors nc Pickleball at GRP was full every morning until the city imposed restrictions this year. The dem repository of such a majority of Lake Oswego's recreational activities. The Stafford Road traffi JA is being heavily impacted by 3 major Park & Recreation projects all on the same constrainec nough fields and henceforth the$5M expense of Rasheek. Why then rip up half a field belongii y residential housing. Any traffic issues or increase in traffic flows should be mitigated to not inc siting any pickle ball courts- my daughter lives on Furnace Street and congestion and noise are Lion speaks volumes. )r the Stafford Rd park and etc is going to cause congestion and dangerous conditions as it star cation first. Must everything be about driving and parking? Let's talk about other forms of transr :d to absorb a lot of new development. If the pickleball courts are too disruptive for George Rog ite residents from the noise. Communities in Canada insist on 500 feet(and acoustical baffling) coney. The current projects are going way over budget. Let's get the 3 major project completed If they respond to the desire to add Pickleball courts like they have worked on the LO muni gc hours. they don't want to hear a ball... VOUGH is ENOUGH. Spread the wealth. Our neighborhood is a cut through with speeding vehicles alri for p-ball at new Rec. Center. et those who play it pay for it away from residences. spots per court encourage environmentally friendly activities???The City will literally bulldoze through ''re experiencing today. Our home backs up into Luscher Farms and we can hear conversations on the 3 matter where the courts are. Parks are going to be loud. Don't buy a home near one if you want"peat and is there and far exceeds the demand for outdoor tennis courts which we have in abundance. c is already an issue. Adding to it doesn't make sense. I corridor. They should be looking to disperse traffic for these recreation activities to minimize any one r ig to Lakeridge which is used for training... soccer, rugby, kids and pets playing... this is also very clos( :rease impact of current road conditions. a concern- no parking for kids playground- nuisance to neighbors- non LO residents etc nds. Additional sport facilities are only going to create a much worse problem. )ort. lers, then how is simply"kicking the pickle down the road"to another neighborhood, solving the problen . The noise nuisance is not only bad for those living nearby, it is also terrible for those of us who come I before looking at new ones. �If course most of the existing PB players will be dead before they set foot on a new court in LO Cady and the golf/skateboard/swim/rec center new fields aren't even developed. their agenda and ultimately destroy the existing green spaces (including permeable surfaces/canopy/habitat)o soccer field (like specific words being said)from 500 yards+ away because of how open and vast the noise tra ;e and quiet". If"vulgar language and cursing" is the issue. That seems like something that could be addressed .esidential area taking the impact. AND, road improvements to facilitate traffic flow and safe bike/walking must I to residential homes. I Would not agree to night okaying with lights due to the proximity of homes on the Lakei n? to places like Luscher for peace and quiet and relaxed walk in nature. Does the city really wish to take that awa if Palisades while creating an urban environment that disrespects the land and excludes already diminishing wil vels. I with a conversation with specific people as it occurs. be included to ensure safety and access to residential areas. ridge field either. Noise pollution is another factor and aesthetic important. ry from us? Parks aren't just for sports. Idlife. From: mark(awinskiassociates.com To: CityRecorder;Council Distribution Subject: [EXTERNAL]Nov. 14 City Council 5pm mtg.request to speak about George Rogers Park Pickleball Date: Monday,November 14,2022 7:30:52 AM Good morning, I'd like to speak at the City Council meeting today. I am not able to attend in person but could do a Zoom or voice call in only between 5 and 5:30. If that does not work, I've included my 2 minute speech contents below so perhaps it could be read by someone attending the meeting. "My name is Mark Cywinski and I'm the one you may have seen playing Pickleball in a wheelchair. I will be forever grateful I was able to do so at George Rogers Park after a devastating ski hit and run accident in February which resulted in a fractured femur and some high tech titanium hardware in my left leg. My doctor said"absolutely no weight bearing for at least 8 weeks". I ended up playing in a wheelchair for three months. I honestly feel that the outdoor activity and the camaraderie of the pickleball community at GRP kept me from spiraling into a severe depression. So, thank you for making that possible. The good news is I've now transitioned to playing on my unequal length legs and I'll be eligible for Medicare in January. As far as the noise is concerned I'd like to add my observations. I'm not an acoustic engineer but I did somehow manage to get a Master's at MIT in biomedical engineering and now consult for several architectural lighting companies. It turns out sound has similarities to light in they way it behaves. For example; angle of incidence= angle of reflection with a smooth surface,both are either reflected or absorbed by surfaces, and both travel in a line of sight. The sound mitigating panels that were installed at GRP are sound REFLECTING not sound ABSORBING. It became quickly apparent that the South wall was reflecting the sound towards the Ladd street residences and fortunately was removed. If the remaining panels were sound absorbing, that would help as well. I'd be interested in learning what the sound level readings are now. My hope is that George Rogers Park will remain available for the benefit of the the community and I'd like to offer my assistance from a technical standpoint in evaluating options. Thank you for the opportunity to be heard. My contact information is below" Mark Cywinski text: 503 449 4298 mark@winskiassociates.com MR. T & MRS M BUSBEE 17986 Saint Claire Drive, Lake Oswego, 97034 1503-860-2259 I meganbusbee@gmail.com November 12, 2022 Mayor Buck and City Councilors Mayor Joe Buck 380A Avenue, 3rd floor Lake Oswego, 97034 RE: Pickle Ball Court location Dear Mayor Buck and City Councilors I am writing on behalf of my family and neighbors who live directly on the Lakeridge field which is a proposed site for the relocation of the pickle ball courts. Our understanding is that the current location needs to change due to residential noise complaints. Moving the courts to the other side of a field behind our houses is clearly not a solution and especially when the other optional sites are not as close to residences and would not cause the same noise and potentially light pollution issues. Secondly, the City has recently justified allocating $5M of tax payer money for the new sporting Rassekh field very near this field. In doing so a nature reserve will be destroyed during a time of a global climate crises (which what we do locally matters city by city in keeping as many natural spaces as possible). We had to have the new field due to the City stating we had a lacking of sporting fields. Therefore it would be unconscionable spending of tax payer money to rip up an existing sporting field which is regularly used. To date we have enjoyed the peaceful field directly behind our home. It is valued by the community and used in a variety of ways including soccer, rugby and javelin throwing. Therefore, we respectfully request that is not used for the new pickleball location. Sincerely, Troy and Megan Busbee From: naro2@aol.com To: Council Distribution; CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL] Pickleball Taxpayer Concerns-Nov. 14 Meeting Date: Sunday, November 13,2022 2:28:27 PM Dear Lake Oswego City Council Members, I am a longtime Lake Oswego resident of 29 years. In the past year, I have chosen to communicate with you via email and speaking at various public meeting concerning the subject of pickleball. At the July 5th meeting, the pickleball community asked that Parks & Rec expedite the construction of a new pickleball facility and you listened. The Site Task Force has found potential locations. Great work, as I think it is forward thinking to realize the ever expanding popularity of pickleball and that we as a city have dedicated the time, money, and efforts to create additional facilities to accommodate the player demand. Thank you. We also asked at the July 5th meeting that until such time that those facilities are available, the currently existing courts at George Rogers Park continue to be open for play during park hours. They Have Not - as courts have continued to be closed 30% of daylight hours. A summer of fun lost. After reading the voluminous documents produced for the November 14th meeting, my taxpayer concerns revolve around the verbiage used over & over again in the documents presented by Parks & Rec. Taxpayers don't like the use of the words "Replace" & "Alternative" as those suggest that a perfectly good and expensive George Rogers facility will be eliminated or destroyed. Those courts were an original taxpayer investment of hundreds of thousands of dollars to build. We then added sound mitigation for the neighbors to the tune of approximately $100,000 plus untold Parks & Rec man-hours. Any potential idea of taking a backhoe to this site for the sake of already addressed complaints needs to raise a red flag. If the intention was to get rid of Pickleball in LO, then maybe the cities' mission has been accomplished. I see many LO taxpayers/players in our neighboring communities of West Linn, Tualatin, Oregon City, Tigard, Gladstone, etc., enjoying their fine facilities. Aren't you worried that one day asking us to vote for more taxpayer dollars for our parks may be in jeopardy if closing facilities is our city norm? I watched as the Pilkington Skate Park closed over 10 years ago with the promise of opening a new site "imminent" - still no open Skate Park. A generation of kids lost that activity. I see the golf course driving range closed for over a year now, with zero construction activity for a new driving range- couldn't we have figured a way to keep some golf in our community while awaiting a new course 2-4 years from now? If you close the pickleball courts at GRP, will that be another recreation facility lost? I'm glad to see we all agree that more pickleball courts are warranted. When a new site is built, that is when we can decide on questions about the George Rogers facility. Thank you for furthering the conversation concerning the taxpayer funded pickleball facility at George Rogers Park. Nancy Kirk From: NANCY SAGE To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL] Pickleball Project Feedback for Council Date: Saturday,November 12,2022 9:31:41 PM City Council, I'm a 30 year resident of Palisades neighborhood. Pickle ball does not belong along Stafford Road. Astroturf fields, skate parks and pickleball do not align with the adopted Palisades neighborhood plan. Please read the City website regarding adopted neighborhood plans. You, our Council, have not respected our plan and it is upsetting to me and my neighbors. While I understand you have plenty of Parks Bond Money and limited land, does not allow you to work against the vision of our neighborhood plan. Livability is a large element of our plan. I wish City Council to start respecting Palisades vision and plan. "To date, neighborhood plans have been adopted for the following neighborhoods: First Addition, Old Town, Glenmorrie, Lake Grove, Waluga, Lake Forest, Evergreen, Palisades and Uplands." Thank you, Nancy Sage 1505 Ivy Court Lake Oswego OR 97034 From: Patricia Thiery-Bourque To: CitvRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL]Pickleball Site Suitabilty comment for the meeting on November 14th 2022 at 5pm Date: Wednesday,November 9,2022 9:59:51 PM To the Mayor and City Council, I'm Patricia Bourque. I've lived in Lake Oswego since 2013. I'm a resident of Palisades Neighborhood and I'm not in favor of relocating the George Rogers Park Pickleball courts to the Stafford corridor due to traffic concerns. I'm an avid pickleball player and I would like to know what is an acceptable sound for the residents of Lake Oswego. As you know,this discussion for relocation stems from sound concerns of the current George Rogers Park Pickleball courts. However, the city has yet to decide on what is considered an appropriate sound level for the courts to remain open. Would it not be cheaper for the City and their residents if resources were used on examining sound mitigation methods on the current courts? Rather than fully relocating, the City could perform study and install sound absorbing barriers, such as the Sound Blankets made by E-Noise Control. This lets the City keep using land that it already developed rather than starting fresh somewhere else. The Mayor and City Council should be effective with our money and look at a cheaper solution than relocating George Rogers Park courts. I hope we can reach a compromise. Sincerely, Patricia Bourque 5.1 Testimony of RJ Cook Mon. Nov. 14th 2022 City Council of Lake Oswego Parks and Rec. Staff: P's and Q's for Pickleball- Pickleball Placement Predicament- Perceived privileged pickleball players persistently paddling a peck of pickleballs proudly positioned proximate to properties of pickleball pals, probably producing perturbed PO'd participants publicly protesting placing pickleball parks politically positioned prior to perfect proper placement pertaining to public procedure. Plaintiffs proceeding, pontificating proactively producing positive "Pickleball Peace", preferably placed at Pilkington, preventing placement on proposed properties picked in "Palisades Proper". Praying for proper protection of Palisades and Public Properties. Plethora of public parks poise in Palisades painfully proves points of passage problems. Pedestrians, pick-ups, Prius, Pontiac's, plus preponderance of Porsche's producing projected parking problem poised as progress. "Palisades Proper" people prefer protecting, preserving productive pastures, produce and peace in perpetuity PLEASE! Questions- • Traffic • Safety • Livability • Local focus • Court time at new Rec. center • Multiple small sites. •Foothills Park 1. Have you taken into account how placing P-ball courts in Luscher Area will add to the 500,000-new daily trips per year when current projects completed will impact this placement. Future cost of maintaining infrastructure? Kicking LO's proportional share costs down the road for future generations? 2. Safety concern of having 26 different rec. venues within 1/4 of a mile of one another in LAMP area? Asking too much of one area. What happen to Locational Equity? Let's not forget that there will be schedule times at the new Recreation center for pickleball play. 3. Livability of surrounding citizens that have been thrown under the "recreation progress bus" best stated at council meeting early this year by a counselor, "I will say for one, that I am not going to put the safety of our kids and citizens at the expense of some discomfort from a side local thing". Ok to put "Our" Palisades area kids and citizens safety at risk? 4. Recreation for "LOCALS" don't try to solve regional pickleball deficiencies, maybe lead the regional need to institute a "Pickleball Tolling" system for court time and parking (like tennis center or membership to new LORAC development) "Value/Congestion Pricing" for play time and parking closer to courts... O 5. If not possible at Pilkington, multiple smaller venues spread through the city limits. Warehouse space throughout city needs to be investigated. Indoor year-round facility! 6. Alternate side if Pilkington does not work, slide Bocce ball courts to the north at Foothills park making room for Pickleball and lease old recycling site for parking. Wastewater site is possible long-range solution on the books also for now! See below. It is Recreation for locals, not a business opportunity for the city as some wish! Charge from Council, find a place that would accommodate 6 courts, not 12 as a task force member has proposed. Politely publically proposed, RJ Cook Hazelia 5.1 Attachments: Locational Equity/Urban Overflow 10 Parks and Rec. Locational Equity/Urban Overflow 21 Luscher Farm Rec.Area-LO P&R 7 LOSD Driving Range Softball filed-LHS Golf Course Multi-Sport field LHS Clubhouse/classes/events Stadium Sports field Recreation Center and Offices Tennis Courts Aquatic Center JV Baseball field Passive Dog Park Baseball field Active Dog Park Batting cages Hazelia Multi-Sport Field Rassekh Park 28 "venues" for Recreation within 114 of a mile of each other! Skatepark TIME FOR SOME LOCATIONAL EQUITY! Large Multi-Sport Field Large Playground Area Picnic Pavilion Walking Path Lushcer Farm CSA Children's Gardens Community Garden Plots Clematis Collection Classes/programs Other Stevens Meadow Cook's Butte Park Stevens Farmstead(Sacers) FUTURE EXPANSIONS? PICKLE BALL RELOCATE DOG PARK LUSCHER FARM PROPERTIES Urban Ag-Education Center Demonstration Garden Botanical Garden From a geographical standpoint, I think we have a very fair distribution of parks,open spaces and opportunities throughout the community," he said. LO Parks and Rea bir Anderhalm What other area in the city limits has 25"venues" within 1/4 of a mile of one another? Time for some Locational Equity! 5.1 Bocce ball site: Re-position Bocce ball courts to the north and replace with pickleball courts. Lease Former recycling center spot for parking, in industrial area. Eti . Storage rr -?`z1.i r .... - .� f 1,., - i- f i, v ' i ,f' 'r eo (chi Enclosures'c0 • '{. By Nancy 4'" --h }• v . 1, i f Motor vehicle ? '!Y; _ L f c Move Bocce ball , + .I '' a 'Ng k ` 4,`• e, courts and place g � +r • I ".'...--.el.,,,,., pickleball courts Q } Auto Services e F• _ t I 4. i • ' :7 ..0 ;11. :: , "1.. l t of , rt_ fatin ir reel,. �' 6 :'� ,. 3 r" f.• for park,�rh9 site lir ✓ �/ r • ``' < ~ °Orhil ng Y ' #- s ••Goo le• 5.1 From: Rick Cook To: Patty Mamula;Cathy Meyers; Kelsey Vu;John J. McCabe; Mitch Jones;Tate Moraan; Katy Krider; Len Schaber; Bill Long;Andy Munson;Judy Large; L. Read;Council Distribution Subject: [EXTERNAL]Got a pickleball email in ya? Date: Sunday, November 13,2022 11:30:44 PM For those of you who I haven't bugged yet. PICKLEBALL party? City of Lake Oswego Mon. Nov. 14th Special Session! Selection of new pickleball site: 2 out of 3 in Luscher Farm area, So, a little Pickling Prose prompting participating! 5 pm city hall 3rd floor or zoom! Or, a quick note or email of your thoughts to: councildistribution@ci.oswego.or.us 5:00 meeting about pickleball placement, Pilkington area of Lake Grove, South of JV baseball field at Lakeridge, Dog Park at Hazelia park- maybe move dog park to east of Hazelia field. My bullet points to my testimony- Of course, Traffic, Safety, Livability, Rural Character, overflow of recreation venues in area- P-ball would be #27 within 1/4 of a mile of one another around Luscher. Rick 503-704-7034 City Council link: Special City Council Meeting I City of Lake Oswego Open to my testimony- Pickleball Placement Predicament- Perceived privileged pickleball players persistently paddling a peck of pickleballs proudly positioned proximate to properties of pickleball pals, probably producing perturbed PO'd participants publicly protesting placing pickleball parks politically positioned prior to perfect proper placement pertaining to public procedure. Plaintiffs proceeding, pontificating proactively producing positive "Pickleball Peace", preferably placed at Pilkington, preventing placement on proposed properties picked in "Palisades Proper". Palisades praying for proper protection of Palisades and Public Properties. Plethora of public parks poise in Palisades painfully proves points of passage problems. Pedestrians, pick-ups, Prius, Pontiac's, plus preponderance of Porsche's producing projected parking problem poised as progress. "Palisades proper" proved people prefer protecting, preserving productive pastures, produce and peace in perpetuity PLEASE approve Pilkington Property for Pickleball Placement! 5.1 From: THOMAS BRENNAN To: CityRecorder Cc: Haggart,Kyra Subject: [EXTERNAL] Letter of Support for Pickleball Facility Development Date: Monday,November 14,2022 8:58:11 AM Attachments: PB Support Letter.docx Attached is a letter of support to be added to the Pickleball discussion at tonight's meeting. TOM BRENNAN 503-635-5900 To: City of Lake Oswego City Council & Department of Parks and Recreation From: Tom Brennan, LO Resident and Pickleball supporter RE: Support for the development of pickleball playing sites and programming efforts CC: City Recorder I strongly support the Department of Parks and Recreation efforts to develop indoor and outdoor facilities which promote the sport of pickleball (PB). The recent setbacks for the well-established George Rogers' courts brought about by neighbor complaints notwithstanding, PB will doubtless remain a recreation with an enthusiastic young and old following in Lake Oswego based on my 7+ years of play and observation. It would be a serious misstep and a glaring oversight if the Department and by extension the City dismissed this opportunity to enthusiastically promote this popular and sweeping sports' trend by creating year-round sites for play and additionally offering programming support in the form of citywide classes, leagues, etc. similar in all respects to the City's efforts for other team sports (tennis, rowing, soccer, etc.). The remarkable recent upsurge in PB popularity nationwide is due to any number of motivating factors—the uptick in aging demographic seeking alternative activities, the easy accessibility of the sport rules and equipment, and most importantly in my opinion, 5.1 the wildly democratic spirit of the game. I am aware of no another sport where participants of all ages and level of ability can so easily and amiably get along, learn, and play in either their 1st or 500th game. As a lifelong sports player, there can be nothing as gratifying as observing active new and old players matched up happily and playing such an assessable and fun sport. I wholly support more PB facilities and programs for Lake Oswego. Tom Brennan 1219 Maple Street Lake Oswego, OR 97034 503-635-5900 tom@brennancs.com 5.1 I wish to express my strong and positive opinion in favor of the Department of Parks and Recreaction to develop facilities, indoor and outdoor, that promote the recreational play for pickleball (PB). The recent setbacks brought about by neighbor complaints about the George Rogers site notwithstanding, PB will remain a sport with a strong young and old following. I would be a mistake and a glaring oversight of the Department and by extension the City to dismiss this popular and sweeping trend to support this sport locally by implementing year-round sites for play and offering programming support for in the form of classes, leagues, etc.,just as is the case for other team sports (tennis, rowing, soccer, etc.) 5.1 From: Tova Mahn To: CityRecorder Subject: [EXTERNAL]Written Testimony Against Proposed Pickle ball Courts Date: Monday,November 14,2022 11:54:01 AM I am a resident at 18460 Ray Ridge Dr, Lake Oswego. I have genuine concerns regarding the relocation of the pickleball courts to the proposed areas at the Hazelia dog park, church property or LOSD property. Along with the other proposed developments of the area in the works, the additional pickleball court will create increased traffic, disruptive noise, and I imagine bright artificial lighting to the area. I imagine that pickleball courts will require bright lights for evening and night usage. We are already surrounded by bright court lighting from Hazelia and Lakeridge Highschool, which shine quite bright each night into our house. While these lights are generally on a timer, they are on until pretty late at night, and are already disruptive and a nuisance. Adding more artificial lighting will further aggravate this issue. Our street is already heavily susceptible to noise from Stafford road which travels quite loudly over the hill. Whenever there is an event in the park, road repair, or any noise, etc. on Stafford or the adjacent streets, the noise becomes unbearable on our block and in our home. The noise from the proposed pickle ball courts will undoubtedly travel through the noise tunnel in the hill and create a daily/nightly nuisance on our street, neighborhood, and home. This would be an unacceptable level of noise pollution in our area. In addition, the traffic patterns are becoming more and more difficult to navigate and have created significant congestion. Diverting more traffic and more noise to a different part of Lake Oswego does nothing to address the issue of traffic and noise in the city, rather simply relocates the problem and creates havoc for residents. Tova Marin Lake Oswego Mayor and City Council, 11/14/2022 RE: Pickleball Court Relocation Your pickleball task force and project manager are saying, based on national sound standards for pickleball there are no sites in selected that would not require sound mitigation and there is no guarantee that sound mitigation will work on the sites they have selected. Based on their own evaluation of the sites they have selected it would only be reasonable to expand the search for sites that would fulfill the sound standards without mitigation. This would include a search for sites with the appropriate distance from residential areas and/or the acceptance of new Pickleball activity within a building or structure capable of containing the sound. If the outdoor mitigation you propose does not work you will be in the position of moving the courts again. Also, the Stafford-Tualatin Valley CPO does not want you to add additional traffic, urbanization, and reduce the natural open and agricultural space adjacent to the Stafford Road area and within the Luscher Area Complex. We are also very supportive of all the Palisades Neighborhood Association, and Homeowners Associations calls to locate the Pickleball courts elsewhere. Please make these comments a part of this proceedings record and part of the final record. Respectfully Submitted, Randall Yamada Representing the Stafford-Tualatin Valley CPO. Randall Yamada 3291 SW Childs Rd. Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034 Phone: (503) 638-2524 Cell: (503) 799-4990 yamada2@mindspring.com