Cooper Spur Wild and Free Action Alert
What: Critical Hearing before the Hood River Planning Commission to determine whether to allow a destination resort at Cooper Spur or not.
When: Wednesday, February 5, 2003 @ 7:30 PM. Sign in for testimony will be at 6:30 PM. Folks should plan on arriving early. Driving time from Portland varies with traffic. Plan on 1 1/2 hours.
Where: In Hood River at the Hood River Middle School. The school is just west of 13th Street on May Street. From Portland take I-84 to Hood River exit # 62 (US 30) toward West Hood River. Turn right on Cascade Ave. (1 mile). Continue on Oak Ave. (2/10ths mile). Turn right on 13th St.(3/10ths mile). Turn right on May St.(1/10th mile). Continue on May St to Hood River Middle School (1/10th mile).
How: We will have material on hand to help you organize your thoughts for testimony. Each witness will be allowed three minutes to testify. Speak from your heart.
Importance: This is the 3rd Public Hearing to be held about Mount Hood Meadows plan to place a 450-unit destination resort with a mega-ski facility and golf course at Cooper Spur on the North Side of Mount Hood. This proposed destination resort would destroy the last wild and free areas of Mount Hood. This is the community's chance to say loud and clear - NO!
Together we can save the mountain, bioregional agriculture, some of the best water anywhere, and valley life.
IMPORTANT CARPOOLING INFO: There is 1 set carpool site on the NW Corner of 38th and Belmont. Cars will leave at 5-5:15 to head to Hood River. PLEASE BRING YOUR CAR IF YOU CAN DRIVE. We will only use the least number of vehicles to accommodate everyone there.