Comment Policy

The City of Beaverton is committed to open and inclusive community involvement. We ask that everyone participates with respect for the views of others.

This website provides opportunities to share and discuss information about this project. The comments and opinions expressed by users are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of project staff. All public comments shall be reviewed before posting and will be screened in accordance with this use policy.

Comments may be edited for formatting but will not be edited for content. Only comments that comply with this use policy will be approved for posting. Name-calling and the use of vulgar, offensive, threatening, inflammatory or harassing language, including any comment disparaging any person's race, sex, religious belief, marital status, national origin or sexual orientation is prohibited.

Comments should be related to the posted topic. The comment areas are not a proper place to express opinions or beliefs not directly related to that topic.

The public comment areas on this site are not open to comments promoting or opposing any person campaigning for election to a political office or promoting or opposing any ballot proposition. The comment areas are also not open to the promotion or advertisement of businesses, specific products, or commercial transactions.

Communications made through the public comment system will in no way constitute a legal or official notice or comment to project staff or any official or employee. This includes public records requests or formal comments on project documents.

The project team reserves the right to request clarifying information regarding suspicious or ambiguous comments prior to approval. Comments submitted without accompanying contact information will be published at the discretion of the project team. Personal contact information will not be published.

This policy is subject to amendment or modification at any time to ensure that it is consistent with the goal of providing an open, civil, fair, safe, and useful forum for public dialogue on topics related to this project. Questions or concerns regarding this policy should be submitted to the appropriate individual listed on the contact page.

Thank you for your participation and for considering this policy as you make comments.