Monday, February 10, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM PST
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Oregon State Capitol Meet In Room 350 
900 Court Street Northeast
Room 350
Salem, OR 97301

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Professional Engineers of Oregon - Ralph Cohen, PE, Day at the Capitol Chair 
Oregon Design Professionals 

2020 Oregon Design Professionals Day at the Capitol 

Join your colleagues on Monday, February 10, 2020 for the tenth annual Day at the Capitol by signing up to participate. This important advocacy event brings state legislators and their staff face to face with Engineers, Architects, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects to talk about critical issues facing the Oregonians.

Sign Up Today!

Date:  Monday, February 10, 2020
Location:  Meet in Room 350
State Capitol - 900 Court St. NE, Salem Oregon 97301 
Parking Information:  https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/citizen_engagement/Pages/Visit-the-Capitol.aspx  
Cost:  $17.00 for Continental Breakfast, Lunch & Refreshments

Initiatives being discussed in legislative committees:

Transportation – I-5 / Columbia River bridge replacement, Burnside Bridge seismic upgrade, repair Willamette Falls locks

Seismic Provisions – rehabilitation of high hazard dams, “Two week ready resiliency” bill, building in tsunami inundation zones

Energy distribution system - grid resiliency and Critical Energy Infrastructure Hub upgrades

Pollution reduction - Diesel vehicle replacement/upgrade

Buildings – upgrading or placarding unreinforced masonry constructed buildings

Natural resources – 100 year water plan

If you are not currently on the committee but are interested in participating by reviewing bills and helping formulate positions in January, contact Ralph Cohen (rmoc999@comcast.net).

We will refine this list and include specific bills once they are announced in January.

9:00 am - Orientation / Continental Breakfast
10:00 am - Key Legislator meet with the group & Individual Appointments
11:30 am - 12nn - Update from Key Directors
12nn - 1:00 - Lunch & presentations to the groups from Legislators & Debrief

1:00 - 3:30 - Room available & Individual Appointments Continue