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CPO 15


CPO 15 is your community engagement connection! 

Monthly community meetings provide a place to meet your neighbors, voice concerns, present possible solutions and learn about opportunities to become engaged in the decision making processes about the issues that make a difference in your life. See upcoming CPO 15 meeting agendas and schedules on the CPO 15 Meetings page. Find all CPO meetings and events on the CPO Calendar.




CPO 15 has canceled their March meeting.

Other Event Cancellations

Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, many public meetings and events across the county have been canceled. This is a precautionary measure being taken to ensure the health and safety of the residents of Washington County.


The Committee for Community Involvement (CCI) March and April meetings are canceled. The State of the County Address by Board Chair Kathryn Harrington on April 1 is canceled.

For more information and updates:
Washington County COVID-19 Webpage


Join CPO 15 at their next meeting:
Wed., May 20, 7 p.m.

On the agenda:

Presented by Renus Kelfkens, Senior Project Manager, Washington County Land Use & Transportation

  • Get an update on the proposed options for improvements to the Fern Hill Road/Maple Street/Hwy 47 intersection.



Presented by Fire Chief Michael Kincade and Dan Eischen, Cornelius Rural Fire Protection District Board

  • Chief Kincade and Dan will discuss fire and emergency response in the CPO 15 region.

Bring your neighbors and friends! 

Cookies and conversation always take place at our CPO meetings. CPO 15 now meets only 2-3 times a year. We are organizing interesting speakers of vital interest to the communities of Blooming and Fern Hill.


A new CPO 15 Steering Committee was elected at the October meeting:

Gwyn Blanton - Co-Chair
Margaret Jane Harris - Co-Chair
Anna Jesse - Co-Chair
Paul Johnson - Steering Committee Member, CCI Vice Chair
Peggy Harris - Steering Committee Member
Char Prohaska - Steering Committee Member
Betty Rose - Steering Committee Member

Email the CPO 15 Steering Committee


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If you are interested in getting involved, CPO 15 is always in need of volunteers from the Blooming and Fern Hill communities. Everyone is welcome! Contact us!



News, Events, Highlights 

Peggy Harris retires as CPO 15 Chair County leaders speak out against hate Apply for County Boards and Commissions! CCI subcommittees are looking for members. Apply today! Sept 2017 meeting recap: member tells heartfelt story Homelessness Forum generates a lot of interest across the county.



Click to get the CPO calendar of meetings and events, plus many opportunities to participate and engage!
Get Coronavirus news, highlights and resources

From Your
CCI Chair

CCI and CPO 4K Chair Kathy Stallkamp

Kathy Stallkamp addresses the COVID-19 pandemic in a letter to all CPO members.

Attend County Board meetings online!
See County Board meeting schedules and agendas


All CPO and CCI meetings in April are canceled.

Get a complete list of canceled County events and reduced services at the link below.


New CPO 15 Schedule

CPO 15 holds meetings as local issues become important, about 2-3 times a year.

Volunteer for Washington County Boards and Commissions - Spring 2020 Recruitment
Take a survey to help us plan for the park's future recreation!
Leadership opportunities

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CPO 15 needs you! 
Volunteer leadership
positions are open.  




A number of
CCI subcommittees
are looking for