May 2009 Southeast Community Policing Forum

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Southeast Precinct 4735 East Burnside

Since this is likely the last Community Policing Forum meeting here at Southeast Precinct, the meeting agenda will be a little different. There will still be the regular check-in and updates from the Precinct, NRT, Crime Prevention, District Attorney and the Community. Continue reading “May 2009 Southeast Community Policing Forum”

Important Info on Precinct Restructuring

PPB Restructure Meeting Planned with Chief Sizer and Commissioner Saltzman
An additional public forum for the Police Bureau budget and precinct restructuring plan has been added for next Monday, April 20th. Chief Sizer and Commissioner Saltzman will both attend the public forum.

Community Forum on Precinct Restructuring
Monday, April 20, 2009
6:30PM – 8:00PM
Cleveland High School (in the library)
3400 SE 26th Ave.
Portland, OR 97202
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Train Horn Noise, TriMet Open House

Please mark your calendar for this Open House next week. Several people in our neighborhood are concerned about train horn noise with the expected arrival of light rail passing through our neighborhood. If you would like to get involved, attend this meeting and contact the HAND board.

Train Horn Noise

The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project is exploring how horn requirements may apply to light rail trains that share a freight rail right-of-way. Please join TriMet, train horn noise specialists Rail Control Limited and the cities of Milwaukie and Portland to learn more about options for minimizing train horn noise.

Tuesday, April 7
6-7:30 p.m.

Llewellyn Elementary School Cafetorium
6301 SE 14th Avenue
Portland, OR 97202

This location is served by bus lines 19-Woodstock and 70-12th Ave. Plan your trip on TriMet.


Bosco Milligan Foundation – Historic Preservation Needs Assessment 2009

Home at SE 21st & Taggart sometime during the 1930s.
Home at SE 21st & Taggart sometime during the 1930s.
The Bosco Milligan Foundation has posted their 2009 Historic Preservation Needs Assessment for Portland. It is based upon information provided to them by dozens of Portland residents last October-November.

Read the report here. (.pdf document)

You can find more on their website:

Expect more information on future historic preservation programs created specifically from the findings in the Needs Assessment.

Street Renaming/Historic Info on Grand Ave

As indicated earlier the City is considering a request to rename Broadway, 39th or Grand Avenue in honor of Cesar Chavez. For information on the entire process please scroll down to the bottom of this message. Thanks to one of the historians living in our neighborhood, we have some information on the history of the name, Grand Avenue (Please see below.) The next step in the process regarding the potential renaming of these streets will be the opportunity to testify before a specially created Historian Panel that will consider the appropriateness of the nominee and the historical significance of the current street names. This panel will hold a series of public hearings:

March 23, 6:00-9:00: Grand (Location: Metro Regional Center, 600 NE Grand)
March 30, 6:00-9:00: Broadway (Location: Metro Regional Center, 600 NE Grand)
April 6, 6:00-9:00: 39th (Location: Hollywood Theater, 4122 NE Sandy)

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