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Interested in Land Use Issues Along the River?

Our very busy Land Use Chair Joanne Stainbrook would like to hear from you! There seems to be a lot of activity on eastbank due to the new light rail and bridge, with probably more to come. Maybe we need a sub-group to monitor the projects as they come in for continuity and coordination with […]

Continued Work on This Land Is Our Land

(flyer attached, please feel free to forward to interested folks) Monday of May, the 16th, from 6 to 9 PM, SE Uplift.

Note from Leah at SE Uplift: Students from the Community Development Methods course at Portland State will be presenting their work and findings around providing tools for understanding the public right to public […]

Hawthorne Safeway Closed for Reconstruction

This month, the Safeway at 2800 SE Hawthorne has closed for reconstruction. As a neighborhood, we want to do our best to keep people update on what’s happening with the project. If you have questions, please feel free to contact our Land Use chair Joanne Stainbrook: joanne@handpdx.org.

In the meantime, here are a few updates […]

Take the Portland Curbsider Survey

Weigh In: How to Invest Public Dollars The Portland Plan is focused on creating a better future, while taking action to improve the city today.

Every year Portland’s Office of Management and Finance hosts public budget forums around the city to get input from Portlanders about their priorities. It’s not possible to immediately fix all […]

Washington High Community Center – Project Status

For those interested in finding out the latest on the Washington High Community Center project, please take note of the upcoming meeting:

The meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 24th has been reschedule for Monday, February 28th.

There was a conflict with a Buckman Neighborhood meeting, so we rescheduled. The draft report will be available by […]

Upcoming Central City 2035 Symposiums

The Central City 2035 team is continuing its Symposium Series in 2011 with four events in February and more to come in March. Each symposium is an intense and focused work session organized around one topic that is of particular importance to Portlanders and the Central City. Participants will learn about and drill into tough […]

Citywide Land Use Meeting, Monday, Jan. 24

CITYWIDE LAND USE GROUP (NEIGHBORHOODS PLANNING A LIVABLE PORTLAND) Monday – January 24, 2011 7:00 to 9:00 pm Room 2500 B; 1900 Building; 1900 SW Fourth


The Oregonian’s Duin Outlines Issue Surrounding Lot at 20th & Market

This issue was brought up at HAND’s last meeting, but to get a better idea of the concerns some neighbors have about how procedures were done, read Steve Duin’s column from this Sunday’s Oregonian.

In Southeast Portland, city redefines equity and customer service http://www.oregonlive.com/news/oregonian/steve_duin/index.ssf/2011/01/in_southeast_portland_city_red.html

Citywide Tree Project, Council Hearing set for Feb. 2

The Citywide Tree Project hosted an informal “drop in any time” public open house this week. If you missed the open house and would like more information on the project, visit: www.portlandonline.com/bps/treeproject

The City Council hearing on this project is scheduled for Wednesday February 2nd.

For a brief summary of how a few neighbors […]

HAND Land Use Notice – Greenway & Transit Bridge

There is a new Land Use Application from Trimet regarding the new Willamette River Transit Bridge on the Bureau of Development Services web page under the Southeast Uplift Neighborhood heading.

Read the notice here: LU10-169588 GW Or check out other land use notices here: http://www.portlandonline.com/bds/index.cfm?c=35625

The application relates to greenway impacts due to the […]