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Learn how to advance your cause at the Oregon Legislature

Citizen Lobby Trainings with 1000 Friends of Oregon, Dec. 3rd: Workshop hosted by SE Uplift, Wed. Dec. 3rd, Learn about Oregon’s legislative process and how to make your voice heard. Gain the skills and techniques you need to be an effective advocate and citizen lobbyist for a cause.


Citywide Land Use Group Special Meeting with Mayor-Elect Sam Adams

Here’s an open invitation from the Citywide Land Use Group to meet our next mayor and talk about land use issues:

Join us for the second special meeting with Mayor-elect Sam Adams on Monday, December 1, 2008. It will be held the same time and place as regular Citywide Land Use Group meetings – 7:00 […]

Council Hearing on Cell Towers in Neighborhoods

For those of you concerned about the alternatives to cell tower placement in residential areas, the date of the Council hearing has been changed.

Dear Neighborhood or Business activist: We are very sorry for this very late notice, but due to conflicts and holiday schedules, we just discovered that we will have to move this […]

Stay in the loop on the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project

Remember the light rail station that’s coming to our neighborhood somewhere in the vicinity of SE 12th and Clinton/Gideon? Here’s a way to keep informed and have your say as the plans are being developed.

The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project has a new website to keep you updated on project news and progress. Find planning […]


— THE DEADLINE FOR COMMENTS IS NOON on MONDAY, DEC 1 — We currently have a budget shortfall for the transportation improvements for Division Street due to rising paving and construction costs. We must resolve the funding issue so the City can complete the work as soon as possible to avoid reducing the scope of […]

DRAFT – HAND Meeting Minutes, November, 2008

The following draft meeting minutes has not yet been approved by the board:Hosford-Abernethy Community and Board Meeting November 18, 2008 St. Phillip Neri Church, 7:00 p.m.

Board members present: Chair Alex Bassos, Secretary Carolyn Brock, Frank Dufay, Liz Gatti, Lois Hankins, Dave Kaplan, Wendy Kunkel, Amy Lewin, Lindsey McBride, Joseph Murphy, Linda Nettekoven, Jack Spadaro, […]

Current Land Use Notices for HAND

To look this up online: & scroll down to SE Uplift Neighborhood Programs.

CURRENT LAND USE NOTICES: Hosford-Abernethy | 1844-1864 SE Hawthorne BLVD | Historic Design Review – NOTICE | LU 08-172104 HDZ (PDF Document, 434kb) Hosford-Abernethy | 1917 SE Ladd Avenue | Historic Design Review – NOTICE | LU 08-170250 HDZ (PDF Document, […]

Next HAND Meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 18

The next HAND community/board meeting is: November 18 at 7:00. The meeting will mostly be about Division Street with a heavy emphasis on 7 corners. All are welcome.

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association (HAND) Community/ Board Meeting Tuesday, November 18, 2008, 7:00 PM St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center 2408 SE 16th Avenue (and Division)

Land […]

Funding for Division Street

NOTE FROM LINDA [edited for web]: At our next Board meeting we need to consider whether HAND should send a letter and develop a strategy for “defending” the $2 million supplement for Division Street currently included in the METRO Transportation Funding Allocations.

Metro Seeks Public Comment sought on Transportation Funding Allocations for 2010-13 Beginning […]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane Closures at West end of Division

Highway 99E (Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Grand Ave.) Viaduct Replacement

Intermittent one way traffic on Division Street between SE 3rd and SE 7th from Monday, Nov. 10th to Friday, Nov. 14th. MORE INFO: