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DRAFT – HAND Meeting Minutes, February, 2009

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association (HAND) Monthly Community and Board Meeting February 17, 2009, St. Phillip Neri

Board members present: Chair Alex Bassos, Vice Chair Linda Nettekoven, Secretary Carolyn Brock, Treasurer Matthew Masini, Frank Dufay, Liz Gatti, Dave Kaplan, Wendy Kunkel, Amy Lewin, Lindsey McBride, Joseph Murphy, Sue Pearce, Marilee Tillstrom, Ethan Timm. Also Present: Land [...]

Next HAND Meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 17

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association (HAND) Community/ Board Meeting

Tuesday, February 17th, 2008, 7:00 PM Land Use meeting from 6:30 to 7:00

St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center 2408 SE 16th Avenue (and Division)

Land Use Agenda – 6:30 – 7:00 (1) New Day School plans for expansion.

General Meeting Agenda 7:00 – 8:30 [...]

Celebrate Oregon ‘s 150th Birthday at the Abernethy Flapjack Feed!

Featuring Special Guest & Newly Minted U.S. Senator – Jeff Merkley Plus Live Music from Mr. Erickson’s fabulous 40′s trio: Two Sisters and a Mister

Who: Abernethy Families, Friends, Neighbors, Flapjack aficionados, and anyone interested in a good time for a great cause. When: This Saturday, February 14th (Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day but who doesn’t [...]

Activists in our Schools Workshop

Saturday, February 28 da Vinci Arts Middle School 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM

This is a great event for neighborhood association leaders who want to network and collaborate with school parent activists who care about Portland’s public neighborhood schools and youth in our community.

The 9th annual Community & Parents for Public School’s (CPPS) [...]

Train Noise Concerns in Neighborhood

Submitted by a group of HAND neighbors concerned about train noise:

Will there be an increase in SE Clinton/Division Train Horn noise? Neighborhood residents have been dismayed to learn that train horn noise in SE Portland could increase significantly as a result of the new light rail line through our area. Because the new route [...]

President’ Day Rally to Protect Kids & Schools

President’ Day Rally to Protect Kids & Schools Monday, February 16, 2009 State Capitol Steps in Salem 12-1 pm

Parking at the Capitol is limited. Register at www.stand.org/ or/rally to reserve your seat on buses from your community. Bring your children and grandchildren, and a home-made sign. Prepare for rain or shine. Bring your lunch [...]

Upcoming Events at the Architectural Heritage Center

The Architectural Heritage Center – events

The Evolution of the Modern Kitchen Saturday March 7 10 – 11:30 AM Architectural Heritage Center701 SE Grand Avenue Tickets: $18 [AHC Members: $13] Sponsored by: Interworks, LLC Learning From Ladd’s Addition

William S. Ladd’s Legacy in Portland, 1851-2009 Saturday March 14 10 – 11:30 AM Tickets: $18 [AHC [...]

Support the “20s” Bike Improvement Project

For those of you tracking transportation funding through Metro’s MTIP flexible funding allocation, the City of Portland’s Twenties Bike Boulevard project (see below) has been recommended for funding. The last chance for public comment will be a JPACT/Metro Council public hearing at 4 p.m. on Feb. 12, 2009.

You can also comment on-line: http://www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go/by.web/id=19681

Support [...]

TriMet Open Houses for Proposed Service Cuts

TriMet releases details of proposed service cuts prompted by economic recession 3-month public process begins with rider input and open houses

Due to the economic recession, TriMet must cut its FY10 budget by $13.5 million, which includes a 5 percent across-the-board cut and reductions to bus and MAX service. TriMet is hopeful that federal stimulus [...]

Help Portland Prioritize Budget Cuts

What is important to you? With every city bureau facing budget cuts, now more than ever, we need to prioritize our needs and express those to our city leaders. We are going to have to make hard decisions but we can do it from a place of respect and understanding.

To create a more [...]