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July Board Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

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



Call to order



Approval of June meeting notes **

Approval of Treasurer’s report**


PPB Patrol Officer:  Leo Yee  (Acting as NRT Officer)


Vision Zero: Diverters on SE Clinton: Rich Newlands


Safety At SE 8th, 11th, 12 Ave Grade Crossings: TriMet and PBoT**


Request for Zone Change at SE 15th Ave and Clinton St:  Matt Brischetto**


Confirmation of Rapid Response Committee Action **


Approval of letter to ODOT**


Approval of letter re HAND position re R2D2**

8:40 Reports/updates:

  • DCBA streetfair
  • HBBA Streetfair
  • National Night Out, August 4
  • Sept 12 Orange Line opening events
  • HAND August retreat
  • Tree Committee: Tree Planting**
  • Other

9:00: Adjourn: windows closed, room in order.

** Expected action item



HAND Exec Committee:  Tuesday, 7/28, 7:30pm at Palio’s



Board Meeting: Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at St Philip Neri

Special Meeting – June 30 – Topic: Right2Dream, Too

The HAND Board is hosting a special meeting about Right2Dream, Too; the City of Portland Plan to relocate the Right2Dream, Too community to a site at SE 3rd and Harrison in the Central Eastside Industrial District segment of HAND; houselessness; and how it is addressed in the City of Portland.

When: June 30, 2015 at 7:00 to 8:30 PM

Where: The Paulist Center at St Philip Neri, SE 16th and Division, the St Paul Room



  • Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • Panel Presentation:
    • City of Portland Commissioner Amanda Fritz
    • Right2Dream, Too Board of Directors member Ibrahim Mubarak
    • A Home For Everyone Initiative Director Marc Jolin
  • Questions and Answers.


3X5 cards and pens/pencils will be available near sign-in sheet. Facilitator/chair will read questions to panelists.


NOTE: There is another meeting at the same time at Carvlin Hall, also on the St Philip Neri Campus. Parking may be at a premium. Consider alternative transportation.

June Board Meeting

 BOARD Meeting

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 

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


Agenda TBA


  • Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • PPB Neighborhood Response Officer: Leo Yee  (10 Min)
  • Oil Trains: Risks and Prepardness: Chief Zavodsky and Lt. Bryan Profit, Portland Fire and Rescue Hazmat Team
  • Relocation of Right to Dream, Too: Update, Discussion, HAND position**
  • Discussion, approval of HAND support for adoption of guidelines for notification for neighbors and neighborhoods of developers’ plans for demolition and development now vs in 2017 with Comp Plan**
  • Funding for Avalon Park, HAND role: Discussion **
  • Letter supporting Mayor Hales’ recommendation for bike-safety applications to streets and intersections**
  • Board Officer Elections**
    • Chair
    • V.Chair
    • Secretary
    • Treasurer
    • Communications Chair
  • Appointments of Board Liaisons and Representatives
  • Plans for Summer Events:
    • DCBA Street Fair
    • HAND National Night Out Ice Cream Social
    • HBBA Street Fair
    • September 12 opening of MAX Orange Line
    • Other
  • Adjourn


Executive Committee, Tuesday, June 23rd, 7:30pm at Palios  (Board and Public Welcome)

HAND Board meeting: Tuesday, July 21st, 7p @ St Philip Neri.   Land-Use @ 6:30



Meeting Minutes Archive

For your convenience, an archive of previous meeting minutes is now available.

May Meeting – Tuesday, May 19

General Meeting 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 

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


Agenda TBA


  • Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • PPB Neighborhood Response Officer: Leo Yee  (10 Min)
  • SE26th and Powell Accident and Powell High Crash Corridor  (20 min)
  • Powell/Division Rapid Transit Corridor Proposal (15 min)
  • Ross Island Bridge Painting project update (15 min)
  • Permit Parking: Why Would We Want It?   How Does It Work?  (15 min)
  • Right 2 Dream Too: Update and Discussion  (20 min)
  • Portland-Milwaukie MAX Orange Line Opening: Events:  A chance to sign up for a preview ride. (10 min)
  • Oil Trains coming through our neighborhood  (5min)
  • Election of board members. (10 min)***
  • Adjourn, Social time


*** = Action Items.

Meetings and Events Planned: Public Welcome at all.

Executive Committee, Tuesday, May 26, 7:30pm at Palios

HAND Board meeting: Tuesday, June 16, 7p @ St Philip Neri.   Land-Use @ 6:30

April Board Meeting – Updated

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center, St Paul Room

2408 SE 16th Avenue (and Division)



Development plans in 2700 block of SE 26th Ave: Loren Waxman

Development plans for 2206 SE Division: Carrie Strickland


Call to Order


PPB Neighborhood Response Officer: Leo Yee (10 Min)

Approval of March 17, 2015 Meeting Notes **

Approval of Treasurers Report **

TriMet: Opportunity for preview ride on PMLR: Coral Egnew or Jennifer Koozer (10 min)

Bureau of Environmental Services: Project on Lower Powell Blvd. (10 min)

Clinton Greenway 30th Anniversary: Kari Schlosshauer (10 min)

Community Vision part II: plans for the triangle at SE Ladd and Division (10 min) **

Review plans for 2516 SE Division **

Zone Change request: SE 15th and Clinton: Matt Brischetto (10 min)

Clean-up (10 min)

May General Meeting (10 min)


** Expected Action Items

Meetings and Events Planned: Public Welcome at all.

HAND Clean-up Day: Saturday, April 25 9a-1p @ Cleveland HS parking lot

Executive Committee: Monday, April 27, 7:30pm @ Palios

HAND Annual General Meeting: Tuesday, May 19th 7pm @ St Philip Neri. Land-Use @ 6:30

Executive Committee, Tuesday, May 26, 7:30pm at Palios

HAND Board meeting: Tuesday, June 16, 7p @ St Philip Neri. Land-Use @ 6:30


HAND Clean Up – Saturday, April 25

Get ready for this year’s HAND neighborhood Cleanup!

Location: We will gather in our usual place at the parking lot of Cleveland High School – SE 26th and SE Franklin

Time: Saturday, April 25 from 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM

We’ll be collecting bulky waste, metal recycling, cardboard and Styrofoam. As usual, we’ll have a free reuse/swap area.

Donations from folks dropping off their bulky waste and recycling will go toward programs at Hosford Middle school and help fund the HAND neighborhood association.

To volunteer or get more info call Bill Crawford at 503 839-7648 or williamecrawford@gmail.com.

**We cannot accept Hazardous Materials, paint, motor oil, dirt, rocks, fluorescent lights, microwaves or appliances with Freon.

Repair Cafe at SE Tool Library – Friday, March 20

WHAT: Repair Cafe
WHERE: St David of Wales Church, 2800 SE Harrison St
DATE: Friday, March 20, 2015
TIME: 6 – 8:30 pm
REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/repair-cafe-at-se-portland-tool-library-tickets-15930898747This is the Southeast Portland Tool Library’s (http://www.septl.org) second Repair Cafe, a festive event where volunteers from all over Portland will be on hand to fix items as well as teach participants how to fix their own items.

Repair Cafes are free events that bring volunteers who like to fix things together with people who have broken items that need fixing in different venues around the Portland metro area.

Typical repairs will include:
– small appliances
– electronics
– toys
– garments
– bicycles
– small engines
– knives to sharpen

What to bring?
– Broken items and any replacement parts you think you might need.
– Curiosity, patience and a DIY attitude.

Of course, there is no guarantee you’ll walk out with a workable item. We may not be staffed with the right skills, it may take some time to research and/or find repair parts, or it may just not be feasible to repair your item. But we’ll give it our best shot!

March Meeting

Board Meeting

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

St. Philip Neri Church Paulist Center, St Paul Room

2408 SE 16th Avenue (and Division)




  • Call to Order
  • Introductions
  • PPB Neighborhood Response Officer: Leo Yee
  • Approval of February, 17, 2015 Meeting Notes
  • Approval of Treasurers Report
  • Mixed-Use Centers and Corridors 2035 Plan (pending confirmation)
  • High-Speed Transit Powell-Division Plan (pending confirmation)
  • Ratification of Rapid Response Committee 3/8/2015 Actions:

2035 Comp Plan Letter

SE 19th Ave/Avalon grant application

  • HAND Clean-up:  Bill Crawford
  • May General Meeting
  • Updates:
    • Division Design Initiative
    • Corridors and Centers Parking Study
    • Other
  • Public Comment
  • Adjourn/Tidy Room


Next Meetings:

  • Executive Committee:  Tuesday, March 24, 2015 @ 7:30 @ Palio’s
  • HAND Board Meeting: Tuesday April 21, 2015

Clinton Green Street and Sewer Construction Update: March 3, 2015

As part of the Tabor to the River Program, Environmental Services continues construction on the Clinton Green Street and Sewer Project. This project will replace 3,800 feet of sewer pipe installed over 100 years ago, construct 24 green street planters and add two blocks of pervious paving. These improvements will protect public health, property and the environment, and reduce the possibility of sewage releases into streets, homes and businesses.

A project map is available at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/clinton and Tabor to the River Program information is available at www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/tabortoriver.



Throughout March, crews will focus on paving areas patched with temporary asphalt

  • Residents next to areas that will be paved will be notified by flier and on-street parking will be restricted.
  • Each area requires preparation before paving and there may be a period of inactivity between these steps.
  • Paving may be postponed due to wet weather and rescheduled on short notice to take advantage of subcontractor availability and dry weather.
  • Additional details regarding each street will be provided as paving is scheduled.  

Beginning March 9th, SE Clinton Street (33rd Place to 35th Avenue) and SE 34th Avenue (Clinton to Division) will be closed to all road traffic during construction hours for about a week

  • Paving on Clinton Street includes grinding the middle of the roadway (excluding the parking strip), preparing the surface, and paving over a five day period. During this work, traffic will detour around the work zone.
  • Following paving on Clinton Street, crews will grind the existing roadway on 34th Avenue, prepare the surface, and pave curb to curb over a two day period.
  • In addition to restricting on-street parking, there will be no access to driveways within the work zone during construction hours. Residents living next to active construction should park outside of the work zone from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Subcontractor schedule and weather permitting, crews may pave trenches on SE 36th Avenue (Clinton to Division) and 28th Avenue (Woodward to Clinton) immediately after completing work on Clinton Street and 34th Avenue. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

Pervious paving on SE Ivon Street between 20th and 21st avenues and between 21st and 22nd avenues is moving forward

  • Beginning as soon as March 16th, SE Ivon Street between 20th and 21st avenues and between 21st and 22nd avenues will be closed to all road traffic, 24 hours a day, for about four weeks. Sidewalks will remain open.
  • Crews will excavate the existing asphalt and resurface with pervious (or porous) asphalt. Pervious asphalt allows water to go through the street and directly into the ground reducing the amount of stormwater that enters the sewer system.
  • Over the course of this work, traffic will be delayed periodically on SE 20th and SE 22nd between SE Division and Clinton streets allow equipment to maneuver safely.

Sewer construction on SE 30th Avenue between Taggart and Clinton begins Thursday, March 5th, and is expected to take about four weeks to complete.

  • Crews will continue to mobilize and conduct preconstruction activities such as saw cutting and staging equipment and materials.
  • There may be a period of inactivity between sewer construction and final trench paving.


Below is the estimated construction schedule for the next two weeks. Please be aware that this schedule is subject to change due to a variety of factors, including conditions underground, weather, traffic impacts, subcontractor schedules and availability of materials.

Week of March 2

  • SE 35th Avenue (Clinton to Division) – lateral sewer pipe construction
  • SE 30th Avenue (Taggart to Clinton) – preparation for main public sewer pipe, manhole, and lateral construction

Week of March 9

  • SE 30th Avenue (Taggart to Clinton) – main public sewer pipe, manhole, and lateral construction
  • SE Clinton Street (33rd Place to 35th Ave) – street preparation and paving
  • SE 34th Avenue (Clinton to Division) – street preparation and paving


  • Construction creates noise, vibration and dust and disrupts normal neighborhood activity.
  • Typical work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, but the contractor may schedule work during the same hours on Saturdays.
  • Please stay clear of all construction activities and keep children, pets and vehicles out of construction areas.
  • Traffic control signs are in place. The contractor maintains local access, but you should expect delays. Construction activities may impact normal use of your driveway.
  • On-street parking in or near the work area may be limited. Please observe the “no parking” signs.
  • Equipment and materials may be stored on nearby streets overnight.
  • There may be periods of inactivity between construction phases ranging from a few days to a few weeks.
  • A city inspector is on-site during work hours and may be able to assist you with construction concerns. Inspectors wear a hard hat and City of Portland safety vest.



Go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/clinton or contact Matt Gough.