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Division Streetscape Design Concepts Update

Below is an update on the status of the Division Streetscape Construction Project from Project Manager Liz Mahon. If you have feedback, please contact one of the HAND board members on the CAC (Amy Lewin, Liz Gatti or Linda Nettekoven) by noon, Monday, June 1.

– Alternatives Summary (block by block and general overview) [...]

Restore Tree Manual to 2009-2010 City of Portland Budget

Sent from Kina Voelz, HAND Land Use Chair: Please attend the final public budget hearing this Thursday, May 21 from 6 – 8: 30 pm at Mt. Tabor Middle School. Funding tree policy work will hopefully be included in this fiscal year’s budget, but probably not without your input. You may also testify online if [...]

Bull Run Watershed Meeting, Saturday April 11

Re: Efforts Needed to Secure Federal Relief from the EPA’s Misguided LT2 Rule Where: Glencoe Elementary School Auditorium 825 SE 51st Street When: Saturday, April 11  10am-12am

As we discussed at last month’s Green Team meeting, without legislative relief championed by Oregon’s Congressional Representatives in Washington, the 2006 federal Long-Term 2 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule (LT2) will force [...]

A Community Center for Inner SE — At Last!

If you are interested in getting involved with creating a community center to serve our inner-southeast neighborhood, this meeting is a great place to start!

Washington Monroe Community Center Open House!!! Thursday, April 9th 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Central Catholic High School 2401 SE Stark St

After much work and anticipation – Portland [...]

Bosco Milligan Foundation – Historic Preservation Needs Assessment 2009

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: www.visitahc.org.

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Ross Island No Wake Zone Resolution at City Hall on March 18 @ 10:30

Dear Friends of Ross Island , The Portland City Council will be adopting a resolution supporting a no wake zone in the Holgate Channel and a non-motorized zone in the Ross island Lagoon on March 18th at 10:30. This resolution does not have any regulatory impact but will put the city on record as officially [...]

Community Advocacy In Action

Neighbors West-Northwest, CAT and Sisters Of The Road Present an Interactive Community Forum Tues. March 31, 2009 6:00-8:00 PM First United Methodist Church, Collins Hall 1838 SW Jefferson, Portland OR

Join new city Commissioner Amanda Fritz and Portland-based community advocates for an evening of reflection, discussion and learning. Hear about diverse organizing efforts in housing [...]

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) [...]

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 [...]

Neighborhood & Community City Legislative Agenda

If you’re interested in getting involved with issues affecting our neighborhood on a state level, please plan to attend this meeting next week. From Southeast Uplift:

Neighborhood & community city legislative agenda City Council Chambers 1221 SW 4th Tuesday, January 6 7 – 9 PM

Neighborhood, business and other community-based organizations play an integral [...]