Category: Civic Engagement

Volunteer Appeal at Woodstock Community Center

In 2004, The Woodstock Neighborhood Association entered a partnership agreement with Portland Parks and Recreation in order to keep Woodstock Community Center open for community use. The WNA agreed to provide routine maintenance for the center, including leaf raking.  The Friends of Woodstock Neighborhood Association needs your help! WE WILL BE… Read More»

Code Change Forum

Join our neighbors at Brentwood-Darlington’s upcoming forum concerning proposed changes to City Code 3.96. TICKETS ARE FREE – CLICK HERE Estás invitado a un foro de participación comunitaria sobre el cambio de código 3.96 organizado por la Asociación de Vecinos de Brentwood-Darlington (BDNA). Questions can be submitted ahead of time… Read More»

FAQs re: Woodstock Blvd development proposal

AN OVERVIEW OF THE PROPOSED REDEVELOPMENT OF THE BLOCK THAT INCLUDES THE JOINERY SE Woodstock Blvd to Martins St, between 48th and 49th Aves [click to download a PDF of this overview] What is being proposed on the “Joinery block”? As submitted to the City of Portland, the redevelopment proposes… Read More»

Save Our Community Centers!

The Woodstock Community Center has been tagged for possible closure in the city’s budget process, along with several other small centers. As reported in last month’s e-news, Portland Parks and Recreation’s Requested Budget for 2018-19 recommends closing Woodstock Community Center (WCC), as part of a package of 5% budget cuts.… Read More»

Woodstock Halloween party, Oct. 31 (of course)

Monday, October 31 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Woodstock Community Center 5905 SE 43rd Avenue at Knight St. Get ready for the Woodstock Neighborhood Association (WNA) Halloween party!. Festivities include refreshments, crafts and games, cool backdrops for DIY photos, a raffle, and acoustic music by Status Crow and the Squeezebox… Read More»

Woodstock survey results: Traffic, theft, bias and acceptance

The results of this summers’ neighborhood survey are in; thanks to all who participated. You can delve into the graphs and responses as time allows — but here’s a quick sketch. Background and acknowledged bias: The survey was online and was promoted here, on Facebook and on NextDoor, in the… Read More»

Have your say, but hurry!

Time is running out on opportunities to have your say in how our city and our neighborhood take shape over the next few years. For best results, get informed and register complaints now (not later) in these three venues:

Infill Project Affects Woodstock; Comment by August 15

The Residential Infill Project* is a set of proposals to alter residential housing over a large area of Portland, including Woodstock. It’s a mixed bag of good and bad news for both developers and residents. It could lead to more houses being demolished and replaced, but may also encourage more… Read More»

WNA Wants You! Board Nominations Due May 4

Lend a little of your time and energy to Woodstock, and help make a great place to live even greater. Nominate yourself or a friend for one of the following WNA Board positions by May 4. Chair Co-Chair, Land Use Committee Chair, Friends of the Woodstock Community Center Financial Manager,… Read More»