Category: Civic Engagement

Land Use Meeting: Demolitions, Infill, Zoning and More (Updated)

Next meeting: Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m., Woodstock Community Center, 5905 SE 43rd Ave. These are interesting times for the Woodstock neighborhood. Percentage increases in its home prices this summer appear to have been among the steepest in the nation (based on a recently released report and the fact that… Read More»

PPS Proposes Boundary Change for Woodstock School

Next nearby community meeting: Monday, Nov. 23, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Lane Middle School, 7200 SE 60th Ave. Portland Public Schools (PPS) has proposed boundary changes that would route some children away from Woodstock School. The affected area — from approximately SE Martins south to Duke, and from SE… Read More»

Represent Historic Landmark Preservation – July 31, 2014 at 2pm!

The Portland Historic Landmarks Commission (PHLC) will be presenting their State of the City Preservation Report 2014 to City Council July 31st. A key priority for the PHLC and focus of the presentation will be protection and prevention of loss in our residential neighborhoods. Several organizations and individuals will be… Read More»

City invites citizen input on budget

The City of Portland invites you to participate in the four upcoming budget-related events. City Utility Rate ReviewWednesday, March 19th, 6:30pm-8:30pmParkrose High School Theater12003 NE Shaver StreetPortland, Oregon 97220Community Budget ForumWednesday, April 9th, 6:30pm-8:30pmPortland Community College, Sylvania CampusPerforming Arts Center12000 SW 49th AvePortland, Oregon 97219 Community Budget ForumTuesday, April 22nd,… Read More»

March 6 Forum on the Portland Public Water District

March 6 Forum on the Portland Public Water District May 2014 Ballot MeasureMarch 6, 7-9 p.m. Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church, 5541 SE Belmont St., basement dining hall Chief Petitioners Floy Jones and Kent Craford will discuss the extensive history supporting the need for utility reform and review the specific provisions… Read More»

Submit your comments! Bus Service and the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project

A repost from Trimet.org. Submit your comments here: http://trimet.org/mailforms/contact_busplanning.html BUS SERVICE PLANNING RELATED TO THE PORTLAND-MILWAUKIE LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT PROJECTIn September 2015, the 7.3-mile Portland-Milwaukie MAX light rail extension will go into service. The new MAX line will serve 10 stations being constructed by the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project,… Read More»

New Seasons Neighborhood Forum

Event: New Seasons Neighborhood ForumHost: Woodstock Neighborhood Association and New SeasonsTime: Monday, February 24, 2014 07:00PMLocation: All Saints Episcopal ChurchAddress: 4033 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland Additional information:New Seasons is committed to being a good neighbor and they want to hear from you! NS Director of Development and project architect LRS… Read More»

Portland Police bureau wants your input!

The Portland Police Bureau would like to hear from you! The bureau is seeking input from neighborhoods regarding policing services through a brief survey posted on the Police Bureau website: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SPVFPXH.  The survey results will assist Police Bureau management in the development of the bureau’s programs and service priorities for… Read More»

Community input invited on Chinese Immersion expansion at Woodstock Elementary

A community input opportunity hosted by Portland Public SchoolsWednesday, October 16, 2013, 6:00 PMWoodstock Elementary School Cafeteria, 5601 SE 50th Ave. PPS is interested in expanding many of its dual language immersion programs as a way to close the achievement gap for students where English isn’t their primary language. Several… Read More»