Category: Issues and Concerns

The New Seasons Effect: An Update on Parking

An earlier post surveyed effects on traffic and parking after three weeks of News Seasons on Woodstock Blvd. At the most recent Woodstock Neighborhood Association meeting, New Seasons manager Mark Feuerborn reported good news about employee parking: KeyBank agreed to let New Seasons employees park in its lot — except… 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»

The New Seasons Effect: On Parking, Traffic and More

After nearly three weeks of New Seasons on Woodstock Blvd., some effects on the neighborhood have begun to emerge. Parking At the neighborhood association’s meeting earlier this month, New Seasons manager Mark Feuerborn said he has received complaints about customers and staff parking motor vehicles on neighborhood streets. Because such… Read More»

Toward Easing Off-Leash Tension at Woodstock Park

Recent incident raises both fears and hopes Recently at Woodstock Park, a dog strayed from the off-leash area, entered the playground and left a six-year-old child on the swings with “scratches and one puncture-looking cut/bruise,” according to the mother’s account on Nextdoor.com. The incident rekindled concerns over the close proximity… Read More»

Time Sensitive Discussion: Help determine Woodstock’s Comp Plan testimony

Attendees of Woodstock’s March neighborhood association meeting — Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 7pm at the Woodstock Community Center — will be asked to consider and discuss the message(s) we as a neighborhood want to convey in testimony submitted to the Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability for the City’s… Read More»

SE Portland Neighborhood Air Quality Meeting With Neighbors for Clean Air, Wednesday, February 19th

Wednesday, February 19th 6pm-7:30pm SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main St   Please join us for an informational meeting with representatives from Neighbors for Clean Air to discuss: 1.  Nuisance and Air Pollution Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s new nuisance enforcement strategy and how it can be used by communities as an effective way… Read More»