Category: News & Announcements

WNA endorses proposed Multnomah County measure to tax sugary drinks

Is it healthful for children to consume sugary drinks?  A growing number of people are coming to the conclusion that it is not.  Some cities—Philadelphia, Oakland, San Francisco, Boulder, Colorado, among others—have passed a tax on sugary drinks. The Navajo Nation also supports a tax. At the August Woodstock Neighborhood… Read More»

WNA Meeting Postponed to August 16

Due to the extremely high temps, and the lack of A/C at the WCC, the Woodstock Neighborhood Association’s August meeting, scheduled for tonight, August 2nd, will instead be held on the third Wednesday, August 16th, at the regularly scheduled time and place: 7:00pm at the Woodstock Community Center. Here is… Read More»

Time for Neighborhood Elections!

The Woodstock Neighborhood Association annual board election is just one week away! Voting takes place in person at our regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Wednesday, June 7, at 7:00pm, at the Woodstock Community Center. Everyone in the neighborhood—that is, people who live, work, rent, or own property or a business in… Read More»

Volunteer for the Woodstock Neighborhood Plant Sale

We need your help for this year’s Woodstock Neighborhood Plant Sale scheduled for Saturday, May 13th, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Woodstock Community Center, 5905 E 43rd Ave. Proceeds from this annual event go into the Woodstock Community Center Maintenance Fund and support volunteer efforts to provide… Read More»

Sewer Repair Project update on WNA’s April 5th agenda

Portland Bureau of Environmental Services has completed design of a project to repair or replace approximately 5,600 feet, or about one mile, of public sewer pipes in the Mt. Scott-Arleta and Woodstock neighborhoods. Most of the sewer pipes are more than 85 years old and are deteriorating due to age.… Read More»

Geek Out on Transportation!

  With so much development happening all over Portland, have you ever wondered how all those new buildings (and more people) impact our transportation system? The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has created an online open house for the public to learn about Transportation System Development Charges and provide feedback… Read More»

Land Use Committee Breaks New Ground Starting July 20

Land Use Committee meeting Weds., July 20, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Woodstock Community Center 5905 SE 43rd Ave. Things are changing quickly in and near the Woodstock neighborhood, so the Woodstock Neighborhood Association’s Land Use Committee (LUC) is following suit. Starting this month, meetings are to be more organized and efficient.… Read More»

Air Toxics Update

Passing on a few important news items discussed at the South Portland Air Quality meeting held at Pizza Roma on Saturday — all of which can also be found on the excellent South Portland Air Quality blog (clicking the graphic will take you there).

Spring Gardening Alert: Beware Sinkholes

Beware, gardeners: After a winter’s heavy rain, your yard could swallow you whole. That was one takeaway from the neighborhood association’s February meeting, where Woodstock neighbor David Nordstrom shared his hair-raising encounter with a sinkhole. In short, David stepped out in his yard at SE Insley near 60th one evening,… Read More»