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No SPNA Land Use Committee Meeting: Based on not receiving any new land use notices, the SPNA Land Use Committee will not meet on Tuesday, 3/21.  I've received no notices of decisions on the projects we've previously discussed.

The long-pending request by NUMN to vacate the end of Hooker St. next to their main building (the old Failing School) has finally reached City Council.  Commissioner Fritz inquired about the SPNA position on this, and was informed we'd reviewed it over a year ago and had no objections.  

Board Elections April 5, 2017 at the annual meeting - SPNA Board meetings begin at seven o’clock and are held at National University of Natural Medicine’s (NUNM) Radelet Hall 2719 SW Kelly Avenue. Those interesting in serving should plan on attending the meeting. Board membership in the Neighborhood Association is open to all residents, real property owners, business owners or licensees, and nonprofit organizations located in the neighborhood Membership requires attendance at the monthly board meeting held the first Wednesday of each month and when ask, to lead and or serve on regular and special committees.

The top goals for the SPNA are to enhance the livability of the neighborhood: to maintain an open line of communication and liaison among the neighbors, government agencies and other neighborhoods; to provide an open forum for all members of the neighborhood to be involved and to ensure that the South Portland community exerts a maximum degree of self‐determination with regard to issues that affect it.  The By Laws can be reviewed online at http://swni.org/southportland/bylaws.

SW Urban Trails Walk Saturday, April 15th, 9:00 am - The April walk will be led by Mark Turner.  We will start by car pooling to the SW 4th Avenue Entrance to Tryon Creek Park. From the trail head we will go through some of the lesser trod trails in Tryon Creek Park (4th Ave Trail, Lewis and Clark Trail, Cedar Trail, Red Fox Trail). The Red Fox Trail leads into the west side of Lake Oswego. We will skirt the north edge of Lake Oswego on city streets. From the east side of Lake Oswego we will go up the trail along SW Terwilliger and back into Tryon Creek Park on the Iron Mountain Trail. From there we will take park trails back to the parking lot on SW 4th Avenue. The walk is 6 miles with about 200 feet of elevation change. Most of the walk is on the trails in the park which may be a bit muddy in wet weather.

Neighbors will meet behind the bleachers, near the food carts, at Wilson High School (SW Sunset Blvd. and SW Capitol Highway) and be ready to carpool by 9:00 am.  Well behaved dogs are allowed.  They must be on leash.  For health reasons, there is no smoking on SW Trails walks.

From the Parking & Transportation Committee - As a reminder residents with parking problems should contact PBOT Parking Enforcement at (503) 823-5195 to report the parking violations. PBOT will send a Parking Enforcement Deputy out to the reported site and ticket any illegally parked vehicles. 

 

March 1, 2017  - Board Agenda

 

BOARD MEETING AGENDA

March 1, 2017

7:00 PM

NUNM’s Radelet Hall

2719 SW Kelly Avenue

 

7:00 pm: Call to Order

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes January 4, 2017

7:05 pm: Open Public Forum 

7:15 pm: Reports

BOARD MEETING AGENDA

March 1, 2017

7:00 PM

NUNM’s Radelet Hall

2719 SW Kelly Avenue

 

7:00 pm: Call to Order

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes February 1, 2017

7:05 pm: Open Public Forum 

7:15 pm: Reports

President’s Comments

Treasurer: Amin Abdul

Land Use: Jim Gardner

Transportation: Kelly Shephard

Communications:  Thomas Gornick

Equity Committee: Laura Campos-Gleason

Parks: Laura Campos-Gleason

SW Trails: Sharon Fekety

SWNI Transportation: Jim Gardner

SWNI Board: Len Michon

OHSU Update: Michael Harrison

NUNM Update: Marilynn Considine

South Waterfront Update: Len Michon

 

8:30 pm: Adjournment