South Portland Neighborhood Association


7:00 - 9:00pm

The South Portland Neighborhood Association meets the first Wednesday of the month. Confirm scheduled meetings and details on the Southwest Neighborhoods Calendar.

Meetings are open to the public. Everyone is welcome.

Until Further notice all board meetings are being held via Zoom. If you would like to attend please send an email to: for a link. (We ask that requests for link be made by 5pm Tuesday evening before our Wednesday meeting).

Wednesday, January 6, 2021, 7 PM-9 PM

7:00 PM Call to Order

Approval of Agenda

Brief introduction of any guests and community members (names and district of residence: South Waterfront, Lair Hill and John’s Landing). Board members, please raise hands, but please also identify which districts you live in.

Approval of Minutes (and corrections if any) of Wednesday, December 2, 2020 (minutes prior to December can be found on SPNA web site)

Treasurer’s Report, Caryanne Conner

Public Comments, if any, on NON AGENDA topics: 3-to 5 min. maximum per individual and 10 min. maximum for all public comments

Announcement on use of “Chat” function via ZOOM

7:15 PM 1. Recommendation to board to vote regarding addition of Michael Sammler to board
       2. Discussion of up to two other possible potential board members

7:30 PM- 8 PM Discussion of City Club of Portland February 3 presentation on Charter Reform: Abdul H. Amin (Content of Presentation), Michael Kaplan (Publicity for February 3 presentation) and Fielding Questions on February 3, Abdul H. Amin, Marc Mucatel and Michael Kaplan

8 PM- 8:10 PM Land Use Committee Report, Jim Gardner, Chair

8:10 PM-8:20 PM Transportaion Committee Updates, Pete Collins, Chair (Future of SW Corridor Project and/or any other Transportation issues)

8:20 PM- 8:30 PM Greenway/ Parks Recreation Committee Report, Jeanne Galick, Chair

8:30 PM -8:50 PM SWNI Audit Updates, Anna Friedhoff

8:50 PM-9 PM Former Synagogue, Barbur Blvd. Updates, Jeff Lang (including, but not limited to Tri Met position on synagogue preservation)

9 PM Adjournment