Category Archives: Land Use & Livability

The Community Watershed Stewardship Program Grant application: Deadline March 29, 2013

The Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) is pleased to announce that grants of up to $10,000 are available to support projects that improve neighborhoods and communities while also improving the health of our watersheds. Application deadline is Friday, March 29, … Continue reading

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Land Use and Transportation Meeting, Tuesday September 18th

This month’s meeting will concentrate on meeting the new owner of the White Church at 23rd and Sumner. After earlier hearing from a basketball group and a yoga program, both of whom couldn’t get the financing apparently, we will finally … Continue reading

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Portland City Council unanimously adopts the Portland Plan

Portland’s City Council unanimously voted to adopt the Portland Plan yesterday afternoon. The vote follows last week’s public hearing on the plan, at which dozens of partners and community members expressed commitment to this long-range plan to ensure Portland is … Continue reading

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Concordia University, NE Coalition of Neighborhoods Host Mayoral and City Council Candidates Forums

Please join NECN and Concordia University for two forums with the 2012 Mayoral and City Council candidates. The first forum will be held on: Tuesday, February 28th at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30p.m. Concordia University on the 2nd floor of the Hagen … Continue reading

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ABCs of Land Use – Saturday, January 28, 2012

ABC’s of Land Use Workshop Saturday, January 28, 2011 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Southeast Uplift Neighborhood Coalition Fireside Room 3534 SE Main. St. Learn the basics of how the City of Portland’s land use and development review processes work. … Continue reading

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NE 42nd Avenue Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative Kick-off Meeting Scheduled for January 25th

Join fellow community members for the 42nd Avenue Kickoff… Wednesday, January 25th 2012 St. Charles Church 5310 NE 42nd Avenue 6:30pm ~ doors open 7:00pm ~ event begins The event will feature local food, entertainment and activities for children, and … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative Kick-off Meeting Monday, November 7, 2011 – 5:30 – 8:00 pm IRCO – 10301 NE Glisan St.

Participate in the Portland Development Commission’s Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative (NPI). This program was announced by Mayor Sam Adams recently and will focus investments in priority neighborhoods to: Boost neighborhood business growth Provide economic development opportunities Improve community-wide prosperity Build leadership using … Continue reading

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Download a copy of the Proposed Portland Plan

Download a copy of the proposed Portland Plan

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Draft Portland Plan subject of public hearings in November

Planning and Sustainability Commission to hear public testimony about long-range plan for the city Portland, OR. — Now that the Portland Plan – Proposed Draft is available for public review, the Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) will be holding public … Continue reading

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Cully Main Street/Local Street Plans Project Open House to share and seek input

Come give your vision for the neighborhood Portland, OR. — Community members are invited to an open house to learn about the Cully Main Street and Local Street Plans project, give their feedback on the information collected so far and share their … Continue reading

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