Category Archives: Planning

NECN Public Forum on the Columbia River Crossing, Monday, March 7th

Come to a Public Forum on the Columbia River Crossing By George Bruender & David Sweet, Co-chairs, NECN Land Use & Transportation What do you know about the Columbia River Crossing? Does the I-5 Bridge need to be replaced? Will … Continue reading

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Portland Plan – Inspiring Communities Series Continues

Dr. Julian Agyeman will address equity and sustainability Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 7-9 PM Hollywood Theater 4122 NE Sandy Boulevard Childcare will be provided by reservation. Call 503-823-2041 Dr. Julian Agyeman, who is a Professor and Chair of the Urban … Continue reading

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Alberta Main Street Visioning Seeks Community Input

On June 18th, Mayor Sam Adams named Alberta Street one of the first three Portland Main Street Districts, which will be the first urban Green Main Street program in the country. The Main Street program is closely tied to the … Continue reading

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Columbia Crossing: What Does It Mean?

The Columbia River Crossing. Can this $4 billion project over the 2nd biggest watershed in the US be turned into a GOOD financial, infrastructure and social investment? On March 25th, a panel of VIP experts gathered in Portland, Oregon for … Continue reading

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Irvington neighborhood families organize against Clearwire cell tower

Families in Irvington have joined the growing number of Portland residents opposing cell tower construction in residential neighborhoods. Irvington residents are fighting a Clearwire proposal to replace an existing 74-foot utility pole with an installation of multiple WiMax antennas onto … Continue reading

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Major Runway Improvements Resume May 17 at PDX

Major Runway Improvements Resume May 17 at PDX Portland International Airport neighbors should expect some changes as the second year of a three year runway rehabilitation program resumes May 17. The major improvements to the airport’s two primary runways will … Continue reading

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How Do You Want Urban Renewal Investment Dollars to Impact YOUR Neighborhood?

Decisions will soon be made about Urban Renewal plans and money to be invested in inner North/Northeast neighborhoods. Come voice your community needs. Urban Renewal Area Town Hall 1: Community Truth-Telling Wednesday, February 10th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Place: Billy Webb … Continue reading

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Portland Plan to be discussed at February CNA general meeting

Tuesday, February 2nd at 7:00pm at the McMenamins Kennedy School Community Room Deborah Stein from the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability will be presenting the Portland Plan at the CNA general meeting on Tuesday, February 2nd at 7:00pm at the … Continue reading

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Take the Portland Plan Survey

Help shape the plan! The Portland Plan will take a new approach to city planning by focusing our attention on the things that affect our daily lives, such as safety, neighborhood livability, quality education and affordable housing. Please take a … Continue reading

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Concordia land use meeting cancelled for Thursday, January, 7

The concordia land use meeting has been cancelled in order for everyone to attend the city wide land use group, special meeting with Sam Adams. CITYWIDE LAND USE GROUP (NEIGHBORHOODS PLANNING A LIVABLE PORTLAND) SPECIAL MEETING WITH MAYOR SAM ADAMS … Continue reading

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