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 Elks Lodge, 6 N Tillamook St. Snacks and drinks provided
Panelists will share perspectives on how inner North/Northeast Urban Renewal Areas have historically impacted neighborhoods. Attendees will also be invited to share their own views on the history of Urban Renewal Areas. Feedback will be incorporated into a final report given to the Portland Development Commission (PDC).
Urban Renewal Area Community Forum and Planning Sessions (Two)
Saturday, February 20th, 10am – 2pm
Tuesday, February 23rd, 6pm – 9pm
Both sessions will be the same.
Billy Webb Elks Lodge, 6 N Tillamook St. Lunch or dinner provided
Learn the nuts and bolts of Urban Renewal Areas and the choices for the future of the Interstate Corridor and Oregon Convention Center URAs. Participate in work sessions to provide input into the future of the URAs and economic development in inner North and Northeast Portland. Feedback will be incorporated into the final report given to the PDC.
Urban Renewal Area Town Hall 2: Community Recommendations
Thursday, March 11th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Billy Webb Elks Lodge, 6 N Tillamook St. Snacks and drinks provided
Come hear the URA recommendations generated at the community work sessions. Provide your thoughts and additional recommendations. Feedback will be incorporated into the final report given to the PDC.
Community feedback gathered during this community meeting series will be presented to the PDCs North/Northeast Economic Development Initiative Community Advisory Committee to consider as they generate recommendations for the future of the URAs. The presentation will be given at the Committee’s Wednesday, March 24th meeting at 6pm at the Billy Webb Elks Lodge, 6 N Tillamook St.
RSVPs are encouraged. Contact Shoshana Cohen at the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-823-4575
This project was made possible in part by a grant from Oregon Humanities (OH), a statewide nonprofit organization and an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, which funds OH’s grant program.