Code Change 3.96 Minority Report and Neighbor Testimony

A Minority Report written by Committee 3.96 was released in September 2019.  To view it on the BDNA Google Drive, click here.

Additionally, four members of SE neighborhood associations testified at the October 2nd, 2019, 9:30AM Portland City Council meeting: Pete Forsyth of South Tabor, Chelsea Powers of Brentwood-Darlington, Sabina Urdes of Lents, and Allen Field of Richmond.  Their testimony begins around the 11 minute mark of the official City Council video below.

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October LUTC Agenda + September Notes

Join us for our Land Use and Transportation Committee meeting on its new night, THURSDAY, October 10th, 2019, 7:00-9:00PM at Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave, 97206).  View the agenda below.  Click here to view notes from our September meeting.

PCC Cleanup Meeting Follow Up from DEQ

If you missed the September meeting regarding soil and water clean up at Precision Castparts/PCC Structurals, see the information below from the Oregon DEQ:

DEQ promised to follow up on two topics:

  1. Where the sediment that gets collected in the water treatment system goes
  2. What is the process a site goes through in the DEQ cleanup program

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Spread the Bark at Brentwood Dog Park

Wood chips are being delivered to the Brentwood Park Dog Off Leash Area October 2nd.  Wheelbarrows and pitchforks will be available on Sunday, October 6, 2019, at 10:00AM.  Join your neighbors and help spread the bark at Brentwood Dog Park!  Gloves and water bottles recommended.

Five Civic Dialogues in SEUL Coalition

The Portland United Against Hate Coalition is pleased to partner with the Office of Community and Civic Life and SE Uplift to provide the following five trainings between October 2019 and June 2020. The trainings all elevate awareness of the prevalence and danger of hate in our city and offer practical guidance on how to safely interrupt hate and provide trauma-informed care. All the trainings are free and open to the public, you are welcome to sign up for a single program or sign up for the whole series; all 5 trainings will take place in the SE Uplift Coalition area.*

The first workshop is Hate, Housing, and the Landscape of our City on Tuesday, Oct 1st at 6pm @ St Philip Neri Church on SE 16th & Division.

Due to limited seats please inform Muz Afzal if you are unable to make it to a program that you have signed up for. Please contact Muz Afzal for further inquiries. Neighborhood Associations are welcome to become sponsors by helping with logistics, hosting, space or promotion of the series. Click here for RSVP and more information about each of the workshops.   Follow this event on Facebook.

*Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association (BDNA) will be hosting Workshop #3 on Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 at Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave, 97206). 

Video from Code Change 3.96 Community Engagement Forum

UPDATE: Click here for the audio recording from this event!

Thank you to everyone who attended our Code Change 3.96 Community Engagement Forum!  Thanks to board member Tina B-S for videoing as much as the meeting as her storage allowed.  Below you will find video of the presentation by BDNA as well as most of the presentation by Civic Life.  Additional information will be posted as we receive it.

BDNA Presentation:

For the slideshow projected during BDNA presentation click here!

Civic Life Presentation: