Meeting Minutes, Survey Results, and More from Errol Heights Park Citizen Advisory Committee

The Errol Heights Park Citizen Advisory Committee meets this Wednesday, October 10th at 6:00PM at the SMILE Station in Sellwood.  You can view the results of the survey and public Open House as well as the upcoming meeting agenda and past meeting minutes by clicking here.  Contact Allison Brown, Program Manager & Facilitator with questions.

Advertisements

PPR Errol Heights Park Survey

Portland Parks and Recreation has launched their online community survey for Errol Heights Park.  Until September 22nd, 2018, CLICK HERE to take this survey!

Other ways to engage:

  1. Community Advisory Committee meeting on Wednesday August 29th at 6:30PM at the SMILE Station (8210 SE 13th Ave).
  2. Errol Heights Park Open House event on Saturday, September 8th from 10:00AM to 1:00PM. Join PPR at SE 52nd Ave and SE Tenino Court for morning coffee and scones. Park Ecologist, Christian Haaning will be leading trail walks at two different times that morning.

Errol Heights Park Community Open House

Portland Parks and Recreation has launched their online community survey for Errol Heights Park.  Until September 22nd, 2018, CLICK HERE to take this survey!

Join Portland Parks and Recreation at Errol Heights Park (SE 52nd Ave and SE Tenino Court) for a Community Open House!  They are seeking neighbor input on two park designs, park programming and guiding principles.  The open house runs Saturday, September 8th from 10:00AM – 1:00PM and will include guided trail walks.  Refreshments provided.

For more information contact Christine Egan, christine.egan@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-5596. Project information: portlandoregon.gov/parks/errolheights

Errol Heights Park Preliminary Plans

Below are the preliminary plans, as presented to the Errol Heights Park Citizen Advisory Committee.  Want to know more or ask about these plans?  Come to the BDNA All-Committees meeting on Tuesday, August 21, 7:00-9:00PM, at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave, 97206) and talk to the Portland Parks and Recreation project staff in person!  Portland Bureau of Transportation will also be present to discuss how their Errol Heights projects affect the park.

Click here to take the neighbor generated survey regarding Errol Heights Park before August 19th!

Option 1 ACTIVE - PAC 3

Option 1 – Passive

Option 2 Passive PAC 3

Option 2 – Active

Second Errol Heights Park Advisory Committee Meeting

Join the Errol Heights Park Community Advisory Committee at their second meeting on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 6:30-9:30PM at Smile Station in Sellwood.

At this meeting, landscape design consultants will use the expertise and knowledge of the committee to refine plans to compliment everyday use of the site.  Additionally, the committee members will walk through a group exercise to explore site layout and types of park activities. Using mapped information and the Master Plan, the land scape design consultants will then develop design concept(s) to be reviewed by PP&R, the advisory committee members, and the general public at an upcoming open house in the fall.

E-Zone Map Correction Project

ezone-schedule-map-web

BDNA NOTE: A representative from the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability will be at our August 2nd BDNA general meeting to talk about and answer questions for this project.

The E-zone Map Correction Project will adjust the location of Portland’s environmental overlay zones to match locations of existing streams, wetlands, steep slopes and vegetation as required by the new Comprehensive Plan. The environmental overlay zones protect natural resources that are essential for watershed health. The environmental overlay zones were applied to properties through officially adopted conservation plans around Portland starting in 1989 and completed in 2003.  With the new Natural Resources Inventory in 2012 it became obvious that some resources that are supposed to be protected (like stream segments) are not, while other lands have regulations but no natural resources. This project will correct that. If your property will be considered for remapping as part of this project, you will receive a postcard in the mail. The postcard will let you know where you can get more information about potential changes on your property.

Contact Mindy Brooks, 503-823-7831 or mindy.brooks@portlandoregon.gov for more information.  Check the website for meeting dates and events, www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/e-zone.

ezone-map-example-web

Errol Heights LID Receives Neighborhood Support

From Portland Bureau of Transportation: 

EHLIDGraph

Throughout the month of May, PBOT collected petitions of support for the Errol Heights LID, held meetings in the neighborhood with property owners, and answered a variety of questions and concerns about proposed changes in the neighborhood.

Errol Heights property owners have turned in 57 petitions supporting the LID. Waivered properties plus non-waivered supporters reached 62% (properties with waivers of remonstrance are counted as automatic supporters of the LID). Even if we didn’t count waivered properties as automatic yes votes, the LID still received close to 50% support (currently at about 48%).

While this level of support sends a strong signal to City Council that the neighborhood is behind the project, more petitions are always better. It’s not too late for your support to be counted. Petitions can still be mailed in using the prepaid envelope from the packet. Contact us if you need any help.

The date for the LID Formation Hearing at City Council is still pending but will likely occur in August or September. We plan on sending a followup email in July with more information.

What’s next? Click the graphic below for a step by step guide to the LID process.

EHLIDNext

For more information contact: Elizabeth Mahon, Project Manager or click here.