Laurelwood Center Opening Celebration August 12th!

The Foster Shelter — now known as the Laurelwood Center — is opening its doors next week! Join Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson, Mayor Ted Wheeler, and Transition Projects, Inc. in touring the shelter, learning more about the program and volunteering to support the participants!

Event Details: 

  • When: Monday, August 12, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
  • Where: Laurelwood Center, 6144 SE Foster Road

Laurelwood will serve those who identify as female and couples, with priority access for people 55 and over, those with disabilities, and veterans.

Questions

Contact Commissioner Vega Pederson:

Phone: 503.988.5217
Email: district3@multco.us
Address: 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 600, Portland, Oregon 97214

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Be Informed About Proposed Changes to City Code 3.96

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Be informed about the proposed changes to City Code 3.96!

Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association (BDNA) sent a letter to the Portland City Council and Auditor on July 19th, 2019 regarding changes to City Code 3.96 (download a PDF version here).

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BDNA Letter to City Regarding Code 3.96

This letter from Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association was sent to the Portland City Council and Auditor on July 19th, 2019 (download a PDF version here):

Dear Portland City Commissioners and Auditor:

The board of Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association (BDNA) writes to express its concerns regarding the planned changes to Portland City Code 3.96.

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February 2018 BDNA Public Board Meeting Video

Check out our February 2018 BDNA Public Board Meeting thanks to Andrew Wilkins at Village PortlandJoin us tonight, February 19th, 7:00-9:00PM for our informal All-Committees Meeting. Everyone is welcome!

City Council Votes to Accept Sidewalk Funds

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019, board members Chelsea Powers and Stephenie Frederick testified at City Council on behalf of accepting the intergovernmental agreement for the Safe Routes to School sidewalk infill grant. The motion passed with full support of the commissioners! Our thanks to the hard working folks at Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for keeping this project moving through the lengthy process. Look for your neighborhood representatives after the 4:12:00 mark in the official City Council video linked below. To view the presentation given by PBOT in detail, click here.

February Public Board Meeting TONIGHT!

Join Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association for our February 2019 public board meeting, 7:00-9:00PM at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center (7211 SE 62nd Ave, 97206).  We will have State Representative Karin Power as our special guest speaker!  Doors open at 6:30PM.  Everyone is welcome!

POSTPONED: Senior Resource Fair on Saturday, February 9

UPDATE from the Office of Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson, February 7, 2019: 

Due to inclement weather and dangerous driving conditions, the Senior Resource Fair scheduled for Saturday, February 9th from 10 am – 2 pm  has been POSTPONED. We will announce the rescheduled event date as soon as possible. If you have questions you can contact Hayden Miller at: district3@multco.us or 971-401-2099.

This Saturday, February 9, 2019, Multnomah County Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson will be hosting the second Multnomah County Senior Resource Fair from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the East Portland Community Center!  RSVP via Facebook here. This event is an opportunity to provide easy access to resources that are valuable to older adults in our community. The theme of this year’s event is “Resiliency and Aging”, and will feature a panel discussion on preparedness and aging moderated by Commissioner Vega Pederson.