Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association (BDNA) is pleased to present three candidate interviews to help neighbors get to know their potential local elected officials. BDNA sent out requests to all candidates for Portland City Commissioner and Mayor and interviewed those who responded. Questions were developed from those submitted by neighbors via an online form. Please see below for the interview videos and audio files.Continue reading
Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Association (BDNA) is hosting a virtual candidate interview series! Submit your question(s) for the candidates for Commissioner, Position No. 4 and Portland City Mayor. Questions will be combined into “themes” with as many asked as possible. Interviews will be posted publicly via our website and social media in early October. Question submissions close at 7:00PM on September 19th, 2020.
Confirmed for interviews:
- Mingus Mapps – Candidate for Commissioner, Position No. 4
- Chloe Eudaly – Candidate for Commissioner, Position No. 4
- Sarah Iannarone, Candidate for Portland Mayor
Code Change 3.96 Update from Office of Community and Civic Life:
City Council will not vote on the multi-bureau resolution on January 30th, 2020 as previously tentatively scheduled. The Council is working on finding another date and Civic Life will send updates as soon as it has been scheduled.
While the Council Clerk is no longer accepting written testimony, if you have additional thoughts you would like to share, please send an email to Commissioner Eudaly’s office.
Updated March 8th, 2020.
Mayor Ted Wheeler is convening a series of meetings across the City of Portland for community members to learn about and engage with future policy related homelessness and livability. Join Southeast and East Portland neighbors and local businesses on Saturday, February 1 for a conversation about what we can do to help solve the homelessness crisis.
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!
- 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.
Contact Commissioner Vega Pederson:
Address: 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 600, Portland, Oregon 97214
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).
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.
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.