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.
MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD! There are currently two active surveys on our site. Click here to ask Mayor Wheeler a question or to tell us your opinions on Errol Heights Park! The deadline is August 19th, so don’t delay!!
We cordially invite all neighbors and business owners to join us at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center on Thursday, September 6th, 2018, 7:00-9:00PM, for our monthly meeting, featuring special guest Mayor Ted Wheeler. The Mayor will be addressing the top five questions from the neighborhood, so submit your questions here! You may submit as many questions as you like. RSVP to our event on Facebook to stay up to date!