From Bureau of Planning and Sustainability:
Attached is the agenda for the October 24, 2017 Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission meeting. The meeting will be live-streamed and then archived on the BPS YouTube Channel.
NOTE: This meeting will be held at the CH2M Building: 2020 SW 4th Ave, Lincoln Room (1st floor).
Public testimony will be taken for both the Map Refinement and Code Reconciliation projects. Testimony will be limited to 2 minutes per person and may be changed at the chair’s discretion.
A frequently-updated tentative schedule of upcoming PSC meetings is available at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/article/312882.
Don’t miss the FREE Learning Gardens Lab 2017 Harvest Festival TODAY, Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 from 3:30-6:30PM. Don’t forget to stop by the BDNA table and pick up some sweet new neighborhood pride stickers!
Errol Heights Natural Area (Inner SE Portland)
Saturday, October 21, 9:00 AM-noon
Join Portland Parks & Recreation and the Friends of Errol Heights to complete important ecological enhancement projects at this little gem of a Park. Keep your eye out for beaver, ducks and other wildlife as you volunteer alongside other community members! Wear long thick pants, a long-sleeved shirt and sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle, rain gear and sunhat. Instruction, tools, gloves, water, coffee/tea and snacks provided. Children welcome, and must be accompanied by an attentive adult.
Meet at: SE 52nd & SE Tenino Dr. From Woodstock St., drive south on SE 52nd to SE Tenino Dr. (watch for a dirt road on your right, which is Tenino Dr.) Park along SE 52nd. Please be aware not to block neighbor’s driveways. From Johnson Creek Blvd., drive north on SE 45th Place, which turns into Harney Drive. Turn left onto SE 52nd and park near the next turnoff to Tenino Dr.
Tri-met bus: #75 will drop you off at SE 45th & Tenino Dr. Walk about 200 feet south on SE 45th and walk the trail through the natural area to the SE 52nd St. entrance (~ ½ mile).
Bike/Walk on the Springwater Corridor trail: www.PortlandOregon.gov/parks/springwatermap. Exit trail at the SE 45th St. entrance and then ride a short distance north and up the slight hill on Harney Drive. Turn left onto SE 52nd and left again onto SE Tenino Dr., which is a dirt road.
For more information contact Susan at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-823-6131 by 3:00pm on Friday, October 20. Day of event call Paul: 503-348-7681 or text/call Susan: 503-823-5937.
“Power, Privilege, and Racial Diversity in Oregon,” a free conversation with Willamette University professor Emily Drew on Thursday, October 26th at 10 am at Southeast Uplift, 3534 SE Main St Portland, OR 97214.
This program is hosted by SE Uplift and sponsored by Oregon Humanities. Through the Conversation Project, Oregon Humanities offers free programs that engage community members in thoughtful, challenging conversations about ideas critical to our daily lives and our state’s future. For more information about free this community discussion, please contact Muz Afzal at (503)232-0010 ext 319.
Anyone can make weatherization improvements at home – whether you own or rent, whether you’re in an apartment, mobile home, or house – you can make basic improvements to make your home more comfortable by saving energy and money. Learn how to implement simple measures to lower home energy use and by installing effective weatherization materials using basic tools such as scissors and screwdriver. Each participating income-qualified Multnomah County household receives a free kit of materials. Each kit includes reusable vinyl storm window kits, door weatherstripping, pipe insulation, rope caulk and more. Register online with the Community Energy Project.
Note: In the event there are not enough people pre-registered, the program will be cancelled.
It’s that time of year for the Annual Harvest Festival at the Learning Gardens Lab. Bring the whole family for a celebration of autumn with us 🍁🍃🎃! They will also be hosting a donation drive for Puerto Rico.
Check out the farm stand, pumpkin patch and get a garden tour from their wonderful staff and volunteer members! There will be kids activities and crafts such as posie making and pumpkin painting. Rain or shine they will be out there! Don’t forget to stop by the BDNA table and say, “Hi!”