82nd Avenue: Proposals available for public review and testimony

The 82nd Avenue Study project looks at the development potential of properties along 82nd Avenue and identifies barriers that can be addressed in the near term with an eye toward long-term solutions.  A report summarizing the effort, the 82nd Avenue Study: Understanding Barriers to Development Draft Report, has been available for public review since December 2018.

Learn more about improvements to 82nd Avenue, related zoning changes and transportation proposals available for public review and testimony by clicking here!

How to Testify:

  • In Person: Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC) public hearing –
    • March 12, 12:30PM, 1900 SW 4th Avenue (SW 4th and Hall Street), 2nd floor
    • Project staff will be on hand starting at 11:30AM to help people sign up to testify.
  • In Writing: Send by mail to –
    • Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission
      82nd Avenue Study Testimony
      1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7100
      Portland, OR 97201
    • Written testimony must be received by noon on March 12, 2019.
  • The Map App: Click on the “testify” button and fill in the blanks.
    • You can read your testimony and others in real time.
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82nd Ave: Have you received a City of Portland notice in the mail?

Property owners and residents along parts of 82nd Ave can review proposed zoning changes and tell the Planning and Sustainability Commission what they think.  Click here to learn more!

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.

Errol Heights CAC Meeting Summary – January 9, 2019

The Errol Heights Park Community Advisory Committee met Wednesday, January 9, 2019.  This was the seventh meeting of the Errol Heights Park’s Community Advisory Committee. The focus of the meeting was to review feedback from the December Open House, review a final park design concept, and wrap up the CAC process.  To view a full meeting summary click here.