Errol Heights Park Temporary Trail Closure

Errol Heights Park Temporary Trail Closure – Expect to see motorized geotechnical boring and excavation equipment in the park on May 14th, 15th, 21st and 22nd. This work will result in a temporary trail closures (signs will be in place when trails are closed) and temporary disturbance of the ground. Please use caution throughout the park as equipment will be moving between several different designated work areas. This work is being done as part of the new park improvements for Errol Heights Park.  For more information please visit the project page.  Click here!

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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!

Meal Train

Meal Train helps you help others! 

Know someone who needs a helping hand? Meal Train is a free website that enables you to organize meal-giving for friends or family at a time when they need help most – the arrival of a new baby, a sudden illness or injury, a fire that burns a home, or the loss of a loved one.

At the Meal Train website, you specify your “person in need”, set up a schedule for meal delivery, and invite friends, acquaintances, congregation members, and neighbors to sign up to deliver meals. It’s simple, easy, and free!

Meal Train Plus (at the same website) enables you to organize other kinds of support, such as housework, child care, or lawn care.

FREE-bruary Spay/Neuter Special for Feral and Stray Cats in February!

From Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon: 

The Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon (FCCO) is offering FREE spay/neuter services in February for feral and stray cats. This special is in honor of Spay/Neuter Awareness Month and World Spay Day on February 26th, 2019. Now is the perfect time to spay/neuter cats to prevent litters of kittens in the spring.

Individuals who are feeding feral or stray cats qualify for this special offer, regardless of income or where they live. Services include spay/neuter surgery, vaccines, flea treatment, pain relief medication and an ear-tip for identification. FCCO will also be offering specials for pet cats the last week of February. This special is sponsored by Edward Jones, Shawn Mangum, AAMS, Financial Advisor.

FCCO has humane live traps available to safely catch and transport cats and instructions so even if you haven’t trapped before you’ll be successful. [see trapping video here]

Help the feral and stray cats in your neighborhood this February by improving their welfare and reducing their populations. Surgeries are performed at the FCCO spay/neuter clinic in SW Portland. To schedule an appointment call 503-797-2606 or visit feralcats.com. Space is limited, so call today.

Closure at Harney Park on May 11

From Portland Parks and Recreation: 

The playground at Harney Park, SE 67th Avenue and Harney Street, will be closed for use this Friday, May 11, for geotechnical work.  This work will inform the design work for drainage improvements at this playground. Construction for these improvements will occur in summerfall 2019. The nearest playground for use during this closure is Flavel Park at SE 75th Avenue and Flavel Street.

More info at: portlandoregon.gov/parks/76593.

Errol Heights Park Update

What’s going on with Errol Heights Park?  Portland Parks and Recreation has provided a multi-page FAQ to tell you just that.  View or download it by clicking here.

The Frequently Asked Questions contains information about the park design process from Portland Parks & Recreation, and the street improvement project from the Portland Bureau of Transportation. This resource provides answers to these key questions:

  1. What improvements are planned for Errol Heights Park? How will the community be engaged in the process to shape improvements?
  2. Will the new park have a community garden?
  3. Does SE Tenino Court need to connect to SE Tenino Drive? Isn’t it better to remove this section of SE Tenino Court, and use the land for park space rather than a street?
  4. Why is Tenino Court being realigned to conflict with the existing community garden? Wouldn’t it be better to choose a new alignment that avoids the garden?
  5. What alignment options were considered for Tenino Court? What factors were assessed to make the decision on the realignment?

To learn more about the park and street improvement projects, visit:

Portland Parks & Recreation, Errol Heights Park Project www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/errolheights

Portland Bureau of Transportation, Errol Heights Street Improvement Project www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/75400