Bond Oversight Committee Meets February 1, 2018

From Portland Housing Bureau:

Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 PM

IRCO Community Room

10301 NE Glisan Street

Portland, OR 97220

Mayor Ted Wheeler will join the committee for February’s Meeting in East PortlandTopics for discussion include: (1) the draft Community Engagement Plan; and (2) new tenant screening criteria.

This event is free and refreshments will be served. Please click here to RSVP. Your RSVP helps us plan for food, materials, childcare, and other accomodations,  but it is not required to attend.

Bond Oversight Committee meetings are open to the public and public testimony is invited. Agendas and meeting materials will be posted online here.

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EPIC Meeting – Traffic Division

Join EPIC for their bi-monthly meeting!

Wednesday January 24, 2018 at 6:00PM
East Precinct Community Room (727 SE 106th Ave, 97216)

Keynote Presentation: PPB Traffic Division

Most of us drive to get to where we want to go. Usually we feel safe on the road, but who do we expect to help us when something goes wrong?  Who investigates serious vehicular injuries and fatal collisions?  Who enforces DUII laws and major traffic crimes?  Who provides traffic control for parades, demonstrations and motorcades?

Captain Mike Crebs will address these and other questions about the Portland Police Bureau’s Traffic Division on Wednesday January 24th.

Other agenda items:

Vision for East Precinct
Name Recognition Interaction

Please bring a friend or neighbor.  This is a meeting that you won’t want to miss! For more information, contact Dave Smith at

January Meeting TONIGHT!

Don’t miss our monthly meeting, TONIGHT, January 4th, 2018, 7:00-9:00PM at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center, featuring special guest Senator Rod Monroe.  Doors open at 6:30PM.  View, download, and print our agenda here.

¡Tendremos intérpretes traduciendo al Español!

December Meeting Recap – Sergeant Randy Teig

Thank you to everyone who made it to our December 7th, 2017 meeting with special guest Sergeant Randy Teig!  We were thrilled to have so many of our neighbors join us, especially from the Community Watch group. We were excited to provide simultaneous Spanish translation at this meeting, and will continue to do so at future meetings.  Please help us spread the word!  We also have posters of upcoming meetings translated in Spanish, if you would like to help print and distribute.

Prior to our December meeting was the Errol Heights Open House.

At the beginning of our meeting we had community announcements from:

  • Carol Uhte from Multnomah County Library shared information on Holgate and Woodstock events.
  • New Brentwood-Darlington business G.I.R.L.S. Gym is offering free self-defense class for B-D ladies in partnership with the Community Watch.
  • Lane PTA is doing a food and non-food items drive, as well as collecting cans and bottles.
  • Impact NW is seeking English and Spanish speaking families for playgroups at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center. (Playgroups in Russian, Arabic, and Chinese are also available, but are currently full.)
  • Multnomah County Health Centers are available in our community for kids grades K-12!
  • Brentwood-Darlington Community Watch gave an update of their work with PPB.  They will be having a Community Watch Social at Area 52, December 21st from 6:00-9:00PM. Find out more by joining the group on Facebook.

Following Community Announcements, Sergeant Randy Teig spoke briefly about his time in the neighborhood and then took questions from neighbors.  The video below is a small portion of his time.

Some of the topics discussed were:

  • “Hot Incidents” – Quickest way to get information is at Portland Police online.
  • Violent crimes are decreasing, but disorder and incivility is not.
  • Portland Police Bureau is in crisis for officers, with 100 set to retire, but only 95 in training and a shortage of at least 300 more needed.
  • Community Policing – What the vision is and how it could be implemented.
  • Difference in types of police forces, pros and cons.
  • Reaching out to City Commissioners, why and how.
  • Zombie/problem houses – How to report, what works and what doesn’t.
  • Volume of calls coming in versus number of police officers available to respond to those calls.
  • Efficacy of private security versus privately contracted officers.
  • Effects of RV ordinance and recycling program.

During the second portion of our meeting:

  • The board voted to endorse the Just Energy Tax Initiative.
  • Derek Covey reported that there were approximately 20 new neighbors since last meeting.
  • Board members discussed the 2035 Comp Plan industrial zoning change along SE 82nd Ave.
  • Stephenie Frederick reported on adopting two TriMet stops on SE Flavel St.

Please note, these are not official meeting minutes.  Photo and video credit: Derek Covey, Board Member

December Meeting TONIGHT!

Tendremos intérpretes traduciendo al Español

December 2017 Meeting Social Media Image

Don’t miss our monthly meeting, TONIGHT, December 7th, 2017, 7:00-9:00PM at the Brentwood-Darlington Community Center, featuring special guest Sgt. Randy Teig, Portland Police Bureau, East Precinct Neighborhood Response Team. View, print, and download our agenda here!

PLUS!  Don’t miss the Errol Heights Open House happening prior to our meeting!  Details below!

Portland’s Bureau of Transportation and Bureau of Environmental Services are working in coordination on street and stormwater improvements in Errol Heights.  This pilot project will improve safety and accessibility, while improving stormwater management and protecting water quality in local creeks and streams. Working together ensures successful outcomes including reduced costs, improved efficiency, and enhanced service delivery to the Portland community.

Want to Improve Your Street?

Learn about the Errol Heights Street Improvement Project


Drop in anytime: 5-7 p.m. Presentation at 5:30 p.m.

Brentwood-Darlington Community Center, 7211 SE 62nd Ave

Childcare and dinner provided

Dis/Representation/s October event: Immigrants and Refugees with Disabilities

From Office of Neighborhood Involvement: 

Immigrants and Refugees with Disabilities to be topic for November 30th Dis/Representation event

Where: PCC’s Cascade Campus Cascade Hall, Room 209, 705 North Killingsworth Street
When: Thursday, November 30 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Dis/Representation’s “Evolving Disability Discussions” November 30th event will focus on Immigrants and Refugees with Disabilities from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saara Hirsi and Abdi Mohamed will lead the November discussion. They will address systemic issues of Isolation, Employment, and Education faced by refugees with disabilities. The event is free and open to the public.

The event is at Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus’ Cascade Hall, Room 209, 705 North Killingsworth Street. Accommodations available upon request are: ASL Interpreters, Audio Description, Real-Time Captioning (CART), and Alternate Formats. For accommodation requests, please contact one week in advance to ensure they will be available at

For accommodations, transit and parking info, online participation, discussion materials and more, visit http://www., or contact the Disability Art and Culture Project at

Please note that PCC visitors parking a vehicle are required to purchase and display a permit. Parking costs $2 for two hours. When attending PCC events, please refrain from parking on neighborhood streets.

Dis/Representation is made possible through a grant from the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition and the Oregon Cultural Trust, and our partnership with Portland Community College Disability Services.

TONIGHT Southeast Neighborhood Conversation

The meeting will include:

  • Roundtable discussions;
  • Officials’ responses to pressing neighborhood concerns.
  • Read a detailed description of the evening here.
  • Explore resources for neighborhood action here.

How did this meeting come into being?

Read the history of the meeting below.

What are the goals of the meeting?

Find details here.