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May 2016

RNA Board Special Session 
Tuesday, May 3, 7-9 pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

  • Agenda: to discuss election procedure

RNA Board Meeting
Monday, May 9, 7-9 pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd


Division Design Committee Meeting
Fourth Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm @ SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main


Sewallcrest Park Herbicide-Free Parks work party – help keep Sewallcrest Park Herbicide Free.

  • 1st Sunday of every month, 10am-noon at Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st and Market.
  • Sewallcrest is one of only three herbicide-free parks in the city.
  • Questions?  contact Caran: 503-777-5980 or carangoodall@comcast.net

 

April 2016

RNA Board Meeting
Monday, April 11, 7-9 pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd
NOTE EARLY START @ 6:30pm

Agenda:

  • Introductions/Minutes/Announcements (15 minutes)
  • Committee Reports (30 minutes)
  • SE Hawthorne/Salmon Project Traffic Impact Update (15 minutes) Matthew Gough
  • SE Richmond – South Tabor Sewer Project (15 minutes) Joe Tulsi
  • Consider Election Reform Committee proposal (70 minutes) Brendon Haggerty

Communications Committee Meeting
Sunday, April 17, 2-3:30pm @ Hedge House

Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting
Monday, April 25th 7:00-9:00pm @ Waverly Church, SE Woodward and SE 33rd
Agenda:
  • On Buildings, Swans, and the Climate Crisis – Could practical avenues be emerging to keep fossil fuels in the ground? Zack Semke, Director of Business Development with construction company Hammer & Hand, will share how unexpected developments in renewable energy, efficiency, and urbanism provide reasons for hope.
  • Better Transit on Division – How can Trimet and Portland make the #4 bus better? Jennifer Koozer of Trimet will introduce a project to figure that out.  Ideas include higher capacity, articulated buses, more bus shelters, and intersection improvements.

Ethics Committee Meeting
Wednesday, April 27th
6:30-9:30pm @ TBD


Division Design Committee Meeting
Fourth Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm @ SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main


Sewallcrest Park Herbicide-Free Parks work party – help keep Sewallcrest Park Herbicide Free.

  • 1st Sunday of every month, 10am-noon at Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st and Market.
  • Sewallcrest is one of only three herbicide-free parks in the city.
  • Questions?  contact Caran: 503-777-5980 or carangoodall@comcast.net

March 2016

RNA Board Meeting
Monday, March 14, 7-9 pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

Agenda:

  • Committee Reports, including Elections, Division Design Initiative, Open Space, and more (75 mins)
  • RNA Notification Policy (15 minutes)
  • Letter of Support Decision – Fix Our Streets Portland (15 minutes)

DRAFT MINUTES


Communications Committee Meeting
Saturday, March 12, 10-11:30 am @ TBD

MINUTES


NEW! Land Use/Transportation Committee meeting
Monday, March 28, 7-9 PM @ Waverly UCC,  3300 SE Woodward

Agenda:

  • Residential zones and Mixed Use Zone proposals
    • Marty Stockton of the City’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability will discuss several elements of the city’s ongoing Comprehensive Plan Update
  • 4926 SE Division Mixed Use Project (with Green Zebra Market)
    • David Mullens from Urban Development Group will present plans for a 4-story Mixed Use building at the SW corner of Division and 50th

MINUTES


Ethics Committee Meeting
Wednesday, March 30, 6:30-9:30pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd


Division Design Committee Meeting
Fourth Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm @ SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main


Sewallcrest Park Herbicide-Free Parks work party – help keep Sewallcrest Park Herbicide Free.

  • 1st Sunday of every month, 10am-noon at Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st and Market.
  • Sewallcrest is one of only three herbicide-free parks in the city.
  • Questions?  contact Caran: 503-777-5980 or carangoodall@comcast.net


 

February 2016

RNA Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting
Thursday, February 4, 7-9pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

Agenda: We will hear from applicants, and discuss possible actions, which could include consideration of a letter from the RNA, involving two land use applications in Richmond:

  • 4405 SE Division St. (at 44th) This is a Land Division Partition, to remove the existing house, and divide the lot into three lots.  The proposal is to put to adjoining rowhouses on two of the lots, and a single-family house on the third lot.  All three lots will have off-street parking.
  • 1934 SE 37th Ave. (at Harrison) The proposal is for modifications to an existing house.  The basement currently is partly living space and partly garage. The proposal is to convert it all to living space. The applicants are asking for an adjustment in order to not have an off-street parking space for the house.

2/4/16 Minutes

LUT Committee – New meeting!
Monday, February 22, 7-9pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

Agenda:
1. Jason Miner, Executive Director of 1000 Friends of Oregon, will speak on:
Affordability, Land Use Policy, Transportation, Investment,
and National Trends in Urban Land Use
1000 Friends was formed in 1975 to support and advocate for Oregon’s innovative Land Use program, including the Urban Growth Boundaries, and continues in that role. Recently, they have been advocating for affordable housing provisions in the Comprehensive Plan Update.

2. 3322 Chavez Subdivision Application
Bob Cushman has applied for a subdivision of the lot at 3322 SE Cesar Chavez. The existing house would be removed, and a private street with 6 rowhouses facing it would be built, on 6 lots. Parking would be provided. The Committee will discuss whether RNA should make a recommendation regarding this application.

2/22/16 Minutes


RNA Board Meeting
February 8, 7-9 pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

Agenda:

  • Refine vision statement for the RNA (25 minutes)
  • Develop another measurable goal for RNA in 2016 (35 minutes)
  • Communications committee proposal (10 minutes)
  • Neighborhood policy regarding homeless camps (20 minutes)

February Board Meeting Minutes


RNA Election Committee Meeting
Thursday, February 18, 7-8:30pm @ Waverly UCC – SE Woodward and 33rd

Agenda:

  • General Business
  • Voter Eligibility
  • Remedies for disputed elections
  • Board stacking
  • Develop the Election Committee presentation to the Board
  • Wrap up

February Election Committee Minutes


RNA Ethics Committee Meeting
Wednesday, February 24, 6:30-9:30pm @ Waverly UCC – SE Woodward and 33rd


Division Design Committee Meeting
Fourth Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm @ SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main


Sewallcrest Park Herbicide-Free Parks work party – help keep Sewallcrest Park Herbicide Free.

  • 1st Sunday of every month, 10am-noon at Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st and Market.
  • Sewallcrest is 1 of only 3 herbicide free parks in the city.
  • Questions?  contact Caran: 503-777-5980 or carangoodall@comcast.net

January 2016

RNA Board Meeting
January 11, 7-9 pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

There are two agenda topics for January’s meeting:

  • We will work to create a vision statement for the RNA and
  • We will work to set some goals for the RNA in 2016.

Minutes


RNA Election Committee Meeting
Thursday, January 21, 7-8:30pm @ Waverly UCC – SE Woodward and 33rd

  • General Business (5 minutes)
  • Voting process(40 minutes)
  • Remedies for disputed elections (20 minutes)
  • Board stacking (20 minutes)
  • Meeting Wrap Up and Action Items (5 minutes)

Minutes


RNA Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting
Monday, January 25, 7-9pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

  • Kristin Eberhard, Senior Researcher at the Sightline Institute, will speak on: “What YOU can do about Climate Change”
  • Developer Adam Jones will give a presentation on a planned 10-unit apartment building at 2515 SE 41st Ave. just south of Division. Jones will listen to feedback and answer questions about the project.

Minutes


RNA Ethics Committee Meeting
Wednesday, January 27, 6:30-9:30pm @ Waverly UCC – SE Woodward and 33rd


 

Division Design Committee Meeting
Fourth Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm @ SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main


Sewallcrest Park Herbicide-Free Parks work party – help keep Sewallcrest Park Herbicide Free.

  • 1st Sunday of every month, 10am-noon at Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st and Market.
  • Sewallcrest is 1 of only 3 herbicide free parks in the city.
  • Questions?  contact Caran: 503-777-5980 or carangoodall@comcast.net

December 2015

RNA Board Meeting
December 7, 7-9 pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

Agenda: The RNA board will take stock of what we have accomplished this year.


RNA Election Committee Meeting
DATE CORRECTION: Thursday, December 17, 7-8:30pm @ Waverly Church, SE Woodward and 33rd

On the agenda:

  • Discussion: Notice of Elections
  • Discussion: Mid-term Vacancies

MINUTES


RNA Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting
TBD as needed @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd


Division Design Committee Meeting
4th Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm @ SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main

 

November 2015

RNA Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting
November 2, 7-9pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

PSU Professor Matthew Gebhardt will give a short talk on housing costs and rental rates and how government actions as well as the market can affect these prices. There will be the opportunity to discuss what this means for our neighborhood.
We will have a presentation on plans to remove a tri-plex at  3029 SE Franklin, and the five houses planned to replace it.  The developer, Vic Remmers, will be there.
We will also discuss Portland’s Comprehensive Plan Update, and what changes are proposed and the opportunities to comment on the proposal.

PBOT Presents: SE Clinton Neighborhood Greenway Enhancement Project Meeting
November 5, 7-8:30pm @ Waverly Church, SE Woodward and 33rd
Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will hold a meeting for neighbors to learn more about proposed changes to the Clinton neighborhood greenway, including proposed traffic diverter at SE 32nd, intended to discourage use of Clinton as a cut-through route for auto traffic; and re-configuring SE 34th, intended to improve access to Division St from the neighborhood and enhance safety.

RNA Board Meeting
November 9, 7-9 pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

Agenda:

Agenda Items (95 minutes) Type Time Presenting

  • Donation to Waverly DR 05 Cyd Manro
  • Donation to Ivon Community Garden DR NB 10 Martina Ralle
  • 41st & Clinton Development Presentation/Discussion DV NB 15 Vic Remmers
  • Division Perceptions Survey Results & Discussion PR NB 15 Design+Culture Lab
  • DDI recommendations DE 15 Heather Flint Chatto
  • Recommendation Letter DE 15 Heather Flint Chatto
  • PPS redistricting DE NB 10 Jeff Cropp
  • Washington High School / SE Rec center? PR DI 10 Denise Hare

DRAFT MINUTES


 

RNA Election Committee meeting
November 19, 7-8:30pm @ Waverly Church, SE Woodward and 33rd

MINUTES

 


 

RNA Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting
November 23, 7-9pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

Meeting on Residential Re-zoning, as well as three proposals

MINUTES

 


 

RNA Board Special Session 11/30
November 30, 7-9 pm @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

On the agenda:
– Portland Public Schools Redistricting
– Portland Comprehensive Plan comment proposal

DRAFT MINUTES

 


Division Design Committee Meeting
4th Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm @ SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main


Sewallcrest Park Herbicide-Free Parks work party – help keep Sewallcrest Park Herbicide Free.

  • 1st Sunday of every month, 10am-noon at Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st and Market.
  • Sewallcrest is 1 of only 3 herbicide free parks in the city.
  • Questions?  contact Caran: 503-777-5980 or carangoodall@comcast.net

 

October 2015

RNA Board Meeting: October 12, 7-9 pm
Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

Agenda:

  • Getting Started: introductions, consent agenda, approval of minutes, announcements  (15 minutes)
  • Clinton Diverters project update | Decide (20 mins) Rich Newlands
  • 4110 SE Clinton development w/ trees | Present (25 mins) Paul Steele
  • Request for funds to provide food at meetings | Decide (05 mins) Jonathan King
  • Request for funds for newsletter software | Decide (05 mins) Cyd Manro
  • Board retreat planning | Decide (05 mins) Cyd Manro
  • DDI Letter | Decide (15 mins) Heather Flint Chatto
  • Recommendations for Mixed Use and Comp Plan | Decide (15 mins) Heather Flint Chatto
  • Committee Reports (15 minutes or as time allows)

October MINUTES Draft

Update: SEUL Grievance Appeal Committee recommendations 10/05/15 (pdf)


RNA Election Committee Meeting, October 15, 2015

MINUTES


 

RNA Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting
TBD as needed @ Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

 


Division Design Committee Meeting
4th Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm @ SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main


Sewallcrest Park Herbicide-Free Parks work party – help keep Sewallcrest Park Herbicide Free.

  • 1st Sunday of every month, 10am-noon at Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st and Market.
  • Sewallcrest is 1 of only 3 herbicide free parks in the city.
  • Questions?  contact Caran: 503-777-5980 or carangoodall@comcast.net

 

September 2015

RNA Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting: September 28, 7-9pm
Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

We’ll discuss the Portland Comprehensive Plan update, and how it could affect affordability for renters and owners, and the role of Division, Hawthorne and Powell in neighborhood livability and sustainability.  City Planner Marty Stockton will present the draft Plan and answer questions, and Heather Flint-Chatto will talk about the Division Design Initiative proposals.  The committee may make recommendations to the RNA board to be forwarded to the city.

MINUTES


 

RNA Board Meeting: September 14, 7-9 pm
Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

Agenda:

  • Vote to Recall Doug Klotz Decide (10 mins) Cyd Manro
  • Elections Committee – concerns, success criteria Decide (10 mins) Cyd Manro
  • Ethics Committee – concerns, success criteria Decide (10 mins) Cyd Manro
  • Division Design Initiative status update Present (15 mins) Heather Flint Chatto
  • Presentation on Policy Recommendations Present (20 mins) Marcy McInelly,UrbsWorks
  • Community Discussion on Policy Recs Discuss (15 mins) Heather Flint Chatto
  • Proposal for DDC to draft a letter to the City Decide (10 mins) Heather Flint Chatto

Recall election results: The vote to recall Doug Klotz did not achieve the 2/3 votes necessary for removal, so Mr. Klotz remains a standing board member of the Richmond Neighborhood Association.

SEPTEMBER MINUTES DRAFT


Division Design Committee Meeting
4th Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm @ SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main


Sewallcrest Park Herbicide-Free Parks work party – help keep Sewallcrest Park Herbicide Free.

  • 1st Sunday of every month, 10am-noon at Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st and Market.
  • Sewallcrest is 1 of only 3 herbicide free parks in the city.
  • Questions?  contact Caran: 503-777-5980 or carangoodall@comcast.net

August 2015

RNA Board Special Session: August 24, 7pm
Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd
  • This is a special session to deliberate on the grievance filed by Allen Field, Bonnie Bray, and Karin Maczko. Public is welcome to attend; board vote only.

RNA Board Meeting: August 10, 7-9 pm
Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd
Agenda:
  • Discuss creating a map of the Richmond neighborhood to display during meetings to help add context to presentations and to increase awareness of the neighborhood boundaries, landmarks, and makeup
  • Decide on the Salt & Straw and UDP good neighbor agreement (GNA)
  • Decide on a proposal for how RNA meetings might be formatted in the future
  • Present about the RNA Movie in the Park at Sewallcrest 8/22
  • Discuss the RNA newsletter vision moving forward
  • Present an update regarding the RNA project called Division Design Initiative
  • Present a traffic calming project on the Clinton street bikeway
  • Present next steps regarding a recall petition that has been submitted
  • Decide on who will be on the grievance committee
  • Decide on who will be on the election committee
  • Present committee reports
August MinutesFINAL

Division Design Committee Meeting
4th Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm @ SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main

Sewallcrest Park Herbicide-Free Parks work party – help keep Sewallcrest Park Herbicide Free.

  • 1st Sunday of every month, 10am-noon at Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st and Market.
  • Sewallcrest is 1 of only 3 herbicide free parks in the city.
  • Questions?  contact Caran: 503-777-5980 or carangoodall@comcast.net