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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

 

Ethics Committee Formation

September 14, 2015: Formation of an Ethics Committee

Process and Timeline

The board requests that the committee submit their recommendations at the next Annual General Membership meeting, which normally occurs in May.  Bylaws can only be changed at that meeting.  At that time, the board will consider and vote on the recommendations one at a time (not as a package).

The committee can determine its own style of making decisions or revert to Robert’s Rules of Order. The committee will select a chair person. The chair is asked to announce meetings 7 days in advance by sending an email to RichmondNA@yahoo.com to be sent out via the RNA list serve and to appoint a scribe who will submit meeting notes to the board secretary. RNA and ONI standards apply and meetings are to be open to the public.

Meeting schedule – all meetings to be held at Waverly UCC, 3300 SE Woodward

Wednesday, January 27th 6:30-9:30pm
Wednesday, February 24th 6:30-9:30pm
Wednesday, March 30th 6:30-9:30pm
Wednesday, April 27th 6:30-9:30pm
Wednesday, May 25th 6:30-9:30pm

 

Continue reading Ethics Committee Formation

Elections Committee Formation

September 14, 2015: formation of an Elections Committee

Process and Timeline

The board requests that the committee submit their recommendations at the next Annual General Membership meeting, which normally occurs in May.  Bylaws can only be changed at that meeting.  At that time, the board will consider and vote on the recommendations one at a time (not as a package).

The committee can determine its own style of making decisions or revert to Robert’s Rules of Order. The committee will select a chair person. The chair is asked to announce meetings 7 days in advance by sending an email to RichmondNA@yahoo.com to be sent out via the RNA list serve and to appoint a scribe who will submit meeting notes to the board secretary. RNA and ONI standards apply and meetings are to be open to the public.

Continue reading Elections Committee Formation

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

Postponed due to smoke//Movie in the Park – August 22

Napoleon Dynamite will be shown for free at Sewallcrest Park, SE Market and 32nd Ave, on Saturday, August 22.  The movie is part of Portland Parks & Recreation Movies in the Park program and presented by the Richmond Neighborhood Association. The pre-movie band starts at 6:30 and the film begins at dusk (approximately 8:30), but get there early – this is a popular event. There will be a great raffle, food carts, and Mr. Lizard’s Mobile Reptile Zoo will be back with his assortment of exotic reptiles and toads. Download flyer (pdf).

July 2015

RNA Board Meeting special session: July 22 7:30-9:30
Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward & 33rd

The purpose of this special session will be to consider the events leading up to and including the last election.  We will assess what happened, list our concerns, and develop proposals to address any concerns that may arise.  We welcome you to be there and to participate.

RNA Board Meeting: July 13, 7-9 pm
Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd

Agenda:

  • Resolutions Northwest presentation        (15 minutes)            Silvia Gozzini
  • Space Room & Genies Too letter of support    (30 minutes)            Justin Johnson
  • Community Garden donation request        (05 minutes)            Allen Field
  • Salt & Straw and UDP GNA            (30 minutes)            Denise Hare, Allen Field
  • Fiscal Sponsorship Application        (05 minutes)            Cyd Manro
  • Mixed Use Zones update            (10 minutes)            Doug Klotz, Brendon H.
  • Committee Reports (20 minutes or as time allows)

July Minutes – FINAL


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

 

 

June 2015

RNA June 8 meeting: 7-9 pm,  Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd. Website: http://richmondpdx.org/. Agenda includes:
  • Annual Meeting:  board member and officer elections
  • Board best practices discussion

June Minutes – FINAL (pdf)


Monday June 22 Land Use Meeting, 7-8:30 pm, Waverly Church basement, SE Woodward and 33rd.
  • 5134 SE Division:  Architects will present revised plans for 14 unit apartment building with onsite paring
  • 4942 SE Brooklyn (corner of SE Brooklyn and SE 50th Ave):  Application for 4-lot subdivision on R-1 lot;  large number of trees along SE 50th Ave would be removed to develop the lot.  Property owner/developer seeks from the neighborhood regarding some of the issues in that area.

Division Design Committee Meetings – 4th Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, 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