Mt. Tabor March 14

By Kate Mitchell and Stephanie Stewart   Our monthly meeting on February 19 meeting drew a large crowd, including many people concerned about the City moving ahead with its plan for disconnecting the three iconic reservoirs on Mt.. Tabor Park. MTNA Land Use Chair Stephanie Stewart noted the reservoirs all [...]

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Mt. Tabor February 2014

By Brian Mitchell   Due to budget cuts, the days of the city land at 60th Ave. and Lincoln Street as a tree nursery are numbered. According to Heather McKillip, lead horticulturist with the Portland Parks Bureau, the land will be graded and seeded and once the trees are removed [...]

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Neighborhood Notes Mt. Tabor

By Kate Mitchell   The Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association adopted a policy position on the city’s open reservoirs, three of which are in Mt. Tabor Park: MTNA has been and continues to be a vocal advocate for maintaining our open reservoirs because they are integral to providing clean, affordable water. [...]

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Mt. Tabor November 2013

Mt. Tabor By Midge Pierce   Stephanie Stewart, Land Use co-chair for the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association, summarized the history and current status of reservoir issues. She began by urging residents to recognize rhetoric coming from city officials is intended to get those opposing decommissioning to give up. “There are [...]

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Mt Tabor October 2013

By Kate Mitchell   Treasurer Bing Wong reported we have approximately $700 remaining for 2013 and $1,300 for 2014 available in our outreach budget. Discussion ensued around ways to use those funds. They can be used for any purpose that will bring awareness to our neighborhood association. Kelly Fedderson of [...]

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Neighborhood Notes Mt. Tabor Sept 13

Mt. Tabor By Kate Mitchell     Rich Newlands, from the city’s Transportation Bureau, spoke about the NE/SE 50s Bikeway project.  The project was put out to bid in June and bids were opened July 9. The two bids received were substantially above the project’s construction budget and original cost estimate. As [...]

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