By Kate Mitchell MTNA Land use co-chair Stephanie Stewart provided background on a disputed bed and breakfast application submitted for a property at 536 SE 55th Ave. Nearby residents at the Sept. 17 meeting voiced concerns including noise of people arriving during off hours, high turnover of strangers in [...]
Mt. Tabor By Kate Mitchell Testing is underway of the disputed “regulatory diverter” at SE 52nd Ave. and...
By Kate Mitchell Note the date/time: Wednesday, June 11, 6:30 -8:30 pm. View the draft construction plan for...
By Kate Mitchell and Stephanie Stewart Our monthly meeting on February 19 meeting drew a large crowd, including...
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 [...]Read more ›
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. [...]Read more ›
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 [...]Read more ›
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 [...]Read more ›
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 [...]Read more ›
Mt. Tabor By Kate Mitchell The fate of the three open Mt. Tabor reservoirs continued to be Topic A at our July meeting. Dawn Smallman spoke about the protests around the reservoirs that occurred at Mt. Tabor Park Friday, July 12 through Monday, July 15. Protesters were largely neighborhood [...]Read more ›