The Police Bureau began conducting its 2007 Community Survey on Friday, May 26.
The telephone survey of approximately 1,400 Portland residents is administered for the Police Bureau by Portland State University, and is expected to be concluded by June 30, 2007.
Information on the survey is posted on the Police Bureau’s Web site:
Please visit the site or call the Strategic Services Division at 503-823-0283 for additional
For those contacted for the survey, thank you for your participation!
— Captain Keith Morse, Strategic Services Division, Portland Police Bureau
National Night Out block parties are a great way to celebrate neighborhood anti-crime success stories, meet new people and have fun.
Continue reading National Night Out 2007: Tuesday, August 7th
As part of the Platinum Bicycle Master Plan Update, Commissioner Sam Adams and the City of Portland are holding three town halls in June to discuss:
– Current cycling conditions in the city, especially in less bicycle-friendly areas
– Safety concerns
– How the City is working to increase bicycle use
Continue reading Bicycle Master Plan Update
If you contain the rain on your property, you can save money on your monthly City of Portland stormwater bill. When you disconnect your downspouts, build a swale or even if you have trees, stormwater soaks into the ground instead of running off your property. That’s good for rivers, streams and watersheds, and for your budget.
Continue reading Save money on stormwater bills and help clean up the river
What do you value most about Portland?
What challenges does our community face in creating the future we want to see?
How can Portlanders and their government to work together to achieve common goals?
Continue reading visionPDX open house: June 6
Daniel Duetcsh, the new owner of properties at the triangle where Broadway and Weidler split spoke to Eliot’s land-use committee May 21 to discuss his plans.
Continue reading Multi-craft make-over
Most of us take a summons for jury duty seriously. But enough people skip out on their civic duty that a new and ominous scam has surfaced.
The caller claims to be a jury coordinator. If you protest that you never received a summons for jury duty, the scammer asks for your Social Security number and date of birth in order to verify the information and cancel the arrest warrant. If you share this information, your identity may be stolen or compromised.
Continue reading Jury duty scam
By early 2011, the new eastside line of the Portland Streetcar is expected to be up and running. The line will run from downtown across the Broadway Bridge, hugging the southern edge of Eliot before heading south to OMSI and then back again.
Continue reading Street car property assessments
Roy E. Roos, author of many neighborhood history articles over the last 9 years, is putting together a book on the history of Albina. The old town of Albina was inside today’s Eliot, Boise & King neighborhoods. There has only been a limited amount of history documented about the early days of Albina and there have only been a few old photographs found at the Oregon Historic Society. He previously authored the book “The History & Development of Portland’s Irvington Neighborhood” in 1997 and is targeting publishing his latest book in 2007.
Continue reading Neighborhood History Book in the Works
With two Eliot Neighborhood cleanup events this month May is unofficially “Clean up Eliot Neighborhood Month.”
Continue reading Cleanup Eliot Month