Baseball Stadium Opposition

At the April 13th General Membership meeting the Eliot Neighborhood Association voted to oppose the current plan for development of a minor league baseball stadium in the Rose Quarter and to work on a Good Neighbor Agreement. Though the Rose Quarter is not in Eliot, it borders the neighborhood and has an impact on neighbors.

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Eliot Says No To Street Rename

The City of Portland is currently evaluating options for renaming Broadway, Grand Ave or NE 39th after civil rights leader Cesar E Chavez.   At the April 13th Eliot Neighborhood Association Spring General Membership meeting a motion was brought to the floor to oppose renaming a street after Cezar E Chavez.

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TriMet Service Changes

TriMet is facing a $13.5 million budget shortfall which is forcing them to make a 5% cut in programs and services agency-wide. After taking a number of steps to reduce costs and improve efficiency, TriMet has proposed service reductions and discontinuations effective September 2009.  For Eliot Neighborhood bus line 33-Fremont and the Max Yellow Line may see some changes.

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