Board Meeting Agenda 2017-09-18

agendaEliot Neighborhood Association
Board Meeting Agenda
September 18, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 pm
St Philips the Deacon
120 NE Knott St

Open meeting 6:30 pm, Welcome guests, Introductions (10 min)

Move to accept June Meeting minutes (5 min)

New business

Eliot Sewer and Stormwater Project – Construction Starting Matt Gough, Community Outreach representative from Environmental Services to give an update on behalf of City of Portland Environmental Services, Eliot Sewer and Stormwater Project (15 min)

October General meeting Oct 16, 2017

  • Community Conversation-topics, goals, process, door hangers (15 min)
  • Board Elections are elected for 1 year, need to attend all meetings, be members of Eliot neighborhood, ie over 14 and either a resident or work in Eliot. Bylaws and Policies (15 min)

Old Business

Committee Reports

  • Treasurer (10 min)
  • Newsletter (10 min)
  • LUTC (10 min)
  • NECN (10 min)
  • Livability (10 min)

Announcements

Willamette Industrial Area Neighbors and Greg Bourget from Portland Clean Air- The Willamette Industrial Area Neighbors include neighborhood reps from Linnton, St Johns, Overlook, Cathedral Park, and Pearl District, Neighborhood Associations as approved by their boards. Eliot is the worst affected neighborhood from air pollution in our NECN coalition boundaries due to proximity to Swan Island, which ranks in the worst 2% of precincts nationwide for diesel particulate. They want to set up a diesel monitor in the Eliot neighborhood and designate someone from Eliot that could meet for an hour every two months, to share the data about their neighborhood occasionally with Willamette Industrial Area Neighbors and hopefully report back to ENA. Nancy Hiser, Linnton Environmental Committee 503-713-3468

“Thank you for submitting your application for the Portland in the Streets Community Grant – Application for NE Rodney Greenway Traffic Diverter.” Portland Bureau of Transportation

Livability Team joined Pick it Up, Portland – Aug 31 9am-noon in Dawson Park. 26 volunteers gathered to collect 40 bags of litter from Eliot’s streets and sidewalks.Eliot’s Adopt-a-Block program. We are now going strong with 17 blocks adopted (two new ones volunteered at the Pick it Up event), and a cash-prize lottery to reward residents who have committed to keeping their blocks free of trash and litter. If your block has not yet been adopted, please consider joining us! Email laurencmullen@gmail.com for information

Gladys McCoy Memorial Park on 2700 NE MLK Blvd, and noticed it could us a little TLC. Andrew Brewer andrewbrew@earthlink.net is collecting information about Gladys, the creation of the memorial park, ownership and possible funding for cleanup and maintenance.

Adjourn 8:30

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