Eliot Neighborhood Association
October 16, 2017
6:30 – 8:40 pm
St Philip Deacon Episcopal Church NE 120 Knott St
Submitted by Shireen Hasan
Welcome 6:30 pm introductions
New Business – Matt Gough City of Portland Environmental Services Construction.
Construction on the Eliot Sewer and Stormwater Project – Start Construction Nov/Dec, full force in January;replacing pipes/removal of storm water-reduce flooding/backage eliminate risks to home & businesses. Will notify neighbors (mailers, email, sandwich boards). Traffic delays expected on Vancouver; detours/equipment stored on blocks. 7am start times until 6pm. Call Matt if crews working past 6pm & he will stop it. Work completed in phases by contractors & subcontractors; neighbors may call Matt with their ideas or suggestions.
Matt & Angela will stay in communication re: painted street; exchange cards
Guest speaker – Discussed clean air concerns; heavy metals around the area
The Governor wants public engagement Oct. – Dec 22 to get the rules to protect us; wants comment writing project; people need to show up and tell stories how it is affecting them and families – their health here in Oregon. Regulatory boards is hurting everyone. Residents can get on Neighbors of clean air, get on email list, participate in workshops; neighborhood focus air teams. ENA needs a representative 4 hours per month
Question about going to the city commissioner. DEQ being funded- use against each other because of money. Focus on City and County and tell them we are concerned & State needs to handle or we will.
Groups Break off into groups on different discussion points:
- Newsletter – open to getting ideas/people writing ideas.
- Adopt a block looking for people.
- Annual clean will have next year.
Announcements & Comments
Officer Brad – community foot patrol coffee with a cop each month. Hear and talk about issues give neighborhood watch classes.
Leadership development, help new leaders show how they can get supported.
ENA looking for board members who are passionate
Emergency Preparedness: Humboldt need someone local to help us be more prepared. ENA looking for a representative
Jessica (NECN) Know Your Neighborhood packets
Neighborhood watch collects information (names, contact of neighbors), network resources with each other
8:00 Board elections
Jere moves that we approve with the slate that we have, and add members late
Adjourned 8:40 pm
Board Officers and Directors
- Jere Fitterman Co-Chair
- Pat Montgomery Co-Chair
- Jim Hlava, Treasurer
- Shireen Hasan Recorder
- Susan Stringer Newsletter
- Angela Kremer
- Joan Ivan
- Margeret Heil, Errol Beard
- Maggie Garder, email@example.com
- Susan Westby
- Anna Daggett
- Monique Gaskins, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Brad Baker, email@example.com
- Ruth Eddy
- Jane Morse
- Leah Walsh
- Matt Morrissen
- Su(e) Diyg, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jackie Johnson JKJwebfoote@gmail.com
- John Lee email@example.com
- Emily Videl firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tori Cole tori
- Andrew Stietzel
- Jimmy Wilson jwilson@email@example.com
- Jessica (NECN)