June 13th 2022 LUTC Agenda

Eliot Neighborhood Association’s Land Use and Transportation Committee Agenda

June 13th 2022, 7:00-9:00 pm

Zoom Link – Full Details below

Agenda

  1. 7:00 Open meeting, Welcome guests, Introductions (5 mins)
  2. 7:05 Discuss agenda and accept any additions (5)
  3. 7:10 Albina One update (40)
  4. 7:50 North Portland Parking Plan/Permits update w/ PBOT (30)
  5. 8:20 Safe N’hood Redevelopment with Earth Advantage

Allan Rudwick is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: June LUTC
Time: Jun 13, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83512347847?pwd=Qi90UXVaa0xhWGlEQjhxM2VTZmc1QT09

Meeting ID: 835 1234 7847
Passcode: 919224
One tap mobile
+16699006833,,83512347847#,,,,919224# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,83512347847#,,,,919224# US (Tacoma)

Dial by your location
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 835 1234 7847
Passcode: 919224
Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kbApXRtPjT

Eliot Neighborhood Safety Collaborative Meeting – May 24th 6pm

Dear Eliot Neighbors,

We would like to invite you to a Community Safety Discussion and Working Session on Tuesday, May 24, from 6pm to 7:30pm.

Some of you may have attended an in-person listening session on March 30, facilitated by Lisa Freeman of the Community Safety Division and Andre Miller of Jo Ann Hardesty’s office (see meeting notes attached). There was a lot of momentum and energy at that event that we would like to carry forward.

Continue reading Eliot Neighborhood Safety Collaborative Meeting – May 24th 6pm

April 11th 2022 LUTC Meeting Agenda

Eliot Neighborhood Association’s Land Use and Transportation Committee Agenda

April 11th 2022, 7:00-8:00 pm

Zoom Link – Full Details Below

Agenda

  1. 7:00 Open meeting, Welcome guests, Introductions (5 mins)
  2. 7:05 Discuss agenda and accept any additions (5)
  3. 7:10 Irving Park Stormwater Update (30)
  4. 7:40 Other updates (10)

Allan Rudwick is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: April 2022 Eliot LUTC
Time: Apr 11, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81125552707?pwd=U3RkSnZ1NnJRbWVDNlFNSFo3QmY1dz09

Meeting ID: 811 2555 2707
Passcode: 226542
One tap mobile
+16699006833,,81125552707#,,,,226542# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,81125552707#,,,,226542# US (Tacoma)

Dial by your location
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 811 2555 2707
Passcode: 226542
Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/keoBR4vwHv

March 14, 2022 ENA LUTC Meeting Minutes

  • Introductions
  • Present at meeting (non-presenters):
    • Brad Baker
    • Allan Rudwick
    • Jason Cohen
    • Andrew Champion
    • Monique Gaskins
  • PBOT Lloyd Event Parking District Presentation – Kathryn Doherty-Chapman
    • During games/concerts/big conventions – how can we encourage people not to park on the streets?
    • Lloyd focused but touches Eliot.
    • Once PBOT goes before City Council on this, they will seek to start the rate increase during events at $3/hr.
      • This rate will theoretically increase yearly as part of PBOT’s budget assuming capacity is being met.
    • PBOT is continuing to focus on the parking study in Northeast/Boise/Eliot over the coming years.
    • Equity: Transportation Wallet for Lloyd District residents.
    • Summary:
      • Rate increase during games and events in the evening/some day time event
      • Annual rate changes based on data
    • LUTC agreeing to write a letter of support of the Lloyd Event Parking District Plan as long as it dovetails into productive results in the future with the North Portland Parking Management Plan.  Eliot doesn’t want to get stuck with vehicles moving north to avoid the meters and no other benefit to the Eliot Neighborhood.
  • Presentation on Albina One – Winta Yohannes (Albina Vision Trust), Chandra Robinson (Lever Architecture), Carly Harrison (Consultant with Edlen & Co.), Gauri Vengurlekar (Consultant with Edlen & Co.), Samantha Lautman (Lever Architecture)
    • AVT Design Team introduction.  Collaborative group with different discipline backgrounds.
    • Community Hosts and Collaborators – Leading to community engagement.
    • AVT has been listening to community feedback for quite some time.
      • Experiences inform spaces
    • Creation of spectrum of density.
    • How does Albina One fit in to the Albina Vision.
      • Black history in the blacks around Abina One.
      • Access to waterfront important.
      • Little housing in Lower Albina currently—only Paramount Apartments.
        • Albina One meshing with Paramount Apartments.
    • Albina One features
      • Amenities on first floor, social resources, computers, playrooms, etc.
      • Grassy outdoor features for play, etc.
      • Views sweeping across westside.
      • Design from inside out.
    • Discussion about color on exterior
    • General sentiment of excitement regarding the project from the LUTC.
    • Opening community facing public spaces along the streetside frontage.
    • AVT answering questions.
    • AVT should be included in the PBOT Lloyd Event District Parking Plan.

Public Safety Meeting to be Held at Dishman – Wednesday, March 30th at 6pm

On Wednesday, March 30th at 6pm, the City is hosting a public safety discussion at Matt Dishman Community center on NE Knott street. The public is invited to attend

Community Safety Listening & Strategy Session 

Eliot Neighborhood 

The City of Portland’s Division of Community Safety and Commissioner JoAnn Hardesty’s Office are holding a Community Safety Listening & Strategy Session at Matt Dishman Community Center on Wednesday, March 30th.  

The Eliot neighborhood, a vibrant area with a rich history, has suffered from the steep increase in gun violence in Portland over the last two years. Come share how you have been impacted by safety issues in your neighborhood and meet other neighbors looking for solutions. 
 

What is Happening? 

The Community Safety Listening & Strategy Session has three intended outcomes: 

1.               Assemble community members concerned about safety in the neighborhood 

2.               Build a shared understanding of problems impacting community safety, as well as a shared vision 

3.               Identify resources within the community to address problems and build toward the vision 
 

Why Attend?  
 

The City of Portland recognizes that the Eliot neighborhood is of vital importance to Black Portlanders who formed a strong community here due to Portland’s racist red-lining policies in the early to mid-1900s. The City also recognizes that this community has experienced multiple layers of displacement and trauma due to policies that destroyed homes and caused rising property costs that forced residents out of the area. This event needs the perspective of long-standing Eliot residents who experienced these events, and the session will not be successful without your voice. AllEliot residents who want to build a safer community are welcome. Broad representation from a diverse group of residents, businesses, and other community organizations is essential to achieving this event’s intended outcomes. 

Get Involved  

Join us at Matt Dishman Community Center on Wednesday, March 30 from 6:00 p.m. -7:30 p.m.  

ASL and Spanish language interpretation will be available.  Email Lisa Freeman (Lisa.Freeman@portlandoregon.gov) or Andre Miller (Andre.Miller@portlandoregon.gov) for more information. 

March 14th LUTC Meeting Agenda

Eliot Neighborhood Association’s Land Use and Transportation Committee Agenda

March 14th 2021, 7:00-8:20 pm

Zoom Link – Full details below

Agenda

  1. 7:00 Open meeting, Welcome guests, Introductions (5 mins)
  2. 7:05 Discuss agenda and accept any additions (5)
  3. 7:10 Discuss Event District Parking Study/Plan with PBOT (30)
  4. 7:40 Albina One Update with Albina Vision Trust (30)
  5. 8:10 Other updates (10)

Allan Rudwick is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Eliot NA LUTC
Time: Mar 14, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88020863063?pwd=SXFJU0YwMTBXZzAzd0kxQW5YOE1tdz09

Meeting ID: 880 2086 3063
Passcode: 292019
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,88020863063#,,,,292019# US (Houston) +16699006833,,88020863063#,,,,292019# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
Meeting ID: 880 2086 3063
Passcode: 292019
Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kdaerugHSa

February 15, 2022 LUTC Minutes

  • Present at today’s meeting:
    • Allan Rudwick
    • Brad Baker
    • Andrew Champion
    • Amelia Harris
    • Don Eiler
    • Jason Cohen
    • Paula
  • Introductions
  • Explanation of what LUTC does for new guests interested in the LUTC
  • PBOT guest speaker is not coming tonight due to illness
  • Discussion re: short term rental application at Rodney & Ivy (3412 NE Rodney)
    • LUTC historically has not taken a public position on STRs
    • Concern from guest about new STR application at that address representing that the owner lives on the premises but is not actually on site.
    • Based on the application, it sounds like it will be a “boarding house” style rental
    • Discussion about letting BDS know if there was a misrepresentation in the application
    • Paula going to reach out to zoning planner regarding a potential meeting/sit-down
  • Tax Appraisal Update
    • Houses in Eliot showing low tax rates due to low assessed values
    • Underutilized land in Eliot across the board—how to explore this.
  • Graham Lot Split Discussion
    • Will be done on a 100’ by 150’ lot
    • Will write the city a letter in support – Brad

December 13, 2021 LUTC Minutes

  • Present at meeting:
    • Allan Rudwick
    • Brad Baker
    • Andrew Champion
    • Jason Cohen
    • Ali Sadri
    • Thomasina Gabriele
    • Bob Gravely

Legacy Discussion (Represented by Ali Sadri and Thomasina Gabriele)

  • Prior City IMP requirements vs. new City campus zoning requirements going into effect end of 2023.
  • Legacy interaction with ENA will be the same, requirements same.
    • Yearly meetings with neighborhood.
  • Legacy has no plans for future development at Emanuel outside of the (now mostly completed) Kerby St. building.
    • Kerby St. building is not going to be occupied with tenants until end of 2022 at least.
      • Parking is not being used either.
  • Discussion about setback requirements—no major change here with transition from IMP to new campus zoning.
    • Legacy cannot build any significant height near sidewalk.

Kerby RFP

  • General sentiment of support from Legacy representatives.

Pacific Power (Represented by Bob Gravely)

  • PP is headed toward demolition of Knott St. building.
    • Putting out bid for demolition
    • Brick crumbling, lead paint, asbestos.
    • Graffiti removal.
    • Substation no longer housed inside.
  • PP is going to put more substation equipment in place of building.
  • PP looking for ways to integrate with neighborhood—landscaping?
    • Underground substation probably not an option.
  • Discussion about sanctioned graffiti.
  • Viewing site from satellite view—seeing lots of unused space.  Discussion about parceling off unused land for retail, housing, park, etc.
    • PP representative will look into this.
  • PP representative will try and bring back some drawings to us.

Event District Parking

  • Eliot up to Russell being included in parking study for event parking.
  • Eliot will be included in next year’s N Portland parking study.

Lloyd meters 2 hrs. to 5 hrs.

Feb 15th LUTC Meeting Agenda

Note the meeting is Tuesday due to Valentines day

Eliot Neighborhood Association’s Land Use and Transportation Committee Agenda

Feb 15th 2022, 7:00-8:30 pm

Zoom Link – Full details below

Agenda

  1. 7:00 Open meeting, Welcome guests, Introductions (5 mins)
  2. 7:05 Discuss agenda and accept any additions (5)
  3. 7:10 Event district parking update from PBOT (30)
  4. 7:40 Discuss if we want to have a general stance on Short Term Rentals. (15)
  5. 7:55 Discuss STR application at Rodney and Ivy (15)
  6. 8:10 Discuss Graham lot split (15)
  7. 8:25 Update from county appraiser meeting (5)

Allan Rudwick is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Feb LUTC Meeting
Time: Feb 15, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82320932716?pwd=NWxlYVRsOElPUVk4blFvMWUvdkRNUT09

Meeting ID: 823 2093 2716
Passcode: 569228
One tap mobile
+16699006833,,82320932716#,,,,569228# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,82320932716#,,,,569228# US (Tacoma)

Dial by your location
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
Meeting ID: 823 2093 2716
Passcode: 569228
Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/k8uf0zYbC

Emanuel Displaced Persons Association 2 Update

The Emanuel Displaced Persons Association 2 is a group that is comprised of the decedents of the homes and businesses displaced by the Emanuel Hospital expansion in the 1960s and 70s. They recently sent out his update. There is an interesting report and an upcoming event that may be of interest. Here’s their update

1. A huge thank you to everyone who took the time to fill out the EDPA2 survey. The purpose of the survey is to reach as many families as possible who were impacted specifically by the Emanuel Hospital expansion. In other words, if your family home/s and/or business/es were demolished to accommodate Emanuel Hospital, you should complete the survey HEREThe flyer is attached. Please continue to share and post!
2. Byrd, a cofounder of EDPA2 has an unique and awesome opportunity to purchase a home in Central Albina “in close proximity to the project area.” The home has significant historic value and is one of the remaining Black owned homes in Central Albina. The plan is to use some aspect of the home for the community service aspect of EDPA2. link to donate There’s an immediate need to raise $5,000 by January 31, 2022. Thank you!
3. Lastly, the groundbreaking 104-page report by EDPA2 and FutureLab is now updated and ready to share! The report is now 161 pages Reclamation Toward the Futurity of Central Albina: Dreamworld Urbanism is scheduled for release on Monday January 31, 2022 at 3pm. Go to PDXScholar after that time and search “Central Albina” to find the report.


After you’ve had a chance to read and digest the report, you are invited to an online event “Show EDPA2 Some Love” on Valentine’s Day, Monday February 14, 2022 at 6:00pm. EDPA2 and FutureLab are at it again but this time we want to hear from YOU. Please join us for Curiosities, Ruminations and Feedback on the report. What stands out to you? What questions do you have? What do you want to discuss further? Better yet, What did you learn? REGISTER HERE This event is free to the public.

Contributions toward the purchase of one of the few remaining historic and Black-owned homes in Central Albina are appreciated. REGISTER HERE

City of Portland’s Charter Commission hosts listening sessions

Dear community member,
The City of Portland’s Charter Commission has embarked on this once-in-a-decade opportunity to review and revise the City of Portland’s Charter (the City’s constitution) and recommend amendments for Portlanders to vote on.

Amendments to the City’s Charter can change City policies and processes that have the potential to respond to community priorities, shape our City, and address the most pressing issues facing our city.
The Charter Commission is hosting virtual Community Listening Sessions in January— we hope you join us! Our Community Listening Sessions are part of a two-part series of listening sessions. The upcoming sessions are an opportunity for community members to learn from Commissioners about charter review, options of reform for our government and elections, and join small breakout rooms to have a discussion with Commissioners on these options!
Community members are invited to attend either of the Part II Community Listening Sessions. The sessions will have the same content just offered on different days to accommodate more community member. Learn more about Charter and register here: Tinyurl.com/CharterListeningSessions
 Tuesday, January 11th from 6-8pm
 Saturday, January 22nd from 12-2pm.
In November, the Charter Commission hosted part I of the Community Listening Sessions and participants learned about the charter review process and the issues currently being researched by the Charter Commission. Joining part I is not a requirement to join Part II. Watch the recording of Part I here!
We hope you join us!

BLACK PARENT INITIATIVE WITH JOY DEGRUY PUBLICATIONS AWARDED $500,000 FROM MACARTHUR FOUNDATION SUPPORTING AN EQUITABLE RECOVERY

By Leigh Bohannon

Black Parent Initiative Logo

The grant will support Black Parent Initiative and Joy DeGruy Publications work to advance Racial Justice Field Support, with a Focus on Combatting Anti-Blackness.

Continue reading BLACK PARENT INITIATIVE WITH JOY DEGRUY PUBLICATIONS AWARDED $500,000 FROM MACARTHUR FOUNDATION SUPPORTING AN EQUITABLE RECOVERY

December 13th 2021 LUTC Meeting Agenda

Eliot Neighborhood Association’s Land Use and Transportation Committee Agenda

December 13th 2021, 7:00-9:00 pm

Zoom Link – Full details below

Agenda

  1. 7:00 Open meeting, Welcome guests, Introductions (5 mins)
  2. 7:05 Discuss agenda and accept any additions (5)
  3. 7:10 Annual Legacy Update/Plans (45)
  4. 7:55 Fremont Bridgehead Reclamation Update (15)
  5. 8:10 Knott St Pacific Power Substation Building (30)
  6. 8:45 Event Parking District Plan Update (5)

Topic: December LUTC Meeting
Time: Dec 13, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84139138134?pwd=ZEViRXlKNlV5cGtIVkE1U3p1MXgvZz09

Meeting ID: 841 3913 8134
Passcode: 887282
One tap mobile
+12532158782,,84139138134#,,,,887282# US (Tacoma) +13462487799,,84139138134#,,,,887282# US (Houston)

Dial by your location
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 841 3913 8134
Passcode: 887282
Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kdN10Ug0m0

Autumnal Greetings from Boise Eliot Native Grove

By Andrine de la Rocha and Howard Patterson

Grandson Dominic on the stump with Howard Patterson at the Grove. Photo courtesy Andrine de la Rocha

The summer heat brought some challenges to the Grove this year and many plants were defeated by the Heat Dome event. Our Oregon White Oak in the meadow gave up the ghost, but we were able to reserve another from Friends of Trees that we will plant sometime this fall. (The remains of the old oak are being transformed into a piece of art inspired by an epic dream in the hands of resident Healing Artist, Andrine de la Rocha.)

All of the remaining trees have survived so far and in their third year seem to be flourishing, despite the heat. Some of our less established shrubs did not fare as well and we will likely replace them during the wet season to give them a good head start on next year. 

Continue reading Autumnal Greetings from Boise Eliot Native Grove