Board Elections – May 12!

Hello Neighbors,

SNA Board Elections are May 12!

We have at least two vacant seats, would you like to serve on the board?

More info here: https://sunnysideneighborhood.wordpress.com/board/elections/

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Sunnyside Prepared Meeting Notes – Mar 15 2016

  • Twelve attendees. Three joined us for the first time
  • Committee co-chair Jan led us in an interactive exercise using FEMA’s Earthquake Home Hazard Hunt large-format poster. This is a great tool for outreach because it provides many quick, inexpensive steps that anyone can take to secure their property and improve their safety. We have laminated home and school versions available for loan upon request; they’re too large to print at home. (Thanks to the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association for funding printing of the posters.)
  • Our Southeast Uplift Community Small Grant proposal did not make the cut. But that’s OK! Proposals for $83K were made for a pool of $23K, and the grants that were selected are excellent.
  • Active NETs were invited by Holly to participate in Sunnyside Environmental School’s first parent-child reunification drill. (Not open to public participation for obvious security reasons.)
  • Tip of the month, from Holly: Establish a way to leave notes for your family and neighbors at your home after an emergency, in case you need to leave. Consider a small whiteboard, paper and pen in a plastic baggie — something waterproof that you can stash in an established outdoor location and update for each other when other communication methods are unavailable.
  • Next meeting: Tue Apr 19, 2016 7-8:30pm
    Southeast Uplift, Fireside Room
    3534 SE Main St
    RSVP appreciated, but not required
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Sunnyside Monthly Land Use Meetnig Thurs April 14th 6:30PM

Location: 3534 SE Main Street; Fireside Room

We’ll update in brief Mixed Use Zones project, Residential Infill Advisory Committee, Comp Plan and various Sunnyside project updates.

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Agenda for April 14 meeting

Here is the agenda for the April 14 Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Meeting

The meeting is 7:30 – 9:00 PM in the Fireside Room at Southeast Uplift: 3534 SE Main St. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

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SNA EP NET Committee Agenda – Mar 15 2016

Tue, Mar 15, 2016
10
– 11:15am (We start — and finish! — on time. This month’s meeting will be a little shorter than usual.)
Jeff Morris Fire Museum, first floor kitchen
900 SE 35th Ave (corner of Belmont)

  • RSVP greatly appreciated, but not required. More than 110 people receive meeting invitations, so it’s helpful to know in advance if we’ll have a large crowd.
  • If you cannot join us this time, please mark your calendar for the next meeting, Tue, Apr 19, 7pm at Southeast Uplift.

10:00 – 10:05 : Brief attendee introductions – name, neighborhood/cross streets, and any organizational affiliation.

10:05 – 10:08 : (Glenn) For first-time attendees, a very brief explanation of the closer collaboration we’ve developed for Sunnyside NET and the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Emergency Preparedness Committee.

10:08 – 10:20 : (Glenn + group discussion) Housekeeping

  • NET service commitment logging, and www.PDXtimebank.com credit for Committee participants
  • We have asked the Neighborhood Assoc. to approve a new name for our group: Sunnyside Prepared (A committee of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association)
  • Southeast Uplift Community Small Grant application update. The list of grantees will be announced Mar 11. Fingers crossed.
  • New NET ARO (Amateur Radio Operator) guidelines and training requirements.
  • Friends of Portland NET – What you can do to help!

10:20 – 10:45 : (Jan + group discussion) Earthquake Home Hazard Hunt activity using the large-format FEMA poster. We’ll also discuss how you can borrow laminated posters and integrate this activity into your own Map Your Neighborhood efforts. (A School Hazard Hunt poster is also available.)

10:45 – 11:00 : (Jan + group discussion) Brief Map Your Neighborhood (MYN) activities, and review of an assortment of local maps.

11:00 – 11:10 : (all event participants + group discussion) Debrief about recent & upcoming NET events

  • NECN crowd-sourcing event related to Map Your Neighborhood (Feb 22)
  • BEECN drill (Feb 27)
  • Sunnyside Environmental School reunification workshops (Mar 9)
  • June 21 Presentation by Dr. Erin Moore — on-the-ground experience of the Nepal 2015 earthquake (June 21)
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SNA Monthly Land Use Meeting Thur. March 10th 6:30pm

Agenda includes proposed project at 3334 SE Belmont St.    More details here.

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March Neighborhood News

Here is the March issue of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Newsletter.

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