May Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting

Calling all Sunnyside homeowners, renters, business owners – come get involved in the design of new buildings along Hawthorne and Belmont by participating in the Monday May 11th meeting from 7:30-9:30pm in the Southeast Uplift Building (3534 SE Main St).

Advocacy at the neighborhood level and directly at City meetings can be focused on neighborhood notification for proposed development and design standards that push for building façade surfaces with depth and other architectural features to avoid “box-like” buildings occupying almost an entire site.

Monday’s meeting agenda includes:

I) Design of 42nd & Belmont Project

II) Design of Belmont & Cesar Chavez Intersection

III) Division Design Initiative

Hope to see you there!

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May 2015 Meeting Agenda

SNA Meeting and Board Elections

May 14th 7-9PM
SE Uplift –  3534 SE Main St

Our May meeting will feature a presentation by the Community Alliance of Tenants who will answer questions about their organization and present the comic book, Know Your Rights: Don’t Get Evicted which they recently published with Know Your City.  SNA has purchased 5 copies which will be given away by raffle to renters in attendance.

Please help us spread the word to people who rent in Sunnyside.  Renters make up 63% of our neighborhood and are historically underrepresented in Portland’s neighborhood association.  Print and distribute our Renter Outreach Flyer in your apartment building or complex.

Also provided is a detailed agenda.

If you have questions or would like to declare your candidacy for the board, email board (at) sunnysideneighborhood.com

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Sunnyside Newsletter for May 2015

Hello Neighbors!

The newsletter should be making its way to your doorstep in the next week or so (thank you as always to the delivery folks).  Here’s the PDF version. SNA May 2015 Newsletter

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Draft Meeting Minutes from April 12, 2015

Draft Minutes from April 12, 2015

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Meeting Minutes from March 12th

Meeting Minutes from March 12 2015

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April Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting

Calling all Sunnyside homeowners, renters, business owners – come get involved in the design of new buildings along Hawthorne and Belmont by participating in this Monday’s meeting at 7:30pm in the Southeast Uplift Building (3534 SE Main St).

Advocacy at the neighborhood level and directly at City meetings can be focused on design standards that push for building façade surfaces with depth and other architectural features to avoid “box-like” buildings occupying almost an entire site.

At this Monday’s meeting, a City rep will be discussing a design overlay opportunity along Hawthorne and Belmont. Hope to see you there!

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March Land Use and Transportation Committee

The City’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan Update involves changes to the location and type of residential and commercial uses in our neighborhood, especially along Belmont Street and Hawthorne Boulevard. Following Sunnyside Neighborhood Association (SNA) land use and transportation committee meetings, Board meetings, and a recent general meeting attended by a packed room of neighborhood residents, the SNA Board passed Resolutions in January and February to inform the 2035 Comprehensive Plan Update.

Come hear about proposed Comprehensive Plan Map designations to go to the the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Board this Thursday March 12th by attending the Sunnyside Land Use & Transportation Committee meeting on Monday March 9th at 7:30 pm in the SE Uplift building (3534 SE Main St).

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