March SNA Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting Tonight

Hi, all –
Who: Everyone is welcome
What: Sunnyside Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting
Where: Southeast Uplift, 3534 SE Main St, Portland, OR 97214
When: Tuesday, March 7, 7:00-8:00 pm

Agenda:
We’ll be providing an update on the traffic safety improvements on Hawthorne, and then discussing other places in Sunnyside that could use improvements.

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No Hate Resolution

Hello, Neighbors –

We want our neighbors to feel safe and accepted in our great neighborhood, so last night the Sunnyside Neighborhood Board voted unanimously to support a No Hate Resolution that includes a statement of inclusivity along with an action geared toward learning ways to support our neighbors who may identify with a marginalized community.

Follow the link below to see the full resolution language. If there are certain community advocacy groups that the Board could invite to come share strategies/resources, feel free to suggest.

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February LUTC Meeting

Hi, all –
What: Sunnyside Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting
Where: Southeast Uplift, 3534 SE Main St, Portland, OR 97214
When: Tuesday, February 7, 7:00-8:00 pm

Tentative Agenda:
– Lydia Ness and Dan Everhart from Restore Oregon will be sharing with us local and state level policies around historic preservation. Their input is intended to help us better understand different approaches to redevelopment being currently demonstrated on Belmont – 3334 Belmont & 3701 Belmont – and what new policies might be brought forward in the future.

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SNA Board Submits Bylaws For Comment

Hello Neighbors,

A lengthy process to review and update our bylaws is coming to an end.  At our January 12, 2017 meeting, the SNA Board voted to present proposed bylaws to the general membership for comment.

The proposed bylaws and details on the process can be found at this location.

There will be an open house on February 13th from 6-7PM at Southeast Uplift (3534 SE Main St.)

Questions and comments can be sent to board@sunnysideneighborhood.com.

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January Board Meeting

The January SNA Board and General Meeting will take place at 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 12th at Southeast Uplift. Here is the Agenda.

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November Board Meeting

The November SNA Board and General Meeting will take place at 7:00-9:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 10th at Southeast Uplift. Here is the Agenda.

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SUNNYSIDE ENDORSES THE YES FOR AFFORDABLE HOMES BOND MEASURE

The Sunnyside Neighborhood Association is pleased to announce our support for the historic Yes for Affordable Homes campaign to create homes for Portlanders who are in the greatest need in this housing crisis. This $258.4 million affordable housing bond will create permanently affordable housing for tens of thousands of people over the life of the homes, and marks the first time that Portlanders will be able to vote in support of affordable housing. We write today to ask you—one of our key supporters—to join this critical and momentous campaign.

At the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association our mission is to help connect neighbors through events and information in Portland’s Sunnyside Neighborhood. But our work has been increasingly challenged by the housing crisis that rages in our region. With Portland one-bedroom apartments renting at an average of $1,400, so many hardworking families can’t keep up and can’t find homes they can afford. Too many Portlanders are suffering in our communities, in shelters, in parking lots, and under our bridges because Portland very simply lacks enough affordable homes for those who need them most.

That’s why the success of this first ever ballot measure for affordable homes is important to the well-being of the city we love and it’s why the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association supports it. When you vote Yes for Affordable Homes on November 8, you’ll be and building a better Portland for all.

Please join us and lend your support to Yes For Affordable Homes. Sign up to learn more and get involved at yesforaffordablehomes.com

After all, home is where it all begins. It’s where we set out each day fresh and rested. It’s where we started out on our educational, professional and personal paths. It’s where we begin and grow our families. Everyone needs a safe and stable start to each and every day. Together, we can make Portland a place everyone can afford to call home.

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