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Draft City Club report recommends changes to Portland water, sewer bureaus to improve oversight and build ratepayer confidence Report recommends ‘no’ vote on proposed ballot measure, proposes alternate structure The City Club of Portland today released a draft research report that recommends a new governance structure to improve oversight of the Portland’s water and sewer […]

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Current trends in Land use

Seeing the Light: Solar Access & New Development February 27, 2014 Trends In Land Use – March Edition By: Bob Kellett The amount of new development in the SE Uplift coalition neighborhoods has been significant over the past year. Apartment buildings are seemingly springing up left and right, homes are being demolished and replaced by […]

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Fix a water leak week

January 30, 2014   Contributed article by the Regional Water Providers Consortium Word count: 509 Author: Lindsey Berman, Conservation Program Manager, Regional Water Providers Consortium   Every Drop Counts: Simple Steps Save Water and Money During Fix a Leak Week and Beyond Regional Water Providers Consortium offers free indoor water saving kits Many of us […]

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Brooklyn Station Areas Project Kicks Off – Join the conversation!   The Brooklyn Station Areas project is providing detailed planning for the Rhine and Holgate station areas on the new Portland-Milwaukie light rail line. The process kicks off next month with the first in a series of three working group meetings that will guide planning. Additional meetings […]

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Johnson Creek Watershed Council E-BULLETIN December 2013  1) Become a Friend of Johnson Creek  2) JCWC Volunteers Discover Coho Carcass 3) Johnson Creek’s Newest Side Channel 4) Stumped for a Gift? Give a Name Engraving!  5) JCWC in the News 6) Native Neighbor: Red-osier dogwood 7) Calendar at a Glance 1) Become a Friend of Johnson Creek Each gift to the Council before […]

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  Headline: Easy ways to save energy—and money—this winter   As temperatures begin to drop, heating bills across Reed will begin to rise. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the typical U.S. family spends at least $2,000 a year on home utility bills. Unfortunately, a lot of that money is wasted when heat escapes […]

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Se Uplift spot light

ABOUT US OUR SERVICES OUR NEIGHBORHOODS COMMUNITY CALENDAR CONTACT US SE Uplift Newsletter Neighborhoods We Serve Neighborhood Toolbox Our Community Space Resources FAQ Since 1968, the SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, has provided critical staff and organizational support to thousands of neighborhood association volunteers fostering safe, vibrant and diverse neighborhoods within our […]

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Reed Neighborhood Association General Meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013 @ Reed College, Eliot Hall Present:Clyde Nichols, Kathy Nichols, Richard Osmun, Mark Gossage, Kevin Myers, Marisha Childs, Doug Menely, Gary Rickert, Carolyn Kay, Kessa Shipley, Cathy Cromett Quorum present and verified by Mark Gossage, meeting called to order and commenced at 6:40 p.m.  […]

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District Mapping Sessions Definitions and Acronyms May/June 2013 The following are definitions and acronyms of commonly used terms related to district mapping conversations: 1. Comprehensive Plan Update and Periodic Review – Portland’s Comprehensive Plan helps the City prepare for and manage expected population and employment, as well as plan for and coordinate major public investments. […]

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