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UPDATE: Wilkes East Neighborhood, 2021 Summer Meeting: Mon Aug 09, 2021 7PM-8:30PM

08/09/2021 - 7:00pm
08/09/2021 - 8:30pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood 2021 Summer Meeting: Mon Apr 09, 2021 7PM-8:30PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! Online meeting via Zoom. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting.

Summer Meeting Notice

When: Mon Apr 09, 2021 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

Click here to Join Meeting

Go to: https://zoom.us/join
Meeting ID: 826 2378 8859
Passcode: 592489

Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, Aug 9th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2021 Summer Meeting. The meeting at Nadaka has been changed to a Zoom meeting due the recent surge in coronavirus.

Agenda

  • Danelle Heilkkila, Principal H.B.Lee Middle School
  • Dina DiNucci, Gresham City Council Position 1
  • Tina Osterkink, City of Gresham, Parks Trees & all things public
  • Neighborhood news and more

Seeking Board Members.   Are you motivated, passionate, creative?
Did you know you can become a Member-at-Large at any time? Being a Board Member is a great opportunity and experience for any neighbor, whether you’ve been on a board before or you're considering the idea for the first time. No experience required. Nominate yourself. Info here! or contact any board member. Get involved! Make a difference!

Who should attend?
Participation is open to all residents who live, own property or a business, organization, church or government agency within our boundaries

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood is located in the northwest corner of the City of Gresham, Oregon, and is one of Gresham's sixteen neighborhoods. Wilkes East Neighborhood borders are roughly NE Sandy Blvd to the north, NE 181st Ave to the east, NE Glisan St to the south, and NE 162nd Ave to the west. Get map!.


Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting Signs. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting. The signs were purchased with assistance of the City of Gresham Neighborhood Grant Program, and with volunteer hours to set them out and retrieve them. Signs Now NW also made a generous contribution to this project.

Mark your calendar. See you there!

Questions or comments?
Contact Wilkes East Neighborhood by email at info@wilkeseastna.org, or by postal mail to: Wilkes East Neighborhood, 17104 NE Oregon St, Portland Oregon 97230

City of Gresham Housing Capacity Analysis Open House: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM

04/08/2021 - 6:00pm
04/08/2021 - 7:30pm
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City of Gresham Housing Capacity Analysis Open House: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM. Get Involved, Make a Difference. Info here!

Get Involved, Make a Difference

When: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM
Where: Virtual open house

You are invited to join the housing capacity analysis project team at a virtual open house on April 8 at 6:00 pm.

The housing capacity analysis project includes an analysis of future housing projections and an inventory of the city's available buildable lands. These activities will determine Gresham's housing needs for the next 20 years and the capacity for that housing to be developed.

At the open house, the project consultant will review key findings from their housing market analysis for Gresham as well as preliminary housing forecast and buildable lands inventory results. The presentation will include time for questions and answers.

Visit the housing capacity analysis page for more information about this project.

How to join this meeting

For more information about this event, contact Mary Phillips at Mary.Phillips@GreshamOregon.gov.

SAFER Council Apr 2021 Meeting: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 5:30PM-8:30PM

04/08/2021 - 5:30pm
04/08/2021 - 8:30pm
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SAFER Council Apr 2021 Meeting: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 5:30PM-8:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 5:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom
Get Map!

The regional SAFER Council consists of city representatives from Gresham, Fairview, Wood Village, Troutdale and a Multnomah Rural Protection District 10 board member.

The SAFER Council (Sustainable Affordable Funding for Emergency Services) was created with regard to fire service in East County.

Goals of the SAFER Council:

  • Determine the emergency response level for our regional service area.
  • Perform a needs assessment required to meet service level expectations.
  • Establish a SAFER proposal and alternate proposal to be presented for consideration by each City Council and district board.

How to watch:

For more information about this meeting, contact Randi Deverell at 503-618-2853 or Randi.Deverell@GreshamOregon.gov.

Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-8:30PM

04/08/2021 - 6:00pm
04/08/2021 - 8:30pm
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Attracting Pollinators to the Urban Garden: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-8:30PM. Free Hands-On Event. Info here!

Free Hands-On Event

When: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-8:30PM
Where: Online workshop

Learn how to landscape for clean water and healthy habitat from the safety and comfort of home.

In this workshop, get to know the different kinds of pollinators that might be living in your garden and what plants can help attract and support them. Plus, shelter, water, nesting and overwintering site tips.

Learn more and register.

These free online classes are offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. For more information, contact the EMSWCD office at 503-222-7645.

Free Workshop! Rain Gardens 101: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 9AM-1PM

04/10/2021 - 9:00am
04/10/2021 - 1:00pm
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Free Workshop! Rain Gardens 101: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 9AM-1PM. Improving Our Watershed. Info here!

Improving Our Watershed

When: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 9AM-1PM
Where: Online workshop

Learn how to landscape for clean water and healthy habitat from the safety and comfort of home.

In this workshop, learn to build your own rain garden . from site selection to best location and size, plants and more. Receive a booklet to guide you through all the steps.

Learn more and register.

These free online classes are offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. For more information, contact the EMSWCD office at 503-222-7645.

Learn How to Properly Maintain Your Lawn: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 1PM-3PM

04/10/2021 - 1:00pm
04/10/2021 - 3:00pm
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Learn How to Properly Maintain Your Lawn: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 1PM-3PM. Free workshop. Info here!

Free Workshop!

When: Sat, Apr 10, 2021 1PM-3PM
Where: Gresham Japanese Garden
Main City Park
Get Map!

Take a free class on getting green, healthy grass. Taught by Jim Card, director of the Gresham Japanese Garden, you'll learn how to get moss out, how to water your lawn vs. your plants and more.

This class is held in the garden's outside greenhouse. Masks are mandatory. Limited to nine participants.

Register for this event.

Learn more about the Gresham Japanese Garden or email info@GreshamJapaneseGarden.com.

Free Workshop! Native Plants: Sun, Apr 11, 2021 1PM-3:30PM

04/11/2021 - 1:00pm
04/11/2021 - 3:30pm
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Native Plants: Sun, Apr 11, 2021 1PM-3:30PM. Free Workshop! Info here!

Free Workshop!

When: Sun, Apr 11, 2021 1PM-3:30PM
Where: Online workshop

Learn how to landscape for clean water and healthy habitat from the safety and comfort of home.

In this workshop, get to know common native plants from the Willamette Valley. You'll walk away with loads of information so you can decide which native plants will work well in your yard.

Learn more and register.

These free online classes are offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. For more information, contact the EMSWCD office at 503-222-7645.

Wilkes East Neighborhood Association Board Meeting: Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:30PM-8PM

04/12/2021 - 6:30pm
04/12/2021 - 8:00pm
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Board Meeting, second Monday monthly. Wilkes East Neighborhood, 17104 NE Oregon St, Portland OR 97230. Diversity, Harmony, Community -- Together WE can make a difference

Neighborhood Board Meeting

When: Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:30PM-8:00PM
Online meeting via Zoom
Click here to join.
Passcode: 909690

Board meetings are now scheduled for the 2nd Monday each month 6:30PM
For more information please contact: info@wilkeseastna.org

Upcoming Meetings

  • Apr 12, 2021
  • May 10, 2021
  • Jun 14, 2021
  • Jul 12, 2021
  • Aug 09, 2021 *
  • Sep 13, 2021

    * Public Meeting

SEEKING BOARD MEMBERS
Are you motivated, passionate, creative?  Join the Board!

Help shape our neighborhood. Become a Member-at-Large at anytime. No experience required -- just the desire to make our neighborhood a better place. Click here for details!  "Together WE can make a difference!"

Wilkes East Neighborhood
17104 NE Oregon St
Portland OR 97230

City of Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Apr 12, 2021 6:30PM-8PM

04/12/2021 - 6:30pm
04/12/2021 - 8:00pm
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City of Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Apr 12, 2021 6:30PM-8PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Apr 12, 2021 6:30PM-
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

In order to protect public health, safety, and welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gresham Planning Commission will meet remotely at 6:30 pm on Monday, April 12, via Zoom.

Instructions to participate

People who wish to speak during the meeting, provide written comments, are unable to access the meeting remotely, or are otherwise unable to participate in the meeting, should notify staff 24 hours in advance of the meeting for instructions and assistance. This allows the City time to provide alternate arrangements, if needed.

Please contact Amanda Lunsford at Amanda.Lunsford@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2221 for participation instructions or more information about the meeting.

The Planning Commission advises the City Council on long-range, comprehensive planning and land use issues within Gresham.

Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations Apr 2021 Meeting: Tue, Apr 13, 2021 7PM-8:45PM

04/13/2021 - 7:00pm
04/13/2021 - 8:30pm
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Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations Apr 2021 Meeting: Tue, Apr 13, 2021 7PM-8:45PM. Public Welcome. Get Involved!. Info here!

Public Welcome. Get Involved!

When: Tue, Apr 13, 2021 7PM-8:45PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

Please note, this is a Zoom meeting. For additional information about this meeting or how to attend via Zoom, please visit the Coalition webpage, and view the agenda.

For more information about the Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations, contact Carol Rulla, Coalition President, at 503-663-1466 or crullaor@gmail.com.

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