August 16th, 2013
What: Neighborhood Association Meeting – all are welcome!
Where: Bar Carlo, 6433 SE Foster Road
All are welcome!
July 11th, 2013
Tuesday, August 6
Kern Park (67th & Center)
More information here.
June 12th, 2013
The Alley Allies, a group of PSU graduate students working with the Foster EcoDistrict, have published their final documents. Visit the web site at http://millstreetplanning.com to see what they recommend!
April 17th, 2013
There are a lot of neighborhood events planned for the summer, from the Neighborhood Clean-Up, to the Foster-Powell Garden Tour, to National Night Out and Movies in the Park, and Fun on Foster. Check it out on our facebook page!
April 17th, 2013
Board elections will be held at the May general meeting! The following positions are open:
Other positions are currently filled but neighborhood association members can be nominated for any position.
In order to qualify for Board service, members must:
- Have attended at least 3 general or board meetings in the past 12 months
- Be a member of the neighborhood association (have signed in at the meeting(s) you attended)
Hope to see you there! We meet at 6:30pm at Bar Carlo, 6433 SE Foster. Kids are welcome until 8:00.
February 11th, 2013
The Foster Corridor Investment Strategy will be an action plan to improve the neighborhoods and commercial areas along Foster Road.
At Open House #3 attendees will have the opportunity to comment on proposed strategies and projects to revitalize Foster Corridor.
More information at http://tinyurl.com/b2bgg6t.
February 11th, 2013
Community Workshop #2 for Laurelwood Park Enhancement
Facilitated by: The Foster Green EcoDistrict
Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30 pm
Location: Bar Carlo, 6433 Foster Road
More Information: email@example.com
This is the second workshop to review three design alternatives for Laurelwood Park. Your opinion and comments are needed to select the preferred concept design for the park’s enhancement. An On-Line survey will be launched following to meeting to obtain additional community input.
Foster Green is facilitating a vision and Master Plan for Laurelwood Park. The project will engage the community to define their desires for park enhancements. The project includes public engagement, project design, plan document, and implementation strategy. Foster Green will work with the City to formally adopt the final plan. Foster Green EcoDistrict is collaborating with the City of Portland Bureau of Parks and Recreation, the Mt Scott-Arleta Neighborhood Association, and the Foster Powell Neighborhood Association.
December 20th, 2012
How should the Foster Corridor be improved?
The Portland Development Commission (PDC) and the Foster-Lents Integration Partnership (FLIP) have opened “PDC Town Hall,” an online forum where you can spend an imaginary $500 among these ten scenarios and tell us where you think we should focus these investments. Visit PDC Town Hall, read what others are saying and then post your own priorities here: http://www.pdc.us/our-work/urban-renewal-areas/lents/current-projects/flip/flip-forum.aspx.
December 12th, 2012
The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has submitted a grant application to the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for safety improvements to Foster Road:
“The SE Foster Road Safety and Sidewalk Enhancement Project will design and construct elements of the Foster Road Transportation and Streetscape Plan (adopted in 2003 and updated in 2013) along SE Foster Road between SE 50th Ave and SE 90th Ave. It will primarily focus on pedestrian and bicycle crossing safety and access to transit, followed by streetscape improvements in the priority Districts identified in the Plan. Improvements will include:• Pedestrian safety crossing improvements along the corridor • Bus Stop Improvements. (e.g. seating, shelters, ADA landing pads) at multiple locations along the corridor, to be determined in coordination with TriMet • Signal synchronization equipment upgrades • Bike parking, facilities and crossing improvements along SE Foster.”
See the full project list at http://fosterpowell.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/PBOT-2012-STIP-Enhance-Grant-Submittals_Summary.pdf.
December 11th, 2012
The Foster Road Cross Section Draft Alternatives document was the starting point for discussion at the November 15, 2012, meeting of the Foster Streetscape Plan Stakeholder Advisory Committee. The next meeting will be held on Thursday, December 13 at 6:00 PM at SE Works, 7916 SE Foster Road, Suite 104.
View the meeting materials from the November SAC meeting and the draft alternatives here: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/article/420815