July 27th Foster-Powell Movie in the Park: “Finding Nemo”

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Celebrate summer with an outdoor movie at Essex Park on Wednesday, July 27th!

“Finding Nemo” will be showing at dusk (8:30 p.m.-ish) and the LaRhonda Steele Trio will play at 6:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, July 27th
Time: music at 6:30 p.m., movie at dusk
Location: Essex Park, SE 79th and SE Center

Thank you to our FoPo sponsors: John McKay, Real Estate Broker; Red Castle Games; Midpoint Food and Drink; and Law Offices of Shawn Morgan. Continue reading


Citywide Land Use Group: Residential Infill Project

The Foster-Powell Neighborhood Association received the following email about an upcoming Citywide Land Use Group meeting which will discuss Portland’s Residential Infill Project:

This will be the second and last meeting of Citywide Land Use Group to discuss the Residential Infill Project.  The project will establish the framework for written code that will be processed during the remainder of this year, in all likelihood, and then be considered for adoption by Council early next year.  The code framework will be supported by the adopted Comprehensive Plan.  That makes the way the code is written especially important to all of us in the Neighborhood Association Land Use review role that will follow.

While Citywide Land Use Group will not have a regular meeting on the subject again we will continue working together on the quality of the proposed code framework and then on the code itself.  This month Morgan Tracy, Project Manager for the Residential Infill Project, will attend our meeting.  Make sure he hears your opinions and concerns – and suggested approaches if you have them.

I hope you will attend our meeting and participate in the dialogue.

Bonny McKnight
Citywide Land Use Group

What: Citywide Land Use Group meeting
Date: Monday, July 25th
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Location: 1900 Building, 1900 SW Fourth Ave., Room 2500b
Agenda: Click here


Survey: Powell-Division Transit and Development Project

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Better transit, better Division?

Planners spent the spring studying inner SE Division Street in Portland (from SE 8th to 82nd avenues) and found promising results: Improved bus service – with longer buses, better stations and signal priority – would give riders a quicker and more reliable trip, ease traffic congestion and reduce the problem of riders getting passed by full buses.

Now they need to know what you think!

Take a 3-minute survey open July 21st to September 9th.

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