12/3/12

Foster Green EcoDistrict hosting Laurelwood Park Community Workshop #1, December 6 at 6:30pm

Community Workshop #1 for Laurelwood Park Enhancement
Facilitated by:  Foster Green EcoDistrict
Date: Thursday, December 6th, 2012
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: Bar Carlo, 6433 Foster Road
More Information: fosterecodistrict@gmail.com

The Foster Green EcoDistrict is a collaboration of neighbors along the Foster Road corridor with a goal to facilitate improvement projects within the com-munity. 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.

Laurelwood Park Workshop Brochure

12/3/12

PBOT applying for additional funding for Foster Road streetscape improvements

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) has submitted a Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) Enhance grant application to ODOT to request funding for additional streetscape improvements to Foster Rd. Any funding received would be in addition to the current $3.25 million funding available in 2014 ($2 million from the PDC/Lents Town Center Urban Renewal Area, and $1.25 in Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP) funding). The FPNA submitted a letter in support of the application. We’ll keep you posted here!

11/14/12

Foster-Powell Communications Committee looking for members!

We need you!
Foster-Powell Neighborhood Communications Committee

Meets last Wednesday of every month
6:30 @ Bar Carlo: 6433 SE Foster Rd.
First meeting: Weds. January 30th, 2013

Goals:
– Make neighborhood communications consistent and keep them current.
– Establish a tone-of-voice and look-and-feel.
– Recruit and maintain neighborhood association members.

Subcommittees:
– Website
– Events
– Outreach/Block Captains
– Branding/Messaging

Contact: Erica Bjerning
ericaland@me.com / 503.774.3639 (land line)

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