Police Strategic Plan Community Loopbacks

We received the following email from the Portland Police Bureau and have been asked to share this with our community:

The Portland Police Bureau is hosting two upcoming community meetings for its Strategic Planning process we would like to share with you. The purpose of the meetings is to present the draft Police Strategic Plan framework and solicit additional feedback from the community through small group discussions. Would it be possible for you to share them with your respective neighborhoods and communities in order to provide as many folks as possible the opportunity to participate?

Police Strategic Plan Community Loopbacks

Meeting Information: Community meeting to review the draft Strategic Plan outline and solicit community feedback through small group discussions. An agenda will be posted one week prior to the event. For background information, please visit the Strategic Planning Project Page at http://www.portlandoregon.
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Date: Saturday, May 25th
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: East Portland Community Center, 740 SE 106th Ave, Portland, OR 97216


Date: Thursday, May 30th
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Terrell Hall Rm 206, PCC Cascade Campus, 5624 N Borthwick Ave, Portland, OR 97217


Kellogg Middle School Groundbreaking Ceremony on Saturday 1-June

We received the following notice from Portland Public Schools —

The start of construction on a new Kellogg Middle School is only a few
weeks away. To celebrate, an upcoming groundbreaking ceremony will
take place at the site of the new school.

Kellogg Groundbreaking Ceremony will take place on Saturday, June, 1st
PPS will celebrate the start of a new Kellogg Middle School with a
groundbreaking ceremony that takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
at 6909 SE Powell Blvd.  Speakers, local dignitaries and music will
add to the festive atmosphere.  The event also provides the public an
opportunity to meet the project team and learn more about the new
school. Kellogg will be the first entirely new school to be built in
SE Portland in many decades and will provide students and staff with a
state-of-the-art middle school facility.  Kellogg is one of the  first
major construction projects funded by the May 2017 Bond.

Kellogg Rebuild Highlights
The Kellogg site will include over 100,000 square feet of new
construction, including a performing arts stage, a multi-purpose gym
and assembly space, a large, flexible commons space, and dedicated
outdoor learning spaces. The school will be a focal point of its
Southeast Portland neighborhood, offering a new educational center and
resource hub for the community. For more information, view the new Kellogg Rebuild info-flyer (Español |Tiếng Việt | 中文 Русский | Soomaali) or visit the Kellogg rebuild website.


82nd Avenue Study: Open Testimony to City Council on 23-May

We previously told you about the draft report published by the Portland Bureau of Planning & Sustainability – 82nd Avenue Study: Understanding Barriers to Development

We received notification that there is a scheduled hearing with the city council at 2:00 PM on Thursday 23-May.

The 82nd Avenue Study: Understanding Barriers to Development looks at the development potential of properties along 82nd Avenue and identifies barriers to new development and pedestrian safety. The study presents ideas that can be addressed in the near term with an eye toward long-term solutions.

Community members are invited to review the 82nd Avenue Study: Understanding Barriers to Development Recommended Draft Report and testify to City Council on May 23 at 2 p.m. or send their testimony in writing.

~ City Council to consider 82nd Avenue upgrades for pedestrians and businesses, City of Portland Bureau of Planning & Sustainability