There is no August meeting because we’re too busy throwing our biggest party of the year! It’s National Night Out! Join us at Kern Park from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM on Tuesday 6-August. Check out this and other events in our latest newsletter.
On Saturday 29-June, Commissioner Jessica Vega-Pederson hosted a discussion with her constituents at the Holgate library.
See the video below for Commissioner Pederson discussing the gap between revenue and expenses due to increasing costs and artificially-constrained property tax revenue. A constituent also asked Pederson about the family shelter Lilac Meadows and presents her analysis of the cost of housing a family, which she estimated to be around $3,000 per month.
Know someone who’s been a champion for Portland parks? The Portland Parks Foundation wants to recognize their service to a park, community center, natural area, or community garden. They will make a grant of $1,500 on behalf of the winner to a community organization that aligns with our mission. You have until Friday, September 7th to nominate!
You may also want to consider joining as a member, or donating directly, to the Portland Parks Foundation to support the wonderful work they do for all of us!