June 15th – Land Use & Transportation Committee Meeting Agenda

Open invite to the Land Use & Transportation meeting tomorrow night at 7pm.
Please join this Thurs., June 15th, for our LU & TC meeting from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the German American Society, 5626 NE Alameda St.

June 15th LU & TC Agenda:
For Approval: 051817 Minutes (attached)
1. ONI Marijuana Code Compliance Officer Nathanial Werner. To provide information and code compliance updates on two new MJ outlets opening up in our neighborhood.

2. Ellington Apartments presentation by the Portland Housing Authority District Liaison Cupid Alexander.  These apartments were recently purchased by PHA to provide low and very low income housing. They are located on our eastern neighborhood border and our LUTOP Rep. Ed Gorman has invited Madison South land use representatives to join us.

3. Land Use review guidelines and policies for RCPNA

4. Sub-Committee Updates:

  • CNN’s LUTOP – Notes attached
  • Our Lady of LaVang
  • Other

5. Status:

April & June RCPNA Newsletters – Digital Editions

Although your website editor has been behind, our fantastic neighborhood newsletter editor has published two great issues of our Rose City Park Review newsletter recently.  Here are the digital copies for your use and enjoyment.



These can also be found in the Past Issues section of the website.


Heads Up – Land Use & Transportation Meeting Thursday May 18

A note from our Chair:

Hi Folks,
Please join me for our monthly LU & TC meeting this Thurs. May 18th from 7-9 pm at the German American Society, 5626 NE Alameda. There are no land use reviews pending at this time and the Umqua Bank redevelopment to Mixed Use Apartments has been rescheduled to our June meeting.  What we have scheduled include:
1. Planning Liaison Nan Stark and neighbor on NE 50th Emily Courtnage will be there to discuss the Erata Map (zoning) on the easterly most Peterson property that is still pending City Council review.
2. Draft LU & TC review guidelines & process
3. Update on the Residential Infill process: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/67728
4. Comment Options:
A. Portland Transportation Funding? https://www.portlandoregon.gov/transportation/72775
B. Better Housing by Design – June 1 & 3 Open Houses: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/71903

Please let me know if you have any additions or comments.

Tamara DeRidder, AICP
Co-Chair, LU & TC

Rose City Park Tree Walk – this Saturday, April 8th!

Were you excited about the recent neighborhood tree survey? Want to get to know your neighborhood trees?

Come join the FREE Rose City Park Tree Walk!   Be sure to register here.

We’ll meet inside of the Rose City Park United Methodist Church to have some snacks and coffee (provided by Urban Forestry), and then head out for a walk in the neighborhood.

Event Details
When: 9:00 am – 12:00 am, April 8th, 2017
Location: Rose City Park United Methodist Church | 5830 NE Alameda St, Portland, OR 97213