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Start: 4:30 pm
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Get Involved, Make a Difference
When: Mon Nov 16, 2015 4:30PM-6:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Springwater Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Gresham, OR
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The Urban Forestry Subcommittee advises the City Council and staff about tree preservation, tree species for the City’s street tree list and trees to be designated to the City’s significant tree list.
More info
Contact Tina Osterink at 503-618-2392 or .

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Rockwood NA Meeting
When: Mon Nov 16, 2015 7-9PM
Where: Rockwood Building
124 NE 182st Ave
Greaham OR
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More Info
Contact Catherine Nicewood, Rockwood President, at 503-285-6587 or email

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

When: Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:00PM-9PM
Where: Albertina Kerr   (New location!)
Louise Room
722 NE 162nd Av
Gresham, OR
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Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited
Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!
Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, Nov 16th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2015 Fall Meeting. The meeting will be held at Albertina Kerr - Louise Room, 722 NE 162nd Av, Gresham OR. Get map!
Guests & Topics
Election of Officers, Rockwood Triangle Development, Reaching Out for a Better Oregon, Waterside Apartments Update, Friday Night Youth Basketball, and neighborhood news and updates.
Join the Board   Are you motivated, passionate, creative?
Become a Member-at-Large at this year's neighborhood elections. Being a Board Member is a great opportunity and experience for any neighbor, whether you’ve been on a board before or you're considering the idea for the first time. No experience required.
Who should attend?
This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood! Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Artist rendering, Chet Antonsen designClick to enlarge

Early Neighborhood Meeting
When: Mon Nov 16, 2015 7-9PM
Where: Albertina Kerr Campus
722 NE 162nd Ave - Bldg H
Gresham OR
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Neighbors Object
At the Summer 2015 Wilkes East Neighborhood Association meeting, August 24th, Craig Smith with SGS Development LLC (a Bend-based company owned by developer Chet Antonsen that has built several projects in East Multnomah County), presented plans for construction of new 64-unit 4-story 2-building apartment homes at 165th & NE Halsey St.
During the presentation several neighbors raised concerns about the project. Among the main concerns was the number of parking spaces, ingress/egress to the property, building height, 55-and-older vs family tenants, play area size, impact on schools, and a possible wetland.
Addressing Concerns
Over the next several weeks SGS Development explored ways to address the neighbor’s concerns including reducing the building height to 2 or 3-story buildings and spreading out the buildings across the entire site. Based on comments raised at the August meeting a wetlands specialist was retained to study the proposed site. His findings supported the existence of a wetland area on the north portion of the property. A 15' buffer will now separate the wetlands from the project leaving this habitat area undisturbed.
(New design and next meeting info below page break)

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