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Start: 10:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Let's Go Walking!

When: Wed, Dec 16, 2020 10AM-2PM
Where: Meet at trailhead
(Call or email for directions)

Hiking during COVID-19 pandemic

  • All participants must wear facial masks and practice social distancing during Senior Healthy Hikers group events.
  • We will no longer carpool to the trailhead. Participants are responsible for their own transportation.
  • Driving directions (with the beginning point at Gresham City Hall) will be distributed at least three days prior to the event.

Hike details

  • Distance: 3.8 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Elevation gain: 50 feet
  • Trail conditions: Paved pathway, boardwalk, and some bark dust trail
  • Round-trip travel: Approximately 62 miles

This out-and-back trek will take us along a mostly paved pathway that follows the Rock Creek Trail from Orchard Park to Orenco Woods Nature Park. At Orenco, we will explore some of the local history, as well as the stickwork sculptures created by artist Patrick Dougherty. There are seven of these 18-foot-tall sculptures . each with its own personality. After our hike we will have lunch on our own. There are several restaurants in the area, a list of which will be added to the driving directions. Bring water and snacks for the trail. Comfortable shoes are recommended. Doug and Dana Duval at 907-230-6543 or Healthy Hikers asks that participants be 50 or older. A couple wishing to hike is welcome if one member of the couple is 50 or better.Pets are not permitted on our hikes or walks.Senior Healthy Hikers member guidelines

Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Get Involved, Make a Difference!

When: Wed, Dec 16, 2020 5:30PM-7:30PM
Where: Online meeting

What is middle housing?
Middle housing refers to housing types that fill the gap between small apartments and detached single dwellings including duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, cottage clusters, and townhouses.

Get involved

Join us for the Middle Housing Project's first virtual open house Wed. Dec. 16 from 5:30-7:30pm. Please register for the event if you would like to attend. Learn about what to expect from the project and talk to City staff about your questions at this virtual event. You can learn more about the project on the middle housing page. Gresham's Middle Housing Project includes development code changes that will allow more choices in the types of housing city residents may live in during every phase of their lives. In 2019, the Oregon State legislature passed House Bill (HB) 2001 to help increase the amount and types of housing available to Oregonians. The bill requires Gresham to update the development code by June 30, 2022 to:

  • Allow duplexes on any lot that allows detached single dwellings; and
  • Allow all middle housing types in any area zoned to allow detached single dwellings.

These changes will create more opportunities for renters and homeownership across multiple price levels, and great variety in housing options for a wide range of household structures.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Dec 16, 2020 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

In order to protect public health, safety and welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gresham Design Commission will meet remotely at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 16, via Zoom. How to attend the meeting

  • Join the meeting by phone:
    • Dial-in: (408) 638-0968
    • Webinar ID: 925 9425 0227
    • Passcode: 478057

Citizens wishing to provide oral comments during this Design Commission meeting must register by sending their name, email, phone number, and the subject matter of their comment to Jamie Thomes at at least 24 hours before the meeting. Written comments, including photo or other evidence, must be submitted at least 24 hours before the meeting. Persons who desire to provide comments and are unable to provide written comments in advance or are otherwise unable to access the meeting via Zoom are encouraged to contact Jamie Thomes as soon as possible, but at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting so that the City can provide alternate arrangements. The agenda and hearing documents for The Journey can be accessed via ePlan. Please search: 20-26000234. Select the Hearing Body folder to view the agenda and hearing documents. The agenda for the meeting, the staff report for The Journey hearing, and the Civic Northwest site furnishing discussion handout may be accessed via the Design Commission page.The Design Commission is the primary advising subcommittee to the City Council on design excellence for the built environment of the city. The Commission assists in the development and application of design standards and guidelines, and will conduct hearings as necessary to ensure that proposed public and private projects achieve these standards. For more information about this event, contact Jamie Thomes, Planning Technician at 503-618-2842 or

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

Get Involved, Make a Difference

When: Wed, Dec 16, 2020 7PM-9PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

The Finance Committee advises Council on City financial matters. Finance Committee meetings take place on the third Wednesday of the month from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. How to participateBecause of state limitations on public gatherings during COVID-19, this meeting will be conducted online using Zoom. The meeting structure is consistent with the governor.s Executive Order No. 20-16.Instructions for residents wishing to testify

  • Written testimony: Please send your written testimony to Budget and Finance Director, Sharron Monohonat no later than 24 hours before the meeting to allow the testimony to be forwarded to the Finance Committee.
  • Oral testimony: Please register your name, email address, phone number and subject matter to Budget and Finance Director, Sharron Monohon at no later than 24 hours before the meeting.
  • People who are unable to access the meeting via Zoom are encouraged to notify the City by calling 503-618-2890, 24 hours in advance of the meeting so that the City can provide alternate arrangements.

How to access the meetingOnline:Clink to join the webinar: 0UErpGVia phone:

  • iPhone one-tap : US: +16699006833,,93419397545#,,,,,,0#,,086052# or +12532158782,,93419397545#,,,,,,0#,,086052#
  • Telephone: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 301 715 8592 Webinar ID: 934 1939 7545Passcode: 086052For more information about the Finance Committee or about this meeting, contact Sharron Monohon, Budget and Financial Planning Director, at 503-618-2890 or
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