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Residential Districts Review- Public Input Report

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Residential Districts Review
Public Input Report Now Available

A Public Input Report that describes the information presented at recent community workshops and what we heard from participants during those workshops is now available.

Downlaod the report

The Public Input Report can be downloaded by clicking here or, if you would like a printed copy, please contact Carrie Lopez at the City of Gresham by calling 503-618-2779.

If you attended the workshops, we encourage you to review the information (particularly the Public Input Summary) to ensure participants’ comments are correctly described. New comments are also welcome.

Next opportunity for public input

The next community workshop, during which alternative solutions will be reviewed, is scheduled for the evening of June 10 at City Hall.

Free Curbside Trees Available

crabapple tree

Beautify Your Curbside...

Free flowering trees available!

To: All Wilkes East residents
From: Nick Kantor, Community Habitat Steward -City of Gresham

"I have 15 crabapples (8- Royal Raindrop, and 7- Red Jewel) I want to plant in Gresham. I would like to pick one neighborhood or street. It has to be a neighborhood with a 2.5 to 4 ft. planting strip near the street. The sooner the better. They are in containers and I would like to make the planting of the trees a volunteer event for sometime in May."

If you are interested, please contact Nick Kantor, Community Habitat Steward - City of Gresham, call 503-618-2740, or email nick.kantor@ci.gresham.or.us.

Artists, Engineers, Designers Wanted!

Nadaka Park

Help Us Design A New Entrance for Nadaka Park

Submit your ideas!

Wilkes East Neighborhood Association is preparing a grant proposal to "dress up" the entrance to Nadaka Park and add some fresh walking trail flooring (gravel, tree chips, etc.).

We are looking for persons interested in designing an entrance piece to Nadaka Park located at NE 176th Ave and NE Pacific St.

Start Your Own Neighborhood Watch!


Boris the Burglar-National Neighborhood Watch info

Taking A Bite Out Of Crime,
One Block At A Time

Start your own Neighborhood Watch

Benefits of Neighborhood Watch

The benefits are many… beyond preventing crime and reducing fear, Neighborhood Watch (NW) builds pride, forges bonds among block residents - by really getting to know and look out for neighbors, improves citizen-police relations, and can address other block issues and concerns like child safety, youth development, senior citizen welfare, and quality-of-life.

Neighborhood Watch depends on citizen involvement to prevent and discourage crime. You're not asked to take personal risks, only to serve as extra “eyes and ears” and to report information on crimes and suspicious activities promptly.

Neighborhood Watch groups in your area

To locate a Wilkes East Neighborhood Watch group in your area, or to start a new group, contact neighborhood association members Lee Dayfield at leedayfield@wilkeseastna.org, or Kris Freiermuth at krisfreiermuth@wilkeseastna.org.

What is Neighborhood Watch?

The Neighborhood Watch Program is a highly successful effort that has been in existence for more than thirty years in cities and counties across America. It provides a unique infrastructure that brings together local officials, law enforcement and citizens to protect our communities.

Around the country, neighbors for three decades have banded together to create Neighborhood Watch programs. They understand that the active participation of neighborhood residents is a critical element in community safety

Pacific Drive Neighborhood Watch increase members

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New members, presentations,
summer picnic planned

The Pacific Drive Neighborhood Watch meeting held Monday evening April 14th 2008 was a big success - adding nine new homes to their growing list of participants.

Their meeting is open to all neighbors on NE 168th Ave (between NE Pacific St and NE Oregon St) and NE 169th St between NE Hassalo St and NE Pacific St). Click here for a map of the area.

During the meeting residents enjoy several presentations

Rejoice! Local farmers markets reopen


Farmers Market

Expect root veggies, assorted greens and plants starts now...

the next few months bring more produce and more markets!

(excepted from the Oregonian 'FOODday' Apr 1, 2008)

Although it brings showers for May flowers, April also brings farmers markets - and lots of them. Starting Thursday April 3, 2008, parking lots and parks around Portland and the surrounding communities will bustle wth tent poles, tarps and metal cash boxes as area farmers present their fare to resident cooks.

Local Area Farmers Markets

You'll find plenty of root vegitables, braising greens and lettuces, and of course plant starts for your own vegetable garden.

Neighborhood Connections: Mar 2008

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City of Gresham News,
Community Activities & More...

Neighborhood Connections is a publication from the City of Gresham Communications & Community Outreach offering City of Gresham news, Public Safety information, Community Activities & Events, Training & Workshops, Volunteer Opportunities, and more.

Inside this Issue...

For more information contact City of Gresham Communications & Community Outreach, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030 www.ci.gresham.or.us

Neighborhood Connections: Feb 2008

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City of Gresham News,
Community Activities & More...

Neighborhood Connections is a publication from the City of Gresham Communications & Community Outreach offering City of Gresham news, Public Safety information, Community Activities & Events, Training & Workshops, Volunteer Opportunities, and more.

Inside this Issue...

For more information contact City of Gresham Communications & Community Outreach, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030 www.ci.gresham.or.us

Volunteer Events Feb - May 2008

Come. Join the Fun!

Join us for one or more of these exciting Spring projects!

Say goodbye to Winter and "Hello!" to Spring by attending these great outdoor Volunteer opportunities!

Each project lists dates, times, and contact information. Thanks for all you do to help create a more sustainable world. See ya there!

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