Announcement

Residential Districts Review proposed map and code changes. Public hearing: Dec 16, 2008

12/16/2008 - 3:00pm
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City of Gresham Planning Commission Residential Districts Review proposed map and code changes. Public hearing: Dec 16, 2008

Proposed map and codes changes available for review

When: Tuesday, Dec 16, 2008 3:00PM
Where: Council Chambers
Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Parkway

Proposed changes close to approval

The Planning Commission on November 10, 2008 recommended that the City Council approve the map and code changes proposed as part of the Residential Districts Review project.

The proposed changes are described at www.tinyurl.com/GreshamCode.

Planning Commission suggests staff take another look

The City Council is scheduled to conduct a public hearing at 3:00PM Dec 16, 2008. The Planning Commission suggested staff take another look at the proposed map changes for a few locations. Staff will describe those suggestions and its recommendation to the City Council in the materials for the Dec 16, 2008 meeting.

Gresham Police "How to contact and report incidents" round table: Nov 19, 2008

11/19/2008 - 7:00pm
11/19/2008 - 9:00pm
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City of Gresham Crime Prevention round table. Learning how to contact police and report incidents: Nov 19, 2008

Improve community safety.
Learning how to contact the police and report incidents

When: Wednesday Nov 19, 2008 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Where: City of Gresham Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham OR

The public is invited to join in an evening of learning more about how to contact and to report incidents.

Round Table Topics

  • Listen to a rape victim recall how she assisted the Gresham Police by providing accurate and clear information
  • Learn from a 911 dispatch training officer how to successfully report a crime and know when to call 911 versus the non-emergency number
  • Find out what information detectives need to follow-up on cases

Zimmerman House tours: May 16, 2009 10AM-3PM

05/16/2009 - 10:00am
05/16/2009 - 3:00pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. 17111 NE Sandy Blvd, Gresham OR, (503) 261-8078

Enjoy the beauty!
Open House 10AM - 3PM
Visit this delightful turn-of-the-century Victorian farmhouse

When: Saturday May 16, 2009 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham OR

Take a step back into history at the Zimmermann House, a Victorian era farmhouse, built in 1874 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. The Zimmerman Heritage Farm is a unique cultural education and recreational resource that is being created for the benefit of the public on a 5.98-acre historic site in Gresham, Oregon. Open house and tours are available every third Saturday. Don't miss this unique opportunity to step back in time!

Celebrate the Season! Zimmerman House tours: Dec 20, 2008

12/20/2008 - 10:00am
12/20/2008 - 3:00pm
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Zimmerman Heritage Farm. A delightful Victorian era farmhouse built in 1874. 17111 NE Sandy Blvd, Gresham OR, (503) 261-8078

Deck the Halls!
Open House 10AM - 3PM
Visit this delightful turn-of-the-century Victorian farmhouse

When: Saturday Dec 20, 2008 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd
Gresham OR

Take a step back into history at the Zimmermann House, a Victorian era farmhouse, built in 1874 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This beautiful farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. The Zimmerman Heritage Farm is a unique cultural education and recreational resource that is being created for the benefit of the public on a 5.98-acre historic site in Gresham, Oregon. Open house and tours are available every third Saturday. Don't miss this unique opportunity to step back in time!

Rockwood Business Coalition Meeting: Nov 5, 2008

11/05/2008 - 7:30am
11/05/2008 - 9:00am
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Rockwood Business Coalition, 18709 SE Stark St, Gresham OR 97233, (503) 618-2899. Creating a unified voice for political, economic, and social issues for Rockwood businesses

All Rockwood area business urged to attend

When: Wednesday, Nov 5, 2008 7:30AM - 9:00AM
Where: Rockwood Community Office
18709 SE Stark St
Gresham OR

The next Rockwood Business Coalition meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov 5, 2008 7:30AM - 9:00AM. I know it is one day after elections, but don't forget this important day! See you at the Rockwood Community Office, 18709 SE Stark.

Agenda

  • Call to Order, Introductions
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Update on New Human Solutions Building
    181st and Couch
    Jean DeMaster, Director
  • Rockwood Enterprise Zone - how it benefits local businesses
    Shannon Lopez
    City of Gresham
  • Rockwood Business Survey Update
  • Updates and Community News

Residential Districts Review proposed map and code changes. Public hearing: Nov 10, 2008

11/10/2008 - 6:30pm
11/10/2008 - 10:00pm
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City of Gresham Planning Commission Residential Districts Review proposed map and code changes. Public hearing: Nov 10, 2008

Proposed map and codes changes available for review

When: Monday, Nov 10, 2008 6:30PM - 10:00PM
Where: Council Chambers
Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Parkway

Proposed changes available for review

The Residential Districts Review project is proposing Development Plan Map and Development Code changes. The latest map (and other information) is available at www.tinyurl.com/GreshamCode.

Rockwood businesses urged to participate in survey

Rockwood Business Coalition, 18709 SE Stark St, Gresham OR 97233, (503) 618-2899. Creating a unified voice for political, economic, and social issues for Rockwood businesses

Creating a unified voice for political, economic, and social issues for Rockwood businesses

PRESS RELEASE

September 24, 2008

Rockwood businesses urged to use their voice for change

All Rockwood businesses are being asked to speak out about their interests and concerns through a survey specifically targeted to doing business in Rockwood. The information from Rockwood businesses will be used to develop strategies to advocate for action on issues within the community, and to capitalize on the assets of being located within these boundaries. The Rockwood Business Coalition (RBC) is spearheading this effort.

SE Sandstone Neighborhood Watch Meeting: Nov 3, 2008

11/03/2008 - 7:00pm
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Neighborhood Watch Sign

SE Sandstone - Fall 2008
Neighborhood Watch Meeting
Monday Nov 3rd, 7PM

Meet your neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference.

When: Monday, Nov 3, 2008 7:00PM
Where: 2011 NE 169th Ave
Portland, OR

Meeting is open to all neighbors in the vicinity of: NE 169th Ave (between NE Hancock Ct and NE San Rafeal Dr).

Click here to view the SE Sandstone NeighborhoodWatch area map

Hosted by: Kathy & Larry Farlow

Join us to discuss issues we feel are important to our safety. This meeting will include a short class on a skill we all need presented by Glenn Mathew, Capri Terrace Neighborhood Watch captain.

Milestones: Katherine Rubina Voge 1929-2008

Katherine Rubina Voge
Dec 11, 1929-Oct 11, 2008

Gresham resident Katherine Rubina Voge, 78, died Saturday, Oct. 11, in Clackamas.

Katherine was born Dec 11, 1929, in Heppner to Thomas and Lucybell O’Brien. She attended boarding school in Pendleton, graduating from St Mary’s Academy in 1947. She then attended beauty school in Walla Walla, Wash., and completed her course work in 1949.

On May 12, 1952, she married Warren Voge in Pendleton. They moved to Portland in 1962 and lived in East County for more than 40 years.

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